Welcome New Haven & The Shops at Yale!

Enjoy a self-guided art stroll in historic downtown New Haven through the Broadway, Chapel and Whitney-Audubon Districts. Artwork installations take place on Saturday, May 15 (rain date 5/16).

Upcoming Events

Father’s Day $500 Makeover
May 1 @ 10:00 am – Jun 16 @ 11:59 pm

A huge thank you to all fathers everywhere! Does your dad need a father’s day makeover? Could your grandfather use new fashions? We are celebrating the hard-working fathers of our community, and there are so many! The Shops at Yale has teamed up with a few spectacular businesses in downtown New Haven for a Father’s Day Makeover Giveaway. One lucky dad will win a gift card package consisting of new fashions at Raggs for Men & Women, J.Crew, Sneaker Junkies & and a celebratory dinner at Harvest. Win it for yourself or gift it to a special father in need of a day of some new fashions and a fantastic dinner.


Enter below for a chance to win this spectacular $500 Father’s Day Makeover Giveaway, which includes the following gift cards:

• $150 to Raggs for Men & Women
• $150 to J.Crew
• $100 to Sneaker Junkies
• $100 to Harvest Wine Bar & Restaurant


All participants will be entered to receive The Shops at Yale e-newsletter. No purchase necessary. Enter one time before 11:59pm on June 16, 2021. One lucky winner will be contacted via email on May 17, 2021 and will be given 10 days to claim their prize. After 10 days if a winner does not respond a new winner will be selected. Must be 18 or older to enter.


Thank you for visiting The Shops at Yale for all of your Father’s Day shopping! We appreciate your support.


This giveaway is sponsored by the Broadway-York and Chapel-College Merchants Associations, also known as The Shops at Yale.




International Festival of Arts & Ideas @ New Haven
May 14 – Jun 27 all-day


In 2020, we reinvented our summer Festival at the last second, launching a 2-month virtual extravaganza of 200+ events that drew more than 120,000 people from throughout the world. Now, we’re taking what we learned from our 2020 virtual programming and stepping into the future, listening to our local and global communities to Imagine 2021 together.


A predominantly virtual festival, Festival 2021 will take place May 14 – June 27, 2021, and our 200+ events—80% free—will feature such luminaries as Jacob’s Pillow-awardee choreographer Ronald K. Brown, Indigenous playwright and Forbes “30 under 30″ theater directorMadeline Sayet, as well as a high drama, high fashion Hair Art show. We’ll share the full May and June programming line-up this spring when events are open for reservation.


Imagine New Haven. Imagina un mundo sin fronteras. Imagine music. Imagine theater. Imagine a better world. Imagine yourselfat Festival 2021.  


Window Art Stroll & Contest @ The Shops at Yale & Whitney-Audubon
May 15 – Jun 27 all-day


The Window Art Stroll & Contest showcases the amazing talent in Connecticut, and helps professional artists promote their businesses, products and/or services by bringing art outdoors, directly to the public in a safe and responsible manner while creating a welcoming and vibrant downtown community. Artists will paint their designs in collaboration with business owners at 30 locations on Saturday, May 15 (rain date 5/16) from 10:00am to 6:00pm.


Get all the detail here; https://theshopsatyale.com/artstroll/


Father's Day Makeover

Win a $500 Father’s Day Makeover!

$150 to Raggs for Men & Women
$150 to J.Crew
$100 to Sneaker Junkies
$100 to Harvest Wine Bar & Restaurant