Cultural District

Visit Bristol’s

Cultural District

The City of Bristol received its Cultural District designation in August 2022 from the State of Connecticut Office of the Arts and is proud to be one of only six cities/towns in the State of Connecticut to have received this designation. Visit Bristol’s Cultural District and enjoy the arts, history, museums, shopping, dining, annual events, and more!

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Explore the District

Bristol’s Cultural District is located within the Federal Hill and Downtown neighborhoods and is a walkable area easily accessible by car, bus, or bike. Experience all that Bristol’s Cultural District has to offer during the week, at night, or on the weekends! Click to download a map of Bristol’s Cultural District.

Click below to explore the many amenities within the Cultural District.

  • Art Traffic Boxes
  • PanAm Bridge Mural
  • Main Street Mural
  • Veterans Memorial Boulevard
  • JareBear Chainsaw Carving
  • Veterans Memorial Boulevard Bridge
  • MLK Mural, Riverside Ave
  • WWI German Cannon
  • WWI Monument
  • Wozenski Monument
  • Revolutionary War Monument
  • Civil War Monument
  • WWII Monument
  • Vietnam War Monument
  • Korean War Monument
  • Tribute Gate
  • Spanish American War Monument
  • Commemorative Pin Oak Tree
  • Revolutionary War Monument
  • Bicentennial Time Capsule
  • Persian Gulf Monument
  • National Guard Monument
  • Vietnam Wall Market
  • U.S. Conflicts Monuments
  •  Bristol Farmers Market
  • Annual Memorial Day Procession at Memorial Boulevard Veterans Park
  • Annual Mum Festival & Parade
  • Bristol Historical Society Annual Tag Sale
  • Bristol Historical Society Christmas Craft Fair
  • Bristol Museum Collaborative Blown Glass Scavenger Hunt
  • Bristol Public Library Arts & Crafts Programs
  • Bristol Public Library Informational Events
  • Bristol Public Library Summer Reading Programs
  • Coffee Hour Entertainment at the Bristol Public Library
  • Drag Brunch at Main Street Pint & Plate
  • Drag Queen Bingo at The Carousel Museum
  • Great Gatsby Party at the Carousel Museum
  • Historical Society Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner
  • Imagine Nation Museum and Early Learning Center Art Fair
  • Imagine Nation Museum and Early Learning Center Beach Week
  • International Overdose Awareness Day at the Bristol Farmers Market
  • Juneteenth Celebration at The Carousel Museum
  • Mantels for the Season at the American Clock & Watch Museum
  • Mardi Gras at the Carousel Museum
  • Monthly Historical Society Programs
  • Wine, Women & Watches Fundraiser at the American Clock & Watch Museum