Best of August: Top 25 Things To Do in Connecticut with Kids

Norwalk hosts Broadway In Mathews Park: Disney 2022. Photo courtesy of The Norwalk Conservatory of the Arts
Norwalk hosts Broadway In Mathews Park: Disney 2022. Photo courtesy of The Norwalk Conservatory of the Arts

Summer is not over yet! August in Connecticut is a great time to enjoy outdoor movies and concerts, summer festivals, and some of the best beach days. Read on for our top things to do in Connecticut with kids and the very best of August.

Even if your summer feels like it's flying by, there's plenty of sunny fun you can still enjoy. It's blueberry season and the fruit is ripe. Head to one of Connecticut's great destinations for pick-your-own berries. Connecticut's festival season is in full swing. Connecticut has a festival for every occasion from the Green Corn Festival  to Bluegrass music to oysters.

We're adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don't forget to check it frequently.

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Places featured in this article:


Roger Sherman Baldwin Park

Fairfield Museum & History Center

Devon Rotary Pavilion at Walnut Beach

Downtown Milford, along Milford Harbor
Wee Faerie Village: Twinkle Point!
Florence Griswold Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
The Connecticut Renaissance Faire
Lebanon County Fairgrounds - 10:30 AM Pick
Pumpkin Patch Trolley
Connecticut Trolley Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
Sensory Friendly Day @ the Connecticut Science Center
Conn. Science Center - 10:00 AM Pick
The Shore Line Trolley Museum Pumpkin Patch
The Shore Line Trolley Museum - 11:00 AM Pick
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