Something for everyone.


FIRE & ICE Valentine's Festival

SATURDAY, February 08, 2020

The largest single ice-block competition in the United States, with more than five dozen ice carvings, glowing fire torches, fire performances, and MORE!

12:00pm - 9:00pm

First Fridays

May to September 2020

First Fridays celebrate all that Putnam has to offer with art, music, dance, fine cuisine, quaint shopping, family memories.

Main Street Car Cruise

August 2020

With hoods raised and paint gleaming, hundreds of cars stretching Kennedy Drive, Main Street and Union Square – drawing enthusiast young and old.

Zombie Fashion Show

October 2020

This apocalypse fashion show brings mini-monsters, creepy couples, fiendish families and more, as they stroll down the putrid runway for prizes.

Santa Comes to Town

December 2020

HO-HO-HO! Join Santa and Mrs.Claus as they help all the good boys and girls in Putnam welcome the holiday season.

O'Putnam 5k

SUNDAY, March 15, 2020

This kids Wee-Mile and 5k starts and finishes in picturesque downtown Putnam in a loop course along the Quinebaug River - St. Patty's costumes encouraged!

12:30pm Wee Mile | 1:00pm 5k

Memorial Day Parade

May 2020

Beginning at the Grove Street Monument, the parade makes its way around Putnam - ending at St. Mary Church with program to follow.

Savor the Flavor

September 2020

Prepare your taste-buds for the 4th Annual Savor the Flavor event, featuring creative tasting dishes by local restaurateurs – with all proceeds benefiting Daily Bread.

Great Pumpkin Festival

October 2020

A community celebration of fall featuring The Great Pumpkin, Train Excursion, craft and art vendors, live music, activities for the kids, and MUCH MORE!

Holiday Dazzle Light Parade

December 2020

Bring the family to enjoy this fun holiday tradition with more than 100 floats, music and lights galore to kick-off the holiday season in brilliant style.

Fairy Fest

April 2020

A whimsical celebration with fairy gardens, fairy doors, fairy costumes, sprite ornaments, dance, and more!

PBA Rubber Duck Race

August 2020

Come join the excitement at Rotary Park when thousands of rubber ducks race toward the finish for a chance to win great prize packages.

Concert & Fire Works

July 2020

Celebrate independence in America by watching this incredible fireworks display along with a free concert – don’t forget your lawn chairs!

Trick-or-Treat Night

October 2020

Why not test out those amazing costumes at Putnam Trick-of-Treat Night. From River Front Commons to Union Square, participating merchants and local groups pass out treats.

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