Best Things To Do in Connecticut in December 2021 with Kids
Connecticut families looking for fun don't have to look far this December. There are lots of great shows, holiday festivals, Santa Claus visits, reindeer sightings, holiday strolls, and more—and our favorites are curated right here for you.
Don't miss the 15 Best Holiday and Christmas Events and Activities for Connecticut Kids, our list of free holiday and Christmas events, and all the Winter Activities in Connecticut, including the Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Connecticut. If snow comes, and you are feeling adventurous, the kids might love a trip to one of Connecticut's snow tubing parks. You'll find even more top things to do in our Holiday Fun Guide.
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Top Things To Do in Connecticut With Kids This December
Heights and Lights
Winter Fun Fest
The Santa Story
Lantern Light Village
Brunch With Santa at Cedars
Holiday Tribute to the Suffragists!
Winter Solstice Starlight Stroll
Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa's Workshop
Family Program: Cocoa and Crafts Story Hour
Fantasy of Lights at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven
Winterfest at Bushnell Park in Hartford
Festival of Silver Lights at Hubbard Park in Meriden
Holiday Lights Spectacular at the Amp
"The Polar Express" 4D at the Maritime Aquarium
Magic of Lights at Pratt & Whitney Stadium
Places featured in this article:
Foxwoods Resort and Casino
Lutz Children's Museum
Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses
Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater
Pratt & Whitney Stadium