Connecticut has some epic events when it comes to spooky season- check back as we keep adding more! Halloween 2023 is going to be epic!
Not-So-Scary Halloween Events:
These are perfect for younger kids or people who like more silly than spooky (guilty!)
- Pumpkin Patch at the Connecticut Trolley Museum
- Phantom Fall Fest at Lake Compounce- Daytime Family Events
- Pumpkintown East Hampton
- Pumpkin Passage at the Dinosaur Place
- Jack-O-Lantern Fun at Mystic Seaport
- Rompy’s Halloween Bash Romp N Roll Wethersfield
- October 20 & 21: Spooky Nature Trails at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
- Blue Orchard Lights, Middletown
- Haunted Walk Through, Flamig Farm
Super Scary Halloween Events
These are meant for much older kids and teens who want to be terrified (but all in good fun!)
Oct 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21: Take a dark journey to discover the chilling origins of Halloween following the traditions through time from the ancients trying to avoid evil spirits to the holiday celebration in recent times. Nightmare on Main is an annual event that creates a chilling experience loosely based on history and donates funds to area nonprofits.
The forgotten souls released from their graves yearn to taunt the living, and will delight in your distress! Beware! These lands are truly haunted. Unspeakable beings are lurking in the shadows of the eerie October moonlit nights.
The warnings are clearly posted. The dead and disturbed are unmerciful in their revenge!
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night September 23 through October 31. Tickets: $32 The Hallow Trail; $32 Haunted Hayride; $60 Combo Ticket
Be prepared, you WILL be asked to participate in the scares!
Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October from Dusk to 10 PM. Tickets are $28 and must be purchased in advance.
As the fall chill fills the air, on the darkest of nights mournful cries of the abandoned dead are heard on the tracks at the Connecticut Trolley Museum. Listen to the tale of yesteryear, as you learn of a hastily moved cemetery whose bodies were left behind, their angry souls seeking their revenge. Will you survive?
Trail of Terror in Wallingford
“Hilariously Frightful” Experience your nightmares at the Trail of Terror in Wallingford, CT.
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night September 30 through October 31. Book Tickets in advance: $25 timed ticket, $40 for a VIP Pass.
This year, the scare is everywhere. Don’t miss the return of Phantom Fall Fest, with more of things that make you scream. Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 23 through October 29. Phantom Fall Fest at Lake Compounce- you gotta scream it to believe it.
Tickets $35 online or purchase a season pass.
Connecticut’s largest, scariest and greatest world-class INDOOR Haunted House Attraction all under one roof — 20,000 square feet of family fun nightmares, thrills, and chills.
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night September 23 through October 31. Book Tickets in advance: $25-$40 per ticket.
Come dressed up in your costumes, meet our equines on the Sanctuary, walk the Haunted Trail and get a little spooked. Three spooky evenings (6 PM – 9 PM) to walk the Haunted Trail: October 8, 21, and 28!
This list is under construction- check back as more 2023 events come out!