LocationA town in Fairfield County, Connecticut
DistanceJust under a 2 hour drive from New York City
Getting HereTake Hutchinson River Pkwy N, I-684 N and I-84 E to CT-25 S in Newtown
"On the count of ten, all is quiet as the lights are lit on the Town Tree!"
Halloween is another day of celebration on Main Street. Privately owned historic homes bring out the candy, pumpkins and ghouls as over 2,000 children go door-to-door for tricks and treats!
The holiday season is rung in with the annual Tree Lighting. Luminaries line Main Street and surround historic Ram Pasture, a magical scene reflected in Hawley Pond. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in style accompanied by the Newtown High School Chorus and Band. On the count of ten, all is quiet as the lights are lit on the Town Tree!
The arts are alive and well in Newtown. Whether you’re interested in music, theatre, movies, sculpture or painting, Newtown is the place to be. The choices are endless! Enjoy a summer day at the annual Arts Festival, a string quartet at the Meeting House, a play at the Town Players Little Theatre, a jazz combo at Dickinson Park or a $3 movie at Edmond Town Hall. No matter the time of year, Newtown keeps you entertained.
Newtown is quickly becoming known as Northern Fairfield County’s Restaurant Destination! From fine dining to drive-ins, we’ve got it! Home to several of Connecticut Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards, Newtown has restaurants to suit every palate.