Frequently Asked Questions
When/where is 3rd Thursday?
3rd Thursday is the third Thursday of every month, running from May to September, from 6-9pm. It's right on Main Street in Willimantic, CT! The dates this season for 2020 are May 21, June 18, July 16, August 20, and September 17.
How much does it cost to attend?
Entrance to 3rd Thursday is totally free and so is parking! Just bring yourself and your friends! Donations are greatly appreciated and welcomed! 3rd Thursday is paid for by individual contributions, button purchases, in-kind donations by local businesses, beer/wine sales, and the Town of Windham.
What is there to do at Third Thursday?
Whether it's listening to live music from local bands, shopping from vendors along the street, or sampling from a wide variety of cuisine,Third Thursday has something for everyone! You can find a full list of vendors, food, and entertainment for our upcoming street fest here: THINGS TO DO
How can I get involved?
We are always looking for volunteers! If you are interested in helping out, please contact INFO. Even a few hours of your time can make a difference!
Can I donate to Third Thursday?
Absolutely! To become a sponsor, visit DONATE and we will include you in the program and on the website! On the day of the street fest, be sure to stop by the 3rd Thursday information booth, located in the Midtown area, where you can buy official stickers, buttons, and t-shirts. The proceeds go right back into making 3rd Thursday happen! Thank you for your generosity!
What if it rains?
We don't cancel the Fests with a threat of thunderstorms or chance of rain, because in the summer months that is a daily forecast. We will cancel with 80% chance or better of rain or extremely high winds. Look for cancellations on the website, Facebook, listen to WILI AM, or check our answering machine: 860.450.0918