Finally! It’s time to welcome spring in New Haven and Fairfield Counties by enjoying one or more of the many seasonal events in store for May and June. Plan an outing with your family and friends, or take some time for yourself to soak in some warm(ing) weather delights.
Spring on the Farm Festival, Stamford, May 17-18
Enjoy the Spring on the Farm Festival in Stamford. Watch a flock of sheep get its annual shearing and see what happens with their wooly coats! You’ll learn how wool is turned into yarn. There’ll also be storytelling, face painting, crafts, a plant and herb sale, local food trucks and hayrides.
Robin Hood Springtime Festival May 25 – June 8 (open weekends and on Memorial Day.)
For medieval-themed outdoor family fun, check out Robin Hood Springtime Festival at the Guilford Fairgrounds, You’ll be entertained at the Faire with shows featuring acrobats, musicians, magicians, belly dancers, fire-eaters, jesters and other characters! Shop in an olde world marketplace for clothing, jewelry, toys and collectibles. Come as you are – or dress in costume – for this fun, family faire!
10th Annual Open House Day on Saturday, June 14th (Save the Date!)
Open House Day, Hundreds of Connecticut venues – from the Dinosaur State Park, to the PEZ Visitor Center, to the Spa at Norwich Inn – offer Connecticut residents free or discounted admission, gifts and special activities!
Open House Day is a terrific opportunity to re-visit your favorite Connecticut spots, but also to venture out and try something new. Explore the diverse blend of experiences, from relaxing and active, to historic and contemporary, to cultural and nature-oriented activities – all without having to drive too far.
Local Activities in Coastal Fairfield County: Open House Day
Local Activities in Greater New Haven: Open House Day
Local Activities in Litchfield Hills: Open House Day
Local Activities in Mystic: Open House Day
Local Activities in River Valley: Open House Day