There’s no better way to welcome October than by getting the Halloween celebrations started! With hayrides, trunk or treat events and opportunities to get the kids in their costumes… there are plenty of celebrations in our area. We have a complete list below, to get you into the holiday spirit!

Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch
Sam Bridge Nursery & Garden Center, Greenwich
Friday, September 27 – Thursday, October 26
Fridays, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturdays & Columbus Day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Pumpkin Place
Nature’s Art Village, Montville, CT
Friday, October 4 – Sunday, October 27
Fridays – Sundays, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Halloween Hayride Spooktacular
Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk
Saturday, October 5 – Thursday, October 31
Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Mondays – Fridays, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Halloween Farm Fun
Sort Hill Farm, Easton
Saturdays & Sundays in October, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

20th Annual Build A Scarecrow
Sam Bridge Nursery & Garden Center, Greenwich
Sundays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26
Anytime between 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving
Stew Leonard’s Norwalk
Sunday, October 6, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Halloween Hay Bale Theatre
Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk
Friday, October 11 & Friday, October 18
Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. & movie begins at 7 p.m.

Pumpkin Painting
Sam Bridge Nursery & Garden Center, Greenwich
Saturdays, October 12 – October 26, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Pumpkin Painting & Donating
Maria’s Friends, Norwalk
Saturday, October 12, noon – 1 p.m.

FIY: Pumpkin Explore & Carving
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Sunday, October 13, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Empire State Halloween Festival
Barton Orchards
Thursday, October 17 – Saturday, October 19, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, October 25 & Saturday, October 26, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Halloween Themed Breakfast at Stew’s
Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk
Saturday, October 19, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Tokeneke TPTO Pumpkin Carnival
Tokeneke Elementary School, Darien
Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Buy Buy Baby Halloween Party
Bed Bath & Beyond, Stamford
Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Trunk or Treat
Union Memorial Church Parking Lot
Saturday, October 19, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Trunk or Treat
Stamford Church of Christ
Saturday, October 19, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Trunk or Treat
Union Memorial Church, Stamford
Saturday, October 19, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat with the Stew Leonard’s Characters
Stew Leonard’s Norwalk
Wednesday, October 23, 4 p.m.

Preschool Halloween Party
Recreation Star Center
Friday, October 25, 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Trick or Treat for UNICEF
Tumble Jungle
Friday, October 25, 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Pumpkin Carving
Designs By Lee
Friday, October 25, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Monster Mash
Stepping Stones Museum
Friday, October 25, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Trunk or Treat at Stew Leonard’s
Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk
Friday, October 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Halloween Spooktacular
New Canaan Nature Center
Friday, October 25, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Halloween Parties at My Gym
My Gym Stamford
Friday, October 25
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., ages 2 & under
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., ages 3 & up
6 p.m. – 7 p.m., all ages

Haunted Illusions
The Palace Theatre
Friday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.

Tricks & Treats Week
Stepping Stones Museum
Friday, October 25 – Thursday, October 31

Spooktacular
Mill River Park
Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Paw Patrol Trick or Treat Event
Target, Stamford
Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Stew Leonard’s Barkfest
Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk
Saturday, October 26, 10:30 a.m.

Halloween Party
Solaris Raquet Club
Saturday, October 26, noon – 4 p.m.

Pumpkins on the Porch
Weed Memorial & Hollander Branch
Saturday, October 26, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Trunk or Treat
First United Methodist Church
Saturday, October 26, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Pumpkin Painting & Carving
Ripka’s Beach Cafe & The Dugout
Saturday, October 26 & 27, noon – 5 p.m.

Stamford Town Center Fall Festival
Stamford Town Center Plaza
Sunday, October 27, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Boo at the Zoo
The Beardsley Zoo
Sunday, October 27, noon – 3 p.m.

Trick or Treat on the Farm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Sunday, October 27, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Trick-Or-Treat at RMA of CT
RMA of CT
Tuesday, October 29, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Stroll ‘n’ Treat with Fit4Mom
Binney Park, Greenwich
Thursday, October 31, 11 a.m.

FREE Ice Cream for Kids in Costume
Stew Leonard’s Norwalk
Thursday, October 31, all day

Halloween Party (and trick-or-treating!)
Mill River Park
4 p.m. -6 p.m.

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