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Appetizer and Dessert Crawl Returns to The Shops at Yale

April 13 - June 8


Saturdays April 13, May 4 & June 8, 2024 | 12:00-3:00 pm

Join us on Saturdays April 13, May 4 & June 8 for Downtown New Haven’s largest food crawl series, the 5th Annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl with 13 appetizer and dessert tastings from some of Downtown New Haven’s most popular restaurants.


Tickets are available for only $20 each, plus processing fees. Ticket holders will receive two-day exclusive offers at select locally-owned boutiques and national retailers, a tote bag, and free all-day parking at the 150 York Street Garage! The crawls take place rain or shine.

Guests and children of all ages are required to purchase tickets as quantities are based on ticket sales.

Tickets for April 13 Crawl (New Reach)

Tickets for May 4 Crawl (New Haven Animal Shelter)

Tickets for June 8 Crawl (Arts & Ideas)


Where Are Proceeds Donated?

Proceeds from events will benefit New Reach (April 13 crawl), The Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter (May 4 crawl) and Arts & Ideas (June 8 crawl). To date, The Shops at Yale has donated more than $14,000 from this event to non-profits in New Haven! This year, we hope to donate an additional $10,000 by hosting three crawls!

Check-in time for the Appetizer & Dessert Crawls begins at 11:45 am on Broadway Island, across from J.Crew.


Dog Adoption, May 4, 12-3pm on Broadway Island

Our Annual Dog Adoption is on May 4 to allow ticket holders from the crawl the opportunity to meet some of the beautiful dogs they are helping from The Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter. Come visit The Friends of The New Haven Animal Shelter on Broadway Island from 12:00-3:00 pm. They will have several dogs available for adoption, and information regarding cats and other animals.


• Live Jazz from New Haven Underground

• Friends of The New Haven Animal Shelter Information Tent

• North Shore Animal League Mobile Adoption Bus

• Free Pet & Owner Caricatures by JT Art & Design

• Free Kettle Corn from New Haven’s Kettle King

• Free Parking at 150 York Street Garage with Validation at Event



Your Appetizer & Dessert Crawl ticket purchase includes free parking at the 150 York Street Garage aka Chapel-York Garage. Bring your parking ticket from the garage to check-in to be validated.


April 13
June 8


The Shops at Yale
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The Shops at Yale
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