Trumbull Fall Festival 2016

The countdown is on for Trumbull’s 2016 Fall Festival! This annual town celebration brings together families from Trumbull and surrounding towns for a day of fun, food and festivities. The event is hosted by the Town of Trumbull and a number of generous partners from our corporate community.

This year, the Trumbull Fall Festival has been expanded to a 2-day event! The Carnival and Food Truck Festival will be on Friday, September 9th, from 5 to 10 PM, and on Saturday, September 10th, from Noon to 10 PM.

Marenna Amusement Company returns to present a carnival and amusementsfor kids (and adults) of all ages! An ‘Unlimited Ride’ session will take place on Saturday from Noon to 5:00 PM, at a cost of $25 per bracelet. Single and multi-ticket discount packs will also be available.

On Friday, the nationally-renowned Eagles tribute band, The Desert Highway Band, will take the stage at 7:00 PM. Desert Highway are known for their performances of: ‘Take It Easy’, ‘Hotel California’, ‘Life in the Fast Lane’, ‘Heartache Tonight’, and ‘Desperado’ and many other Eagles hit songs.

Jen Durkin and the Business, will be on the stage at 5:30 on Saturday, performing songs from rock, soul, and blues genre. Then, the Trumbull High School Golden Eagles Marching Band will share a sneak preview from their 2017 Presidential Inauguration ceremony performance, in Washington DC. The grand finale of the Festival… a 30-minute Fireworks show by Atlas Pyrotechnics!

A Beer and Wine Patio (must be 21 and over) will feature locally crafted and domestic beers, and a variety of wines. Plenty of food trucks and vendors will be on hand to meet your every craving, including: Reddi Rooster’s famous nuggets and potato puffs, Vazzy’s grilled burgers and dogs, Mamoun’s famed Falafel, Corn Stalkers fresh roasted corn and Philly Steak sandwiches, Taco Loco, Luigi’s Pastry, and many more!

There is a $5 admission fee, but children age 5 and under are free. The $5 fee will cover admission into the event both Friday and Saturday.

The festivities will continue at the 38th Trumbull Arts Festival - a time honored tradition rich in arts and culture, on Sunday, September 11th, at the Historical Town Hall Green from 10:00 to 4:00 PM.

 The Town is still seeking corporate sponsorships to help offset operational costs of this wonderful family event. For further information, please contact Lynn Arnow at 203-452-5089, for a complete list of opportunities and benefits for your company. Or, you can email us at: larnow@trumbull-ct.gov.  2016 Fall Festival Sponsorship Appeal Letter | 2016 Fall Festival Sponsorship Opportunities

38th Annual Trumbull Arts Festival

Fine hand crafted items including garden ornaments, sea glass jewelry, pottery and children’s accessories are among the works that will be for sale on the historic Town Hall Green as the Trumbull Arts Commission hosts the 38th annual Trumbull Arts Festival on Sunday September 11th, from 10AM to 4PM, 5866 Main Street in Trumbull, rain or shine.

The juried show features over 65 fine artists and crafters from the tri-state area and beyond. Hundreds of pieces of fine artwork, photography and sculpture in various media will also be for sale. 

The Festival also features a Children’s Creative Center where children can create a number of crafts at no cost. The Center is manned by the Trumbull Community Women and is open to children ages 3 and up, accompanied by an adult.

Entertainment begins at 11:30am with Singer Evelyn Sload, followed by a performance by the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, with songs from “Hairspray”.

After the Awards ceremony at 12:30, “The Red Hots” takes the stage followed by a reprise performance by The Downtown Cabaret Theatre’s Children’s Company.

Closing out the entertainment will be the “The Frank Porto Band" at 3:00pm.

This year again the brick walk at Town Hall will be the site of several Community Groups handing out information and explaining their mission and programs. Among the participants are the Discovery Museum, Bijoux Theatre, and representatives from The Trumbull Animal Group.

The Arts Festival, cited by Fairfield County Connect as one of the best 100 reasons to visit Fairfield County, is a real part in celebrating this Community.

To participate or for more information, please contact Chairman Emily Areson at the Arts office; 203-452-5065 or arts@trumbull-ct.gov.

 

Trumbull Fall Festival 2016
Weekend Events

Friday,
September 9th


Carnival and Food Truck Festival

5:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday,
September 10th


Trumbull Fall Festival &
Carnival and Food Truck Festival

12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m.

At the fields behind 
Trumbull High School and 
Hillcrest Middle School 
72 Strobel Road
Trumbull, CT

Fireworks to begin 
at dusk on Saturday, appx
7:45 or 8:00 PM.

Rain Date (Fireworks Only):
Saturday, September 17th


Admission: 
$5 per person,
covering admission
both Friday and Saturday.
Free for children 
under age of 5

No backpacks, large bags, coolers,
food or beverages are allowed.
Bags are subject to inspection.
Only service animals permitted.


Sunday,
September 11th

38th Annual
Arts Festival

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On the Town Hall Green
5866 Main Street
Trumbull, CT