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2019 Wadsworth Mansion Open Air Market

  • Wadsworth Mansion 421 Wadsworth Street Middletown, CT, 06457 United States (map)

The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut grown or made products. One can stroll from tent to tent purchasing fresh produce, fruit, cheese, breads and prepared foods. Local artisans, such as potters, painters, and jewelers have been invited to sell their work. Visitors will be encouraged to lounge on the lawn with lunch and listen to live music performed on the patio. Families can bring their children and spend the day. It will be a day to discover the Wadsworth Mansion, enjoy music and art, and experience the tradition of shopping at an open-air market.

Over eighty Connecticut vendors will be participating this year including: Cold Goats Farm, Ballek’s Garden Center, Cato Corner Cheese, Van’s Backyard Berries, Wellstone Farm, Pursabilities, and Summer Glass. Shishkabobalicious, selling their delicious kababs, will be back by popular demand. Grand Gourmet will bring their pizza wagon to sell brick oven pizza. We are excited to welcome a variety of new vendors this year including creative artwork by Portrait Pebbles by Heather, and whimsical children’s gifts by the Pink Sheep Boutique.

Children’s and musical entertainment will be featured throughout the day. Docent-led historical tours will be given by the Friends of Long Hill Estate throughout the day.

Convenient shuttle parking will be available from Snow School and Vinal Tech. Additional parking is available at Snow School, Mercy High School and Vinal Tech. For a complete listing of performers and vendors visit

Earlier Event: May 25
4th Annual Spring Festival
Later Event: September 7
Parmelee Farm Artisan Market