Welcome Summer! Amazing Events to Enjoy this June

Make Music Day in Ridgefield

June marks the beginning of the summer season and we are so excited for all the amazing events happening in Ridgefield this month! Join us for festive arts and culture celebrations, amazing performances at our local venues, fun family-friendly events, and more. We can’t wait to see in #inRidgefield!

Ridgefield Theater Barn Presents “Next to Normal”
Begins Friday, June 2nd
Ridgefield Theater Barn

By harnessing the emotional power of contemporary music and song, Next to Normal takes the audience on a journey through the highs and lows of dysfunctional relationships, mental health treatment, grief, frustration, transition, healing, and light.

Touch-A-Truck with Ridgefield Academy
Saturday, June 3rd
Ridgefield Academy

Touch-A-Truck will feature approximately eight different types of vehicles and all will be open for exploration. Interested families are welcome to learn more about Ridgefield Academy/Landmark Preschool during their visit. This event is free and open to the public!

Ridgefield CT Pride in the Park
Saturday, June 3rd
Ballard Park

Ridgefield’s Fourth Annual Pride in the Park celebration will kick off with the Pride parade around the park starting at 1pm, followed by music, raffles, lawn games, crafts, a photo station, and kid-friendly activities. This year’s festivities will commence with a Pride Progress Flag Raising ceremony on Thursday, June 1st @ 10:00am in front of Town Hall.

Touch-a-Truck at Ridgefield Academy
Pride in the Park

Fine Day Fair 2023
Saturday, June 3rd & Sunday, June 4th
Onatru Farm Park, South Salem, NY

Fine Day Fair’s Annual Spring Home & Garden show features hundreds of grown seedlings, plants, and flowers, along with carefully curated antiques, furniture, one-of-a-kinds, architectural salvage, art, garden statuary, unique gifts and more.

Kristina Kuzmic – Hope & Humor
Saturday, June 3rd
The Ridgefield Playhouse

With over one billion video views, viral sensation Kristina Kuzmic is entertaining her worldwide audience with humor, encouragement, and hope. Her hilarious insights on life will have you rolling in laughter, and her vulnerability in sharing the hardest parts of her story will empower you to face whatever chaos life throws your way.

CHIRP Concert: The RT’s
Tuesday, June 6th
Ballard Park

CHIRP’s first concert of the season presents The RT’s, a Brooklyn-based five-piece band known for their eclectic take on rock n’ roll, which mixes punk rock energy, horn drenched soul & precise musicianship with a lighthearted but sincere delivery. CHIRP’s free outdoor family concerts will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from June 6th through August 31st.

Fine Day Fair
CHIRP Concerts

Connecticut Open House Day
Saturday, June 10th
Ridgefield, CT

Connecticut Open House Day celebrates the state’s diverse array of history, art, culture, nature and adventure experiences. Visit Ridgefield’s museums on Open House Day with free admission for all visitors at: The Aldrich, Keeler Tavern Museum, and Ridgefield Historical Society’s Peter Parley Schoolhouse.

Georgetown Day Celebration
Sunday, June 11th
Main Street in Georgetown, CT

It’s the big 20th Anniversary Celebration! The annual Georgetown Day Celebration is a free community event. This year’s celebration will feature live music, great food, a beer tent, artisan vendors, a chili cook-off, and amusements for all ages.

The Secret Garden
Through Sunday, June 11th
ACT of Connecticut
The enchanting Tony Award-winning musical, The Secret Garden is a family friendly, yet extremely sophisticated production which tells the story of eleven-year-old Mary Lennox, orphaned in India, and her return to Yorkshire to live with her reclusive uncle Archibald and his son Colin.

Keeler Tavern Museum
Georgetown Day

Leo Kottke
Tuesday, June 13th
The Rigefield Playhouse

Guitar wizard Leo Kottke has been enthralling audiences since the 1960’s, with his signature open tuning fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz and folk styles. Kottke has amassed a dedicated fanbase around the world, been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards, and released three duo records with Phish’s Mike Gordon.

“A Spark for Change” Annual Dinner
Friday, June 16th
Amber Room Colonnade

Join The Center for Empowerment and Education (CEE) for cocktails and dinner to honor and celebrate community members that are closely connected to advancing CEE’s mission. This event is the largest fundraiser of the year and helps provide crisis navigation services, ongoing supportive services, and prevention education and training services to the community.

Third Saturdays
Saturday, June 17th
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Visit the Museum for free on the third Saturday of every month! Participate in a Story Time at 10:30am and an all-ages Discovery Tour of our current exhibitions at 1:00pm. Current exhibits include Hangama Amiri: A Homage to Home, Prima Materia: The Periodic Table in Contemporary Art, and more

"A Spark for Change" Annual Dinner
Third Saturdays

Annual Father’s Day 5K
Sunday, June 18th
Ridgefield High School

Join the Annual Father’s Day 5K with Boy Scout Troop 431 in Ridgefield! Free T-shirts will be provided to runners registered by June 10th. There will be a post-race raffle with great giveaways and refreshments. Register today to support the programs of Boy Scout Troop 431 of Ridgefield.

Make Music Day Ridgefield
Wednesday, June 21st
All around Ridgefield

Ridgefield is joining over 1000 cities worldwide for a live, free musical celebration throughout the town! Make Music Day is an event for people who love music and the joyous sense of community that music can foster. This free event is brought to you by the Ridgefield Arts Council as part of their mission to generate attention for Ridgefield’s vibrant arts community.

Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Carnival
June 21st – June 24th
East Ridge Middle School

It’s that time of year again! The Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Carnival will feature amusement rides, game trailers, food, ice cream, fried dough, cotton candy and more. A fireworks show will be held on Friday, June 23rd at dusk. Fireworks will be visible from anywhere near the carnival grounds.

Father's Day 5K
Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department's Annual Carnival

The Gift MedSpa Botox & Filler Event
Thursday, June 22nd & Friday, June 23rd
The Gift MedSpa

Join The Gift MedSpa for their Botox & Fillers Party on June 22nd & 23rd from 3-6 PM to get 25% off! Limited spots are available, please call to reserve your spot today: (203) 806-9250

The Rascals
Saturday, June 24th
The Ridgefield Playhouse

Two of the founders of The Rascals are together again! Felix Cavaliere and Gene Cornish cite the fans and love of their timeless songs as reasons for their collaboration. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, Grammy Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame members, The Rascals are widely considered the best ‘blue-eyed soul’ group to come out of the 1960s and their music is the soundtrack of a generation.

A Garden of Verse: Poetry in the KTM&HC Gardens
Monday, June 26th
Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center

Our popular summer poetry reading series is back for another year! Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of poetry in a beautiful setting, featuring poets Jessica Cuello and Matthew Lippman. Hosted by Ridgefield Poet Laureate Emeritus Barb Jennes.

The Gift MedSpa Botox & Filler Event
The Rascals

Ongoing Exhibits:

Primary Vibes Exhibit
Summering with the Gilberts Exhibit

For all the latest events in Ridgefield, visit our Events Calendar and follow us at @inridgefield!