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Haunted Hale Corn Maze

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hold tight to your flash light and brace your soul as you enter the evening realm of Haunted Hale for its 13th year! Spirits will roam the fields of the Nathan Hale Homestead as you try to escape from the Headless Horseman! For ages 8 and up, test your bravery with this moderately scary walk through the annual Corn Maze brimming with frightful “Sleepy Hollow” themed fun. Look out for Van Tassles’ Ghost - she lost her head to the Headless…

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo

October 4 - November 11

The Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 intricately carved pumpkins featuring scenes of wizards, fairytales, and the luminaries of great myths and legends, alongside superheroes, and historical figures who changed our world. Revel in the sights and sounds of the season, and celebrate this otherworldly experience!

Wooden Pallet Pumpkins Craft Night at Thimble Island Brewing Co.

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wooden Pallet Pumpkins Craft Night at Thimble Island Brewing Co. will be held on October 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. There's nothing better than fall in Connecticut! Start it off right by joining Craftivate at Thimble Island Brewing Co. October 10th to make a Wooden Pallet Pumpkin! You can use this pumpkin as a wall / door decoration or use it as a free standing mantle / shelf decoration. Design an Autumn or Halloween themed craft. Start with painting…

A Witches Gathering at the Olde Red Saltbox (Niantic)

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Olde Red Saltbox in Niantic is hosting their first Witches Gathering Thursday October 11th from 6 to 9 PM. The shop will be filled with Halloween handcrafts. They will have refreshments served and door prizes. Browse the shop in candle light all decorated for the Halloween season. Anyone who comes wearing a witches hat will receive a door prize. There will be broom parking out front so no worries to having to carry your broom around. Gift certificate to the store…

Spooky Pumpkin Pair Paint & Sip at Thimble Island Brewing Company

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thimble Islands Brewery is bringing the best spooky project around to the brewery October 11th starting at 6 pm. And did we mention the spiders are painted in chalkboard paint- meaning you can draw on/change their faces, something that's sure to be a hit if you have young kiddos at home!! Plus since that white pumpkin lasts forever you can bring your new Halloween Decor out year after year. Each $39 ticket includes materials/instruction from Painted by the Shore +…

Things That Go Bump in the Night at The Nathan Hale Homestead

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Get into the “spirit” of the Halloween season with Things that Go Bump in the Night at the Nathan Hale Homestead! Shiver and shudder through a special candlelight tour that will take you room-by-room, all the way up to the dark and dreary attic. Hear the traditional, long-standing Homestead ghost stories and the Hale Staff’s spooky encounters, as featured on the Syfy channel’s Ghost Hunters. The program will be presented on Thursday and Friday, October 11th and 12th, and again…

Eastern Connecticut Ballet Spooktacular (Old Saybrook)

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

Enjoy family-friendly fun at the Kate with Eastern Connecticut Ballet on October 13-14. The fifth annual “Ballet Spooktacular” at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut is an early Halloween celebration for both children and their parents. The family friendly “ Spooktacular,” will conjure up a spellbinding mix of ballet, music, and special effects. Dancing skeletons that glow in the dark, a malfunctioning magic wand, ghostly visions in veils and other sights will captivate young audiences. Children…

Halloween Creatures of the Night (Windsor)

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a guided tour on an adventure to find the creatures that are active in the night at the Northwest Park & Nature Center, Windsor on Saturday, October 13. While walking along the illuminated trails you will meet up with “animals” that speak on this special night. It won’t be spooky or scary, so bring the family for a night of nature and fun! Treats and other activities provided. Last group departs at 8:15 PM $3.00 (Windsor residents), $5.00 (non-residents)…

Scarecrows on Parade at Beardsley Zoo

Beardsley Zoo’s Scarecrows on Parade (Bridgeport)

October 14 - October 31

Local classrooms are invited to build a scarecrow to showcase on Beardsley Zoo grounds in the month of October. Come see our Scarecrow “Exhibit” on the Greenhouse Lawn, and vote for your favorites at Boo at the Zoo on October 28. To sign up to build or sponsor a scarecrow

Ghosts from the Civil War Halloween Tours (Norwalk)

October 19 @ 5:20 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 26, 2018 at 5:20pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 5:20pm

One event on October 28, 2018 at 5:20pm

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will kick off its Ghosts from the Civil War Halloween Tours on October 19-28, 2018 with Ghosts from the Civil War, at 295 West Ave., Norwalk, CT. Ghosts from the Civil War will be co-chaired and led by Midge Lopat and Rose Carroll and begin the account in August of 1862, when LeGrand Lockwood, the Mansion’s first owner, and Elias Howe of Bridgeport, CT funded the Connecticut 17 th Regiment, which saw action in Gettysburg and Chancellorsville,…

Stew Leonard’s Spooktacular Costume Dance Party

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the team at Stew Leonard’s in Newington for their first ever Halloween Dance Party on Friday, October 26, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. hosted by characters and their friends! Stew Leonard’s culinary team will offer grilled hot dogs, chicken tenders, French fries, macaroni and cheese, brick oven pizza, apple cider, and apple cider donuts. We will have a spooky dance floor for everyone to show off their best moves with our costumed characters! Each child will receive a Halloween goodie bag…

Witches & Tombstones Halloween Tours (Wethersfield)

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2018 at 10:00am

Bone-chilling, but historically accurate, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum’s Witches and Tombstones Tours will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets: $18 per person. Advance tickets go on sale September 25 and may be purchased on the website Note: Witches and Tombstones Tours include walking on uneven ground and the use of stairs, and are not appropriate for children under 12. The First Stop: An up-close and creepy examination of all things funereal, Witches and Tombstones Tours begin in the museum’s…

Annual Powder Ridge Halloween Ball (Middlefield)

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come discover the dark secrets of The Ridge at the Halloween Ball. Enjoy a scary evening of fun, dinner, cash bar, live music & dancing on Oct. 27 from 6 – 11 p.m. Cost: $48 Your ticket includes appetizers, buffet dinner, dessert, & band. Cash Bar. All sales are final and no refunds will be provided.

Shubert Family Fun Day & Trick or Treat at The Shops at Yale

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Shops at Yale and Shubert Theatre are teaming up for an afternoon of arts, crafts, films and trick or treating in downtown New Haven on Sunday, October 28, 11am-5pm. Both events are free and open to the public. Enjoy family-friendly activities including arts & crafts projects, temporary tattoos, Halloween film shorts, snacks & refreshments. Children under 12 are welcome to wear Halloween costumes for trick or treating in the Shubert lobby (no masks please) and at The Shops at…

Beardsley Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Beardsley Zoo's Boo at the Zoo is a spooktacular afternoon including harvest hayrides ($2 per person) and many other seasonal favorites on October 28 from noon to 3 pm. Enjoy crafts, story-time, cool critters, and of course, candy! Guaranteed to delight and fright all those who pass through. If you're under 12, in costume, and are accompanied by one paying adult, you get in to the Zoo for FREE!

Trick-or-Treat at Stew Leonard’s in Newington

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., children are invited to dress in their costumes and come to Stew Leonard’s in Newington to go trick or treating. Each department in the store will have a candy station for kids to stop at. Children can come with their own bags, or Stew Leonard’s will provide one for them. Stew Leonard’s famous characters, including mascot Wow the Cow, will be available for taking photos with the children. **Due…

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Olde Mistick Village

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Halloween Trick-or-Treat at Olde Mistick Village will be held on Wednesday, October 31 from 4 to 6 pm. This is a free event. Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes and everything in between! An Olde Mistick Village Halloween tradition continues. The shops will welcome costumed characters with yummy candy and you can choose which shopkeepers look the spookiest!

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