Summer Solstice Festival

Town Center Park Hosts

2019 Summer Solstice Festival!

June 21st, 2019, 4:30-9:00pm

Hamden – Mayor Curt Balzano Leng is pleased to announce that Hamden Town Center Park will host the 2019 Summer Solstice Festival on Friday, June 21st, from 4:30pm-9:00pm! More than 3-Dozen local and regional food truck vendors will be serving up their specialties, along with musical entertainment from the Alpaca Gnomes band and DJ Rachel!

Among the confirmed food vendors at press time are: 744 Express, Ben & Jerry's New Haven, Burning Peel, Chompers, Christiano's, DiSorbo's Italian Bakery, Elm City Kettle Corn, Four Flours Baking Company, Fryborg, Good Humour, Holy Guacamole, Jesse Jhops/Mo Betta BBQ, Lobster Hut, Meriano's Bakery & Cannoli Truck, Moon Rocks Gourmet, Pig Rig BBQ, Popcentric, Poppy's Pizza, Poutine Gourmet, Spuds Your Way, Street N' Savory ,Sugar Cupcakery & Bakery, Swaggat ,Ted's Steamed Cheeseburgers, Tipsy Cones, Uncle D's Blazin' BBQ, Caseus. More vendors will be announced next week!

There will be music and merriment so bring your appetite. The Town will have some seating available, but attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for a true picnic in the park. Parking is available at the Hamden Library, Hamden Middle School, Hamden Government Center, Hamden Memorial Town Hall and Police Department and on the South Lawn of Town Center Park.

Commenting, Mayor Leng said, “We kicked off the summer with Hamden Fest on June 1st, and it’s time to keep the season rolling with the Summer Solstice Festival! This event is truly awesome, and serves as a great community gathering in what has become the heart and hub of Hamden - Town Center Park. We hope you can come on out, meet your neighbors, sample some delicious food, listen to music, let your kids enjoy Josh’s Jungle Playground and kick the summer off right!”

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