Mill River Park Collaborative
Connecting People & Nature
As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Mill River Park Collaborative works hand-in-hand with the public and the City of Stamford to bring to life the community vision of a central park in the heart of downtown. With your help, the Collaborative guides the long-term development of Mill River Park as a vibrant, evolving greenspace where the community can gather to relax, play, learn and connect with nature. Learn how you can support this work >>
Upcoming Events & Programs
Hey Stamford Food Festival
August 25 & 26
Produced by Hey Stamford & Parachute Events
1050 Washington Blvd.
Animation Celebration: Cars 3
7:30 PM Crafts & Games, Movie starts at Sunset (approx. 8:30PM) | Carousel Lawn
Join us as we watch Disney Pixar's hit Cars 3! Race car Lightning McQueen suffers a severe crash while trying to compete with a younger rival named Jackson Storm. Afterwards, McQueen embraces new technologies as he trains for a return to the racetrack.
Food, drinks, snacks and ice cream will be available for purchase at the Rich Pantry.
Plan your visit
Mill River Park is a place where all residents of Greater Stamford can come together to connect with nature, explore environmental stewardship, host events, get active and make special memories.
Explore the native flora and fauna that has returned to the Park’s 12 acres of greenway after the restoration of Mill River in downtown Stamford, CT.
Find a free fitness class, stop by for family-friendly crafts and stories, bring a friend to our next community party...and so much more.
Take a ride on the Park’s handcrafted carousel or schedule your next birthday bash in our award-winning carousel pavilion.
Tie the knot at Mill River Park, plan your next family reunion, put together a field day for students or host a community event.
The Future of Mill River Park
Exciting things are in the works at Mill River Park! As a nonprofit, this growth is made possible by private donors and Collaborative members.
Learn how you can support this work >>
Cut loose at the Playground at Mill River Park, soon to be completely renovated with new equipment, a picnic area and a splash pad.
Get ready to experience the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Ice Skating Rink & Fountain – 9,000 square feet of fun in both winter and summer.
Grab lunch, rent skates, learn about nature and take the views from the rooftop of the Andrew & Michael Whittingham Discovery Center.
As a partner of Stamford public schools, we provide first-class environmental education programming on nature and environmental stewardship.