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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 March 20, 2017

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Tue 21st

The Irish Culture & Its Influence on Bristol's History

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Manross Memorial Library

Spring Concert and Rich Theriault's 70th Birthday Celebration

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prospect United Methodist Church
Wed 22nd

Firehouse Friends Club at The New England Carousel Museum

March 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum

Mix-It-Up at The New England Carousel Museum

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Thu 23rd

Book & Movie Combo: A Man Called Ove (PG-13)

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Fri 24th

Dudes' Night Out

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center

Hollywood at the Bijou: "The Invisible Ray" (1934) & "The Devil Commands" (1941)

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society
Sat 25th

Bristol Soap Box Derby Pancake Breakfast

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Immanuel Lutheran Church

Tenth Annual Safety Fair

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Sun 26th

Princess Tea at New England Carousel Museum

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The New England Carousel Museum

"Glory!" - BEHS Madrigal Singers with The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bristol Eastern High School
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