- Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale - Greater New Haven, Connecticut in New haven, CT.
The Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale annually hosts a women's professional WTA event, the New Haven Open. Top touring pros like the Williams sisters and Lindsay Davenport have taken to the outdoor hard courts here in a contest among the best of the best. The week-long festivities include a kids day and a jazz concert.
- North Haven, CT in North Haven, CT.
For seven decades, this fair has celebrated the best in Connecticut agriculture. Animal exhibits, live bands, carnival rides, and arts/crafts serve as a backdrop for the unique ox-pulling contest. The kids can try out pony rides and the petting zoo. They might like those racing pigs too!
Celebrate the area's agrarian roots at this rural agricultural fair that will thrill the whole family. Motorized events include truck pulls and a demolition derby. The music never stops, and there's even a magician or two that will mystify the child in all of us. Enjoy age-old traditions like the carnival midway and the livestock shows.
- Egypt Road - Somers, CT in Somers, CT.
Ellington, Windsor, Somers, and Enfield take turns hosting this most historic fair, now in its 173rd year. Numerous events are especially geared toward the kids. The adults aren't forgotten either, given the bingo or skillet throwing offered. The midway, antique farm equipment, and live music will entertain all.
- French Memorial Park Seymour, CT 06483 in Seymour, CT.
For almost half-a-century, Seymour has hosted this autumnal celebration that features hundreds of dedicated artists. Kids compete in a pumpkin decorating contest, and vendors offer every kind of treat imaginable. The juried show now attracts over 15,000 visitors each year.
- Southington, CT in Southington, CT.
100,000 visitors can't be wrong at this fabulous fall festival that has been gathering recognition for over four decades. Live entertainment, arts and crafts, varied foods, and a kid's carnival all add to the experience. The six-day event always includes a Sunday parade and a fireworks extravaganza to conclude it all.