Connecticut August 21, 2019
10 Connecticut Country Fairs To Visit For A Day Of Old Fashioned Fun
It’s that time of year again, Connecticut! Fair season is upon us and that means weekends filled with some of our very favorite things. Enjoy the bright lights of the midway or make some new furry friends in the animal barns. And don’t forget to indulge in your favorite country fair foods too! Here are just some of the fall fairs taking place in Connecticut this year. Pick one or two and enjoy a day of old-fashioned fun.
1. The Brooklyn Fair — August 22-25, 2019
The Brooklyn Fair is the oldest continuously active agricultural fair in the country. Discover all of your fair favorites like livestock shows, live entertainment, a midway, and fantastic food.
2. Chester Fair — August 23-24, 2019
Enjoy the charm of a small-town festival at the Chester Fair. Highlights include pig racing, frog jumping contests, tractor pulls, and extraordinary arts and crafts exhibits.
3. Haddam Neck Fair — August 30-September 2, 2019
In its 104th year, the Haddam Neck Fair offers something for all ages. Watch the truck pulls, enter the skillet throwing contest or visit the animal exhibits.
4. Woodstock Fair — August 30- September 2, 2019
The Woodstock Fair is a long-standing celebration of 156 years. It's Connecticut's second-oldest agricultural fair featuring livestock shows, a midway, petting zoo, delicious food, and much more.
5. Hebron Harvest Fair — September 5-8, 2019
This action-packed fall fair features continuous live entertainment. The Hebron Fair also has plenty of exhibits, livestock shows, and a fun-filled midway.
6. North Haven Fair — September 5-8, 2019
The North Haven Fair is an absolute blast for the kids. A petting zoo and plenty of rides will keep them busy all day. Parents can chow down on magnificent fare from local food trucks while enjoying live musical performances.
7. Berlin Fair — September 13-15, 2019
You can trace the roots of the Berlin Fair back to 1882. This fall event has exciting events such as pie-eating contests, frog-jumping, live music, and plenty of agricultural exhibits.
8. Guilford Fair — September 20-22, 2019
Head to the shoreline for the Guilford Fair and feast on your favorite fair foods. Enjoy arts exhibits, blue-ribbon baking, midway rides and games plus the traditional tractor pulling contest.
9. Durham Fair — September 26-29, 2019
The Durham Fair has earned the status as Connecticut's largest agricultural fair. Be prepared to be wowed by a four-day schedule full off fabulous events. Wander through three animal barns, agricultural exhibits, a large midway, and then settle in for a concert.
10. Portland Fair — October 4-6, 2019
The Portland Fair is the last of the harvest season. Meander through the fairgrounds to check out the animals, live events, and tasty food to celebrate the end of the season.
Another exciting outing that will help you celebrate fall is this
adorable pumpkin patch trolley ride that will enchant both the kids and adults in the family!]