Things to Do & See

Below is a collection of resources for both residents and visitors who are looking for ways to explore and enjoy Milford.

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Milford has a vibrant arts community serviced by the Milford Arts Council at the corner of Depot Street and Railroad Avenue South, downtown. In an intimate and historic venue, they play host to community theatre, live music concerts offering jazz, classical, bluegrass, folk and blues in a cabaret seating ... [ more ]

Beaches & Parks

There are five city beaches with lifeguard services and one state park with a beach, offering life guard services and  Milford has ample recreational opportunities available to residents ... [ more ]

Boating & Marinas

With over 17 miles of coastline, it is not surprising that water activities are very popular. Boating is one of Milford's favorite past times. There are a number of ways to enjoy Long Island Sound  ... [ more ]

Connecticut Audubon Society Costal Center

Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center at Milford Point is a 8.4 acre bird sanctuary and wildlife refuge on Long Island Sound located at the mouth of the Housatonic River. It offers a nature center with... [ more ]

Golf Courses

Milford has a great selection of courses for all levels ... [ more ]

History & Preservation

February 1, 1639, is the date the area then known as "Wepawaug" was purchased from Ansantawae, chief sachem of the Paugusset Tribe. Settlers began arriving shortly thereafter and began to build the town known as Milford. Townspeople played a part in the development of the United States. Adventurers from Milford ... [ more ]


Many residents and visitors can be found exploring the harbor, Gulf Pond and the marshes of the Housatonic River by kayak. [ more ]

Major Festivals, Food, and Fun

With all the festivals and events happening in Milford, you're always guaranteed good times. Below are some major festivals listed by month. We hope you can join us! As the date nears to each festival access our Community Calendar for more ... [ more ]

Night Out

Music and entertainment venue choices are here ready to rock. Night time is a blast with bars, restaurants, and pubs offering evening entertainment ... [ more ]

Walking Tours

If you are looking to take in some sights while getting some exercise, you should consider either taking a historical walking tour of Milford or ... [ more ]

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