Hamden Fest 2021 - Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2021 | 11 AM - 4 PM

Rain Date: Sunday 19, 2021

At the Intersection of Community and Business

An extravaganza of events and activities

in Hamden Town Center Park

Arts, Crafts & Civic Vendors

Click HERE for 2021 Registration Information

Businesses & Organizations

Stay Tuned for 2021 Registration Information

Business & Community Expo 2021

Spark local interest in your business by exhibiting at the 17th Annual Business & Community Expo. With over 10,000 visitors, this event will increase your business visibility to the local community and beyond. 

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


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


  • 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


  • 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!