Our Events

WRI produces many downtown events throughout the year including:

Thread City Hop Fest - a craft beer tasting on the last Sunday in April

Willimantic's 3rd Thursday Street Fest on each third Thursday from May until September.

Thread City Hop Fest's Oktoberfest Pub Crawl on the third Thursday of October

Trick or Treat on Main Street on Halloween night. (In partnership with Windham Recreation)

Small Business Saturday and the Spirit of the Season Holiday Giveaway

Romantic Willimantic's Annual Chocolate Festival

and we are pleased to announce the Summer Concert Series and Summer Film Series produced in partnership with Windham Recreation thanks to a gift from the Leo J. and Rose Pageau Trust.