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2018 Season Schedule
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Imagine Main Street’s 2017 season is planned:

May 4 – Imagine Youth – come see many of our regular vendors and crafters, with the added talent of young musicians like Abby Auden, a Salvation Army Youth Band, young artists from Cheney Tech and Manchester High School, young Jedi warriors showing off their martial arts abilities and art activities for youngsters with our friend Prathima Bhargav!  And that’s just a little bit of what’s cooking!

June 1 – Strollin on Main – our annual homage during Pride in Manchester 2017.  Loads to do, see, purchase and experience, plus a horse-drawn wagonette to take you for an enjoyable romp down Main Street!

July 6 – Party in the Park – The wonderful band, Seat of our Pants, will provide great entertainment with vendors, crafters, artists, food trucks and much more in Center Memorial Park.

August 3 – Imagine the Goodness – Manchester is full of great volunteer opportunities, so come visit information tables from these good folks, learn more about what they do, and enjoy a little artistic pleasure as well.  Fun and surprises are in store!  Volunteer groups can sign up for space by contacting

September 7 – Steampunk Rollin’ – The Forrest Street parking lot will be a festival of very cool music, fashion, acrobats, activities, beer fest and so much more to conclude our season.  Don’t miss it, and wear your corsets and goggles!

If you have ideas about Imagine Main Street or would like to get involved, please write to us at!

Main Street ART Benches

Imagine Main Street will continue collaborating with local artists to design and create one of a kind art benches along Main Street.

>> Find out more about this exciting project.

The Young @ Art CT Project

Young @ Art CT no longer has their home on Purnell Place in downtown Manchester, but are working on many mural projects in schools and other locations in the area.  Young@Art CT also produces Art In The Park on the first Sunday in June in Center Memorial Park, with more than 130 artists, crafters and musicians .  We look forward to Sunday, June 4th!

To learn more about this exciting organization go to

>> Find out more about this exciting project.

IMS Bench Phase 2 Call to Artists