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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures


Welcome to the Weekly Roundup of Events in Central CT! Get ready to dive into the vibrant and exciting happenings taking place right in the heart of Central CT. Whether you’re a local resident or just passing through, this is your go-to source for discovering a wide array of events taking place each weekend. Here’s what’s going on this weekend May 19, 2023 – May 21, 2023

Spring Ghost Tour

Step into the heart and soul of the Mark Twain House by experiencing it at night. This tour will take you on a journey into the paranormal and haunted history of this CT landmark. 

Tickets can be purchased online Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours  – Mark Twain House

Event takes place May 19, 2023 at 6pm (and is recurring so be sure to check their event calendar!)

Moxie Market @ Stony Creek Brewery

Shop, Eat, Drink, Listen to Live Music and enjoy the view!

More than 20 curated artisans will participate in the Moxie Market at Stony Creek Brewery in Branford, CT on Saturday May 20, 2023. The event takes place from 12pm – 5pm. 

New Britain Street Festival

I am a huge fan of all that Mayor Erin Stewart and her team have done for the city of New Britain over the years. So, head to downtown New Britain on Saturday May 20, 2023 between 12pm and 8pm to see it all first-hand. The day will be filled with many different activities including Live Music, a Car Show, Helicopter Rides, Food from Local Restaurants and much, much, more!

Follow @CelebrateNewBritain on Facebook to stay up to date.


Food Truck Battle

Are we noticing a theme here? I love FOOD so you very well may see me at the food truck battle this weekend. 

Head down to 6 Rubber Ave in Naugatuck on Saturday May 20, 2023 OR Sunday May 21, 2023 for a food truck battle. You, the public, get to vote on the best food truck, participate in food eating competitions throughout the day, ride carnival rides, listen to live 80’s rock music and shop from at any one of many hand-crafted vendor booths.

Youth Fishing Derby

Looking for something to do in Central CT with the kids this weekend?  The American Legion Post 209 in Forestville is hosting its 8th Annual Fishing Derby on Sunday May 21, 2023. 

Who: Kids ages 16 years and under

Where: Rockwell Park Bristol, CT

When: Registration from 6:30-8am, Tournament 8am-11am

Great prizes to be won! For more details click here.

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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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