A pleasant rural setting makes the historic New England town of Ridgefield an ideal location for family living and outdoor enjoyment.
Ridgefield is home to the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, a leading venue for the world's best contemporary artists. The Museum presents three major exhibitions and six to seven smaller exhibitions annually, featuring thematic and one-person exhibitions. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a year-round venue for concerts, children's shows and other performances. The Theater Barn has been providing quality live theater entertainment for over 40 years. The Community Symphony Orchestra performs various concerts throughout each year. Ridgefield is also home to The Garden of Ideas, a unique selection of plants, bugs, and birds on 12 acres of marsh, woodland, meadow and vegetable plots. The town's natural terrain includes over 1,850 acres of protected open space and the recreation department offers an abundance of leisure and athletic activities such as swimming, fishing, and boating.