Ridgefield offers an incredible amount of fun family activities, and that is especially apparent during the holidays. Starting with Halloween this weekend – we’re so excited the annual Halloween walk is back! If you’re new to the area, check out this list of options to celebrate the holiday:
- On Thursday night, October 28th 7-8 pm dress up in your favorite costume, grab a flashlight, and join Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Educator and poet laureate Barb Jennes for Virtual Halloween Storytelling: A Contemp-BOO-rary Tale! Register here.
- Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center’s Ghosts of Ridgefield is a series of spooky and fun ghost tours planned for three nights only: Thursday, October 28; Friday, October 29; and Saturday, October 30. Tours are selling out quickly! For more information, click here.
- Do you love horses? Take a stroll through Rising Starr Horse Rescue’s spooky trail in Wilton on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Suggested donation $10. For details visit their site.
- The Halloween walk is back! After taking a year off during Covid, this annual tradition will return Saturday morning, October 30 when kids can trick-or-treat with Main Street merchants 10am-12pm. Be sure to stop by our office to say hello!
- Paranormal Park is a Halloween ghost walk fundraiser presented by the Ridgefield Fathers Club to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield this Friday, October 29 and Saturday, October 30 from 6 to 9pm at Richardson Park, 729 N Salem Rd, Ridgefield. Click for more information.
- The Norwalk Historical Society’s popular fundraiser, “A Haunting at Mill Hill” is back in person at the old graveyard at Mill Hill Historic Park for its 11th season on Saturday evening, October 30 6:30-7:30pm. Click here for more details.
- The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary will host its second annual free SANCTUARY SPOOKTACULAR in Newtown on October 31st from 2-4pm! Explore “haunted trails” while you crunch the leaves below your feet. Collect stickers for each “spooky” find in a woodland scavenger hunt and leave some suet treats for wildlife along the way. Register today to reserve your spot.
- St. Stephen’s Church will show the 1922 silent film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, with its eerie gothic feel on Sunday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. on a large screen in the sanctuary at 353 Main St. And, just as in the silent movie era, an organ – the St. Stephen’s organ, played by Alcee Chriss III – will provide live accompaniment. Suggested donation $20. Register here.