We make it easy for you to find fun places to go and things to do with your kids. Find fun family events in our Calendar of Events and use our Resource Guide to find kids programs, play centers, party guide and much more.

 We’ve got the inside scoop on tons of FREE or low-cost things to do in Connecticut with kids. If you would like us to post a kid-friendly event you’re organizing, just use the “Add Event” link displayed at the bottom of our calendar.

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Upcoming Events:

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire

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 »

Pumpkintown U.S.A.

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 »

P.L.A.C.E. to Host the 8th Annual Arts & Culture Festival

Join in the celebration of community, culture and creativity and don’t miss the unveiling of Connecticut’s new mobile art studio, The P.L.A.C.E. on the Go! Trolley   This year’s 8th Annual Arts & Culture Festival will be introducing P.L.A.C.E.’s new mobile art studio, the P.L.A.C.E. on the Go! Trolley. As an opportunity to bring the community together, the festival will offer [...] Read More »

United Methodist Church of Monroe Harvest Festival

Please join us! Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm … rain or shine! Place: United Methodist Church of Monroe 515 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe, CT 06468 Festival highlights include homemade crafts and gifts, children’s games and activities, live Bluegrass/Celtic music by Lisa Furman, and more! Enjoy a delicious lunch of [...] Read More »

Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival

October 11-12, 2014 - 10AM to 5PM We would like invite you to join us for our Tenth Annual Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival. It will be held on October 11-12, 2014 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds on Route 61 in Bethlehem, Connecticut (just north of town). Visit our garlic cooking demonstrations, stay for a live band [...] Read More »

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built To Amaze

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 »

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15 thoughts on “Home

  1. Maria Fowler

    I think your website is wonderful. I would love to win a 4 pack to the fair.

  2. Joan D

    Happy happy joy joy…happy happy joy. With having an age range of children , I am thankful for your site on the information it gives. With the upcoming Durham and Renn fairs along with the Garlic Fest it cant dent the pocket of a family of 6….but who would miss these events? Gotta love autumn.

  3. Dani

    We had plans to go but had to cancel because we don’t have enough money……a family 4 pack would be AWESOME!!!!

  4. Alicia Lamere

    Would love to go, my 4 year old love to see it. please pick me thanks in advance

  5. Christina Cook

    Thanks for this list of Halloween activities, and for the Ren Faire ticket giveaway!

  6. Places for kids CT Post author


    You won a family 4 pack of tickets to the The Connecticut Renaissance Faire!
    Check your inbox or contact us to placesforkidsct@gmail.com We need to hear from you.


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