Bristol Mum Festival | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

Bristol Mum Festival

The Mum Festival has been an epic fall festival in Bristol’s history. Once known as the Mum City, Bristol was famous for this colorful flower, and through the years proud Fall festivities were put on by residents for all in the region to enjoy! Parade, carnival and MORE!

Over the course of the 4-day weekend (Thursday, Sept 19 - Sunday Sept 22), the 2019 Mum Fest will feature a carnival, dozens of vendors from area businesses, crafters, local producers, restaurants, food trucks, community organizations, non profits, and museums, in addition to games, children’s programming, touch-a-truck, beer and wine tent, all-day live music and entertainment, a car and bike show and so much more!

This year, Thursday evening will feature live Jazz on the main stage, paint-your-own canvas or wine glass under the main tent, beer and wine, and lots of food trucks! Stay tuned for more information on Thursday's events.
NOTE: The carnival will NOT be open on Thursday

Friday's festivities will feature opening ceremonies where we'll honor this year's hometown heroes, more live music, food trucks, beer & wine under the main tent, local artists showcasing their works, carnival and FIREWORKS!
NOTE: The carnival will open at 6:00 PM on Friday

Saturday will feature our full festival blowout with the carnival, 100s of vendors, kid's activities, touch-a-truck,, petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides, a huge car show, live music all day, food trucks, beer and wine tent, so much more!
NOTE: The carnival will open at 12:00 PM on Saturday

Join us on Sunday for more festival fun, including the traditional Mum Parade @ 1:30 PM!
NOTE: The carnival will open at 12:00 PM on Sunday



Mum Festival
70 Memorial Boulevard
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States


(860) 584-6100
Contact name: 
Jack Ferraro, Festival Chairman
Email address: