Younger kids can have a spooky, not scary, visit to Forest of Fear during a "lights on" segment on Friday. Photo by Ally Noel
Younger kids can have a spooky, not scary, visit to Forest of Fear during a "lights on" segment on Friday. Photo by Ally Noel

Halloween Weekend Things To Do in Connecticut: Hauntings, Drive-Ins, Costume Parades

Happy Hallo-Weekend, Connecticut! It’s no trick: Halloween is not going to look the same as years past. But if you plan accordingly, this weekend is filled with a ton of treats! I mean, how many other weekends can you take a spooky stroll through the Forest of Fear, wear a costume to a drive-in theater, or trunk or treat at Mount Misery? This is Halloween 2020! Our calendar is filled with many creative trick-or-treating alternatives that will make this year one for the memory (and photo) books.

Looking for even more seasonal fun? It's high time to go pumpkin picking, get lost in a corn maze, or enjoy one of our favorite Halloween activities. Just remember to bring your Halloween-themed kids' face masks and practice social distancing. If you're staying in, create Netflix's interactive haunted house at home, or take a look at our roundup of free October virtual events and classes to stream from home. As always, keep tabs on our Connecticut events calendar for daily updates on local activities as well as virtual opportunities for family fun.

While we are trying to promote safer activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, please keep your family and others safe by always wearing a mask and maintaining appropriate distance. If you arrive at an event that appears too crowded, try using the “nearby” search feature on our events calendar to find something else to do.


Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd.
Hartford, CT 06103

Fairview Tree Farm
2 Saw Mill City Rd
Shelton, CT 06484

Downtown Mystic
Mystic, CT

Coley Homestead
104 Weston Road
Weston, CT 06883

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355-0990

The Children's Museum
950 Trout Brook Drive,
West Hartford, , CT 06119-1437

Shore Line Trolley Museum
17 River Street
East Haven, CT 06512

Flamig Farm
7 West Shingle Mill Road
West Simsbury, CT 06092

Halas Farm Market
28 Pembroke Rd
Danbury, CT

Foxwoods Resort and Casino
350 Trolley Line Blvd
Mashantucket, CT 06338

St. Gregory the Great
85 Great Plain Road
Danbury, CT

Palace Theater
61 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT 06901

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052

Stepping Stones Children's Museum
303 West Avenue Mathews Park
Norwalk, CT 06850

Stamford Recreation Department
1170 Shippan Ave
Stamford, CT

St. Anthony
17 Granville Ave
Danbury, CT

Westbrook Outlets
314 Flat Rock Place
Westbrook, CT

Edgewood Park
corner of Whalley and West Rock Avenues
New Haven, CT

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355-0990

Hope Church
240 Wolfpit Rd
Wilton, CT

Pachaug State Forest Mount
Route 49
Voluntown, CT

Adventure Park
4450 Park Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Stepping Stones
303 West Aveue
Norwalk, CT

Mill River Park
W. Park Pl
Stamford, CT 06901

MAD Lab
22 Leonard Street
Norwalk , CT

Lyman Orchards Farm
3 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT 06455

Scott's Yankee Farm
436 Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT 06333

Downtown Wethersfield
Main Street
Wethersfield, CT

PNA Park
60 North Plains Highway
Wallingford, CT 06492

Wojtusik Nursery
750 Terryville Ave. Route 6
Bristol, CT 06010

Fairview Tree Farm
2 Saw Mill City Rd
Shelton, CT 06484

Henry Whitfield State Museum
248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437

Maritime Aquarium
10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Jones Family Farm
120 Beardsley Road
Shelton, CT 06484

Warrup's Farm
11 John Read Rd
Redding, CT 06896

Silverman's Farm
451 Sport Hill Rd.
Easton, CT

Blue Jay Orchards
125 Plumtrees Road
Bethel, CT

Castle Hill Farm
40 Sugar Lane
Newtown, CT 06470

Plasko's Farm
670 Daniels Farm Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611

Jesse Lee Church
207 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Sam Bridge Nurseries
437 North Street
Greenwich, CT 06807

Sherwood Farm
355 Sport Hill Rd.
Easton, CT

Karabin Farms
894 Andrews Street
Southington , CT 06489

Rose's Berry Farm
1200 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury , CT 06033

Scott's Orchard and Nursery
1838 New London Turnpike
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Riverview Farms
91 Wassuc Road
South Glastonbury, CT 06073

Foster Farm
90 Foster Street
South Windsor, CT 06074

Brown's Harvest
1911 Poquonock Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095

Johnny's Roadside Market Garden
336 N Maple Street
Enfield, CT 06082

Pickin Patch
219 Nod Road
Avon, CT 06001

Bishop's Orchards
1355 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT

Foster Family Farm
90 Foster Street
South Windsor, CT

Scott's Yankee Farmer
436 Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT

Castle Hill Farm
25 Sugar Lane
Newtown , CT

Fort Hill Farms
260 Quaddick Road
Thompson, CT

Lyman Orchards
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT

Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm
461 Cornwall Bridge Road (Route 4)
Sharon , CT

Sweet Pea Farm at the House of Hayes
151 East Street
North Granby, CT

Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm
227 Ekonk Hill Road
Sterling, CT

March Farm
160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem, CT

Plasko Farm
670 Daniels Farm Rd
Trumbull, CT 06611

Nature 's Campsites
96 Ekonk Hill Road
Voluntown, CT 06384

Hemlock Hill Cooperative Campground
118 Hemlock Hill Road
Litchfield, CT 06750

Nelson's Family Campground
71 Mott Hill Road
East Hampton, CT 06424

Wolf's Den Campground
256 Town Street
E Haddam, CT 06423

Cozy Hills Campground
1311 Bantam Road
Bantam, CT 06750

Brialee Campground
174 Laurel Lane
Ashford, CT 06278

Mystic KOA
118 Pendleton Hill Road
North Stonington, CT 06359

Water's Edge Family Campground
271 Leonard Bridge Road
Lebanon, CT 06249

Charlie Brown Campground
98 Chaplin Road/Route 198
Eastford, CT

Strawberry Park Campground
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT 06535

Bear Creek Campground
186 Enterprise Drive
Bristol, CT
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