Hamden Fest 2020 - Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce
203.288.6431 hcc@hamdenchamber.com | Serving Hamden & All Our Neighbors Since 1925


Saturday, September 12, 2020 | 11 AM - 4 PM

At the Intersection of Community and Business

An extravaganza of events and activities

in Hamden Town Center Park

Business & Community Expo

Spark local interest in your business by exhibiting at the 16th Annual Business & Community Expo. With over 10,000 visitors, this event will increase your business visibility to the local community and beyond. Click HERE to register online. Click HERE to download an application form.

Arts, Crafts, & Civic Fair

Calling all local crafters. This is your chance to showcase your talent to thousands of visitors. This is a handmade fair only, limited to 65 spaces. Click HERE to download an application and see the industries that are available.

Hamden Library Book Sale

Browse thousands of gently-used, donated books, CDs, DVDs, audio books, and puzzles at great bargain prices. 

Hamden Road Race

Exciting news… we are pleased to offer a 10k road race in addition to the 5k race. All runners and walkers will be on the Farmington Canal Trail with the majority of the race on a flat paved trail.

Hamden Fest Schedule

Friday, September 11

  • 4:00 – 8:00 PM – Hamden Library Sneak Peak Preview Sale
  • 4:00 – 6:00 PM – Road Race Registration, Hamden Library Foyer

Saturday, September 12

  • 7:00 AM – Road Race Registration
  • 8:00 AM – 5k & 10k Road Race
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Hamden Library Book Sale – Thornton Wilder Auditorium at Miller Memorial Library
  • 10:00 AM – Kids Fun Run
  • 10:30 AM – Race Awards
  • 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM  Festival Opens
    • 15th Annual Business & Community Expo
    • Music & Entertainment
    • Arts, Crafts & Civic Fair
    • Food Trucks
    • Local Food Vendors
    • Kids Zone by Hamden Youth Service Bureau

Sunday, September 13

  • 9:00 AM –
    • Hamden Library Book Sale – Thornton Wilder Auditorium at Miller Memorial Library

Festival Concerts

Stay tuned for an amazing line up of concerts and entertainment at from 11 AM – 5 PM!

Kid's Zone

Bring the kids for a full day of fun-filled activities with Hamden Youth Services! Stay tuned for details

Food Trucks

Stay tuned to see our fabulous line up of exceptional culinary options starting at 11 AM until dark!