Guide: Festivals happening around Connecticut

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

Summer Festivals

Litchfield Jazz Festival
Location: Gunnery School
Litchfield
Dates: July 26-28
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Village Fair Days
Location: New Milford Town Green
New Milford
Dates: July 26-27
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Newtown Day 2019
Location: Fairfield Hills Campus
Fairfield
Date: July 27
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Milford Oyster Festival
Location: Multiple locations
Milford
Date: Aug. 16
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Dragon Boat and Asian Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Date: Aug.17
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Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival
Location: Norton Park
Plainville
Dates: August 2019
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42nd Annual Oyster Festival
Location: Norwalk Veterans Memorial Park
Norwalk
Dates: Sept. 6-8
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Hartbeat Music Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Date: Sept. 7
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St Peter's Annual Apple Festival
Location: Monroe Green
Monroe
Dates: Sept. 7-8
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Fall Festivals

Greenwich Wine and Food Festival
Location: Roger Sherman Baldwin Park
Greenwich
Dates: Sept. 20-21
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14th Annual Fall Festival to Benefit Animals
Location: Paradise Green
Stratford
Date: Oct. 6
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Connecticut Garlic Festival
Location: 304 Main Street North
Bethlehem
Dates: Oct. 12-13
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New England Craft Beer Festival
Location: Downtown Westport
Date: Oct. 13
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2nd Annual Mystic Film Festival
Location: Mystic
Dates: Oct. 2-6
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Past Events:

Greenwich Kite Festival
Location: 99 Tods Driftway
Greenwich
Date: April 27
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Daffodil Festival
Location: Hubbard Park
Meriden
Dates: April 27-28
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Woodbury Earth Day
Location: Hollow Park
Woodbury
Date: May 4
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Ridgefield Gone Country BBQ Festival
Location: 355 Main Street
Dates: May 4– 5
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Colorblends House & Spring Garden
Location: 893 Clinton Avenue
Bridgeport
Dates: April 1-May 12
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84th Dogwood Festival 
Location: Greenfield Hill Congregational Church
Fairfield
Dates: May 10-12
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Danbury Water Lantern Festival
Location: Ives Concert Park Danbury
Date: May 11
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Dionysos Greek Festival
Location: 301 West Main Street
New Britain
Dates: May 17-19
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New Milford GOAT Days
Location: Youngs Field Road
New Milford Dates: May 18-19
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Greenwich International Film Festival
Location: Horseneck Lane
Greenwich
Dates: May 29-June 2
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Olympiad 2019: Greek Festival and Fair
Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
Bridgeport
Dates: May 31-June 2
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Woman's Club of Greater New Milford 23rd Annual Teddy Bear Festival
Location: New Milford Village Green
Date: June 1
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Cheshire Strawberry Festival and Craft Fair
Location: Church Green, 111 Church Drive
Cheshire
Date: June 8
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Rally for Pancreatic Cancer
Location: Calf Pasture Beach
Norwalk
Date: June 9
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Torrington Strawberry Festival
Location: 101 Litchfield Street, Coe Memorial Park
Torrington
Date: June 8
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Strawberry Fest
Location: Lyman Orchards
Middlefield
Date: June 15
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Connecticut BBQ Festival
Location: 384 Main Street North
Bethlehem
Date: June 15
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Road Jam Music Festival
Location: 1700 Stratford Avenue
Stratford
Date: June 21-22
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Taste of Summer in Harwinton: 3rd Annual Family Food Truck Festival
Location: Harwinton Fairgrounds, 150 Locust Road
Harwinton
Date: June 22
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Connecticut Irish Festival
Location: North Haven Fairgrounds
North Haven
Dates: June 24-25
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Fourth NICE Festival
Location: Oyster Shell Park
Norwalk
Date: July 6
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Riverfront Food Truck Festival
Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Hartford
Dates: July 11-13
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Connecticut Wine Festival
Location: The Goshen Fairgrounds
Goshen
Dates: July 20-21
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