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12 Amazing Fall Festivals in CT for 2022!

If you are looking for some great fall festivals in CT to add to your fall activities list for this year, we’ve got you covered.

2022 has ushered out the pandemic and re-welcomed Connecticut’s favorite seasonal festivals – and fall is when CT really goes all out with the celebrations!

Consider your weekend plans made for this fall!

Don’t forget to also check out some of CT’s other fall favoritesapple picking, pumpkin picking, and fall foliage watching while you’re at it.

Let’s get to the fall festivals.

Image of pumpkins arranged on wooden wagon at fall festivals in CT.

12 fall festivals in CT you don’t want to miss in 2022

Hebron Harvest Fair

If you’re looking for a fall festival that’s packed with fun for the whole family, the Hebron Harvest Fair is for you.

Here, you can enjoy live entertainment including:

  • racing pigs
  • BMX Stunt Show
  • DockDogs canine aquatics and The Flying Cortes Trapeze Spectacular
  • concerts
  • midway rides
  • animal barns
  • livestock events
  • truck and tractor pulls
  • a demolition derby
  • community exhibits
  • contests
  • vendors
  • Beer & Wine Garden
  • fair food

and more!

On Dollar Night (Thurs., Sept. 8), admission, parking and rides are just $1 each (10-ride minimum purchase).

Unlimited ride wristbands are $30 Friday or Sunday, $35 Saturday and $23 online in advance.

  • Date: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 9th, 10th, & 11th
  • Time: 12pm-12am (Friday), 9am-12am (Saturday), 9am-7:30pm (Sunday)
  • Address: 347 Gilead St. Hebron, CT 06248
  • Cost: $14 Friday – Sunday, $12 in advance, and free for kids 12 & younger and active military with military ID

East Haven Fall Festival 2022 – East Haven

All the best events in Connecticut are held on the East Haven Town Green, including the East Haven Fall Festival.

Come this September for a road race, car show, crafts, artisan vendors, rides, music, and more!

This is a great fall festival for the whole family!

  • Date: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, September 8th, 9th, 10th, & 11th, 2022
  • Time: 5pm Friday – 6pm Sunday
  • Address: East Haven Green Historic District
  • Cost: Free

Annual 43rd Watertown Fall Festival – Watertown

The Watertown Fall Festival, as usual, is set to be one of the biggest fall events of 2022!

Here, you’ll find plenty of fall-themed fun for the whole family. From bouncy houses to face painting, there’s plenty for kids to do here.

For us grown folk, there will be plenty of live music, food, and lawn games!

  • Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2022
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Address: 570 Nova Scotia Hill Road, Watertown, CT
  • Cost: Free

34th Cheshire Fall Festival – Cheshire

This fall, come to Bartlem Park on Friday for food trucks and live music and revisit the park on Saturday for the fall festival.

Come for live music, kids’ activities, a car show, food and beverage vendors, and more. There will also be a fireworks show!

  • Date: Friday & Saturday, September 9th & 10th, 2022
  • Time: 10am – 7pm
  • Address: 520 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT
  • Cost: Free

Seymour Pumpkin Festival – Seymour

The Seymore Pumpkin Festival has all your favorite fall activities!

Come for some tasty treats, a kids’ costume contest, live music, live animal meet and greets, a ceramics booth, and more!

  • Date: Sunday, September 18, 2022
  • Time: 10am – 5pm
  • Address: 62 Spruce St., Seymour, CT 06483
  • Cost: Free

Southington Apple Harvest Festival – Southington

If you’re wondering if there’s a Connecticut fall festival that’s known and cherished by most everyone in the state, the Southington Apple Harvest Festival is it.

This fall festival attracts 100,00+ people from CT and all over New England.

This, the 53rd year of the event, promises to be as spectacular as the years past.

With food, games, live entertainment, crafts, vendors, and more, you want to add this one to your list of CT fall festivals to visit this year!

  • Date: Friday-Sunday, September 30th – October 2nd & October 7th – 9th, 2022
  • Time: TBA
  • Address: 75 Main St. Southington, CT 06489
  • Cost: Free

Mystic Apple Festival – Mystic

If you’ve been to Olde Mistick Village, you should definitely make the trip. It’s amazing all year round, but it’s just spectacular in the fall.

This year is the very first Mystic Apple Festival and it’s going to be awesome!

Come celebrate fall with fall foods, cider, and more – all in the beautiful Olde Mistick Village!

  • Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 22nd & 23rd, 2022
  • Time: 10am – 5pm
  • Address: 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT
  • Cost: Free

Fall Festival – Wolcott

This fall, come to the Woodtick Rec Park/Beach for some classic fall festival activities.

Here, there will be hay rides, a pumpkin patch, a car show, food trucks, and more!

  • Date: Saturday, October 15th, 2022
  • Time: 10am – 6pm
  • Address: 201 Nichols Road, Wolcott, CT 06716
  • Cost: Free

Fall Food & Vendor Festival – Berlin

This fall festival brings over 60 vendors, plenty of ice cream, food trucks, and kids’ activities.

Come to the Berlin Legions Club hungry and ready to shop!

  • Date: Sunday, October 2nd, 2022
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Address: 154 Porters Pass, Berlin, CT 06037
  • Cost: Free

Annual Fall Harvest Festival – Madison

Come to the Madison Beach Hotel this fall for a small-ish, but charming fall festival.

Bring a picnic lunch and shop for local crafts, art, jewelry, and more, right on the beautiful Long Island Sound.

  • Date: Sunday, October 23rd, 2022
  • Time: 11am – 3pm
  • Address: 94 W Wharf, Madison, CT
  • Cost: Free

Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival – Bethlehem

The Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds is one of the most spectacular (and popular) fall festivals in CT.

There will be over 200 vendors at this enormous fall food festival!

Come enjoy live music, garlic cooking demonstrations, and tons of garlic foods, dips, cheeses, and more. This is a fall event foodies will not want to miss!

  • Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 8th & 9th, 2022
  • Time: 9am – 5pm
  • Address: 304 Main St N, Bethlehem, CT 06751
  • Cost: $10-adults, $8-seniors, $1-children under 12

Harvest Festival at the Stamford Nature Center – Stamford

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is throwing its annual Harvest Festival and, if you haven’t been in the past, you owe your family a visit this year.

Here, you’ll find animals, face painting, live music, crafting stations, and more. There will, of course, be harvest and apple-themed activities, as well!

  • Date: Wednesday & Thursday, November 2nd & 3rd, 2022
  • Time: 11am – 3pm
  • Address: 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford CT 06903
  • Cost: $6 for members, $12 for non-members

There you have it – 12 of the best fall festivals CT has to offer. On your way to one of these festivals, don’t forget to check out Connecticut’s beautiful fall foliage!

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