Something for everyone.
June 10, 2023
Particle Accelerator - A Benefit Festival
Showcase of local music to raise awareness mental health issues - with proceeds benefiting United Services.
12th Annual Scarecrow Contest
Join in the fun as our community members come up with wildly creative scarecrow designs. Individuals, organizations, groups and businesses alike are all welcome to participate – PRE-RESERVATION IS REQUIRED by Monday, October 10 at noon.
March 12, 2023
HMF Fit Kids Run: 12:30 PM
5K: 1:00 PM
O'Putnam 5k - HMF
Start and finish in picturesque downtown Putnam and take on the rolling course along the Putnam River Trail with scenic views of the Quinebaug River. St. Patty's costumes encouraged!
June 17, 2023 - June 18, 2023
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day, rain or shine.
Putnam Arts and Crafts Festival - Click on the Logo for more information!
The Putnam Arts Council (PAC) is pleased to announce it will be hosting the Putnam Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on June 17th and 18th, 2023. The PAC is excited to add this event to the list of events and arts for which Putnam is known. It will bring local communities together for a day of art, music, and fun as well as being close to the wonderful restaurants and businesses in the downtown area.
SATURDAY, October 29, 2022
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Why not test out those amazing costumes at Putnam Trick-of-Treat on Main Street. From River Front Commons to Union Square, participating merchants and local groups pass out treats.
SUNDAY, November 27, 2022
Holiday Dazzle Light Parade
Enjoy this fun holiday tradition through downtown Putnam with floats, music and lights galore to kick-off the holiday season in brilliant style.
FRIDAY, November 25, 2022
Santa Lights Up Putnam
Santa comes to Putnam Rotary Park on a big red fire truck to light the Christmas lights and Big Ornament! WINY will broadcast live and provide hot chocolate and Christmas cookies.
May 13, 2023
Putnam Rotary Youth Fishing Derby
Registration is FREE - and opens at 8:00am. The derby is open to all youth ages 16 and under. Awards to follow!
August 5th - No Rain Date
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Superhero Saturday - SAVE THE DATE
Do you love Superheroes & Comics? Come enjoy this family-friendly event in Downtown Putnam on Main Street with various Superheroes, the Bat Mobile and DeLorean, Face Painting, A Superhero Dash for the kids, Bounce House, and Vendors with Collectibles and More!
10:00am - 3:00pm
Great Pumpkin Festival
A community celebration of fall featuring The Great Pumpkin, craft and art vendors, live music, activities for the kids, and MUCH MORE!
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Zombie Fashion Show
This apocalypse fashion show brings mini-monsters, creepy couples, fiendish families and more, as they stroll down the putrid runway for prizes.
Saturday, April 29, 2023 - Rain Date of Saturday, May 6, 2023
8:30am - gather for assignments
If you LOVE Putnam, join the Putnam Business Association in helping to clean our parks, streets and public areas. Everyone is welcome - trophies awarded too!
MONDAY, May 29, 2023
Memorial Day Parade
Beginning at the Grove Street Monument, the parade makes its way around Putnam - ending at Dunkin Donuts on Kennedy Drive.