Top Free Halloween Events in Connecticut for Kids

Halloween at the Carousel in Stamford Saturday will be crafty, fun, and full of classic carnival treats like candy apples and hot apple cider. Photo courtesy of Mill River Park Collaborative
Halloween at the Carousel in Stamford Saturday will be crafty, fun, and full of classic carnival treats like candy apples and hot apple cider. Photo courtesy of Mill River Park Collaborative

It's not a trick! These 13 free Halloween events in Connecticut offer something for the whole family. Whether you are looking to scare up a little fun with some spooky scarecrows, or dance the Monster Mash at a Halloween party, this list has some treats for all little ghosts and goblins that won't break the bank. From a Halloween drive-thru and trunk-or-treats, to pumpkin decorating, costume parties, and a parade, the Nutmeg State hosts some of the best free Halloween activities through October 31.

Browse our Connecticut Halloween Guide for more Halloween activities, explore our Fall Fun Guide for Families to find corn mazes, hayrides, and fall festivals, and find the best fall things to do in Connecticut with kids.

Toddler Tales at Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones - 9:30 AM
Monday Morning Hikes at Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center
Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center - 9:00 AM
Jennings Beach Carnival
Jennings Beach - various times
Spring Outdoors in the Last Green Valley
The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor - various times
Bicycles on Main
Downtown Old Wethersfield - various times
Neighborhood Guides
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