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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

October 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 October 20, 2023 – October 22, 2023

The Ultimate Pizza Challenge

Love pizza? Love the idea of eating out on a Friday night for only $15 per person where you can get all the pizza, beer and wine you want? Head down to the Ultimate Pizza Challenge where 8 of Bristol’s pizzarias will be serving up 30 different pizzas. Choose from cheese, pepperoni, veggie and specialty pizzas and vote for your favorite! Beer and Wine tasting will be happening simultaneously. 


Date: Friday October 20, 2023 

Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Location: 188 Main St Bristol, CT

Flamig Farm Haunted Halloween Walkthrough

 Animals, scares and spooks “oh my”! The Haunted Trail is designed for ages 3 and up – there will also be a food truck and a booze truck. Tickets ae $15 and can be purchased online.



Starting: Friday October 20, 2023 

Other dates include October 21, October 27 and Octobe 28. 

Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Location: 7 Shingle Mill Rd West Simsbury, CT

Pups & Pumpkins

Events, interactive games, activities, adoption events, Bingo and more! Stop into the Bristol Bazaar this Saturday and join in on the fun!


Date: Saturday October 21, 2023  

Time: 9:00AM – 9:00PM 

Location: 73 Race St Bristol CT

Plainville Pumpkin Festival

Downtown Plainville will be hosting its annual pumpkin festival on Saturday evening. Whether you are a resident or just in the area, stop by for some fall fun including live music by Audacity, a costume parade, food trucks, a haunted house, pumpkin paintings, a pumpkin carving contest, bounce houses and more!


Date:  Saturday October 21, 2023

Time: 4:00PM – 8:00PM

Location:  Downtown Plainville, CT

Fall Craft Fair

Larson’s Garden Center will be selling fall items including pumpkins, mums, hay bales, scarecrows, as well as fall decor. Bring the kids – there will be activities for them including crafts and games. Additionally, over 30 local artists and vendors will be on site selling their handmade items. 

And, if you’re hungry –  “I Know A Guy Deli” food truck will be onsite Saturday and Sunday selling sandwiches, salads and more.


Date:  Saturday October 21, 2023 and Sunday October 22, 2023

Time: 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Location:  Larson’s Garden Center Burlington, 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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