Groton Fall Festival

Groton Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 from 11:00am to 4:00pm


Join us for a family-friendly day of fun at Poquonnock Plains Park in Groton for our 14th Annual Groton Fall Festival! This year's event will be better than ever: we’ll have traditional fall activities, family tournament games with prizes, food and beverage trucks, and nearly 100 local vendors and businesses including artists, artisans, crafters and non-profits from around the Groton and Mystic regions sharing this businesses with the Greater Groton & Mystic communities. See you there!

Click Here for Vendor and Scarecrow Contest Registration

Annual Scarecrow Contest

Sign up to participate in our Scarecrow Contest when you register to become a Groton Fall Festival vendor

Meet Marina! This mermaid-themed scarecrow was designed and by the GMCC staff. This year, vendors once again, have the opportunity to build a scarecrow for a chance to win a free table at next year's event! The winner of 2018's Scarecrow Contest was Grace Baptist Church - Groton, CT for their scarecrow called "The Farmer", We can't wait to meet and greet this year's contenders for "Best Scarecrow"!

Enter our Pie Baking Contest

It's Fun and registration is Free!

Your pie must be homemade, fall-themed, and any flavor goes, as long as it makes us think of the autumn season! Pies will be judged on flavor, appearance, and creativity, so no holding back!

Bring your best Fall-themed pie to the Groton Fall Festival on October 5th to be judged at 12:30 PM. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your baking skills to our special guest judges and win prizes throughout the day! Email  with questions.

Visit the Circle K Petting Zoo

Cirlce K Farm Animal Attractions

Circle K Kennel and Farm is a small "Hobby" Farm located in central Connecticut. They've been providing petting farms, educational shows, performing animals for movies, stage and other events to Connecticut and surrounding states for over 30 years.

Join our Cornhole Tournament

Tournament begins at 12:00 PM

Registration to participate in our annual Cornhole Tournament opens at 11:15 AM. Head to the Greater Mystic Chamber booth and register to participate for the opportunity to win a fantastic prize from one of our member businesses!