Willimantic Street Fests

Frequently Asked Questions



When/where is 3rd Thursday?

3rd Thursday Street Fest is the third Thursday of September this year.... September 16th 2021 and it is from 6-9pm right on Main Street between Walnut and Jilson Square in Willimantic, CT. 

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

What are the Vendor Fees?