Kickoff Summer with These Exciting June Events

June is here and there are many festive events happening all around Ridgefield! Make sure to indulge in arts and culture, live entertainment, nature and outdoors, and family-friendly activities happening this month and enjoy the best of this beautiful season. As always, we look forward to seeing you #inRidgefield.

Peter And The Starcatcher
Begins Friday, June 3rd
Ridgefield Theater Barn
In this five-time Tony Award-winning play, thirteen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination. This swashbuckling grownup prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. GET TICKETS

Saturday, June 4th
Ridgefield Academy 
Touch-A-Truck will feature approximately eight different types of vehicles and all will be open for exploration where children are encouraged to touch, climb, and learn! A Scholastic Book Fair will also be happening on campus! All are welcome to browse for books and more. Interested families are welcome to learn more about Ridgefield Academy during their visit. Learn more

Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 4th
Ballard Park
Everyone is invited to Ridgefield’s 3rd Annual Pride in the Park celebration! Enjoy live music, riddles, photo stations, lawn games, crafts, and more and parade around Ballard Park starting at 1:00pm. This event is hosted by Ridgefield CT Pride, Ridgefield Parks & Recreation, and the Ridgefield Schools Combined GSA. Learn more

Pride in the Park

Great Expectations Gala
Saturday, June 4th
The Ridgefield Library
Each year, the Ridgefield Library honors such individuals with the Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award and this year’s honorees and recipients will be Peggy and Rudy Marconi for their extraordinary leadership, dedication and contributions to the Ridgefield Community over the years and especially during recent difficult times. Join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and entertainment. GET TICKETS

Celebrate The Strength and Culture of Ukraine
Sunday, June 5th
Ballard Park
Ridgefield Responds will kick off the town initiative with “Rasom (“Together”) in Ridgefield” to celebrate the strength of the Ukrainian people, enjoy elements of the Ukrainian culture, and celebrate our community’s connection with them through food, music, crafts, and festivities. Learn more

CHIRP Concerts
Beginning June 7th
Ballard Park
CHIRP is a beloved summer tradition of free summer concerts. Concerts are held at Ballard Park in the heart of Ridgefield on Tuesday and Thursday nights and begin at 7:00pm. CHIRP Concerts are funded by individual and foundation donations as well as contributions from local businesses. View the complete schedule

Ridgefield Responds
CHIRP Concerts at Ballard Park

Museum Open House Day
Saturday, June 11th
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center
Connecticut residents and families can enjoy Connecticut Open House Day! Now in its 18th year, Connecticut Open House Day celebrates the state’s diverse array of history, art, culture, nature and adventure experiences. Visit the Keeler Tavern Museum for a day of fun exploration on the historic grounds. Learn more

The Ridgefield Playhouse 2022 Summer Gala
Saturday, June 11th
The Ridgefield Playhouse
The Ridgefield Playhouse 2022 Summer Gala will feature a live performance by legendary singer and songwriter Chaka Khan, recognized as “one of the most dynamic and accomplished artists to debut during the early ’70s” and a ten-time Grammy® Award winner. Learn more

Georgetown Day Celebration
Sunday, June 12th
Main Street in Georgetown, Connecticut
Join us for Georgetown Day and celebrate community! The mission of Georgetown Village Restoration is to celebrate the past, support and promote the community’s businesses and residents, and facilitate the continued revitalization of the Historic Village of Georgetown, Connecticut. Learn more

Chaka Khan will perform at the 2022 Summer Gala
Georgetown Day

Annual Dinner of The Center for Empowerment and Education
Friday, June 17th
Amber Room Colonnade
Join The Center for Empowerment and Education at “At the Heart of It All” Annual Dinner, honoring the Building, Design & Planning Team of Patricia House and celebrating Elaine & Kevin Cox of Ridgefield. Learn more

Third Saturdays
Saturday, June 18th
The Aldrich
Visit the Museum for free the third Saturday of every month. Participate in a Story Time at 10:30am, a family-friendly tour of 52 Artists: A Feminist Milestone at 1:00pm, and drop-in to The Studio for a guided family-friendly art-making activity from 12 noon to 4 pm. Learn more

Isaac Mizrahi’s Cabaret Show
Saturday, June 18th
The Ridgefield Playhouse
Isaac Mizrahi is thrilled to be making his debut at Ridgefield Playhouse with an all-new show! Accompanied by his band of six jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes and share his hilarious musings on everything of the moment from politics to dieting to his latest Instagram obsessions. GET TICKETS

Music & Art In The Park
Sunday, June 19th
Ballard Park
Local musicians will be performing throughout the day, and artists will have their work on display at this free kickoff event for Make Music Day! Musicians will be performing, jazz, rock, blues, and everything in between and visual artists are welcome to create, display and sell their art. Learn more

Third Saturdays at The Aldrich
Isaac Mizrahi’s Cabaret Show

ACT of CT’s “RENT”
Through Sunday, June 19th
ACT of CT Theater
RENT is a show about falling in love, following your dreams, and finding your voice! The story follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side. Performances are Thursdays at 7pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. GET TICKETS

Make Music Day
Tuesday, June 21st
All around town
Ridgefield is joining over 1000 cities worldwide for a live, free musical celebration throughout the town. Sign up to participate as an artist or venue. Make Music Day Ridgefield is orchestrated by the Ridgefield Arts Council. Donations and sponsorships are tax-deductible. The event is free and open to the public. We look forward to sharing a day of music! Learn more

Mandy Moore
Tuesday, June 21st
The Ridgefield Playhouse
Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress, singer and songwriter, Mandy Moore, has entertained millions of fans since her breakthrough role in the 2002 hit film, A Walk to Remember. In her exciting return to music and in support of her first album in a decade, don’t miss platinum selling artist, Mandy Moore, as she makes her only Connecticut appearance on the Playhouse stage. GET TICKETS

Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department 125th Anniversary Parade and Carnival
June 22nd – June 25th
East Ridge Middle School
Join us in commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department! The carnival will include the Fireman’s Parade on Friday, June 2nd on Main Street and the last day of the carnival will feature a firework show beginning at dusk. Learn more

Make Music Day Ridgefield CT
Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Carnival

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