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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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