International Festival of Arts & Ideas
June 9-23
Festival 2018 features an astonishing lineup of more than 200 events!

Kaki King 6/20

Recognized by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the greatest guitar players of her generation, over the past thirty years Kaki King has evolved from a prodigious finger-style player to a true visionary.

Pepperland 6/21 & 22

The Beatles’ groundbreaking album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” has turned 50. We're celebrating with the Mark Morris Dance Group’s creation of Pepperland.
Pepperland at IFAI
Merchant of Venice at IFAI

The Merchant of Venice 6/19-23

In a utterly unique theatrical event, the Festival brings one of Shakespeare’s most well-known and controversial plays, The Merchant of Venice, to the Yale Law School Courtyard.

Headline Concerts on the New Haven Green

6/9 Elan Trotman with Rohn Lawrence and Special Guests The Rahsaan Langley Project

6/10 Flor de Toloache & Las Cafeteras

6/13 Whodini

6/16 Ruth B

6/17 Amir ElSaffar With Members of the Rivers of Sound Orchestra and New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Connecticut Open House Day


Connecticut Open House Day
June 9

Milford Pirate's Weekend & 6th Annual
Pirate Day 5K
June 9, 5K @ Gulf Beach
June 10, Pirates Day

Branford Festival
June 15-17

Branford Road Race
including the Stony Creek Brewery Post-Race Celebration
June 17

North Haven Irish Festival
June 23 & 24
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