CT for Kids Last Updated: May 2023
Family fun seekers can take their pick in Connecticut. Introduce the kids to creativity with art, music, theater, and dances experiences and classes. Plus check out classic amusement and outdoor adventure, aquariums and zoos filled with friendly creatures, spots for sweet treats, and the joys of “pick-your-own” farms.
Warner Theatre, Torrington
Let the kids get creative with art, music, theater, and dance. Find more here.
For a kid-friendly theatrical experience, don’t miss Polyglot Theatre: Bees at the 2023 International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Explore a buzzing, humming hive of activity, as three human-sized Bees busy themselves in the creation of a community alongside children who transform into bees as they play.
Animals & Wildlife
The wild is calling! See eagles soar and hear tigers roar at aquariums, zoos, nature centers, and wildlife parks in Connecticut. Check out the exhibits below and find more here.
Aquariums & Zoos
Mystic Aquarium, Mystic
Sharks, penguins, sea turtles, tigers, red pandas — get up close and personal with cool creatures at Connecticut’s aquariums and zoos.
Kidcity Children's Museum, Middletown
Learn the cool way. Connecticut’s kids’ museum are hands-on and maximum fun.
Amusement & Adventure Parks
Lake Compounce Amusement and Water Park, Bristol
Put thrills on full blast. Zoom on the track. Zip through the trees. And ride rollercoasters. Experience the amusement and adventure parks below and find more here.
Rainy Day Activities
IT Adventure Ropes Course, New Haven
Rainy won’t go away? No problem. Indoor adventures for the kids are all around. Try the ones below and find more here and here.
Let your kids create and open their minds! From art to music and more, get ideas below and find more here.