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Best time to visit Connecticut

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5 THINGS TO DO IN CONNECTICUT (NOVEMBER 19 - NOVEMBER 28)

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

mid-November–early January • event

The most spectacular holiday lights festivals and displays around the state

New Haven Fantasy of Lights

New Haven Fantasy of Lights

unconfirmedmid-November–December 2022 • event

A beautiful light display near an old lighthouse in Southern New England

Kent Falls State Park

Kent Falls State Park

all year round (best in March–October) • nature

Enjoy the beauty of several hiking trails up and around the magnificent gush of water

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

late April–December  • activity

Step back in time to 1892 Essex Station to embark on an unbelievable 2.5-hour journey

Hammonasset Beach State Park

Hammonasset Beach State Park

all year round • nature

How about roaming along the state's longest shoreline park?

11 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival

Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival

on holdAugust 23–25, 2019 • event

One of the largest ballooning events in the Northeast

Durham Fair

Durham Fair

out of rangeSeptember 22–25, 2022 • event

The largest agricultural fair with plenty of entertainment in the state

Goshen Fair

Goshen Fair

unconfirmedSeptember 3–5, 2022 • event

One of the oldest and largest fairs in Connecticut

Connecticut Fall Foliage

Connecticut Fall Foliage

out of rangelate September–early November • nature

The glorious change of season transforms Connecticut

Cicada Mania

Cicada Mania

out of rangeMay–mid-June • nature

A billionth population of American cicadas come out during final weeks in their lives to rejoice in a huge mating par

New Haven 4th of July Events & Fireworks

New Haven 4th of July Events & Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 4, 2022 • event

Join thousands of city residents in the annual Independence Day celebration

New England Christmas Festival

New England Christmas Festival

out of rangeNovember 4–6, 2022 • event

A holiday tradition for superb gift shopping

Helen S Kaman Rose Garden at Elizabeth Park

Helen S Kaman Rose Garden at Elizabeth Park

out of rangemid-June–early July • nature

Take in an incomparable fragrance while exploring the pathways of the third-largest rose garden in the USA

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

out of rangeMay 28–30, 2022 • event

The state of Connecticut turns red, white, and blue

Halloween

Halloween

out of rangelate September–late October • event

New England's cemeteries and graveyards invite you for a tour

Crazy Brew Bash

Crazy Brew Bash

unconfirmedmid-September • event

Over 70 local breweries participating in a beer festival in Plantsville

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