There are many fun fairs and festivals happening this fall in Connecticut. Here is a list of events you should check out.
2022 Connecticut Fall Festivals & Fairs
The University of Connecticut lists many “4-H Fairs” on this web page. They occur in August, September, and October.
4-7: After a two year hiatus, the North Branford Potato and Corn Festival is returningA 4-day celebration will be held at 1332 Middletown Ave, Northford.
6: Local jazz musicians will gather on Grand Street at Library Park in Waterbury to celebrate the Brass City Jazz Fest. From 2 p.m. until 10 p.m., Lori Williams, Steve Clarke, and Doug Jones will perform.
6-7: The Glastonbury Food Truck Festival is coming back this year There will be food trucks, carnival games and a bounce house, as well as 100 vendors selling goods. Parking and admission are free at the South Glastonbury location at 98 Woodland St.
12-14: Experience the Lebanon County FairThis is at 122 Mack Road. This year’s celebration has everything from a circus to a dance troupe to live music and fireworks. Parking and admission prices vary.
13-14: The Naugatuck Event Center more than 300 vendors will come together for the Made in Connecticut Expo.Vendors can include fashion designers, farm producers and authors as well as pet companies.
13-14: The Mystic Outdoor Arts festival is taking place at Mystic River Park.It will feature more than 200 artists.
19-21: You can go anywhere you like for only $10 per day the Bridgewater County FairLocated at 100 Main St S, Bridgewater. There is a firemen’s parade on Friday at 6:30 p.m. as well as a variety of food trucks.
19-21: The Hamburg Fair, located at the fairgrounds at 2 Sterling City Rd in Lyme, offers carnival rides, pony rides as well as crafts. General admission is $10 per person per day and advance tickets are $8 per person per day.
20: Milford is celebrating oysters with its 48th annual Oyster Festival in Downtown Milford.The festival promises fresh oysters from local rivers. Scott Stapp, the lead singer for rock band Creed will be headlining. There will also be live music and a canoe race.
25-28: The Brooklyn Fair is located at 15 Fairgrounds Road.Country superstar John Michael Montgomery will headline the festival. The festival also features animal races and children’s games.
26-28: The Terryville Lions Club is proud to present the Terryville FairTerryville Fairgrounds. For the latest updates, visit the website.
27: The Bridgeport Jazz Festival is bringing together local jazz musiciansMcLevy Green, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Every Saturday & every Sunday, September 3 – October 16,Experience the Connecticut Renaissance Fair at 122 Mack Rd in Lebanon. All information is available on their website.
The Big E, billed as the world’s “only multi-state fair,” celebrates all of New EnglandWith many concerts, rides, and markets From September 16 through October 6. The fairgrounds are located in West Springfield, MA at 1305 Memorial Ave.
2-5:Woodstock Fair, located at 281 Route 169 in Woodstock, will be back with a bang with tons of rides and games, as well as music and other entertainment. More information will be available. on the website.Tickets can be purchased in advance but day-of tickets cost $15 per day.
2-5: Rated as one of Connecticut’s major agricultural fairs, the Haddam Neck Fair has plenty of fun for everyoneThe Haddam location is at 26 Quarry Hill Road. There will be numerous tractor pull contests, a bear contest, helicopter rides, and horse events throughout the days.
8-11: The Hebron Harvest Fair,It is located at the Hebrons Club Lion Club and features unique events like a toddler racing, a jumping dogs competition, and motor events. There are rides, food and live entertainment. Online ticket purchases are possible.
8-9:Celebrate the North Haven Fair at 290 Washington Ave in North Haven. More information will follow. posted soon on the website.
9-11: The Bethlehem Fair Society is hosting its 97th annual Bethlehem Fair.With performances by 90s rock band “The Proper Villains”Multi-genres “No Big Deal,”There is something to please everyone. There are also animal shows and rides. It’s located at 384 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT 06751
9-11: We have another oyster festival for you, this time at the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Norwalk. The 44th celebration of the Norwalk Oyster FestivalThree days of arts and crafts, rides, and vendors.
10-11: The St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Monroe presents its annual apple festivalVisitors will be able to taste the delicious fruit. There will be more than 50 food vendors, raffles, and live music.
15- 18: The Four Town FairFestivalgoers will find plenty to do at the Four Town Fairgrounds in Somers. The itinerary boasts a car show, animal showmanship competitions, live music and a doodle bug pull.
15-18: Experience the Berlin FairLocated at 430 Beckley Rd in Berlin, CT. “The World of Wheels,”A go-kart race with Nutmeg Kart club
16-18: The three-day Guilford FairThe Guilford Fairgrounds is hosting the upcoming, with a packed program. It includes rides, live music, and acrobatic performance.
17-18: The Simsbury Junior Woman’s Club has announced that the Simsbury Arts & Crafts Festival is happening this yearSimsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center. All proceeds go to Farmington Valley high school charities.
22-25:The Durham Agricultural Fair Association, also known as Durham Agricultural Fair Association, is located at 24 Town House Rd. More information is to come soon on the website.
23-25: There will be plenty of live music and equine events at this year’s Wolcott Country FairLocated at 245 Wolcott Rd, Wolcott. The performances are country- and rock-oriented, as well as a variety of other genres. “Southern Comfort,”A tribute band to Lynyrd Skynyrd.
23-25The Bristol Mum festival is being put on by the Bristol Exchange Club. More information will follow. here.
24-25: Bridgeport brings to you the Sound on Sound music festivalCelebrate local breweries and live entertainment. Stevie Nicks and Ziggy Marley are among the many musicians who performed, as well as Dave Matthews, Tim Reynolds and Dave Matthews.
24:Latino Fest USA will be hosting a festival to celebrate Latino culture at Shaboo Stage, 645 Main St. in Downtown Willimantic. More information will follow. here.
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 and Oct. 7-9: Listed by CTvisit as one of Connecticut’s top tourist events, this six-day apple festival takes place over two weekends. It’s located on the Southington Town Green and more information will be posted on its website.
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2: The Harwinton Agricultural Society is putting on its 165th Harwinton Fair this year. The festival is located on 150 Locust Rd Harwinton.
Oct. 1:South Windsor Apple Festival offers a great family event with over 100 vendors and food trucks, music, and other activities. They can be found at the John J. Mitchell Fairgrounds. You can find more information on their website. Facebook page.
2:Shelton is bringing back Shelton Day in this year’s celebrations. More information will follow. here.
8-9: The 17th Connecticut Garlic and Harvest FestivalThis year, the event will be held at Bethlehem Fairgrounds. This celebration features live music, demonstrations of garlic cooking, and delicious garlic foods such as garlic ice cream.
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