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Essex Steam Train Rail-Bike Adventures

Essex Steam Train Rail-Bike Adventures

April 4 - May 31

The Essex Steam Train is now offering the chance to pedal a Rail-Bike for a 75 minute, 6 mile round trip adventure over easy terrain starting from The Haddam Meadows State Park located on Rt. 154 in Haddam. Cost: $40.00 includes rental of rail-bike for one or two people for the seated 6 mile round-trip excursion (average time is 75 minutes round-trip). One person must be at least 18 years of age and will need to sign a waiver on…

Connecticut Fireworks Displays

Wethersfield Fireworks CANCELLED

May 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wethersfield Fireworks will take place on Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 5 to 10 pm. Arrive at 5pm for social hour, bring your picnic dinner, or buy from one of the food vendors, your choice. Rain Date June 6, 2020 Dance to the DJ & visit the face painter, henna artist, rail road, climbing wall ! Fireworks will be ready to go at 9:10 pm. Sponsors welcomed and Wanted

Kesha at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Kesha at Foxwoods Resort Casino

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kesha is coming to Foxwoods Resort Casino, May 30, 2020 in the Grand Theater. Special Guest Big Freedia Every ticket purchased online includes a copy of Kesha's new album, High Road, out January 31. TiK ToK! Kesha is Raising Hell and taking the High Road to Foxwoods Resort Casino! It’s been an incredible two years since Kesha returned to the charts in 2017 with her critically acclaimed #1 album 'Rainbow’ which earned the singer/songwriter her first GRAMMY nominations and was called "an artistic feat"…

The 2019 Little Poland Festival in New Britain

The 2020 Little Poland Festival in New Britain

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

The 2020 Little Poland Festival will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 10 am to 7 pm in New Britain. With leaping folk dancers, live music, arts and crafts, unique shopping, amazing food, costumed characters,carnival rides and activities for the young and young at heart, the Little Poland Festival is one of the fastest growing family friendly festivals of its kind in Connecticut. And the best part? Admission is only a smile. The Festival is held right in…

Celebrate! West Hartford

Celebrate! West Hartford 2020

June 6 - June 7

The 2020 Celebrate! West Hartford festival will be held on June 6th and June 7th, 2020. Kick off the summer season at this outdoor festival with activities for the whole family to enjoy! Dance to live music; spin, glide and twirl on rides; play games and win prizes; feast at the food court; shop for one-of-a-kind handmade works of art; and mix and mingle with friends and reps from local and regional businesses and non-profit organizations. Free festival admission, activities…

2020 Northeastern Connecticut Art and Garden Tours

2020 Northeastern Connecticut Art and Garden Tours

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Art, Garden and Foliage Tours brings you the seasonal studio and garden tours in Northeastern Connecticut on June 6th, 7th, 13 and 14th, 2020 from 10 am to 5 pm each day. Artist-gardeners will open their gardens and studios to the public. The gardens are located in Mansfield, Willington, Storrs, and Ashford, Connecticut. The tour includes 8 area gardens and a dozen artists. Bring your camera, your walking shoes, and a friend. Eight gardens throughout Connecticut feature cottage gardens, a…

Annual Pirate's Day Downtown Milford

Annual Pirate’s Day Downtown Milford

June 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Pirates Are Coming to Milford! Join us Sunday, June 7, 2020, for a family-friendly day of adventure, treasure, and more at this festive event! Start the day with Pancakes with the Pirates, then stay for the arrival of Captain Kidd himself as by boat in Milford Harbor. Pancakes with Pirates (tickets required, see link for purchase) Face painting Arrival of Captain Kidd and his band of Pirates in the Milford Harbor Live Music & Kid Crafts Food Trucks &…

Annual Cruise Night on Main Street in Middletown

Annual Cruise Night on Main Street in Middletown

June 10 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Middletown's Annual Cruise Night will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 and will feature hundreds of cars, from big to small, hot rods to pure muscle cars! This event will also include food trucks and vendors that will line both sides of Middletown's scenic Main Street from Washington Street to the South Green along with live entertainment and music. There's something for everyone! Visit our website for Volunteer Opportunities, Sponsor Registration, Vendor Registration, Entertainment, and Directions.

Annual Taste of Mystic at Olde Mistick Village

2020 Taste of Mystic at Olde Mistick Village

June 12 - June 14

The 2020 Taste of Mystic at Olde Mistick Village will be held June 12th through June 13th, 2020 Friday, June 12th: 5pm-10pm Saturday, June 13th: 11am-10pm Sunday, June 14th: 11am – 5pm Welcome to the Taste Of Mystic, the annual Mystic foodie favorite! Come sample items from the area’s best restaurants, socialize with friends and family, dance & enjoy a wide range of the area’s best live bands under our massive main event tent. Entrance to The Taste Of Mystic…

Stonington Garden Club Gardens by the Sea Tour

Stonington Garden Club Gardens by the Sea Tour CANCELLED

June 12 - June 13

April 1st Update: Stonington Garden Club Gardens by the Sea Tour was cancelled. See the Facebook page for details. The Stonington Garden Club presents the Gardens by the Sea Tour on June 12th and 13th, 2020. The Gardens by the Sea Tour offers a walking tour of several rarely seen private gardens in the historic Borough of Stonington, Connecticut. The tour features Artists in the Borough who will be painting in selected gardens and throughout the Borough, a tented Marketplace…

Plainville Wings and Wheels Food Truck Event

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Plainville Wings and Wheels Food Truck Event will be held on Saturday, June 13th, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm at Robertson Field Airport (AB8) Fly-in, car show, and food trucks! Get up close to airplane and helicopters on display, vintage and exotic car show and CT’S best food trucks servin everything from pulled pork to waffle Sundaes. rides games and live music all day

Annual Road Jam Music Fest at Two Roads Brewing Co.

CANCELLED Annual Road Jam Music Fest at Two Roads Brewing Co.

June 19 @ 5:30 pm - June 20 @ 10:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

This June 19th and 20th, 2020, Two Roads Brewing Company will be celebrating their Annual Road Jam Music Fest on the Two Roads Brewery Campus. Road Jam Music Festival will include a Friday night show to bring you more Jams, more beer and a whole lot more fun! Each ticket gets you entrance to the concerts as well as your first pint of beer. The Road Jam Music Fest is a must-attend festival for music lovers and will be the…

Greater Hartford Food Truck Fest

Greater Hartford Food Truck Fest

June 20 - June 21

The Greater Hartford Food Truck Fest will be held on June 20 and June 21, 2020 at the Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk, rain or shine. It will be a fun-filled weekend with food offerings from delicious food trucks and our notable restaurants, fantastic live bands, children's activities & family fun! Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 12 noon to 7 pm Sunday, June 21, 2020 from 12 noon to 6 pm In Evergreen Walk Park near L.L. Bean

Barrett Jackson Car Auction at Mohegan Sun Casino

Barrett Jackson Car Auction at Mohegan Sun Casino

June 24 - June 27

The 2020 Barrett Jackson Car Auction will be held at Mohegan Sun Casino at the Earth Expo and Convention Center, June 24th - June 27th, 2020. For the last 47 years, enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions. Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auctions have evolved over the years into world-class automotive lifestyle events where hundreds of the world's most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block…

Hartford Yard Goats 3-Day Skills Camp

Hartford Yard Goats 3-Day Skills Camp

June 30 @ 8:00 am - July 2 @ 5:00 pm

The Yard Goats Skills Camp is for kids 6-12 years old and will take place at Dunkin' Donuts Park on June 30th - July 2nd, 2020 from 9 AM - 12 PM each day. Each day campers will spend time completing drills, being taught the fundamentals of baseball, and learning from Yard Goats players and coaches. Each Camper will receive: --- A Yard Goats Skills Camp T-shirt --- 2 complimentary tickets to the 7:10 PM Yard Goats game on July…

Rebelution Good Vibes Summer Tour 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino

Rebelution Good Vibes Summer Tour 2020 at Mohegan Sun Casino

July 1 @ 6:00 pm

Grammy-nominated Reggae/Rock band, Rebelution, have announced their Good Vibes Summer Tour 2020 with friends Steel Pulse, The Green, Keznamdi and DJ Mackle. The tour stops at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at 6:00pm. Fifteen years into an effervescent career, California Reggae band and touring juggernaut Rebelution remains abundantly creative. Its members (singer/guitarist/lyricist Eric Rachmany, keyboardist Rory Carey, drummer Wesley Finley, and bassist Marley D. Williams) are as focused and committed as they are easygoing and laid-back. Free…

2020 Norwich Harbor Fireworks

July 3 - July 4

The 2020 Norwich Harbor Fireworks Festival will be held at the Norwich Harbor on Friday, July 3, 2020 and Saturday, July 4, 2020 Check the Facebook page for full details and times. Click Here to find more fireworks in Connecticut

2020 Sailfest at New London Harbor Schedule

2020 Sailfest at New London Harbor Schedule

July 10 - July 12

The 2020 Sailfest will be held on July 10th through July 12th, 2020 in New London. Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event, complete with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, ships, and over 200 vendors lining the streets. There will be plenty to see, buy, and eat, so make sure to come hungry and ready to try new food! Sailfest 2020 Dates/Times: Friday: 3:00PM to 11:00PM (Waterfront only) Saturday: 10:00AM to 11:00PM Sunday: 9:00AM to 6:00PM Sailfest…

2020 Connecticut Craft Beer Fest at the Oakdale Theatre

2020 Connecticut Craft Beer Fest at the Oakdale Theatre

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The 2020 Connecticut Craft Beer Fest will be held at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford on July 11, 2020 from 12 pm to 9:30 pm. This event is hosted by the CT Brewers Guild. We will have 60+ CT Breweries participating and once again have them in all three rooms at the Oakdale, plus outdoor space (weather permitting). We have VIP and General Admission Sessions available and there will only be a limited amount of tickets available per session. This…

Janet Jackson: Black Diamond Tour Comes to Foxwoods!

Janet Jackson’s Black Diamond Tour Comes to Foxwoods!

July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Janet Jackson takes Foxwoods Resort Casino by storm on July 17, 2020 in the Grand Theater at 8:00 pm. Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 GRAMMY® Awards, 2 Emmy Nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actress as well including the NAACP…





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