The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission established the Newtown Arts Festival to promote and support local arts and the community through arts-inspired entertainment, education, exhibits, and sales. The festival showcases all forms of creative expression, such as visual arts, dance, music, written word, and theater in the setting of a town-wide celebration.  Proceeds will support grants and scholarships for local artists and arts organizations, future festivals, and other work of the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.

Help make our 6th Year our Best Ever!

September 15, 16 & 17 2017

The Newtown Arts Festival will take place on the historic Fairfield Hills Campus located off I84 Exit 11 on Wasserman Way.

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September 15 – “Main Stage Concert” featuring Sawyer Fredericks starts at 6:30 pm with opening bands One Track Mind and Tales of Joy.

Gate will open at 6:00 pm. Purchase tickets online only – No ticket sales at the door.  

Food, beer, wine and soft beverages will be available for purchase. Lawn chairs, coolers allowed however no alcoholic beverages allowed in. No pets allowed.***

Click on Sawyer to read his Bio

Sawyer Fredericks Concert Ticket Options

Opening for Sawyer Fredericks

Below is the list of bands scheduled to perform.  Check back for updates there are more to be added!

Click on each band to read their Bio.

Band start times are subject to change without notice.

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Click on the icon above to Contact Us about Volunteering for the Festival.
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Click on the icon above to find out more about Participating as a Vendor or Exhibitor.  We’d love to have you.

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