An international food court, rides, amusements, and more await Connecticut families September 10-11 in Norwalk.  Photo courtesy of the Norwalk Oyster Festival
An international food court, rides, amusements, and more await Connecticut families September 10-11 in Norwalk. Photo courtesy of the Norwalk Oyster Festival

Best Things To Do in Connecticut with Kids in September 2021

September brings apple picking, fall fairs, hayrides, and many more opportunities for fun outings. Our event calendar is a wonderful resource full of events for Connecticut families, many of which are free or inexpensive. Top events in Connecticut in September include the popular River Fire in Putnam, when the Quinebaug River is lit up with floating fire pots and music fills the air, and for oyster lovers and kids who love the circus, there's the Annual Oyster Festival in Norwalk. 

Our list of the best things to do with kids in Connecticut this September is loaded with family fun, music, and excitement. Take in a laser light show, stroll through a farmers' market, or cheer on swimmers racing in open water. Visit each listing below to add your favorite events to your calendar. Be sure to sign up for our newsletters and get all our Connecticut picks delivered to your inbox.

 

Places featured in this article:


Lyman Orchards
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 4, 2021 - Sun Nov 7, 2021) Lyman Orchards' Corn Maze

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
upcoming events

Lebanon County Fairgrounds
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 4, 2021 - Sun Oct 17, 2021) The Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

Norwalk Cove Marina
upcoming events
(Thu Sep 23, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) Norwalk Boat Show

Memorial Boulevard Park
upcoming events
(Fri Sep 24, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) Bristol Mum Festival

Lachat Town Farm
upcoming events
(Fri Jun 25, 2021 - Fri Sep 24, 2021) Lachat Farmer's Market

White Memorial Conservation Center
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) Star Party

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) Oktoberfest at Quassy
Lyman Orchards' Corn Maze
Lyman Orchards - various times Pick
Pumpkintown U.S.A.
Pumpkintown USA - various times Pick
Library of Congress National Book Festival
Library of Congress and Virtual - 9:00 AM
MagicDance Toddler Classes at Audubon Greenwich
MagicDance Toddler at Audubon Greenwich - 9:15 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides