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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

August Events

Whether you’re a local resident or just passing through, this is your go-to source for discovering a wide array of weekend events in Central CT.

Here’s what’s going on this weekend August 18, 2023 – August 20, 2023

Designer Bag BINGO!

Designer Bag Bingo this Friday evening at the Elks Club is bound to be a great time! Not only do you have a chance to win a new designer bag but there will be door prizes, raffles and cupcakes. Grab your friends and pack some snacks, this is bound to be a great time!
Advance tickets required. 

Date: Friday August 18, 2023 

Time: 6:00PM – 8:000PM (doors open at 4:45PM)

Location: Elks Club 126 South St Bristol

Canton Volunteer Fire Company's Lobsterfest!

Tis the season for Lobstaahhh! $35.00 Includes one full lobster, corn, New England Clam Chowder, and a beverage! 

Not a seafood lover? Well, there will be hot dogs and hamburgers, french fries, chicken fingers and more to choose from! Wash it all down with a soft drink, cold beer or wine!

Live music both days will be sure to keep you entertained but that’s not all. From 12:00-4:00 PM on Saturday there will be a Touch a Truck event for the kids.


Date: Friday August 18, 2023 and Saturday August 19, 2023

Time: Friday 6:00PM – 9:30PM and Saturday 12:00PM – 9:30PM

Location: 14 Canton Springs Road, Canton

Rockwell Summer Festival

Another great Bristol celebration this weekend!!  The Rockwell Summer Festival includes a car show, 12 live bands performing on 2 stages, arts and crafts, 12 food trucks, 170 vendor booths, games, and a Kids Zone that includes a GAGA pit, inflatable archery, an escape room and monkey bridge.
Do you love pie? Sign up for the pie eating contest starting at 3:14PM. 

Date: Saturday August 19, 2023

Time: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Location: Rockwell Park, Bristol 

Dragon Boat & Asian Festival

Transport yourself to Asia on Saturday afternoon by visiting downtown Hartford. The Dragon Boats will leave you in awe as you cheer on you favorite team! Then immerse yourself in the Asian and Pacific Island culture as you indulge in the traditional cuisine, enjoy the music and learn about martial arts.  

Date: Saturday August 19, 2023

Time: 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza 300 Columbus Blvd Hartford 

Pierogi Palooza

The Polish Plate in Southington is celebrating pierogis this weekend! Stop by and enjoy pierogis, beer, wine, live music, yard games, raffles & more! 
Bring 5 non-perishable food items that will be donated to the Southington Bread for Life for a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $50 Polish Plate gift card.

Date: Sunday, August 20, 2023

Time: 1:00PM – 7:00PM 

Location:  Polish Plate 1095 West St Southington

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Nichole Morrell

Nichole Morrell

Hey Central CT! I'm Nichole Morrell, a REALTOR at Turning Point Realty, LLC and a Bristol, CT native and current resident. I have a lot of knowledge about this amazing community and the surrounding towns and cities so if you live in the Central CT area or are thinking of moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with me on the latest Events, Restaurants, Outdoor Activities, Real Estate trends and more!
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