Fairs and Festival in Connecticut 2016! Fun for the Whole Family!

Egypt Road and Billings Road Somers, CT Phone: 860-749-6527

Livestock exhibits, car show, live music, skillet throw, midway, antique & farm machinery, agricultural exhibits, demonstrations, children’s contests, bingo. Admission: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, $10; Thursday, $6; children age 12 years and younger, free; seniors all day Thursday and Friday, $5.

Guilford Fairgrounds, Lovers Lane Guilford, CT

Enjoy rides, animals, food, entertainment, and vendors all weekend long! The parade will start Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Live music by Mike Delguidice & Big Shot on Friday night, Nick Fradiani on Saturday night, and Nashville Drive on Sunday. Admission: Adults, $10; seniors, $8; children age 6-11, $5. Hours: Friday, 1-11 p.m.; Saturday, 9  a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Main Street and Fowler Avenue Durham, CT

 Livestock exhibits and competitions; truck and tractor pulls; home arts exhibits; lawnmower racing; Discovery Center; children’s events. Events include demolition derby. Live music. Hours: Thursday, 4-10 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.- 11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission: Adults, $10-$15, depending on the day; children age 11 and younger admitted for free.

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, 300 Columbus Blvd.Hartford, CT Phone: 860-713-3131

The pipes summon the Highlands to Hartford for a day of music, food and drink, Celtic culture, and more. Produced in collaboration with Olde Burnside Brewing Company, this festival features top traditional and Celtic rock bands on two stages. Pipe bands, Highland games, Irish step dancing, birds of prey, Highland cows, children’s activities, puppetry and storytelling, sword demonstrations, Celtic food and beer, vendors, and more add to the experience.