Kids Activities in the Fairfield County Connecticut Area | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

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Dates: 
09/30/2017
10/01/2017

Location:

The Guilford Fair Grounds
Lovers Ln
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203-245-1817
Time: 
10 AM-7 PM, Saturday and 10 AM-5 PM Sunday

Hammonassett Festival

Building on past success, the Hammonassett Festival has expanded to better honor Native American traditions and cultures and celebrate our Natural World.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/29/2017
09/30/2017

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(800) 377-3987
Time: 
4:30 pm- 9:30 pm ish

Swallow Sunset Cruises on the Becky Thatcher Riverboat

Take the Becky Thatcher Riverboat to a spectacular natural phenomenon as hundreds of thousands of Tree and Barn Swallows converge on the lower Connecticut River and swarm as a beautifully choreographed flock over Goose Island.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/24/2017

Location:

30 Town House Rd
Durham, CT, 06422
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-9495
Time: 
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Durham Fair

In 1916 the Durham Fair began a tradition. That tradition continues today during the last full weekend in September when the fairgrounds come alive and magically transform into Connecticut’s largest agricultural fair.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017

Organization:

New Haven Museum

Location:

114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

(203) 562-4183 ext. 11
Time: 
12:00 pm ‐ 5:00 pm

Museum Day Live at the New Haven Museum

The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people. Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/24/2017

Location:

Route 23A PO Box 295
Hunter, NY, 12442
United States

Phone:

800-486-8376
Time: 
11am to 5:15pm

Oktoberfest

German Heritage at Hunter Mountain, and join in an old-world tradition. Enjoy German-American music, Austrian music and local bands and family activities including pumpkin painting and crafts – all for free!
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/24/2017
09/25/2017

Organization:

Castle Hill Farm

Location:

40 Sugar Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

(203) 426-5487
Time: 
Monday-Friday: 3-5pm; Saturday&Sunday: 10am-5pm

Corn Maze at Castle Hill Farm

Come get lost in our seven acre corn maze!
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Dates: 
10/06/2017
10/07/2017
10/08/2017

Organization:

Portland Fair

Location:

Route 17A
Portland, CT, 06480
United States

Phone:

(860) 342-0188
Time: 
Friday: 5:00 - 11:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Exhibits Removed on Sunday at 6:00 PM

PORTLAND AGRICULTURAL FAIR

Annual Fair in Portland, CT.
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Dates: 
09/29/2017
09/30/2017
10/06/2017

Location:

17 River Street
East Haven , CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

(203) 467-6927
Time: 
Trolleys operate frequently throughout the evening starting at 7 pm, last car boards at 10 p.m.

Ride the Shore Line Trolley to the Haunted Isle!

Take the trolley to the gates of the Haunted Isle and enter if you dare! Meet your nightmares in person and scream hysterically as ghoulish frights await at every turn. Good walking shoes are recommended as the Isle is a wooded outdoor path.
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Dates: 
10/01/2017
10/02/2017
10/03/2017

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(800) 377-3987
Time: 
Departures: 11 am, 12:30, 2, 3:30

Fall Foliage Tours on the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Imagine traveling through one of the "last great places on earth" in Living Color! Now, board the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat for the ultimate Fall Foliage journey through the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017

Location:

1080 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

(203) 432-2800
Time: 
10:00 am ‐ 5:00 pm

Museum Day Live at Yale Center for British Art

The Yale Center for British Art houses the largest collection of British Art outside the United Kingdom. Presented to the university by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the collection reflects the development of British art and culture from the Elizabethan period onward. It is always free and open to the public.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/24/2017

Organization:

Quassy Amusement Park

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

203-758-2913
Time: 
11 - 5 pm

Annual OKTOBERFEST at Quassy Amusement Park!

Great German food, live music, dancing and more. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in the OKTOBERFEST pavilion. Music starts at 1 p.m. Rides operate 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/29/2017
09/30/2017

Organization:

Fair Weather Acres

Location:

1146 Cromwell Avenue
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
United States

Phone:

860-529-6755
Time: 
Fridays: 2 - 6 pm; Weekends: 10 - 6; Columbus Day: 10 - 6

Fall Festival at Fair Weather Acres in Rocky Hill

Celebrate fall at Fair Weather Acres in Rocky Hill! Corn Maze, Hay Ride, Scarecrows, Grain Corn Pit, Pedal Go-Carts, Child Hay Maze, Tire Playground, Pumpkins, Farm Animals, Food and MORE! Your kids will have so much fun, they might even Thank You!
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Dates: 
10/03/2017
10/04/2017
10/05/2017

Location:

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States

Phone:

860 987-5900
Time: 
October 3, 4, 5: 7:30 pm; Oct 6: 8 pm; Oct 7: 2 and 8 pm; Oct 8: 1 and 6:30 pm

Les Misérables at the Bushnell

Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption –a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the thrilling score and beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.
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Dates: 
09/24/2017

Organization:

Greenwich Land Trust

Location:

132 East Putnam Avenue, 2 East, Suite D
Cos Cob, CT, 06807
United States

Phone:

203.629.2151
Time: 
3:00-6:00pm

GO WILD! Family Field Day

All ages are invited to enjoy the al fresco party at the Greenwich Polo Fields at Conyers Farm in North Greenwich. Enormous hot air balloons will give GLT supporters a spectacular view of the expansive 62-acre preserve surrounding them. There will be something for everyone to enjoy – a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, bungee trampolines, inflatable maze, animal encounters, gaga courts, autumn crafts, and much more.
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Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/24/2017

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276
Time: 
11 am – 6 pm

35th Annual QUEENS COUNTY FAIR

One of our most popular events of the year! Don't miss this traditional county fair with blue ribbon competitions in livestock, produce, home crafts, arts & crafts, and more.
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Dates: 
09/29/2017

Location:

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States

Phone:

860 987-5900
Time: 
7:30 pm

Russian Grand Ballet's Swan Lake at the Bushnell

Russian Grand Ballet's full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia's brightest ballet stars. Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake combines pure romanticism and tragedy, in a magical tale of love and deception. The glorious score and gravity-defying choreography have enchanted audiences for over a century, and continue to inspire new generations of dancers and music lovers of all ages.
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Dates: 
10/07/2017
10/08/2017
Time: 
10:00am-5:00pm

Location:

Bethlehem Fairgrounds
384 Main St North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203)266-7810

Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival

We would like invite you to join us for the Annual Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival. It will be held at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds on Route 61 in Bethlehem, Connecticut (just north of town).
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Dates: 
10/06/2017
10/07/2017
10/08/2017

Location:

Locust Road
Harwinton, CT, 06791
United States

Phone:

(860) 307-4313
Time: 
Friday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Harwinton Fair

160th annual fair!
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Dates: 
09/23/2017

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263
Time: 
7:30 - 9 am

Saturday Morning Bird Walks at Roaring Brook Nature Center!

Join us as we wander the trails through Werner’s Woods during the fall migration season. Binoculars and footwear for wet ground conditions are all you’ll need. Geared for all levels of birding expertise, but not for very young children.
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Dates: 
10/14/2017
10/15/2017

Location:

PO Box 132
Oyster Bay, NY, 11771
United States

Phone:

516.628.1625
Time: 
check website for info

The Oyster Festival- Oyster Bay, NY

The Oyster Festival offers a fun mixture of new activities and old favorites that are certain to entertain the entire family including live entertainment, Tall Ships, top-notch artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course...the Food!
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