pumpkin festival

October 19  |  10:00 - 3:30 pm

Experience all the amazing family-friendly activities as you

stroll through downtown Putnam

full event program

Download the full-event program to find the location and times for the various activities.

*all events subject to change and additional events may be added.

train excursion

Take in the scenic beauty of NECT on a 90-min train ride, departing at 11:30am from Union Station, Main Street, Putnam CT.

[ WILL CALL located near The Crossings ]

artists & local shops

Throughout the day, be sure to take the opportunity to discover the many wonderful shops and
of Putnam.

the great pumpkin

Not your average, run-of-the-mill pumpkin - come see THE OFFICIAL GREAT PUMPKINS - located on the lawn at the Putnam Congregational Church.

scarecrow contest

Individuals and businesses alike participate in decorating the streets of Putnam with unique scarecrow creations.



Enjoy live music and a variety of performances while strolling the streets of downtown Putnam - with special activities for the kids, as well!

dining & drink specials

With an option for every mood, dinner and drink specials will be available at select local restaurants.

Call ahead for a reservation!