Chester, Connecticut

Upcoming Events in Chester Connecticut


19 May Days' Night Gallery & Shop Opening - A fun time for all.

Address: Town Center , Chester, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 526-2077 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.

20 - 21 12th Annual Paddlesports Demo Days - Two days of paddling fun for anyone who attends may test-paddle hundreds of canoes and kayaks from dozens of top canoe and kayak manufacturers. Benefit for Camp Hazen YMCA.

Address: Camp Hazen YMCA , Chester, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 388-6585 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $10.

11 Town-Wide Tag Sale - Private homes and merchants all over town participate, maps available to all sale locations and may be purchased at the town center for $1.

Address: Town Center , Chester, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 526-9924 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.


31 Midsummer Nights Stroll - Art gallery and shops opening receptions and previews.

Address: Town Center , Chester, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 526-1654 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free.


4 Annual Four on the Fourth Road Race - Four-mile foot race through the beautiful rolling town roads.

Address: Main St. , Chester, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 526-2122 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free to spectators.


9 - 11 Chester Fair - Major agricultural fair with livestock/animal shows and pulls, garden tractor pull, flowers, arts and crafts, baking contests, midway, children's games, musical entertainment, lots of food, and more.

Address: Chester Fairgrounds , Chester, Connecticut
Ph: (860) 526-2402 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Chester/Hadlyme Ferry

Selden III , a ferry that crosses the scenic Connecticut River near Gillette Castle State Park, carries 8 to 9 cars per trip and is the second-oldest continuously operating ferry service in the state. Access from Rte. 148

Chester, CT Ferries

The Inn and Vineyard at Chester

Country inn with Colonial decor, modern amenities. 44 rooms with private bath (six suites)

Chester, CT Lodging

Things to do near Chester, CT

Farmington Valley Arts Center

Housed in historic brownstone buildings in park setting, features 20 artist studios and galleries selling fine arts and craft...

Emerald City Balloon Co.

Hot-air balloon flights and foliage trips. Reservations required....

Pratt House (c.1732)

Historic house built in sections throughout the 18th-century. Vernacular architecture with period furnishings, herb garden....

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West Hartford Inn

50 rooms, TV, coffeemaker, fitness room....