Downtown Art Quest

In partnership with Escape New Haven and Somos Handcrafted Arepas

Join our Art Quest and win prizes! Downtown Art Quest is a FREE game provided by Escape New Haven and the Festival that will take you around the downtown area and showcase some of New Haven’s coolest art, institutions, and history. 

Here's how to play:

1. Start at the New Haven Free Public Library (133 Elm Street)

2. Look for a big sticker on the ground with the Festival's logo- scan the QR code! 

3. Then look around for a smaller, matching sticker- a blaze- nearby on a lamppost, sign, or similar. 

4. Keep following the trail of stickers. Some of them are easy to find, but for some you’ll need to look around very carefully!

5. Whenever you find a big sticker on the ground, scan the code to learn more about that particular site and why it’s important to New Haven.

6. Prizes? YES! If you complete the entire Quest from start to finish, you’ll get a code for FREE TEQUEÑOS from Somos Arepas!

7. Redeem your Tequeños by obtaining the code and providing it to Somos Arepas (63 Orange Street, open 11am-9pm both Friday and Saturday). 

In total, this Art Quest is about a mile of walking and should take about an hour to complete.

The Quest can be completed any time on Friday September 3rd or Saturday September 4th.


Escape New Haven

Since 2014, Escape New Haven has been designing and building immersive adventures -- escape rooms and so much more -- right here in New Haven, CT. We are proud to have been voted Best Escape Room in Connecticut by the readers of CT Magazine last year, and we loved seeing our latest game, "Before Moonrise," nominated for a prestigious Top Escape Rooms Project international award. Our creations include indoor escape rooms, self-guided outdoor adventures, and large-scale "traveling games" that we bring to parties, conferences, and other special events.


Somos Handcrafted Arepas

SOMOS is a family owned, fast-casual restaurant that serves traditional Venezuelan arepas, cachapas, and bowls filled with a variety of ingredients. They pride themselves on the quality of our ingredients as well as the positive attitudes of all employees. They aspire to be the pioneer in fast casual arepa restaurants in New Haven.They offer TWO FREE tequeños- the Venezuelan answer to the mozzarella stick- to anyone who completes this quest on September 3 and 4. For more information, check out their website! 


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