9 Top Things to Do in CT this Weekend (March 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2024)

If you are looking for some fun things to do in CT this weekend, you have come to the right place.

Whether you’re looking for family fun, something for couples, or something just for you, we’ve got some great suggestions to keep you busy and having a great time!

The busy holiday season is over and things were slowed down event-wise for the first couple of months of the year, but we’re feeling the warmth of spring now and we’re ready to have some fun.

Some great events are going on this weekend, though! Some for just adults and some for the whole family.

Whatever you’re looking for, we’ve got some great events right here for you.

You’ve gotta love indoor events when the weather is super cold!

So, let’s dive in – it’s going to be a great weekend!

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What is there to do in CT this weekend?

The weekend is upon us and there is a ton of fun stuff going on. Here’s a sample of what you’ll find going on in CT this weekend.

Read on for more information, event links, times, dates, addresses, and prices.

  • 2024 Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament
  • Terry Fator Show
  • Winter Market 2024
  • Eastern CT Maple Festival
  • 2024 FanFest
  • Los Angeles Azules Concert
  • Irish Fest 2024
  • Milford Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

9 Top Things to Do in CT this Weekend (March 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2024)

2024 Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament – Uncasville

If you’re a basketball fan, this is the game you’ve been waiting for.

This 4-day, 10-game series features some of the best women’s basketball players in the U.S. competing for NCAA qualification.

There are also plenty of great things to do in the surrounding area.

So, why not book a suite and make a weekend of it?

After all, 4-day ticket passes are available!

  • Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, March 8th, 9th,10th, & 11th, 2024
  • Time: 11 am, 1:30 pm, & 4 pm (Friday), 12 pm, 2:30 pm, 7 pm, & 9 pm (Saturday), 2:30 pm & 5 pm (Sunday), 7 pm (Monday)
  • Address: 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT 06382
  • Cost: $31+

Terry Fator Show – Mashantucket

The worldwide America’s Got Talent sensation, Terry Faotr, is coming to Foxwoods Casino & Resort this weekend and it’s going to be an awesome show.

Terry Fator is a comedian, musician, and ventriloquist who puts on a once-in-a-lifetime show that will leave you talking about it for months.

Make sure you come early for the amazing dining options at Foxwoods!

  • Date: Friday, March 8th, 2024
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Address: 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, CT
  • Cost: &49+

Winter Market 2024 – Plainfield

If you’re looking for some family shopping fun this weekend, head to Plainfield High School for 2024’s Winter Market.

Here, you’ll find local vendors selling a large range of agricultural and other items.

Bring cash for lunch, vendors, and raffles!

  • Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
  • Time: 10 am – 2 pm
  • Address: 105 Putnam Road, Plainfield, CT
  • Cost: Free admission

Eastern CT Maple Festival – Storrs

We’re approaching the time of year when folks in CT are done with all the snow and ready for some fun family festivals.

This weekend, it’s time for one of the 1st festivals of the spring season!

Come to Storrs, CT with thousands of others for food trucks, kids’ activities, live music, lots and lots of maple treats, chances to make your own maple syrup, and more!

  • Date: Friday & Saturday, March 9th & 10th, 2024
  • Time: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Address: 1235 Storrs Road, Storrs, CT
  • Cost: Free

2024 FanFest – Hartford

If you and your kids are fans of the Hartford Yard Goats, you’re going to enjoy this weekend’s event.

The 2024 FanFest is a family-friendly event that features face painting, tours, batting cages, and chances to meet the mascots – cool!

  • Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
  • Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
  • Address: 1214 Main St, Hartford, CT
  • Cost: Free

Los Angeles Azules Concert – Wallingford

Straight out of Mexico City comes the Latin music sensation, the Los Angeles Azules.

Come to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford for an evening of music and dancing.

  • Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Address: 95 S Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT
  • Cost: $41+

Hartford Wolf Pack vs Providence Bruins – Hartford

There’s nothing like a good weekend ice hockey game and the Hartford Wolf Pack always puts on a good show.

This weekend, come to the XL Center in Hartford and watch them take on the Providence Bruins!

  • Date: Friday, March 8th, 2024
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Address: 225 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT
  • Cost: $17+

Irish Fest 2024 – North Haven

The Twelve Percent Beer Project, for the 3rd year in a row, is hosting an awesome St. Patrick’s Day event.

Come celebrate all day long with food, fun, entertainment, live Irish music and storytelling, and, of course, plenty of great beer!

  • Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
  • Time: 9 am
  • Address: 341 State St, North Haven, CT 06473
  • Cost: $20

Milford Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Milford

One of the most popular and spectacular St. Patrick’s Day Parades is taking place in downtown Milford this weekend.

Bring the whole family for fun and festivities!

  • Date: Saturday, March 9th, 2024
  • Time: 1 pm
  • Address: Downtown Milford, CT
  • Cost: Free

There you have it! The 9 best things to do in CT this weekend.

This weekend should be pretty fun, as usual.

Enjoy yourselves and stay safe!

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