The 2018 Connecticut Folk Festival & Green Expo will be held on Saturday, September 8th. The gates at Edgerton Park open at 11:00 a.m. The Green Expo begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Music performances begin at 11:00 a.m. and end at 10:00 p.m.
Edgerton Park, located in New Haven near the Hamden town line, is bordered by Whitney Avenue, Cliff Street and Edgehill Road. The entrance to the park is at 75 Cliff Street. DIRECTIONS
There is parking on the streets surrounding Edgerton Park. There are no vehicles allowed in the park during the Festival-Expo, except for those using the limited number of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) parking spaces. These spaces are available on a “first come” basis.
Persons who require ADA accommodations parking must enter at the gate on Edgehill Road and be escorted by Festival-Expo staff to ADA parking.
Concert seating will be “general admission” throughout the day. Audience members are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets and may select a “spot” on a first-come basis.
There will be designated areas for persons with disabilities. Beginning at 4:00 p.m., there will be two additional designated areas: a “blankets and LOW chairs only” area and a “full-sized chairs” area (located farther from the stage). There will also be designated aisles in which audience members should neither sit nor congregate.
Tents, canopies and beach umbrellas are not permitted in the audience areas.
Vendors will offer a wide variety of food and beverage options throughout the day and evening, including vegetarian and vegan options.
No outside alcohol or large coolers allowed.
Water Refill stations will be available on grounds.
Dogs are allowed. Please keep them leashed and respectful of park grounds.
CT Folk Fest is a rain or shine event. In the event of a deluge or a weather-related safety issue, any location change will be announced from the Festival Stage and posted to the Connecticut Folk Facebook page.