Visit Ridgefield, Connecticut's first 'cultural district' in the state

From bakers to an old-fashioned bookstore and other specialty shops, Ridgefield residents agree the town is special for its local businesses, especially those on Main Street like Queen Bee.

News 12 Staff

May 2, 2024, 11:53 AM

Updated 26 days ago

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Designated Connecticut's first "cultural district", Ridgefield boasts a walkable downtown filled with restaurants, boutiques, theaters, museums and more.
From bakers to an old-fashioned bookstore and other specialty shops, Ridgefield residents agree the town is special for its local businesses, especially those on Main Street like Queen Bee.
The Ridgefield Playhouse and Prospector Theater, considered by locals as some of the best entertainment venues in the New York City area. The town also has ACT of Connecticut, a regional theater that houses some great talent and fun experiences.
The Aldrich Museum just celebrated their 60th anniversary. Visitors will be able to see contemporary art in the middle of an historic district, and it is as much a part of Main Street as the Keeler Tavern.
In historical context, Ridgefield is the only place in the state of Connecticut where a land battle was fought during the Revolutionary War.
Downtown Ridgefield's Spring Stroll will take place this Saturday. Visit Main Street and beyond for fun family events, music, jugglers and more.


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