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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

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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 September 29, 2023 – October 1, 2023

Lantern Tour

The Bristol Historical Society will be hosting the annual Lantern Tour at West Cemetery on Friday and Saturday evening starting at 6pm. This will be a guided tour through the cemetery in which you get to “meet” some of the notable “residents” who will be sharing their stories. Learn about Bristol, former residents and how they helped shape the community. 

Donations are welcome.


Date: Friday September 29, 2023 & Saturday September 30, 2023

Time: Every 20 minutes starting at 6:00PM until 8:00PM

Location: 49 Pound St Bristol, CT

Haunting at the Ridge

Halloween is upon us at Powder Ridge Park this weekend! Take the chair lift up the mountain into the darkness and brace yourself for a brave walk down through the spooky and haunted hillside! 

Cap off the night with a beverage from the Zombie Lounge! Purchase tickets here.



Starting: Friday September 29, 2023 & running every weekend until Sunday October 29, 2023

Time: 5:00PM – 10:00PM 

Location: 99 Powder Hill Rd Middlefield, CT

Phantom Fall Fest

Friday marks the beginning of yet another frightful yet delightfully haunted trail!

Lake Compounce’s Phantom Fall Fest commences this weekend with more horror than in years past! Get your tickets here.

Starting: Friday September 29, 2023 & running every weekend until October 29, 2023 

Time: 6:00PM – 10:00PM 

Location: 185 Enterprise Dr Bristol, CT

2023 Bark & Brewfest

Enjoy unlimited beer and spirits at the annual Bark & Brewfest happening this weekend for only $35! All proceeds go to Dog Star Rescue out of Bloomfield, CT. Adoptable furry friends will also be in attendance! Tickets are available here.


Date: Saturday September 30, 2023

Time: 4:00PM – 8:00PM

Location: Trinity Health Stadium 250 Huyshope Ave Hartford, 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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