- XL Center formerly Hartford Civic Center 1 Civic Center Plaza Hartford, CT 6103 in Hartford, CT
This spectacular home show features hundreds of exhibits to pique the creativity of attending homeowners. This winter event sets the stage for springtime home improvements, whether they involve remodeling, landscaping, or interior design. Product demos and professional advice offer still more inspiration.
- Milford, Connecticut in Milford, CT
Long Island Sound's seafaring past is vigorously celebrated every August as it has now for over three decades. Milford's harbor is a part of this celebration, and so is all that lies beyond, like the beloved oyster. Live bands, classic autos, arts and crafts, and a kids' area add further substance to Milford's August celebration.
- 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.
- 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.
- Bethlehem Fairgrounds 304 Main St. North Route 61 Bethlehem, CT 06751 in Bethlehem, CT
Garlic lover or not, you're sure to enjoy this annual harvest festival. Over two hundred vendors, entertainers, and innumerable samples of garlic-laden cuisine greet visitors. Don't miss the garlic food court or the cooking demonstrations. Crafts and farm fresh produce add to the reasons to attend.