The 2014 Connecticut Folk Festival

Was held on Saturday, September 6th in New Haven’s Edgerton Park and featured


PLUS the annual Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition. The 2014 winner was Paddy Mills. The other finalists were Phil Henry, Jacob Latham, Elaine Romanelli and Dan Weber.

NEW THIS YEAR:  Contra Dance with Bill Fischer and Wry BredThe dance was held at the Eli Whitney Barn. 

This event was supported in part by the City of New Haven Mayor’s Community Arts Grants Program and by the Outreach Fund of the Country Dance and Song Society.

Many thanks to THE SPONSORS of the 2014 Connecticut Folk Festival!

The Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo is a full-day celebration held each year in New Haven’s beautiful Edgerton Park on the Saturday following Labor Day. The event includes music from across the region, delicious food and unique vendors, as well as fun and interesting experiences for kids in the Green Kids Activities area.

The Festival/Expo is dedicated to creating an unforgettable festival experience with an emphasis on sustainability and earth-friendly practices — including a zero waste plan and water fill stations.We take great pride in producing the highest quality musical experiences and presenting innovative environmental resources, as well as sharing one of the most beautiful places in the city, Edgerton Park.