The Festival is right around the corner! Are you ready to jump into hundreds of fun events? Day one is packed with events to engage all of the senses. We want to prepare you for the outdoor and indoor excitement, so keep reading for our suggestions on getting a full festival experience.
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Bike Tours: EAST COAST GREENWAY SOUTH @ 9:00am >
Walking Tours: MAKE HAVEN @ 11:00am >
Bike Tours: BIKE SHARE NEW HAVEN: RENT, RIDE, RETURN @ 2:00pm >
Walking Tours: WESTVILLE STUDIOS, GALLERIES, AND PUBLIC ART @ 3:00pm >
If you’re taking part in our tours, beat the heat: carry water bottles for your whole crew, dress lightly, wear sunscreen and relax in the shade when you can. Connect with your New Haven neighbors and learn about local artists and businesses. Take the time to recognize the work happening around you and follow the creators’ adventures on social media—you’re bound to see them taking part in other community events.
Scene on the Green: BOX CITY @ 12:00pm >
Scene on the Green: IDEAS, NOT THEORIES BY REYNALIZ HERRERA @ 1:30pm & 3:30pm >
Scene on the Green: DANCE SHOWCASE @ 1:00PM - 6:00PM >
Take photos and post them with the hashtag #artsideasct to share the fun in the sun. Let your imagination run wild, laugh with your family and friends and make some memories.
Ideas: CONFRONTING IDENTITY: AN ARTS & IDEAS FELLOWS TOWN HALL @ 1:00pm >
Ideas: LIVING FOR THE CITY @ 3:30pm >
On your way to Alexion, take a good look at New Haven: what’s something you’ve never noticed before? Observe all the sights and sounds. Going to more Ideas talks? Read up on our tips here >
Food Experiences: HISTORY OF THE COCKTAIL @ 4:00pm >
It’s the weekend, so engage in some smart fun. Appreciate the story behind the cocktail and revel in unique drinks fresh from New Haven’s finest.
Headline Concerts on the Green: THABISA @ 7:00pm >
Headline Concerts on the Green: MARION MEADOWS & ROHN LAWRENCE @ 8:00pm >
Finally, Thabisa, Marion Meadows and Rohn Lawrence are here! Get up on your feet and don’t be afraid to dance the night away. But before you let loose, revisit our tried-and-true headliner tips and tricks >