Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Connecticut in 2022 – NBC Connecticut
Halloween will be here soon and there are plenty of fun Halloween events across Connecticut for the whole family to attend and enjoy.
Halloween 2022 in Connecticut
Pumpkintown USA is for all ages. See 100 Pumpkinhead people and their pets.
It’s open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting, until Halloween.
Reservations are required for the one-mile drive through Pumpkintown Forest where you’ll see over 30 Pumpkinhead residents in 17 different environments.
Check out the scarecrows made by Olde Mistick Village merchants at Olde Mystick Village.
The place of the dinosaurs will have its annual Pumpkin Passage on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
There is a toddler-friendly lights trail and fun family activities every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The 20-minute round trip to the Danbury Railway Museum stops at its patch, where kids can choose their own pumpkin. Enjoy apple cider and cookies.
The Pumpkin Patch at the Shore Line Trolley Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays.
General admission includes a trolley ride, tour of the grounds, a pumpkin and a book of puzzles for each child.
Head to Branford Green to see the creations. Want to participate? Learn more here.
This is a Putnam Recreation Department community event.
The festival runs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The website says attendees can play fall-themed lawn games, join costumed colonial docents as they cook over an open fire pit, weave and weave linen, or hammer in the blacksmith’s forge. .
This family event takes place at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be sleight of hand, car decorating contest, costume contest, food trucks, entertainment, games and activities.
New London Halloween Town will be at New London Waterfront Park from 6-9pm
It includes a costume contest for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at the town wharf at 7:30 p.m.
Flamig Farm is running what it says is a spooky but fun, child-friendly family walk on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6-8pm, October 21-22 (wet date October 23) and October 28-29 (rain date of October 30).
October 22: Ivoryton Village Pumpkin Festival, Ivoryton
The Village of Ivoryton Pumpkin Festival Parade will be at 4 p.m. The parade will proceed from the corner of Walnut Street to the park in the village of Ivoryton.
The event will take place in the community center’s multi-purpose room at 8 Simpson Street from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
There will be games, a dance party with a DJ, a wagon ride, a costume contest, prizes and more.
You must pre-register. Learn more here.
The Halloween Spectacular is a free event at the New Britain Museum of Art from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be a slime lab, cartoon drawing, Inside-Out family visits, a parade and costume contest, and a dance performance.
Trick-or-treat on the grounds of the Hill-Stead Museum along an outdoor trail with candy drop stations. There will also be a spooky display.
Tickets are $5 per person.