Fireworks, concerts, outdoor movies and more!  There's plenty going on IN Greenwich, CT this summer. Plus all of the below events are free! Scroll to the bottom of this page for a calendar view of these event.

2024 Summer Events

Experience the Sound 2024, put on by the Greenwich Shellfish Commission, will be held at Greenwich Point Park on Sunday, June 23rd, from 1pm – 4pm.

This annual event introduces Greenwich residents and others to outdoor Greenwich marine sporting activities as well as the many conservation and environmentally focused organizations in our area.

The event is free to attend and activities and participants are located throughout Greenwich Point from the Innis Arden Cottage to the Old Greenwich Yacht Club.

Enjoy a day at Greenwich Point Park while building a sand sculpture with your friends and family on Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your own shovel, sculpting tools and equipment. Any natural objects found on the beach may be used for sculptures. Judges will circulate at 12 p.m. to view all sculptures and hand out ribbons and prizes.

Valid Park Pass or ticket required for entry. For weather cancelation information: 203-861-6100. Rain date: Sunday, June 30th.

The Town of Greenwich Parks and Recreation's outdoor music concerts are scheduled throughout this Summer! Enjoy Wednesday night concerts at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, performances by the Sound Beach Community Band and a Dixieland Jazz Band on the Island Beach Ferry.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

*Start at 7pm @ Roger Sherman Baldwin Park (unless otherwise noted)

June 26: Bob Button Orchestra-Big Band, 30's, 40's Swing @ Binney Park
July 10: Chasing Romeo-Pop/Rock
July 17: Just Sixties-Longest running Sixties Tribute Band in the U.S.
July 24: River of Dreams-Billy Joel Tribute
August 7: The Future Heavies- Best of the 80's
August 14: Kings Highway- Best of the 70's-90's
August 21: Billy and the Showmen - R&B

No pets, no grills. For weather postponement/cancellation information call: 203-861-6100 after 4:00pm.  Canceled concerts will happen the following day, Thursday.  

Sunday Night Performances at Binney Park

Enjoy the Sound Beach Community Band on the mobile stage at Binney Park on these nights:

Sunday, July 28th at 7PM (Beatles Music) and Sunday, August 25th at 7PM (Video Game Music)

Dixieland Jazz Band Concerts on the Sound

Hop on the Island Beach Ferry @ 4PM for a performance on the ferry, then on the Island, returning to the dock @ 6PM for these Sunday dates: 

Sunday, July 14 - Rain Date: Sunday, July 21 

Sunday, August 11 - Rain Date: Sunday, August 18

Park passes and ferry fees apply.

The Annual Greenwich Independence Day Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, July 4th at 9am at Greenwich Town Hall.
⋆ Help us raise the first American flag to celebrate Independence Day
⋆ Watch Greenwich Scouts parade the flags of the Thirteen Colonies
⋆ Salute Patriots who served in the cause of the American Revolution
⋆ Honor veterans and descendants of the early settlers of Greenwich
⋆ Follow the American Revolution to the Declaration of Independence
⋆ Celebrate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial and 19th Amendment
⋆ Recognize Good Citizen Award winners from Greenwich schools
⋆ Enjoy America’s birthday cake inside Town Hall after the ceremony

There are two Greenwich CT firework shows on Saturday, July 6th. Shows will be held at Binney Park and at Greenwich Point Park, both in Old Greenwich, and each will beginning at dusk (approximately 9:10 p.m.)

If July 6 is rained out, the shows will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 7th at both Binney Park and Greenwich Point Park.

Greenwich, Cos Cob and Byram Shubert Libraries have several free Summer Reading programs and events planned.  Here are a few we’ve selected but make sure to check their calendar for more!

Greenwich Library

Saturday, June 22, 11am: Summer Reading Kick-off: Pirate School!

Wednesday, June 26, 3pm: Interactive Movie: Muppet Treasure Island

Wednesday, July 10, 3pm: Taikoza Japanese Drumming

Monday, July 15, 3pm: Gene-ius of Taste - CT Science Center, for Teens

Wednesday, July 17, 3pm & 4:30pm: Meet the Animals

Monday, July 22 & Tuesday, July 23, 2pm: Drone Obstacle Course Challenge, for Teens

Saturday, July 27, 11am: Adult Summer Reading: Speed Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

Cos Cob Library

Monday, June 24, 6:30pm: Friends Summer Concert Series: The Sunday Morning Boys

Friday, July 12, 6pm: Adventure Awaits! Escape Room at the Cos Cob Library

Saturday, July 20, 11am: Dancing on the Lawn with Kaiholunuie Dance Group

Monday, July 22, 6:30pm: Friends Summer Concert Series: Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band

Monday, August 26: Outdoor Movie Screening: Moana

Byram Shubert Library

Thursday, June 20, 7pm: Adult Summer Reading Concert Series: GUNSMOKE

Tuesday, July 9, 3:30pm: Robert Rogers Puppet Show: Great Grandma Ruth and the Treasure of Adventure Island

Thursday, July 11, 7pm: Adult Summer Reading Concert Series: The Fairfield Counts

Thursday, July 18, 4pm: Expert Yo Yo Demonstration

Thursday, August 1, 7pm: Adult Summer Reading Concert Series: Soprano, Claire Stadtmueller

Thursday, August 15, 5pm: Summer Reading Finale: BINGO for All

Join the Friends of Greenwich Point for their Summer Concerts in the afternoon on select Sundays this Summer. Enjoy live music outdoors for free at the Point where attendees can relax, picnic, dance and explore!

The FoGP summer concert location is by Founders Rock at Greenwich Point - follow the music to the field past the second concession stand.  The FoGP 2024 concert schedule:

Sunday, June 30, 1pm: Tim Kubart

Sunday, July 14, 10am: Jumpin' Jams

Sunday, July 14, 4pm: Pete Francis & The Dragoncrest Collective

Sunday, July 28, 1pm: Highly Cyrus

Sunday, September 8, 4pm: The Tide Band

And more!

Find more info about Friends of Greenwich Point and their summer concerts here:

Outdoor Movie Nights by the Town of Greenwich

Bring your chairs, picnic blankets, and snacks for an outdoor movie at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center.

The movies start at dusk with activities and entertainment beforehand. Call for weather cancelation information: 203-861-6100


Under the Boardwalk

Monday, July 15, 2024, 7:00 p.m. start time (movie starts at dusk)

Pre-movie Entertainment provided by Macaroni the Clown, starts at 6:45 p.m.



Monday, August 5, 2024, 6:45 p.m. start time (movie starts at dusk)

Pre-movie Entertainment provided by Bring the Hoopla, starts at 6:30 p.m

Perrot Memorial Library is sponsoring two outdoor movies in Binney Park this summer!  Bring blankets and chairs to enjoy these movies: , 

Saturday, July 20th: Luca, starting at 8:30PM

Saturday, August 17th: Ghostbusters Frozen Empire, starting at 8:30PM

PAST 2024 Summer Events