Its the weekend before Halloween!!! Bring out all those little ghosts and goblins (and your inner Witches and Vampires too lol) for spooky and some not-so-spooky fun around town and revel in the festivities!! Pick from the list of activities in the upcoming weekend (Oct 25th-Oct 27th) to spook your spirits 😀
Fall Festival at Imagine Nation (Imagine Nation museum, Bristol)
Saturday, October 26th
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Enjoy a day full of fall fun at the museum’s annual Fall Festival!
No scares here- enjoy pie and apple tastings, farm animals, hands-on activities, scarecrow building, face painting, and much more! Check here for detailed info on schedule and list of activities!
All activities included with Museum Studio admission, $10 per person ages 1+, FREE for members.
ACM & library passes are accepted for this event!
Halloween Spooktacular (Rockwell Park, Bristol)
Saturday, Oct 26th
2 PM-4 PM
Bring the family out to Rockwell Park on Saturday October 26th for the annual Halloween Spooktacular. The event is completely FREE and is a fright-tastically good time! The Spooktacular runs 2-4pm and includes free arts & crafts, spider maze, and our TRUNK OR TREAT event. Vehicle registration for Trunk or Treat participants is required on our website at https://www.bristolrec.com/documents/vehicle_registration_form.pdf
For any questions please contact Jess Caetano, Recreation Supervisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-584-6160
Haunted Miniature Golf (Farmington Miniature Golf and Ice cream Parlor, Farmington)
Oct17 – Oct 27
Thursdays – 4 PM-9 PM
Fridays – 4 PM-9 PM
Saturdays – 11 AM-9 PM
Sundays – 11 AM-8 PM
Every year, the Miniature Golf puts on a spooky display with 19 holes of Halloween fun! Wander through a Haunted Graveyard, visit Dracula’s Fountain and the Haunted Pirate’s Tavern, and try to catch a mysterious moving doughnut at the 18th hole.
Tickets: $13.00 per person
For more information click here
Hobgoblin Fair (Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton)
Saturday, Oct 26th
10 AM-3 PM
This annual Fair iS held the Saturday before Halloween. Hosted by The Friends of Roaring Brook Nature Center, the Fair features the ‘Track & Treat’ walk, children’s crafts, cupcake decorating, face painting, a Country Kitchen of yummy homemade items, and a delicious lunch of homemade soup, bread and apple cider. Children are encouraged to wear costumes IF suitable for walking in the woods and participating in the craft activities. Suitable for children ages 3 – 8.
Pre-registration with payment is required
Cost: $8.00 children; $4 adults Fee includes our featured ‘Track & Treat’ walk, all crafts, and face painting. Other activities available for an additional charge.. Please specify am or pm session. Register in by phone, in person, or by mail – CHECK or CASH only please.
Mad Science presents-Spooctacular (West Hartford children’s library)
Saturday, Oct 26th
2:30 am-3:30 PM
Mad Science Presents – Spooktacular!A Halloween Themed Science Show! Saturday, October 26
2:30 – 3:30 pm. Take a thrilling look into the secret world of the Mad Scientist’s Laboratory. Come see what’s cooking!
Open to children ages 5 and older with their parents. Tickets will be given out at the Noah Webster Children’s Circulation Desk starting October 5.
Pumpkin Patch Trains (Rail Road of New England, Thomaston):
Sat, Sun Until Oct 27
10 AM-4 PM
Hop aboard the train and take a scenic ride this fall throughout the upper Naugatuck Valley on Pumpkin Patch Trains! These special trains will bring you down to Waterville, where the beautiful Naugatuck River closely follows the tracks, crossing under in several places allowing for great views of the river and surrounding scenery.
Hall-O-Weekend Fall Festival (Milford Green, Milford)
Saturday, Oct 26th
10 AM-2 PM
Hall-O-Weekend is coming Saturday, October 26, and will be full of spooky fun for your little ones. Not-so-scary story time, Halloween activities, vendors, and a Trick-or-Treat Trail through Downtown.
Fall festival and corn maze (Fair weather growers, Cromwell):
Fri-Sun from Oct4-Nov3
Celebrate fall at the farm with kid friendly activities including Hayride, Scarecrow Walk, Corn Pit, Pedal Go-Karts, Child Hay Maze, Tire Playground, Farm Animals, and Jump Pillow! There will be a giant caterpillar slide, corn maze, and pumpkin patch and tractor barrel train!
Tickets are available online and on gate.
Tip: Frugal Fridays: after 2:00 pm on Fridays all tickets half price http://www.fairweathergrowers.com/fall-festival/
Pumpkin patch trolley (East Windsor):
Fri-Sun from Oct 4 to Oct 27
10 AM-4:30 PM
Enjoy riding on a trolley car to the pumpkin patch field and there each child gets to pick out a FREE pumpkin which they can decorate. Ticket include Fire truck museum which is on the same property as Trolley museum.
Please visit https://www.ct-trolley.org/events/pumpkin-patch/ or call (860) 627-6540 for ticket prices and more info.
Halloween at the Y (YMCA, Plainville)
Friday, Oct 25th
Enjoy spooky fun time at the Y! Free event with the donation of a nonperishable food item for the Plainville Food Pantry. Bring your friends!
Special preschool kids room
2019 Downtown Manchester Scarecrow Event (Manchester Special Services District)
Oct 18-Oct 26, 8 AM-8 PM
Scarecrows will be on display for 2 weeks, from Saturday, Oct. 12th until Saturday, October 26th. Drop in and say hello to the colorful display of scarecrows from local crafters and vote for your favorite!
The Pumpkin place (The Dinosaur Place, Oakdale)
Every Friday-Sunday, Oct 4-Oct 27
5 PM-10 PM
This first, month long Halloween Event is being hosted at the Nature’s Art Village in Oakdale and has Halloween Trails, Bounce houses, slides, inflatables, Corn maze, magic shows and more!
Tickets are available at the door and online (naturesvillage.com). Children under 2 are free.