Explore New Haven

New Haven and the surrounding region offer numerous options for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

City of New Haven

The City of New Haven website provides information to residents and visitors on fire, police, and emergency services; transportation and parking; accessibility; arts, culture, and tourism; trash and recycling; voter registration and election information; parks and playgrounds; public schools and libraries; dog licensing; and more. 

New Haven News & Events

These online news sources provide coverage of local news, arts events, foodie culture and more.

Info New Haven

Info New Haven is a great resource for dining, shopping, nightlife, sports, and current community offerings and events.

Living in New Haven

This online guide is a resource for incoming and continuing Yale students, faculty, staff, and their families and has detailed information about housing options, dining, cultural events, shopping, city services, recreation, schools, and more in the Elm City. 


The Shops at Yale consist of over eighty unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants along Chapel Street and Broadway.


Looking for something to do on a Friday night? Dancing and listening to live music are always fun weekend activities.


Dining in New Haven is nothing short of a flavorful experience. With over 150 restaurants representing all different ethnic foods, you can eat your way around the world.


A regional arts-organization, the Arts Council of Greater New Haven is a local hub of arts activity, supporting and curating arts activities in New Haven and beyond.

Greater New Haven & the Shoreline

Want to explore beyond New Haven? This guide to Greater New Haven will help you plan a visit to some of the most beautiful locations on the Connecticut shore and beyond.