Here are our picks for unique Halloween Weekend Fun in CT!  This year there is extra time for community events throughout the day on Saturday, as well as extra nights for the spooky older places — Connecticut is said to be one of the scariest states in our country full of ghost haunts…?

Friday, 10/30

Party at Ever Wonder Children’s Museum

Annual Weston Trunk or Treat 5-6 p.m. at the Weston Intermediate School Parking Lot-all trunkers must be parked by 4:45! Find more Trunk or Treat events throughout CT!

For a plain (non Halloween-theme) evening of true fun go watch the Fall Circus Showcase and ArtFarm‘s Teen Circus “Circophony” at Oddfellows Playhouse in Middletown FREE

Find an evening activity on our list of places to visit “Halloween for CT Teens” – many are enjoyable for all ages!

Saturday, 10/31

Start the day with Pumpkins & Pancakes & More in Beacon Falls

King Of The Monster Mountain! Matt Ryan, creator of Monster Labs and Mad Science Cartoons, teaches a special creature creation workshop/monster battle game for all ages that runs from 10 am until 2 pm! Lots of candy will be distributed! Who will have the scariest? Who made most disgusting? Whose will win King Of The Monster Mountain? 4 hour session only $15!

Annual Hobgoblin Fair at Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton

Find Halloween treats hidden in the garden at the Common Ground at their Garden Trick or Treat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy a healthy adventure through the farm tasting delicious garden-grown foods.  The friendly farm animals, chicken, sheep, goats, are waiting to see you in your costume best! *FREE event open to the public, all ages welcome, no registration needed!*

At St. Johns Child Care Center library books will be given to the institution with your generosity and the coordination of teen group Kids Helping Kids. Help set up the “Giving Library” shelves while you enjoy arts & crafts, games and snacks! FREE

People & Pet Parade in Southport

From 12-2:00 p.m. Pumpkin Parade & Trick-or-Treating in the Wilton Center FREE

From 4-6:00 p.m. Olde Mistick Village Merchants will be handing out treats! FREE

Join Launch Hartford for their Halloween Bash with an open jump till 7 p.m. Then howl during Monster Mash Teen Night from 7-9pm, $15 for Teen Night. Costumes welcome!

Last Flashlight Corn Maze!

Last day to buy season ski pass at a discount for Ski Sundown!

As an alternative to more traditional events try a family sports night out to “Howl-O-Ween” with the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Sunday, November 1

  1. Turn Back the Clock 2015!
  2. Visit Foster Family Farm Corn Maze on its last day.