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Looking for things to do over Thanksgiving Weekend in Connecticut? Me too! With family coming into town, I’m all excited to plan some extra special activities. If you’re looking to plan some family fun, read on to see what is happening around the state.

We also put together a fun Key:

  • * Free
  • πŸ‘ΆπŸ» Toddler Friendly
  • πŸ§’ Kid Friendly
  • πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§ Fun For the Whole Family
  • πŸ‘« YA/Adult Event
  • πŸŽ„ Holiday Event
  • πŸ¦ƒ Thanksgiving Event
  • πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈRace/Athletic Event
  • 🦼 Accessible for All
  • πŸš‚ Train/Trolley Ride
  • 🌳 Outdoor Event
  • 🎭 Show/Theater Event

Photo Credit: Glow Hartford

Light Shows and Trolley Rides

Photo Credit: Florence Griswold Museum

Museums and Cultural Events

Photo Credit: Stonington Lobster Trap Tree, Mystic Lighted Boat Parade

Parades and Festivals

Photo Credit: Clyde’s Cider Mill, Star Hill Family Farm

Must Try Local Foods and Farms Events:

Delicious Farm Food:

Cool Dining Experiences:

Events and Activities:Β 

Photo Credit: Manchester Road Race

Active Adventures:

Check out one of our favorite fall foliage hike or enjoy an accessible walk with the whole family. There are tons of ways to Opt Outside and enjoy time with the family!

Climbing/Adventure Parks


Photo Credit: The Bushnell

See a Show:

This list is still under construction 🚧 πŸ— It will be updated throughout the season.

As always, do your own research and it’s better to be safe-than-sorry. Check with organizers before you go. Pack extra snacks and an extra sweater. Be prepared for anything!

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