With Connecticut preparing to welcome the fall season, several fun-filled fairs and festivals will be taking place throughout the state this weekend. If you’re in need of a romantic escape or family weekend getaway, we’ve got you covered! Here are some of the best local fairs in CT this weekend that you won’t want to leave off your itinerary.
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4 Fairs in CT This Weekend That You’ll Love
Fall Festival and Hawk Watch
The annual Fall Festival and Hawk Watch in Greenwich, CT is hosted by the Audubon Society! With over 20,000 hawks, eagles, and other birds of prey flying over Greenwich each year, you and your family or significant other are sure to spot plenty of birds during the annual migration. Visitors will also be treated to raptor shows, live music, food trucks, a climbing wall, petting zoo, and much more. It’s the perfect way to immerse in the natural beauty of Greenwich while making lifelong memories. Plus, the event is located just minutes from our historic bed & breakfast in Greenwich!
The Guilford Fair
Located approximately 45 minutes from Greenwich, the Guilford Fair is another event that you won’t want to miss! This agricultural fair offers plenty of things for visitors to do including midway rides, games, arts and crafts, photography exhibits, and more. The Antique Tractor Pull and Show is one of the fair’s most popular events, so be sure to stop by for old-fashioned fun and entertainment.
Orange Country Fair
The Orange Country Fair is one of Connecticut’s most classic events! If you’re willing to make the hour drive from Greenwich, we promise the journey will be well worth it! Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with animal displays, arts and crafts, delicious fair food, a lumberjack show, and many more family-friendly activities! You could spend an entire day enjoying all the exciting things there are to do at this annual fair.
This event is also located just over an hour from Greenwich, but the large amount of activities are well worth it! Since 1855, the Berlin Fair is a favorite of many central Connecticut locals. The action packed schedule includes a full list of activities the whole family will love including pie-eating contests, frog jumping, live entertainment, and large animal exhibits. It’s a local tradition that you’ll want to come back for each year!
Can’t make it to the fairs in CT this weekend? No worries! Visit the Connecticut Tourism site to find even more upcoming festivals and fairs any time of year.
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