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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

Weekend 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 July 7, 2023 – July 9, 2023

Music of ABBA


Rain or Shine! Enjoy the songs of ABBA in the heart of Simsbury with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.  Bring your own food and beverages or grab food at the event. To learn more and to purchase tickets, click here

Date: Friday, July 7, 2023

Time: Entry opens at 6:00pm and the concert starts at 7:30pm

Location: Simsbury Meadows; 22 Iron Horse Blvd, Simsbury, CT

Farmington Valley BBQ Festival

BBQ Food galore!! This weekend at Peckham Park in Middlefield you’ll be able to sample a variety of smoked meats including ribs, brisket, pork and more. 

Date: Saturday, July 8, 2023 and Sunday July 9, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 7:00PM on Saturday & 10:00 AM – 5:00PM on Sunday

Location: Peckham Park; 161 Strickland Rd Middlefield, CT

Dino Trolley

Dinosaur activities all day long, all weekend long! This is the perfect event for kids to experience the ultimate dinosaur adventure. Search for dinosaurs while on board the trolley, dig for fossils, hunt for eggs and so much more. Details about the event can be found here. Don’t wait! Tickets will sell out fast.

Date: Saturday, July 8, 2023 and Sunday, July 9, 2023

Time: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Location: Connecticut Trolley Museum; 58 N Rd #9606 East Windsor, CT

Firework Shows - Rescheduled

Due to the inclement weather over the past weekend, several firework shows and events have been rescheduled for this weekend including: 




For dates and times, just click on the town name. 

Taylor Swift Brunch

Calling all Swifties to 75 Center on Sunday July 9th!! Don’t miss out on this incredible fusion of brunch and Taylor Swift fandom. Reserve your spot now and be prepared to immerse yourself in the ultimate brunch party inspired by the one and only Taylor Swift! 

Date: Sunday July 9

Time: 10:30 AM

Location: 75 Center ; 75 Center St Southington, CT

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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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