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Hamden Fest June 1, 2019

11 AM - 4 PM

At the Intersection of Community and Business

An extravaganza of events and activities

in Hamden Town Center Park

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Hamden Fest Schedule

Friday, May 31

  • 4 – 6 PM – Hamden Library Sneak Peak Preview Sale
  • 4 – 6 PM- Road Race Registration, Hamden Library Foyer

Saturday, June 1

  • 7 – 8:15 AM –  Road Race Registration
  • 8:30 AM – 5k Road Race
  • 10 AM – Kids Fun Run
  • 10:30 AM – Race Awards
  • 11 AM – 4 PM  Festival Opens
    • Hamden Library Book Sale – Thornton Wilder Auditorium at Miller Memorial Library
    • 15th Annual Business & Community Expo
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Arts, Crafts & Antique Fair
    • Food Trucks
    • Local Food Vendors
    • Kids Zone by Hamden Youth Service Bureau
Vendor & Biz Registration

Become a Vendor

Become a Vendor at Hamden Fest

Register as a Vendor Today!

Hamden 5K Road Race & Kids Fun Run

Come run the new course!

The 5k offers runners 200 yards of grass and non-technical trail running at the start and finish with the majority of the race on a flat paved trail. Registration from 7 – 8:15 AM | Start at 8:30 AM

The half mile Kids Fun Run will be held on a grass field behind the Hamden Middle School. Start at 10 AM

Register for Road Race

Hamden Library Book Sale

Friends Used Book Sale at the Hamden Fest: Browse thousands of gently-used, donated books, CDs, DVDs, audio books, and puzzles at great bargain prices. Prices range from 25¢ to $4.00 with some individually priced books – books that are worth slightly more. Thornton Wilder Hall will be jam-packed with an enormous variety of genres! So please join us at the Thornton Wilder Hall, Miller Memorial Library. The sale opens at 9:00am and for the last hour (3 – 4 p.m.) there will be a Bulk Book Sale – items at rock bottom prices – $5.00 per bag/box.

Sneak Peek Sale :  If you just can’t wait for the Saturday sale, come to the Sneak Peek Sale from 4 – 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at Thornton Wilder Hall. There is a $10 entrance fee for a sneak peek which includes a Friends of the Hamden Library membership. Help us out by bringing your own tote bag! This fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Hamden Public Library, the Hamden Library Board, and the Hamden Public Library.

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The Liz McNicholl Band

The Liz McNicholl Band

AT 11 AM

Wango Tango

Wango Tango


Kids Zone by Hamden Youth Service Bureau


  • Giant Inflatable Slideyouthservices

  • VR Gametruck

  • Photobooth

  • Button Making

  • Jump Rope Making

  • Youth and Family Resources

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