Fall Events and Activities Updates

Middletown’s Middle Passage Ceremony and the welcoming of the tall ship Amistad to Harbor Park on Saturday, October 2, 2021.  

Amistad Middletown Flyer

Parking Information:

Free parking for the Amistad event is available at these locations:  

Melilli Plaza – A one way entrance from Washington St., use pedestrian tunnel from Melilli Plaza to access Harbor Park.  

Arcade Lot (Dingwall Drive) – Enter from Dingwall Drive/DeKoven to lower parking lot behind the police department. Please use staircase for access to Court St., follow signs to use the pedestrian tunnel located at Melilli Plaza.

Harbor Park – limited parking for handicap permits only. Use DeKoven Drive to access Harbor Drive. 


From Route 9 North and 9 South - Take Exit 15 - Drive straight onto Washington St. - Take left into Melilli Plaza

From Route 66 West - Follow into Middletown/Washington St. - Cross over Main St. and take a right into Melilli Plaza

From Route 66 East - Follow into Middletown/Main St. - Turn left onto Washington St. and turn right into Melilli Plaza

Map & Schedule

Schedule of events for the day and map can be viewed here

Program & Order of Events

Detailed schedule of the activities for the day can be found here

Livestream on Facebook

This event will be livestreamed from the Russell Library's Facebook page. Visit here to view the event on Saturday, October 2nd, beginning at 11 a.m.