It's New Haven Day on the Mainstage!

Thabisa says, "If you're not here you better come here right now!" Come Festival with us!

Our crew is busy getting it all ready!

The Festival kicks off this Saturday 6/8 with New Haven Day on the Green and the crew is busy getting everything in place! Come Festival with Us!

Get ready for Festival 2019!

Summer 2019 is just around the corner and we can't wait to party with you! See you June 8-22.

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Senator Chris Murphy congratulates Rosanne Cash on her Visionary Leadership Award

On February 26, 2019 Rosanne Cash was presented with the Visionary Leadership Award at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Senator Chris Murphy shares his congratulations to Rosanne...

Join the High School Fellowship Program

Do you like drama, drawing, dancing, or even just doodling? Or would you rather read, recite, rehearse or write?

Are you interested in improving your skills in public speaking, presenting,...

We festival with the world's best volunteers!

The festival wouldn't happen without all of our great volunteers. Thank you!

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"Festival is a verb" We know it; you showed it. Thank you!

Thank you for joining us for the 23rd International Festival of Arts & Ideas! The sun shone down on all of us this June as we made music, danced, learned, and festival-ed (because “...

Come Festival with the Merchant of Venice!

The New England Premiere of Compagnia de' Colombari’s Merchant of Venice opens TONIGHT at the Yale Law School Courtyard. Performaces at 8pm until Saturday June 23.

Come Festival on Foot!

The big stage on the Green may be coming down, but the Festival is still happening. There are still more tours, more theater, more dance and more music happening this week!