Your Labor Day Weekend Checklist Across Connecticut

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Looking to get out and about in Connecticut this Labor Day weekend? Whether you are a car enthusiast, a shopping fanatic, or a foodie, have it for you! Here are some of our top picks for Labor Day events throughout Connecticut.

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An aerial view of Lime Rock Park.

Lime Rock Park Historic Festival 38

Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT is CT’s favorite spot for racing events. This natural terrain motorsport racing venue hosts an annual historic festival where attendees can watch vintage cars race around the track.

The festivities kick off Thursday, September 3rd with a vintage car parade driving through 17 towns and finishing at Lime Rock.

Through Monday September 7th spectators can enjoy racing and the Concours d’Elegance and Gathering of the Marques on Sunday September 6th that will feature 1,000 vintage cars and motorcycles.

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Mystic, CT is always a great destination for a day trip. Visit Old Mystic Village for shopping and dining.

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Juno and Kela. Image courtesy of Mystic Aquarium.

Take the kids to the Mystic Aquarium this labor day weekend. While you’re in town, be sure to enjoy a slice of Mystic Pizza (yes, the restaurant that inspired the movie).

Annually on Labor Day weekend, Mystic hosts their weekend show, where local artisans offer their handmade goods for sale. Artisans will offer their jewelry, photography, painting, ceramics, wood carvings and more. 

The New England Food Truck Festival at Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun is one of Connecticut’s amazing destination resort and casinos. Mohegan Sun offers spa services, dozens of restaurants, a luxury hotel, and of course all of our favorite table games and slot machines!

They also regularly hosts events, and on Labor Day weekend. The resort will host the Food Truck Festival! Over 30 trucks will attend this event.

In addition to amazing food, the festival will also offer live entertainment, children’s activities, and fireworks show. Mohegan Sun is well known for offering fun for the whole family, so it is no surprise this food truck festival offers just that.

Corn Maze Kick-Off

Labor Day weekend means the opening of corn mazes across Connecticut. Ellsworth Farm Corn Maze opens September 4th and will be open until November 25th. The 3.5 acre corn field is designed into a gigantic maze. Visiting is so much fun for children and adults! 

At Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm, see the vintage Lionel interactive train display. Have the opportunity to interact with some of the first and largest standard gauge trains made in the early 1900’s. They are open daily in Sharon, CT. 

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Amber Clark
Amber Clark is a freelance writer and wellness advisor residing in Litchfield County, Connecticut. She holds an Associate of Arts degree from NVCC, and devotes much of her time to furthering her education through literature and personal experience. Her passions include writing, reading, food, nutrition, and the outdoors.