2017 Connecticut festivals and events this summer

Conn fest and events

All the top 2017 Connecticut festivals and events this summer with some great celebrations to check out each month.  If you are looking for some things to do in CT this year, look no further!

Complete list of all Connecticut festivals and events schedule for 2017. Great events for the festival season in Connecticut all for the love of fun!  There are also a lot of great festivals in western Connecticut in 2017, be sure to check out the event dates and times.

Connecticut festivals and events rated by desirability and interest.
Connecticut events and festivities review
Date Published: 10/22/2016
Highest rated available for 2017 events and festivals in Connecticut. Great job in this great state.
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March Connecticut festivals

March, 2017

  • Made in Connecticut Expo in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Mystic Irish Parade in Connecticut 06355 , Connecticut
  • Fairfield County String Festival in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Spring Fling Craft and Gift Expo in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Music Expos CD Record Show in East Hartford, Connecticut
  • Hebron Maple Festival in Hebron, Connecticut
  • Manchester Radiant Arts Fair in Manchester, Connecticut

April Connecticut festivals and events

April, 2017

  • Connecticut Storytelling Festival in New London, Connecticut
  • Spring Craft Fair in Branford, Connecticut
  • Trinity International Hip Hop Festival in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Newtown Spring Welcome Craft Fair in Newtown, Connecticut
  • Contemporary Art Fair and American Craft Show Connecticut in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Southbury Spring Showcase of Crafts in Southbury, Connecticut
  • Latin Fest in Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
  • Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival in Vernon, Connecticut
  • Spring Car Show! in Wethersfield, Connecticut

May CT events

Top May festivals in Connecticut

June Connecticut festivals

June, 2017

  • Soupstock Festival in Shelton, Connecticut

July Connecticut summer festivals

July, 2017

  • Taste of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut

August Connecticut county fairs and festivals

August, 2017

  • The Beat Music and Arts Festival in Hartford, Connecticut
  • National Puppetry Festival in Mansfield, Connecticut

September Connecticut events

September, 2017

  • Norwalk Oyster Festival in Norwalk, Connecticut
  1. Woodstock Fair – The Woodstock Fair is a great event held in Woodstock on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  2. Haddam Neck Fair – The Haddam Neck Fair is a great event held in Haddam Neck on September 02, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  3. Ninth Blues Views and BBQ Festival – The Ninth Blues Views and BBQ Festival is a great event held in Westport on September 03, 2017 to September 04, 2017.
  4. Goshen Fair – The Goshen Fair is a great event held in Goshen on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  5. Mystic Labor Day Weekend Show – The Mystic Labor Day Weekend Show is a great event held in Mystic on September 03, 2017 to September 05, 2017.
  6. Hebron Harvest Fair – The Hebron Harvest Fair is a great event held in Hebron on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  7. North Haven Fair – The North Haven Fair is a great event held in North Haven on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  8. Juried Artisan and Craft Show at Hebron Harvest Fair – The Juried Artisan and Craft Show at Hebron Harvest Fair is a great event held in Hebron on September 08, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  9. Cheshire Fall Festival – The Cheshire Fall Festival is a great event held in Cheshire on September 09, 2017 to September 10, 2017.
  10. Bethlehem Fair – The Bethlehem Fair is a great event held in Bethlehem on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  11. East Haven Fall Festival – The East Haven Fall Festival is a great event held in East Haven on September 09, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  12. On the Green Fine Art and Craft Show – The On the Green Fine Art and Craft Show is a great event held in Glastonbury on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  13. Suffield on the Green Craft Fair – The Suffield on the Green Craft Fair is a great event held in Suffield on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  14. Taste of Danbury – The Taste of Danbury is a great event held in Danbury on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  15. Apple Festival – The Apple Festival is a great event held in Monroe on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  16. Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival – The Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival is a great event held in Norwalk on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  17. CTBS Bead Bazaar – The CTBS Bead Bazaar is a great event held in Middletown on September 10, 2017 to September 11, 2017.
  18. Guilford Fair – The Guilford Fair is a great event held in Guilford on September 16, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  19. Simsbury Woman’s Club Arts and Crafts Festival – The Simsbury Woman’s Club Arts and Crafts Festival is a great event held in Simsbury on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  20. Arts and Crafts on Bedford – The Arts and Crafts on Bedford is a great event held in Stamford on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  21. Fairfield Kiwanis Arts and Craft Fair – The Fairfield Kiwanis Arts and Craft Fair is a great event held in Fairfield on September 17, 2017 to September 18, 2017.
  22. Durham Agricultural Fair – The Durham Agricultural Fair is a great event held in Durham on September 22, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  23. West Haven Apple Festival – The West Haven Apple Festival is a great event held in West Haven on September 23, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  24. Avon Arts and Crafts Fall Show – The Avon Arts and Crafts Fall Show is a great event held in Avon on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  25. Bristol Mum Festival – The Bristol Mum Festival is a great event held in Bristol on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  26. Brooklyn Fall Festival – The Brooklyn Fall Festival is a great event held in Brooklyn on September 24, 2017 to September 25, 2017.
  27. Ridgefield Guild of Artists Juried Show – The Ridgefield Guild of Artists Juried Show is a great event held in Ridgefield on September 24, 2017 to October 09, 2017.
  28. Artists in the Country and Juried Outdoor Show and Sale – The Artists in the Country and Juried Outdoor Show and Sale is a great event held in Woodstock on September 27, 2017 to September 28, 2017.
  29. Smoke in the Valley – The Smoke in the Valley is a great event held in Seymour on September 30, 2017 to October 01, 2017.
  30. Southington Apple Harvest Festival Arts and Crafts Show – The Southington Apple Harvest Festival Arts and Crafts Show is a great event held in Southington on September 30, 2017 to October 09, 2017.
  31. First Congregational Church Craft Fair – The First Congregational Church Craft Fair is a great event held in Southington on September 30, 2017 to October 10, 2017.
  32. Prospect Fall Festival and Carnival – The Prospect Fall Festival and Carnival is a great event held in Prospect on September 19, 2015 to September 20, 2017.
  33. Live Green Connecticut! Festival – The Live Green Connecticut! Festival is a great event held in Norwalk on September 19, 2015 to September 20, 2017.

October Connecticut festivals

October, 2017

  • NECT Great Pumpkin Festival & Artisan Fair in Putnam, Connecticut
  • Wapping Community Church Craft Fair in South Windsor, Connecticut
  • Cromwell Arts and Crafts Fair in Cromwell, Connecticut
  • Shelton Autumn Craft Festival in Shelton, Connecticut
  • Windsor Craft & Vendor Extravaganza in Windsor, Connecticut
  • Connecticut Garlic and Harvest Festival in Bethlehem, Connecticut
  • Buell’s Fall Family Festival in Eastford, Connecticut
  • Columbus Weekend Arts & Fine Crafts Show in Gaylordsville, Connecticut
  • Fortieth Glastonbury Apple Harvest Festival in Glastonbury, Connecticut
  • Civic Women Harvest Festival in Guilford, Connecticut
  • Country Fair Fall Festival in Killingworth, Connecticut
  • New England Country Fair in Manchester, Connecticut
  • The Army & Navy Craft Fair/Show in Manchester, Connecticut
  • Milford Fall Festival and Car Cruise in Milford, Connecticut
  • Pumpkins on the Pier #4 in Milford, Connecticut
  • Fall Fair in New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Fire and Ice Music Festival in Norfolk, Connecticut
  • Elks Art and Craft Fair in Southington, Connecticut
  • Vernon Arts and Crafts Show in Vernon, Connecticut
  • Cannondale Foliage Arts and Crafts Fair in Wilton, Connecticut
  • Iceland Affair in Winchester Center, Connecticut
  • Windsor Lions Club Fall Arts and Crafts Festival in Windsor, Connecticut
  • Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival in Woodstock, Connecticut

Garlic and Harvest Festival
Bethlehem Fairgrounds – Bethlehem, Connecticut Over 200 vendors offering a wide array of specialty s, handmade crafts, and fresh produce with garlic as a theme.

Hebron Harvest Fair – in September

Hebron Lions Fairgrounds – Hebron, Connecticut

Connecticut Ren Faire
Connecticut Ren Faire “Glitter Girl”

North Haven Fair at the North Haven Fairgrounds – North Haven, Connecticut

Hebron Harvest Fair at Lions Fairgrounds – Hebron, Connecticut

First Fridays – September in Putnam, Connecticut

Bethlehem Fair in Bethlehem, Connecticut

Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival at Veterans Park – Norwalk, Connecticut

Riverfront Latin World Rhythms Festival at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza – Hartford, Connecticut

November Connecticut festivals

  • Evergreen Woods Holiday Fair in North Branford, Connecticut
  • Saint Paul Christmas Fair in Old Saybrook, Connecticut
  • Saint James Christmas Fair in Stratford, Connecticut
  • Norwalk Fall Festival of Crafts in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Waterbury Arts and Crafts Fair in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Young Women’s League of New Canaan Holiday Boutique in New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Thirteenth Festival of Trees in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Connecticut International Auto Show in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sleigh Bells Ring in Bolton, Connecticut
  • Canton Holiday Craft Fair in Canton, Connecticut
  • Sixth Festival of Trees & Marketplace in Cheshire, Connecticut
  • Holiday Spectacular Craft Showcase in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Laureate Nu Chapter Craft Fair in Hamden, Connecticut
  • Haddam Killingworth Holiday Craft Fair in Killingworth, Connecticut
  • YMCA Holiday Craft & Bake Sale in Middletown, Connecticut
  • Kennedy Middle School Craft Fair in Plantsville, Connecticut
  • Ridgefield CT Womans’ Club Craft Fair in Ridgefield, Connecticut
  • Cookie Express Christmas Fair in Shelton, Connecticut
  • Northwestern Regional Craft Fair in Winsted, Connecticut
  • South Windsor Craft Fair in South Windsor, Connecticut
  • Stamford Holiday Shopper’s Craft Showcase in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Wesleyan Potters Exhibit and Sale in Middletown, Connecticut
  • Gingerbread House Festival in South Windsor, Connecticut
  • Saint Gregory Craft Fair in Bristol, Connecticut
  • Parisi Christmas Bazaar in Bristol, Connecticut
  • Newtown Holiday Craft Festival in Newtown, Connecticut
  • Southington Arts and Crafts Show in Southington, Connecticut
  • Holiday Fair Used Book/Media Sale & Cupcake Contest in Beacon Falls, Connecticut
  • Holiday by the Sea Craft Show in West Haven, Connecticut
  • Craftwestport in Westport, Connecticut
  • Southbury Autumn Craft Festival in Southbury, Connecticut
  • Holiday Fair Used Book and media Sale and Cupcake Conte in Beacon Falls, Connecticut
  • Holiday Fair Used Book/media Sale & Cupcake Contest in Beacon Falls, Connecticut
  • Festival of Trees & Marketplace in Cheshire, Connecticut
  • Fortieth Holiday Craft Fair in Cromwell, Connecticut
  • Fall Craft Fair in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Festival of Trees in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Jingle Bell Craft Fair in East Hampton, Connecticut
  • Holiday Gift Fair in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Groton Art and Craft Fair in Groton, Connecticut
  • Laureate Nu Chapter Craft Fair and Farmers Market in Hamden, Connecticut
  • Laureate Nu Craft Fair in Hamden, Connecticut
  • Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Disney Live! Mickey\xe2\x80\x99s Music Festival i in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Saint John Ladies’ Guild Christmas Fair in Old Saybrook, Connecticut
  • Oxford Arts and Crafts Show in Oxford, Connecticut
  • Ridgefield CT Woman’s Club Forty in Ridgefield, Connecticut
  • Winter Wonderland Craft Fair to Benefit Seymour Pink in Seymour, Connecticut
  • Connecticut Christmas Gift Show in Wallingford, Connecticut
  • Holiday Vendor Fair in Wallingford, Connecticut

December Connecticut festivals

  • Christmas At Enfield Square in Enfield, Connecticut
  • Holiday Market Place in Enfield, Connecticut
  • Shelton Holiday Craft Festival in Shelton, Connecticut
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Wolcott, Connecticut
  • Wolcott Holiday Craft Fair in Wolcott, Connecticut
  • South Windsor Winter Craft and Specialty Food Fair in South Windsor, Connecticut
  • Holiday Carousel of Crafts Showcase in Trumbull, Connecticut
  • Holiday Shopping Extravaganza in Chester, Connecticut
  • Lamplight Stroll in Milford, Connecticut
  • Saint Philip Church Victorian Christmas Festival in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Winter Faire in Bolton, Connecticut
  • Saint Joseph School Christmas Festival in Brookfield, Connecticut
  • Chaplin PTO Craft Fair in Chaplin, Connecticut
  • Holiday Boutique in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Saint Ann Christmas Fair in Milford, Connecticut
  • Holiday Craft Fair in Unionville, Connecticut
  • Whiting Mills Holiday Open STudios in Winchester, Connecticut
  • VFW Post 296 Sixth Holiday Bazaar in Winsted, Connecticut
  • Christmas Craft Fair and Boutique in Woodbury, Connecticut
  • North Haven Holiday Wonderland of Crafts in North Haven, Connecticut
  • Holiday Shopping Fair in Hartford, Connecticut
  • CT Handcrafted and Gift Expo 2 in Danbury, Connecticut
  • Scandinavian Club’s Holiday Fair in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Holiday Market Days in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Holiday Market Days 2 in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Hometown Holiday Craft & Community Fair in Hebron, Connecticut
  • Westfield Meredin Mall Holiday Event in Meriden, Connecticut
  • Christmas Spectacular in Milford, Connecticut
  • Westfield Connecticut Post Mall Holiday Event in Milford, Connecticut
  • Stamford JCC Gift Show in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Holiday Craft Sale in Wolcott, Connecticut
  • JCC Arts & Crafts Fair in Woodbridge, Connecticut

Connecticut defines festivals

Connecticut has the lead in defining what these great events mean to the people in the state.

recurrence
county fair
annual event
Thanksgiving
carnival
carousal
performance
merrymaking
Pig Roast wingding
pageant
party
fest
masquerade
potlatch
gilly
fiesta
centennial
bacchanal
seasonal festivals and fairs
Italian festival
cultural festivals
holiday
jubilee
ceremony
expo
saturnalia
picnic
outdoor celebration
blowout
Sacrament
observance
Halloween shindig
street fair
jamboree
gala
exhibition
festivity
circus
heyday
conviviality
hoopla
Christmas show
spectacle
fair
merriment
birthday blast
hilarity
bazaar
New Year’s Day spree
revelry
festival
exposition
parade
entertainment
community festival
art festival
Martin Luther King tribute
Easter Egg Hunt treat
hippodrome
April Fools Day tradition
hullabaloo
formality
feast day
Dutch festival
carny
barbecue
bash
May Day show
wassail
regale
arts and craft festival
amusement park
dance festival
4th of July fireworks celebration
ceromonial hash bash
commemoration
wine festival
glorification
Mardi Gras
grind show
triumph
German festival
occasion
outdoor parade
clambake
state fair
anniversary
achievement
food festival
music festival
exhibit
Easter service
celebration

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January Connecticut festivals

January, 2017

  • Music Expos in East Hartford, Connecticut
  • Elm City CrossFit’s Frosty Festival in Hamden, Connecticut

February Connecticut festivals

  • Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Connecticut Flower and Garden Show in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Northeast Fishing and Hunting Expo in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Original Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Original Connecticut Home and Remodeling Show in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Seafood Festival in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Chinese Arts Festival Lunarfest in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Music Expos CD Record Show in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Top Connecticut festivals and events in 2014

Conn fest and events

Connecticut festivals – Here are all the top rated Connecticut festivals each month with some great celebrations to check out each month.  If you are looking for some things to do in CT this year, look no further!  If you would like to see the complete listings of ALL festivals in Connecticut each month and not just the highest rated, visit the post complete listing of all  Connecticut festivals and events in 2014.

Complete list of all Connecticut festivals and events schedule for 2014. Great events for the festival season in Connecticut all for the love of fun!  There are also a lot of great festivals in western Connecticut in 2014, be sure to check out the event dates and times.

Top 17 Connecticut festivals by votes

Vote on your favorite Connecticut festival today!

  1. Mystic Seaport music festival
  2. Irish music festival in Connecticut
  3. Vibes Music festival
  4. New Haven Arts festival
  5. Gathering of the vibes festival
  6. Kids and children festival
  7. Durham festival
  8. Connecticut Wine Festival
  9. Schooner Festival
  10. Early Music Festival
  11. Connecticut Film festival
  12. Connecticut Oyster festival
  13. Connecticut Garlic Festival
  14. Connecticut Storytelling Festival
  15. Connecticut renaissance festival
  16. Connecticut jazz festival
  17. Festival of Living Pictures

If we’ve missed an event that you feel is noteworthy, please leave a comment below to get it added or write us at info(at)festivals4fun.com

Select the month of Connecticut festivals and events you would like:

January April July October
February May August November
March June September December

August

  • Sharon Audubon Festival

October

  • Garlic and Harvest Festival in Bethlehem, Connecticut at the fairgrounds

September festivals in Connecticut

For the complete listings of all Connecticut September events or updates on September CT events.

  • Hebron Harvest Fair in Hebron, Connecticut
  • North Haven Fair in North Haven, Connecticut
  • Bethlehem Fair in Bethlehem, Connecticut
  • Norwalk Seaport Oyster Festival at Veterans Park
  • Cheshire Fall Festival in Cheshire, Connecticut
  • Riverfront Latin Rhythm Festival in Hartford, Connecticut

Connecticut defines festivals

Connecticut has the lead in defining what these great events mean to the people in the state.

recognition
dinner
ragbag
recurrence
county fair
annual event
annual observance
Thanksgiving observance
carnival
frolic
carousal
performance
merrymaking
Pig Roast wingding
pageant
party
red-letter day
fest
masquerade
gaiety
potlatch
gilly
fiesta
centennial
bacchanal
seasonal festivals and fairs
Italian festival
cultural festivals
holiday
jubilee
ceremony
expo
saturnalia
picnic
outdoor celebration
blowout
Sacrament
observance
Halloween shindig
street fair
jamboree
gala
exhibition
festivity
circus
heyday
conviviality
hoopla
Christmas show
spectacle
fair
merriment
birthday blast
hilarity
bazaar
New Year’s Day spree
revelry
festival
three-ring circus
exposition
parade
entertainment
fete
community festival
art festival
Martin Luther King tribute
Easter Egg Hunt treat
hippodrome
April Fools Day tradition
hullabaloo
formality
feast day
Dutch festival
carny
barbecue
bash
May Day show
wassail
regale
arts and craft festival
amusement park
dance festival
4th of July fireworks celebration
ceromonial hash bash
commemoration
wine festival
glorification
Mardi Gras
grind show
triumph
German festival
occasion
outdoor parade
clambake
state fair
anniversary
achievement
food festival
music festival
exhibit
banquet
rememberance / remembrance
Easter service
celebration

Connecticut top events

Stamford CT just missed the cut for the top Connecticut celebration stations!