Best Connecticut Towns For Trick-Or-Treating

October 29, 2019

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If you're looking for some of the best places to take the kids trick-or-treating on Halloween, here are a few suggestions compiled from the experts on such things. Go get that candy!

  • KENT - Businesses on Main Street get into the spirit with decorations and handing out candy. Then you can stick around for the Thriller Flash Mob at 7pm on Main Street!
  • MYSTIC - Both Mystic Seaport and Olde Mistick Village will be filled with costumed characters and plenty of treats.
  • NEW HAVEN - Free trunk or treating, live music as well as arts and crafts.
  • NEW BRITAIN - Thousands of children are invited to trick-or-treat in the downtown area. There are over 30 candy distribution spots that keep the treats flowing from 5:00-7:00.
  • NEW MILFORD - People register their vehicles, decorate them, and then park around the town green from 5:30-7:30 and pass out candy as children "trunk or treat" from car to car.
  • RIDGEFIELD - The whole town comes out to celebrate as they close down Main Street & New Street as kids go trick-or-treating from house to house.
  • WILLIMANTIC - Church Street to High Street will be closed to traffic as over 30 downtown merchants will be offering treats and entertainment. There will be pumpkin carving and a haunted house, too.
  • WINDSOR - Where the Chamber of Commerce brings folks to the downtown green to get candy handed out by area businesses. There's also free hayrides and a movie.