Guide: Festivals happening around Connecticut

Are you looking for somewhere fun to go this summer?  Look no further. Here is a guide for some festivals happening around Connecticut this summer. Please check with the organization before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.

Summer 

Milford Oyster Festival
Location: Downtown Milford
Date: Aug. 20
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Dragon Boat and Asian Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Date: Aug. 20
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Peach Festival
Location: Lyman Orchards - 32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield
Date: Aug. 20
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Hawk Watch Kickoff
Location: Audubon Greenwich - 613 Riversville Road
Greenwich
Date: Aug. 27
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Goshen Fair
Location: 116 Old Middle St.
Goshen
Date: Sept. 3-5
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Heartbeat Music Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Date: Sept. 9
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East Haven Fall Festival
Location: East Haven Town Green
East Haven
Date: Sept. 9-11
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44th Annual Oyster Festival
Location: Norwalk Veterans Memorial Park
Norwalk
Dates: Sept. 9-11
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St Peter's Annual Apple Festival
Location: 175 Old Tannery Road
Monroe
Dates: Sept. 10-11
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St. Jude’s Harvest Music Festival
Location: Lyman Orchards - 32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield
Date: Sept. 10-11
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Four Town Fair
Location: 56 Egypt Road
Somers
Dates: Sept. 15-18
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Fall 

Rally for Pancreatic Cancer
Location: 148 East Ave.
Norwalk
Date: Sept. 18
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Annual Durham Fair
Location: Durham Fairgrounds
Durham
Dates: Sept. 22-25
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Mum Festival
Location: Memorial Boulevard Park
Bristol
Dates: Sept. 23-25
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Greenwich Wine and Food Festival
Location: Locations/events vary
Greenwich
Dates: Oct. 1-7
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Winter

Norwalk Film Festival 
Location: Various locations
Norwalk
Date: Jan. 20-22, 2023
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*Editor's Note: More events will be added monthly.
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PAST EVENTS

Cheshire Strawberry Festival and Craft Fair
Location: Church Green, 111 Church Drive
Cheshire
Date: June 11
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Road Jam Music Festival
Location: 1700 Stratford Ave.
Stratford
Date: June 17-18
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Strawberry Fest
Location: Lyman Orchards
Middlefield
Date: June 18
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Riverfront Dance Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Date: June 24
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Fourth NICE Festival
Location: Oyster Shell Park
Norwalk
Date: July 9
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Riverfront Food Truck Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Dates: July 14-16
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Blueberry Festival
Location: Lyman Orchards - 32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield
Date: July 16
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Taste of Summer in Harwinton: Cars for Sight
Location: Harwinton Sports Complex, 80 Bentley Drive
Harwinton
Date: July 24
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Litchfield Jazz Festival
Location: The Frederick Gunn School
Washington
Dates: July 29-31
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Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Date: Aug. 6
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