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Connecticut’s Hidden Treasure

Just two hours from Boston and New York and an hour from the shoreline, you’ll find Bristol, a hidden New England treasure abundant with attractions, special events, and history to enjoy. From the natural beauty of picturesque hills and fall foliage, to the high tech satellite dishes of ESPN, Bristol’s City sized with a small town vibe, offering wonderful memories no matter your pace! So whether you’re vacationing, passing through, or staying a little longer, Bristol will fill the perfect piece in your heart.

 

Life

In Bristol

Bristol has a lot to offer – from our historic Downtown district and Federal Hill, to the quaint village of Forestville, there’s a setting for everyone. Discover what makes Bristol great!

  • Education

    Bristol is rated top 5 in the State for education, check out our top-tier educational institutions.

  • Sports & Recreation

    If you’re looking to keep active or add extracurriculars for the kids, check out our vast recreational offerings!

  • Worship

    Our community is respectful of all people and religions. Check out our list of places to worship.

This Week In Bristol

Events for week of May 22, 2017

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Tue 23rd

3rd Annual "Plate at the Table" Fundraiser

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tavern 42
Wed 24th

Warbler Wednesdays

May 24 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Indian Rock Nature Preserve
Thu 25th

Afternoon Movie: Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library

Hollywood Movie Magic-Part II

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society
Fri 26th

"The Cat and the Canary" and "Murders in the Zoo" - Double Feature

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

Friday Night Music at the Barnes Nature Center

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center
Sat 27th

"The Cat and the Canary" and "Murders in the Zoo" - Double Feature

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society

2017 Cruise Nights

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Northside Square
Sun 28th

FanFest

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Muzzy Field
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