Thanksgiving Weekend 2022 in Connecticut: Reindeer Fest, Turkey Trots, and Tree Lightings

The holiday season really lights up this Thanksgiving Weekend 2022 in Connecticut! Magic of Lights courtesy of Live Nation Connecticut
The holiday season really lights up this Thanksgiving Weekend 2022 in Connecticut! Magic of Lights courtesy of Live Nation Connecticut

Looking for the best things to do in Connecticut on Thanksgiving weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for this Thanksgiving weekend.

There is a full roster of holiday activities this Thanksgiving weekend in Connecticut 2022. It's time for seasonal cheer and family fun. Nutmeggers won't have to look far to find some festivities for Connecticut kids. The state is lighting up for the holidays! Tis weekend marks the opening of glittering light displays in Hartford and East Hartford. You can launch some pumpkins in Wilton and waddle away your weekend in New Canaan. Or, you can work off some Thanksgiving calories at holiday-inspired fun runs in Rowayton and Fairfield

Hopefully, you will have a chance to enjoy the company of friends and family. Have safe and easy travels if you are on the road this holiday weekend. Pass the downtime by checking out our Connecticut Holiday Fun Guide, updated with all the latest Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year's Eve events for the 2022 season. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Mommy Poppins!

Places featured in this article:


Connecticut Convention Center

Stonington Town Dock

Healing Meals Community Project

Steven & Alexandra Cohen Skating Center

Gorham's Pond

Redding Community Center

Connecticut Trolley Mueum

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum

Polar Express Train Station
Groundhog Day at Niantic Children's Museum
Niantic Children's Museum - 9:30 AM Pick
Family Craft Night: Personalized Valentines
Stonington Community Center - 6:00 PM Pick
CAMP Craft Pass
CAMP SoNo - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides