Deep River News & Events

Deep River is host to many wonderful community events throughout the year. In the spring we have our Annual Fishing Derby, Easter Egg Hunt and Memorial Day Parade. In the summer we have outdoor concerts and movies in the park and our historic Deep River Muster, attracting musicians and visitors from all over the country. We end the year with great events such as Family Day and our Halloween parade and our Holiday Stroll in December.

All of our town events are very popular and designed to be fun for the entire family. Check our news & events page often for continuous updates about town happenings as well as specials and promotions from our local businesses.

Complete your Holiday Wish List at Anchor & Compass


Anchor & Compass - Deep River, CT - Wish Lists

Men – It’s time to take Christmas morning back from the kids. Announcing our Christmas Wish List!  A sure-fired way of making sure that what’s under the tree will be totally awesome and rekindle that giddy feeling you had as a kid. Trust us – make it easy on your family this year by taking the guess work out of shopping and visit our store to complete your Wish List today! (as opposed to two days before Christmas) Warning:  Anchor & Compass does not endorse pushing children out of your way to get to the tree on Christmas morning.

And as an added bonus…we always gift wrap everything for free!

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Festival of Trees at DR Historical Society

Deep River Historical Society - Festival of Trees 2015

The Deep River Historical Society invites you to participate in the 3rd Annual Festival of Trees, Trains & Traditions to be presented throughout the Society’s buildings and grounds on December 4th & 5th, 2015.

This year we will feature a special display of trains and highlight other annual traditions.

Awards will be presented in 3 categories:  Best Rep. of Theme, Most Creative Use of Materials and new this year, all participants will be eligible for our Celebrity’s Choice Award. Each category will have a junior and adult award…Judging will be done by a “people’s choice” system by the attendees with the exception of our Celebrity’s Choice.

Hope to see you on the 4th and 5th!

Family Day Saturday September 19th

Head on down to Main Street for the 21st Annual Deep River Family Day, Saturday September 19th! The day begins with a family fun walk/run and a 5K race starting at the Town Green at 8am. There’s a Carnival in front of Deep River Elementary School from 10am-3pm, Hayrides, Live Music and Fireworks to end the day at Plattwood Park! Don’t miss one of our most popular events of the year, Family Day is a day full of fun for all ages. See you there!

Deep River Family Day 2015

Click the link below to download our Family Day brochure.

Deep River Family Day 2015 Brochure

Deep River Muster July 17 & 18

Come down to Deep River for the annual DEEP RIVER ANCIENT MUSTER Friday and Saturday July 17th and 18th.

The Muster takes place on Devitt Field, 15 Southworth Street and the Parade takes place along Main Street in the center of town.

Join us for a fun filled weekend of music and activities for the entire family!

  • Tattoo – Friday July 17, 2015 at 7 p.m. at Devitt Field
  • Parade – Saturday July 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. on Main Street
  • Muster – Saturday July 18, 2015 immediately following parade at Devitt Field

For more information, visit the official site of the Deep River Muster at