Join two of Fairfield County’s non-profit organizations, the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) and MarcUS for Change, as we once again collaborate to present US Day 2017 on Sunday, October 1st at     Mill River Park in Stamford, CT. Over 1,000 event participants are expected throughout the day.

US Day celebrates the empowerment of youth and their families through Stamford’s diverse educational & enrichment opportunities. It also pays tribute to Stamford’s rich, multicultural heritage.

The signature activity within US Day is the MarcUS for Change 5K Walk & Run, which is now in its 5th year and kicks off the day’s festivities. Gather you friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. Walk or run to show you care. Together we can educate and empower Stamford’s next generation!

US Day celebrates Stamford youth and families by offering a wide variety of free, family-centered entertainment including:


  • MarcUS for Change 5K Walk & Run

  • Obstacle Course by Chelsea Piers

  • Community Resource Fair

  • Kids Activity Zone

  • Food Trucks

  • Mayor’s Multicultural Council Children’s Parade

US Day 2017 is being offered FREE to the community by SPEF and MarcUS for Change, in addition to many local organizations including: Mill River Park Collaborative, The City of Stamford, Kids Helping Kids, Mayor’s Multicultural Committee, Chelsea Piers Athletic Club.

Click on the album below to view photos from US Day 2016!