How to Spend Your Halloween in Connecticut


If pumpkins, ghouls, and ghosts are your things, then you’re a lucky one. We’ve created the perfect guide to Halloween in Connecticut. Every year we provide Connecticut Ground Transportation services to events across the state. This guide has everything from family-friendly fairs to a gothic opera and everything in between.

Collinsville Halloween Parade

Main Street Collinsville CT

Sat Oct 28th 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Collinsville annual Halloween parade is in its 24th year, and this year promised to be spookier than ever! The crowd will be at the foot of the balcony at the Canton Historical Museum and set off in full Halloween regalia. If you’re looking for a family-friendly event with an amazing atmosphere, this is the event for you.


Hobgoblin Fair

Roaring Brook Nature Centre

Sat Oct 28th

10 am – Noon or 1-3 pm

Tickets $8 Children and $4 Adults

This family-friendly event is perfect for the adventurous families out there. The Roaring Brook Nature Centre’s Hobgoblin Fair has children’s crafts, cupcake decorating, face painting and an amazing ‘Track & Treat’ walk which will keep the kids entertained for hours!  The website suggests wearing costumes that are suitable for walking in the woods, so no massive pumpkin outfits.


Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours

Mark Twain House and Museum

Oct 2nd – 30th

Tickets $22 adults, $15 children

Mark Twain’s House and Museum is one of Hartford’s best attractions all year round, but it’s extra special at Halloween. Take a tour of the house and listen to some spooky tales and a haunted history.


Amity Road Horror

Huntington Road Mining company

Oct 2nd – Nov 1st

Tickets $15 adults, $10 teens. Not suitable for under 13’s

If you want a truly creepy experience, there’s nothing better than going underground. Delve into the terrifying mine-shafts, deep into the darkness where no-one can save you! This event is perfect if you want to actually scare yourself.


Fright Haven

411 Barnum Avenue Cutoff

Oct 5th – 31st

Tickets $20 advance purchase, $25 on the door

Fright Haven is Connecticut’s biggest indoor attraction this Halloween, with 20,000 square feet of haunted goodies! This event is back after 10 years “lying dormant” and is really worth checking out.

Posted on Oct 24 2017

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