2nd Saturday in July (7/9)

Last Updated 7/7/2022Posted in District News, Downtown News

The 2nd Saturday of the month is a great time to be downtown! Check out what is happening in July!

Shop, Save, Explore!

Downtown Welcome Table
at WORK_SPACE from 10am to 1pm
Stop by to pick up a map, and learn how you can win!

Imagine Presents: Live Music 
WORK_SPACE from 10am to 2pm
Local musicians, organized by Imagine Main Street

MACC Farmer's Market Returns!
Forest Street Parking Lot :  8am to 12:30pm
Shop for produce from local farmers!

Gallery Exhibit & Open House
The Art of Recovery Exhibit
Art Demonstration
WORK_SPACE, 10am to 2pm

Free Kids' Craft at Silk City Coffee 11am to 1pm
Organized by The Cornerstone Christian School

Kids' Activities outside The Manchester Mall at 811 Main
Organized by CAST children's theatre

Artisan Market
The Market at 1115 Main
at The Firestone | Art Studio & Cafe
Saturday AND Sunday 10am to 4pm
Large Outdoor Market
Free Facepainting & Kids' Craft

Sales & Deals

Silk City Antiques
Cash & Carry Sale!
Select Items will be marked at a discount!

The Firestone | Art Studio & Cafe
15% Off Market Store
$5 Off Class Registration

10% Storewide Sale
Grateful Headshop  12pm to 8pm

Ukelele Sale
at Beller's Music
Your CHOICE of 10% off all Ukelele Purchases OR
Free Instrumental Book with any Ukelele Purchase


Thank you to our Sponsors!

2022 Summer Sponsors

John Boyle Decorating Center
DAS Repair Group
The Firestone | Art Studio & Cafe
Silk City Coffee
Manchester Adult & Continuing Education
Urban Lodge Brewing
Creative Notions
Grateful Headshop
Connecticut Valley Coin
Sweet Pepper

Search for a Summer Tote! Win a Gift Card!

THREE 2022 Summer Totes will be displayed in 3 different businesses from 10am to 1pm!  Find the tote and it is YOURS to take home!

Bring the discovered tote to the Welcome Table (at WORK_SPACE) by 12:30pm and you will receive a $10 gift card to a downtown business of your choice!

Watch @downtownmanchesterct on Instagram for hints to be posted that morning!


Where can I park?
Park in ANY colored lot ALL DAY for FREE! Lots are free every Saturday all summer long! Parking lots can be accessed from Pearl Street, Bissell Street, Birch Street, Oak Street and Maple Street.

Where Should I start?
That's up to you! Maps and summer guide books are available at the Welcome Table at WORK_SPACE.

Who is organizing these events? 
Each participating business has organized its own event! 

Beller's Music Concert in the Park
Jul 25, 2024
6:00 PM EDT
624 638 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040
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Beller's Music Concert in the Park
Aug 01, 2024
6:00 PM EDT
624 638 Main St
Manchester, CT 06040
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Beller's Music Concert in the Park
Aug 08, 2024
6:00 PM EDT
903 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
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2nd Saturday Downtown in August: Selfie Fun
Aug 10, 2024
10:00 AM EDT
903 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
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