- 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.
Boredom is not an option as you revel in continuous medieval shenanigans on eight stages. Fire eating, jousting, and armored knights recall days past. Over a hundred artisans contribute to the largest Medieval Marketplace in all of New England. Court jesters will lighten your mood and medieval musicians will capture your heart.
- Edgewood Avenue at Sherman Avenue. in NEW HAVEN, CT
Imagine a quarter-of-a-million revelers converging on the streets of New Haven. Well, there's no need to merely imagine it if you show up for the St. Patrick's Day parade. The nation's sixth-oldest St. Paddy's Day parade amps up legions of bar hoppers that celebrate well into the night.