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Fall Festivals: Local Events

Fall Festivals

Link to Creepy cross-stitch : 25 spooky projects to haunt your halls by Lindsay Swearingen in the catalog
Link to Just Treats, No Tricks by Betsy Chutchian in Freading
Link to The Nightmare Before Dinner by Zach Neil in Freading
Link to Spooktacular Crochet by Annie's Crochet in Freading
Link to Hocus pocus : the official cookbook : 70 recipes inspired by the Sanderson Sisters, Max, Dani, and beyond by Elena Craig & S.T. Bende in the catalog
Link to Spooktacular Halloween Quilting by Annie's Quilting in Freading
Link to Zombie Felties by Nicola Tedman & Sarah Skeate in Freading
Link to Cake Pops Halloween by Bakerella in Freading
Link to The Pumpkin Pie Spice Cookbook by Stephanie Pedersen in Freading
Link to Li'l Pumpkin Cookies by Julia M. Usher in Freading
Link to The Unofficial Hocus Pocus Cookbook by Bridget Thoreson in the catalog
Link to Harvesttime Quilting by Chris Malone in Freading
Link to Zombie Cupcakes by Zilly Rosen in Freading
Link to The Book of Wizard Craft by Union Square & Co. in Freading
Link to How to Carve Freakishly Cool Pumpkins by Sarah L. Schuette in Freading

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Halloween Fun Guide for 2023

Halloween is around the corner and this year, Connecticut is filled with tricks, treats, and spooky celebrations. From zombie fashion shows, pumpkin festivals and scarecrow contests to ghost tours, haunted hayrides and beyond, there are plenty of fantastic frights to go around. 

To make sure you make the most of the season, we’ve broken down all the happenings – from kid-friendly events to truly scary experiences. Happy hauntings! Continue reading from VisitCT


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Fall Fun Guide for Connecticut Kids for 2023

Autumn brings with it a beautiful explosion of oranges, yellows and reds. Squash abound while apples and pumpkins are picked, leaves are raked into piles, and fresh apple cider donuts are eaten.

Fall fairs, festivals, pumpkin patch train rides, haunted houses and corn mazes are in full swing. We hope our Fall Fun Guide helps you and your family find the best activities and events and enjoy this beautiful time of year here in Connecticut! Continue reading from Mommy Poppins

Haunted Houses & Halloween Attractions

Connecticut is home to a number of Halloween attractions both family-friendly and spooky for the most daring of thrill seekers spanning from Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, Westport, Fairfield, and Bridgeport in the Fairfield Region; New Haven; Mystic, New London; Mashantucket; Uncasville; Hartford; to Danbury, Waterbury, Bantam, Kent and Torrington in the Litchfield Region. is the place to find all the adventure and action this Halloween season whether you’re looking for Haunted Houses, Scream Parks, Haunted Mazes or Pumpkin Patches and Fun Halloween Parties & Parades! Continue reading from CT Haunted Houses

More Resources for Fall Afficionados!

Link to Novels for Autumn Resource Guide
Link to Spooky Reads for All Ages Resource Guide
Link to Horror 101 Resource Guide
Link to Monsters in Literature Resource Guide

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