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Windsor CT Main Street Program
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Windsor Center News
There's always a lot going on in Windsor center. Take a look at these highlights! We're also planning our annual Halloween event, Nightmare on Broad Street. If you're interested in participating or sponsoring Nightmare on Broad Street, click here

Grand Opening @ Windsor Worx


Grand Opening @ Windsor Worx


Celebrate the official opening of our new location in Windsor on September 20th from 4 - 7 pm! This is a FREE EVENT with music and giveaway prizes from local businesses. Open to anyone looking to connect and celebrate the growth of the Windsor community

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/windsor-worx-grand-opening-tickets-707993346157


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Farmers Market - Become a Market Partner!


Farmers Market - Become a Market Partner!


Calling all eco-champions and supporters of community vibrancy! We're on the hunt for passionate sponsors eager to showcase their commitment to sustainability and the heart of Windsor. Join us in illuminating the way forward towards a greener, more vibrant future for our beloved center!

Become a Market Partner!

The 2024 Farmers Market takes place each Thursday starting on June 20, 2024 through October 17, 2024 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at 240 Broad Street in Windsor Center.

This well-attended local marketplace in Windsor Center includes locally grown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, eggs, cheese, skincare products, honey, books and more, along with live music!

A big thank you to our 2024 Market Partners and our Presenting Sponsor, Windsor Federal Bank!




2024 Market Partners:
Ace Hardware
Gifted Hands Home Care LLC
Jordan Dental Health Group
Loomis Chaffee School
The Blue Dragonfly Gift Shop
Voices Against Lyme Disease
Windsor Junior Woman's Club

2024 Vendors
Beckett Farms
Blue Dragonfly / Pete's Posse
Char's Spicy Nuts
Frost Bitez
Gragnolati Farms
Granny's Pie Factory
Grateful Paws
Helene's Pottery
HOA Dairy
J and H Distributors
Julie's Brainy Books
Karen F. Comer - author - dates TBA
Katheryn Parker / Cambium Gatherings
Kaylee Handcrafts
Kimberly's Creations
Knot Your Mother's Macrame
Little Acres Farms
Mimi's Bakery
Newgate Farms
One Song Biscotti
R Monte - June 27
Root & Seed Farm
Rowe's Garden Apiary
Samad Gardens Initiative
Sarah Laiuppa Art and Prints - July 11
Simpaug Farms
Small State Provisions
Terry Walters Queen of Clean Food - date TBA
The Ital Juicery
Urban Roots/Jane Harding
Windsor Worx
* We're full for the season *

Musical entertainment:
Enjoy live music by Tomaca, Louis Sorrentino, Brad Smolkin, Andy Lepak, Dawn Dumas and Soul Queens! Music Schedule

Come browse and talk with our farmers and other vendors this summer, enjoy live music, enjoy the sunshine and a fresh, healthy vibe!


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Windsor Freedom Trail Walking Tour


Windsor Freedom Trail Walking Tour


Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Walking Tour, presented by the Windsor Freedom Trail Committee - Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 7:00a.m. -10:30a.m.– starting point: Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 320 Hayden Station Road, Windsor.

Walk along this 3.9 mile route with your friends and family as you learn about the rich history of the Windsor Freedom Trail by visiting sites that are associated with African American heritage and movement towards freedom. (A bus will follow the walkers if rest is needed).


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Community Tag Sale


Community Tag Sale


The Windsor Lions are holding their third annual Community Tag Sale on the Windsor Town Green from 8:00am-2:00pm. You keep all proceeds from your sales. All proceeds from site rentals will go to Camp Rising Sun. A place where "kids with cancer have fun."

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Mythology Project


Mythology Project


Can you feel the excitement? The Windsor Art Center's fourth installment of "The Mythology Project" is getting closer! Come immerse yourself in the myths and legends of Ireland with a new short play inspired by Celtic mythology, created by a team of local actors, writers, and artists.

Performances will be held Thursday 9/28 through Sunday 9/30. Visit our website to learn more about "The Mythology Project" and to reserve your tickets Or use this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-mythology-project-tickets-698478507017


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Northwest Park Country Fair


Northwest Park Country Fair


Get ready to experience a day filled with fun, food, and festivities on September 30 from 10 am to 5pm, with a tractor parade starting at the Police Dept on Addison road at 9:30 am.

This annual event, held in the beautiful Northwest Park in Windsor, CT and hosted by The Friends of Northwest Park, is one of the largest community celebrations of the year, with all proceeds going supporting the Park and its programs.

The year’s Fair will feature a wide range of activities for all ages, including, games, music, competition, exhibitions and much more. Planning is still going on for the Fair, so we invite all vendors, sponsors, and volunteers to join us for this exciting event. Vendors can display their unique products and services, and sponsors can help us create a memorable experience for all attendees. We also welcome volunteers to help manage and operate the Fair. We expect to begin announcing fair details by early May.


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CT Main Street Spotlight on Windsor


CT Main Street Spotlight on Windsor


Connecticut Main Street put Windsor in the spotlight on September 14th. Windsor center was presented to a group over 70 business and municipal leaders from across the state who recognize our growth and entrepreneurial ecosystem. They enjoyed a tour Windsor, heard about the projects in process in the center, viewed our open spaces and visited our Farmers Market. We gave them good reason and incentives to come back, bring others, and to consider investing in our center.

Thanks to all who sponsored!

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Heritage Brick Installation


Heritage Brick Installation


Join us for the Heritage Brick Installation Ceremony on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 am. The ceremony will take place at the brick patio, directly across from the Broad Street CVS in Windsor Center. Heritage bricks are a special way for you to celebrate, honor or memorialize those you love. Order bricks today.

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Upcoming Events

5/21
Windsor Junior Woman's Club Meeting
5/23
"Walking with the World" Artist Talk
5/24
Artisan Gift Shop Grand Reopening
5/29
Homeschool Day at Windsor Historical Society!
6/1
Windsor Green Sweep
6/2
Open Art Classroom
6/8
WEF Fundraiser at Dom's Broad St
6/8
Art In Bloom
6/12
CT Small / Minority Business Registration Clinic
6/18
CMSC Main Street Accelerator Exhibit and Annual Awards


Mission Statement
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

Become a member of First Town Downtown and be a part of the growth of Windsor's downtown area and Windsor as a whole! Join or Renew your membership in First Town Downtown, Windsor's Main Street program.

  • Address:161 Broad St, Windsor, CT

  • Phone: 860-247-8982

  • Email: info@ftdt.org