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Saturday, Sunday, & Columbus Day SEP 27 to OCT 26 Exciting. Entertaining. Festive. Without a doubt, The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is the something different you’ve been looking to do. It is a celebration of good times filled with fond memories. It is revelry that gives you a lift, boosts your spirits, and lets you leave [...] Read More »
When: Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Time: 10am – 5pm Where: XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford, CT 06120 Tickets*: $5 Adults; $5 children 12 and under (includes one free activity) For one day only, Let’s Play Expo will be the hub for all things fun. This event is jam-packed with entertainment, exhibitors, games, great deals, [...] Read More »
September 20, 2014 Thru October 31, 2014 Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Great place for the youngsters for a Halloween treat. A non-scary adventure through a town with a saloon, jail, country store, post office and a fire department. There are different scenes througout the “village” include the wedding scene. Take “The Ride,” a hay ride through [...] Read More »
Saturday, October 18 2014 – Saturday, November 1 2014 Get into the fall spirit and come celebrate Falloween, a festival of fun,with three themed weekends of fall activities for ghosts and ghouls of all ages. On October 18-19, 25-26 and November 1st enjoy the Aquarium as it transforms with festive decorations of hay, cornstalks, mums, pumpkins [...] Read More »
October 17, 18, 24, 25 from 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Calling all ghosts and goblins! Come and spend a truly fun and frightful evening at the Zoo featuring a “Greek Mythology” Hayride, Haunted Farmyard, Gruesome Greenhouse, and magic show by Jim Sisti. Tickets also include FREE face painting, and of course, CANDY! Don’t miss [...] Read More »
SEVENTH ANNUAL HAUNTED MINIATURE GOLF BENEFIT October 16–19 and 23–26, 2014 Vicious vampires, wicked witches and spooky skeletons rule the nights and the days during the FVVA’s 7th Annual Haunted Miniature Golf benefit event. 18 holes of Halloween fun await participants upon entering the course under the 12-foot-high Jack-O-Lantern. Wander through a Haunted Graveyard, visit Dracula’s Fountain and the Haunted [...] Read More »
TICKETS TO RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® PRESENTS BUILT TO AMAZE GO ON-SALE ON SEPTEMBER 2nd The Greatest Show On Earth® comes to Bridgeport – October 23-26 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, is an extraordinarily engineered circus experience where Children Of All Ages® find out what it takes to build The Greatest [...] Read More »
Saturday, OCTOBER 25, 2014 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. RAINDATE: Sunday, October 26 EXCITING NEW ATTRACTIONS AND ENTERTAINMENT!!! The 11th Annual Pumpkin Festival, sponsored by the Office of the Mayor, the Parks and Recreation Department and the Knights of Columbus, will be held on Saturday, October 19th, on the TOWN GREEN. Decorated pumpkins will [...] Read More »
Friday – October 24, 2014 – 5:00 – 8:00 pm Celebrate Halloween early in Chester on Friday, Oct. 24, with a parade, dancing in the street, cemetery hayride, and a contest of decorated pumpkins. Gather for the parade at 5:00 p.m. at the Maple Street Parking Lot. Costumes encouraged! The parade will step off at [...] Read More »
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Friday, October 31 at 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Calling all kids: get dressed up in your favorite costume and come trick-or-treating at Mystic Seaport before darkness falls! This is a perfect Halloween activity for children under the age of 10. Parents, please park in Latitude 41° Restaurant’s parking lot and walk across Greenmanville Avenue [...] Read More »
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