Halloween and Harvest Festivals are two highlights of the fall season and New London is celebrating both with special events.
In the spirit of Halloween, New London’s historic waterfront district will be the site of a series of spooky, scary family-friendly entertainment on Friday, October 25 from 6:00-9:00pm. Guests will enjoy free activities such as street performers, hayrides, flash-mob, bounce house, creepy creatures tent, pumpkin painting, dance party, haunted maze, costume contest for kids and adults, and of course, trick or treating. For more information, please call 860.443.3786.
Harvest Festival at The Old Town Mill
Originally built in 1650 by John Winthrop, Jr., the founder of New London, the Old Town Mill is one of the oldest industrial sites in Connecticut. On Saturday, October 26, the Old Town Mill will host its 4th Annual Harvest Festival from 11:00am to 3:00pm featuring complimentary hayrides, children’s games, apple cider donuts, music, a scavenger hunt, and a community pie bake-off. Arts and crafts, as well as fresh local farmers’ market produce will be available for purchase. For more information, please call 860.437.6394.