Adults & kids together | What’s happening in Fairfield County, CT

Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Discovery Museum has interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere, and so much more! Discover an “Energy Network” with catapults, solar power, and simple machines. Test physic concepts using pulley chairs, levers, and giant magnets. Create a light spectrum masterpiece on Everbright, a massive Lite Brite-style station, or challenge yourself in the “DARE to Discover” gallery. Fly a mission to the Moon in Discovery Museum’s Challenger Center, a simulated space mission experience which can be scheduled for groups or parties. Have a memorable birthday, with super fun science themes like Starforce Explorers and Peculiar Potions. Book an overnight at the Museum for your Scout or school group! Discovery offers amazing class field trip options, with over 80 different learning labs, live science demonstrations, and planetarium shows. You can also book Travelling Science that comes to your school or library! The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, throughout the school year for regular admission. Pre-booked school groups can schedule a visit on Mondays.
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06604
Phone: 203-372-3521
41° 12' 56.0124" N, 73° 14' 1.3488" W

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Chelsea Piers Connecticut offers the best and most comprehensive sports programs in Fairfield County. Athletes of all ages and abilities will find 465,000 square feet of unparalleled sports facilities and a vast array of sports classes, camps, leagues and programs.
One Blachley Road
Stamford , CT , 06902
Phone: 203.989.1100
41° 3' 5.8716" N, 73° 30' 57.708" W

Apple Blossom School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center housing a variety of parent and Child Classes, Under-3 Program, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Community Workshops.
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Katonah Art Center

The Katonah Art Center now located at 40 Radio Circle in Mt. Kisco with easy access for families in Armonk, Bedford & Chappaqua. The Katonah Art Center is Westchester’s go-to hub for students looking to learn about and excel in the visual arts. Drawing, painting, pottery, sculpture, photography, fused glass, jewelry-making, 3D printing, digital arts and more! All ages and all levels welcome. After school and weekend classes available.
40 Radio Circle Drive
Mt Kisco , NY , 10549
Phone: 9142324843
41° 11' 34.242" N, 73° 44' 4.4484" W

Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy

At Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy we offer gymnastics, dance, cheerleading, tumbling, parkour, martial arts and tricking, birthday parties and have space for special events. Please call the gym to get further information. 203-610-8200
85 Mill Plain Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-610-8200
41° 8' 30.912" N, 73° 16' 0.2964" W

New Pond Farm Education Center

New Pond Farm Education Center is an environmental education center with a small working farm located on 102-acres in West Redding Connecticut where our mission is: "On every acre, in all we do, we plant seeds for a lifetime of active engagement with the natural world."
101 Marchant Road
West Redding , CT , 06896
Phone: (203) 938-2117
41° 19' 0.5736" N, 73° 25' 45.7968" W

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield

The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield is a hub of environmental education activities and events throughout the year. The Center adjoins the 155-acre Roy and Margot Larsen Wildlife Sanctuary, a nature preserve serving as an extensive outdoor classroom for school, summer camp, scouting, and adult education and conservation programs. Seven miles of walking trails, raised boardwalks and bridges offer access to the varied land, forest and freshwater ecosystems. The grounds also feature a butterfly garden and Birds of Prey compound. Trails are open to the public year round, seven days a week, from dawn to dusk. The Center building houses classrooms, live education animals and exhibits, and the Nature Store.
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: (203) 259-6305 ext. 109
41° 12' 6.5772" N, 73° 17' 32.5248" W

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut's only zoo, featuring more than 300 species from North and South America.
1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06610
Phone: 203-394-6565
41° 12' 31.9284" N, 73° 11' 1.9176" W

Organization:

Location:

9 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

203.266.7596

Monarch Madness: Pollinators on Parade

Dates: 
09/14/2019
Time: 
1 pm - 4 pm

Location:

100 Carpenter Avenue
Middletown, NY, 10940
United States

Phone:

845-343-4826

179th Orange County Fair

Dates: 
07/18/2019
07/19/2019
07/20/2019
Time: 
varies

Location:

Lebanon County Fairgrounds
122 Mack Rd.
Lebanon, CT, 06237
United States

Phone:

(860) 478-5954

21st Annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Dates: 
08/31/2019
09/01/2019
09/02/2019
Time: 
10:30 a.m.-6 p.m

Location:

Norwalk Historical Society: Mill Hill Historic Park
2 East Wall St.
Norwalk, CT, 06851
United States

Phone:

203-846-0525

Location:

Norwalk Historical Society: Mill Hill Historic Park
2 East Wall St.
Norwalk, CT, 06851
United States

Phone:

203-846-0525

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

37th Annual Queens County Fair at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–6:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

39th Annual Antique Motorcycle Show at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
09/15/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

41st Annual Thunderbird American Indian Powwow at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
07/26/2019
07/27/2019
07/28/2019
Time: 
Friday @ 6:00 pm; Saturday & Sunday @ 10:00 am

Organization:

Location:

40 Railroad Avenue South
Milford, CT, 06460
United States

Phone:

203.878.6647

45th Annual Milford Oyster Festival

Dates: 
08/17/2019
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Location:

Weston Middle School
135 School Road
Weston, CT, 06883
United States

Phone:

203.222.2656

4th of July Celebration in Weston

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
gates open at 4:30 pm

Organization:

Shubert Theater

Location:

247 College St
New Haven, CT, 06510
United States

Phone:

800-228-6622

A Bronx Tale at Schubert Theater

Dates: 
06/26/2019
06/27/2019
06/28/2019
Time: 
Varies - see site

Organization:

Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

2127695100

AMNH Presents: Evening Bat Walks in Central Park

Dates: 
07/12/2019
07/19/2019
08/02/2019
Time: 
8:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

2127695100

AMNH Presents:SpaceFest

Dates: 
07/20/2019
Time: 
11 am–5 pm

Location:

Ridge Road Park- Hartsdale, NY
287 Ridge Rd
Hartsdale, NY, 10530
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Arab-American Heritage Celebration

Dates: 
07/21/2019
Time: 
1 pm – 7 pm

Organization:

Location:

1070 Main St
Bridgeport, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

(203) 367-8495

Barnum Festival

Dates: 
06/28/2019
06/29/2019
06/30/2019
Time: 
Check website.

Organization:

Location:

1070 Main St
Bridgeport, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

(203) 367-8495

Barnum Seaside Fireworks

Dates: 
06/28/2019
Time: 
9 pm

Location:

Short Beach Park- Stratford CT
99 Dorne Dr
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Blues on the Beach

Dates: 
07/20/2019
Time: 
12 pm - 10 pm

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Butterfly Encounter at the Connecticut Science Center!

Dates: 
06/26/2019
06/27/2019
06/28/2019
Time: 
varies, see below

Organization:

Location:

PO Box 37
Sherman, CT, 06784
United States

Phone:

860-354-6928

Candlewood Lake Fireworks

Dates: 
06/29/2019
Time: 
dusk

Location:

Darien High School
80 High School Ln
Darien, CT, 06820
United States

Phone:

203 656-7338

Darien Town Fireworks

Dates: 
07/06/2019
Time: 
check website

Location:

101 Field Point Road
Greenwich , CT, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-618-7649

DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND CONCERTS ON THE SOUND

Dates: 
07/21/2019
08/18/2019
Time: 
4 PM

Organization:

Essex Parks and Rec

Location:

29 West Avenue
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860-767-4340

Essex Independence Day Parade

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Essex Parks and Rec

Location:

29 West Avenue
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860-767-4340

Essex Summer Concert Series

Dates: 
07/03/2019
07/09/2019
07/17/2019
Time: 
6:30 pm - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

Central Park West at 79th street
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

212-769-5100

Excerpts from Moby-Dick, In Concert Under the Whale at AMNH

Dates: 
07/26/2019
07/27/2019
Time: 
8:30 pm, doors open at 8 pm

Location:

Lake Mohegan
960 Morehouse Highway
Fairfield, CT, 06825
United States

Phone:

(203) 256-3191

Fairfield Light Up the Night Festival

Dates: 
09/07/2019
Time: 
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location:

Sherman Green Gazebo
1451 Post Road
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

203-256-3191

Fairfield Summer Concert Series

Dates: 
06/27/2019
06/29/2019
06/30/2019
Time: 
6:30 pm - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

75 Mill Plain Road
Fairfield , CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

203-256-3191

Fairfield's Independence Day Fireworks Show

Dates: 
07/03/2019
Time: 
Music begins at 6, fireworks at 9:15

Organization:

Location:

Playland Parkway
Rye, NY, 10580
United States

Phone:

(914) 813-7010

Fireworks at Playland

Dates: 
07/04/2019
07/05/2019
07/12/2019
Time: 
9:20pm

Organization:

Location:

170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06520
United States

Phone:

(203)432-3776

Free Admission at the Yale Peabody Museum!

Dates: 
06/27/2019
09/05/2019
09/12/2019
Time: 
2 - 5 pm

Location:

Municipal Center-Bethel
1 School Street
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

203.794.8531

Free Movie Nights in Bethel

Dates: 
06/27/2019
07/25/2019
Time: 
7 pm - fun starts; Movie begins at Dusk

Organization:

Location:

1070 Main St
Bridgeport, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

(203) 367-8495

Great Street Parade

Dates: 
06/30/2019
Time: 
Check website for time

Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Heritage of India Celebration

Dates: 
08/04/2019
Time: 
12:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Dates: 
07/14/2019
Time: 
12 pm - 7 p.m

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Holiday Open House at Queens County Farm Museum

Dates: 
12/26/2019
12/27/2019
12/28/2019
Time: 
12:00 pm–4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

9 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT, 06751
United States

Phone:

(203) 266-7596

Holiday Wreath Making & Ornament Making at the Bellamy-Ferriday House

Dates: 
11/30/2019
12/01/2019
12/02/2019
Time: 
Sat., Nov. 30, 9:30 – 11:30 am Sun., Dec. 1, 3 – 5 pm Mon., Dec. 2, 7 – 9 pm

Organization:

Theatre Arlington

Location:

305 W Main St
Arlington, TX, 76010
United States

Phone:

(817) 275-7661

Hooray For Holidays: Theatre Arlington’s Musical Tv Special

Dates: 
11/22/2019
11/23/2019
11/24/2019
Time: 
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860.572.0711

Independence Day Celebration at Mystic Seaport Museum

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Town of Westport

Location:

110 Myrtle Ave
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

203-341-1000

Independence Day Fireworks Celebration in Westport

Dates: 
07/03/2019
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Ridge Road Park- Hartsdale, NY
287 Ridge Rd
Hartsdale, NY, 10530
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Irish-American Heritage Celebration

Dates: 
07/28/2019
Time: 
1 pm – 5:30 pm

Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Italian Heritage Celebration

Dates: 
07/21/2019
Time: 
12 pm - 7 pm

Location:

Main St Ivoryton Village Green
Ivoryton, CT, 06442
United States

Ivoryton Farmers Market

Dates: 
06/29/2019
07/06/2019
07/13/2019
Time: 
10 am - 1:30 pm

Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Jewish Heritage Celebration

Dates: 
08/18/2019
Time: 
12 pm - 6 pm

Location:

Municipal Center-Bethel
1 School Street
Bethel, CT, 06801
United States

Phone:

203.794.8531

Organization:

Location:

263 Golden Hill Street
Bridgeport, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

203.576.1636

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at DCT

Dates: 
12/06/2019
12/07/2019
12/08/2019
Time: 
Varies

Organization:

Location:

40 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT, 06877
United States

Phone:

203-438-5795

Organization:

Location:

600 State Route 44/55
Highland, NY, 12528
United States

Phone:

800.647.2624

July 4th Celebration! at Rocking Horse Ranch

Dates: 
07/03/2019
07/04/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Location:

248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203-453-2457

Kindness Rocks

Dates: 
08/11/2019
Time: 
10:00-4:30

Organization:

Location:

600 State Route 44/55
Highland, NY, 12528
United States

Phone:

800.647.2624

Labor Day Weekend at Rocking Horse Ranch

Dates: 
08/30/2019
08/31/2019
09/01/2019
Time: 
Check website for details

Location:

2725 Main Street
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

(203) 381-2052

Latin Music Festival

Dates: 
09/15/2019
Time: 
1 pm - 6 pm

Location:

Onatru Farm Park
99 Elmwood Rd
South Salem, NY, 10590
United States

Phone:

914-232-6162

Lewisboro FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

Dates: 
06/29/2019
Time: 
6 pm

Organization:

Location:

P.O. Box 81
Madison, CT, 06443
United States

Madison Fireworks

Dates: 
07/03/2019
Time: 
9:30pm

Location:

Hayden Planetarium
200 Central Park West
New York, NY, 10024
United States

Phone:

212-769-5100

Manhattanhenge

Dates: 
07/11/2019
Time: 
7 pm

Location:

Stratford Town Hall- CT
2725 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Menorah Lighting- Stratford CT

Dates: 
12/23/2019
Time: 
6 pm

Location:

119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia, CT, 06401
United States

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire

Dates: 
06/29/2019
06/30/2019
07/06/2019
Time: 
11:00am - 6:30pm Saturday Night shows: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:

Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway
Valhalla, NY, 10595
United States

Phone:

(914) 864-PARK

Muslim Heritage Celebration

Dates: 
08/25/2019
Time: 
Noon – 7 p.m.

Location:

Waveny Park in New Canaan, CT
11 Farm Rd.
New Canaan, CT, 06840
United States

Phone:

203-594-3600

New Canaan Family Fourth of July Celebration

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
See website for details

Location:

New Milford Town Green
10 Main Street
New Milford, CT, 06776
United States

Phone:

860-354-6080

New Milford Fireworks Celebration

Dates: 
07/06/2019
Time: 
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Location:

Hurlburt Community Park
18 Apple Lane
Roxbury, CT, 06783
United States

Phone:

203-948-2565 (Chief)

Pickin' and Fiddlin' Contest in Roxbury CT

Dates: 
07/13/2019
07/14/2019
Time: 
2 PM – 9:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

Queens Farm Holiday Market

Dates: 
12/01/2019
12/02/2019
12/03/2019
Time: 
December 1–December 23, 2019; 10:00 am–5:00 pm; December 24, 2019; 10:00 am–2:00 pm

Location:

Bayley Beach
11 Pine Point Rd
Rowayton, CT, 06853
United States

RCA July 4th Fireworks

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
9 pm

Location:

PO Box 302
Rowayton, CT, 06853
United States

Phone:

.

RCA Summer Music Festival

Dates: 
06/30/2019
07/04/2019
07/14/2019
Time: 
5:30 p.m.

Location:

Downtown Ridgefield
Main Street and Bailey Avenue
Ridgefield, CT, 06877
United States

Phone:

203-438-5992

Ridgefield's SummerFest 2019

Dates: 
07/20/2019
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

Lime Rock Park
60 White Hollow Road
Salisbury, CT, 06039
United States

Round Hill Highland Games

Dates: 
06/30/2019
Time: 
8 AM - 5 PM

Location:

Pinkney Park in Norwalk, CT
177 Rowayton Ave.
Norwalk, CT, 06488
United States

Phone:

866-811-4111

Shakespeare on the Sound Presents: TWELFTH NIGHT

Dates: 
06/26/2019
06/27/2019
06/28/2019
Time: 
Times vary please check website

Location:

248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203-453-2457

State Museum Sunday

Dates: 
07/21/2019
08/18/2019
09/15/2019
Time: 
10:00-4:30

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

8605202192

Story Time at the Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
06/29/2019
06/30/2019
07/06/2019
Time: 
11:30 AM & 1 PM

Location:

Short Beach Park- Stratford CT
99 Dorne Dr
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

(203) 385-4028

Stratford Fireworks- CT

Dates: 
07/03/2019
Time: 
9 pm

Location:

Paradise Green
Main St. & Huntington Rd
Stratford, CT, 06614
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Summer Sunset Concert Series at Stratford's Paradise Green

Dates: 
07/09/2019
07/16/2019
07/23/2019
Time: 
7 pm

Location:

Binney Park
Sound View Dr and Arch St
Greenwich, NY, 06830
United States

Phone:

203-622-7700

SUNDAY NIGHT CONCERTS

Dates: 
07/28/2019
08/25/2019
Time: 
Call for info

Organization:

Location:

73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY, 11004-1129
United States

Phone:

(718) 347-3276

The Amazing Maize Maze at Queen's Farm

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
11:00 am–4:30 pm (last ticket sold at 4:30)

Organization:

Location:

2351 Durham Rd
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203–457–0770

The Dudley Summer Market 2019

Dates: 
06/29/2019
07/06/2019
07/13/2019
Time: 
9am - 12:30 pm

Location:

Boothe Memorial Park
5774 Main St
Stratford, CT, 06614
United States

Phone:

(203) 385-4028

The Great Pumpkin Festival- Stratford

Dates: 
10/19/2019
Time: 
1 pm - 5 pm

Location:

Pinkney Park in Norwalk, CT
177 Rowayton Ave.
Norwalk, CT, 06488
United States

The Rowayton River Ramble

Dates: 
07/13/2019
Time: 
11 AM - 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States

Phone:

860-987-5900

The SpongeBob Musical

Dates: 
10/01/2019
10/02/2019
10/03/2019
Time: 
October 1-3 at 7:30pm, October 4 at 8pm, October 5 at 2pm & 8pm, October 6 at 1pm & 6:30pm

Location:

159 Main Street
Westport, CT, 06880
United States

Phone:

2035058716

The Westport Fine Arts Festival

Dates: 
07/20/2019
07/21/2019
Time: 
10.00am - 5.00pm

Location:

Stratford Town Hall- CT
2725 Main St.
Stratford, CT, 06615
United States

Phone:

203.385.4052

Organization:

Town of Wilton

Location:

238 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

(203) 563-0106

Town of Wilton 4th of July

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
8:30 AM

Location:

Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Exit 3 off I-95
Greenwich, CT, 06836
United States

Phone:

203-622-7700

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Dates: 
06/26/2019
07/10/2019
07/17/2019
Time: 
Call for exact times

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS ANIMAL STAGE SHOW at Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
06/29/2019
06/30/2019
Time: 
11 am , 12 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm

Location:

224 Danbury Road Wilton Historical Society
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

203-762-0567

Wilton Farmers Market at the Historical Society

Dates: 
06/26/2019
07/03/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
12 - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

(203)762-7280

Woodcock presents: Outdoor Sports Center Summer Hike Series

Dates: 
08/03/2019
Time: 
9 am - 10:30 am