Willimantic, Connecticut | Community Overview
From food to art to celebrating its rich heritage, Willimantic offers true local flavor, diverse interests, and a vibrant DIY culture. Here you'll find award-winning restaurants and craft beer, offbeat festivals, streets lined with opulent victorian-era homes, and favorite hometown boutiques.
Downtown Willimantic is a place where arts, theatre, business and education work together to create a center of culture, entertainment, and recreation. With eye popping events, museums, one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants it's a river valley crammed with opportunities. It's one-of-a-kind shops offer vintage wares, locally grown food, and objects of artistic expression and design. You'll be able to enjoy farm-to-table dining, comfort food, ehtnic specialties, and pub fare - all within a few blocks.
Proud of its well-preserved industrial roots and victorian-age heritage, Willimantic is also a place of creative expression, entrepreneurial risk-taking, and university students who provide a unique vibrancy to the local culture.