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561 Main Street South
Southbury, CT 06488
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Monday - Thursday:
8:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Special Events of Parks & Recreation


Annual Memorial Day Parade and Picnic

Monday, May 30, 2022; 11:00am-Parade; 12:00PM-Picnic

memorial day parade

Southbury's annual Memorial Day Parade begins at 11:00 am on Monday, May 30! The parade begins at Pomperaug Office Park and continues down Main Street South to the Veterans Memorial Green. (Between the Town Hall and the Parks and Rec/Senior Center Building.)

Immediately following the parade is the Annual Family Day Picnic at Ballantine Park, 611 Old Field Road.

The picnic starts at 12 noon and will run until 3:00 p.m. We will have a variety of activities going on throughout the day. There will be inflatables, face painting, music, food and more. Details will follow. 

Boy Scout Troop 1607 will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks throughout the day for all to enjoy. You can buy food from them or bring your own. Veterans will receive a free meal compliments of the Troop.

There is no charge for the Family Day Picnic.


Monday Concert Series

Town Hall Green, 501 Main Street South

concert at town hall green

Concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. In case of rain, the concerts will be cancelled. All concerts will be held on the green next to Southbury Town Hall. Park at 561 Main Street South, Pomperaug Elementary or at the lower parking lot of Town Hall. 

July 11: 6:00-8:00 pm “KATHY THOMPSON BAND”

After spending decades honing her skills as both a singer and guitarist, Kathy Thompson now fronts the 7-piece colossus that bears her name. Together, KTB, as they are collectively known, is an unstoppable force in any room, bringing an excitement that gets patrons out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Mixing old school funk, soul, and R&B hits along with a complementary sprinkling of selections from contemporary artists, KTB is able to command any audience, young or old, and send their spirits grooving.

July 18: 6:00 – 8:00 pm “LE’MIXX BAND"

“Le’Mixx Band” is an eight piece high energy classic R&B, soul, funk and reggae review band. With their wide array of music covering many genres from Marvin Gaye to the Beatles, they are always the crowd pleaser. Past performances by “Le'Mixx” include events such as the Governor's Ball, the Hartford Mayor's Ball, and the Jerry Lewis telethon fundraiser. With over 30 years of experience between its eclectic mix of band members, you can bet that this band will have everybody up dancing.

July 25: 6:00-8:00 pm “THE RAKES”

The Rakes are a band of 5 friends who have as much fun perfecting their songs as they do preforming them; and it shows. Exceptional vocals are at the forefront with solid backing musicianship that compliments rather than distracts. Covering a diverse selection of genre jumping music a Rakes gig is a guaranteed good time. At their core The Rakes are a countryish Americana band. But as you will quickly learn they defy the "country" label. Mixing classic rock, a little soul, a dash of blues, a "90's" block and even a little hip hop The Rakes exhibit broad appeal as they truly play something for just about everyone.

August 1: 6:00-8:00 pm "RUBBER CITY”

Naugatuck’s own “Rubber City” draws its name from the rich heritage of Naugatuck Connecticut’s once thriving Rubber industry, and is made up of musicians from all over the region. “Rubber City" provides an entertaining and powerful mix of Pop, Jazz, Funk and Rhythm & Blues, and with a dynamic horn section and vocals to match, the band has made its presence known on the local music scene since 2007. Get ready for the hits of Chicago, Blues Brothers, your Motown favorites and so much more!!