Mum Festival Opening Night

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Mum Festival Opening Night

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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“Home is Where the Heart is” is this year’s theme for the Annual Mum Festival.  Programs run along Memorial Boulevard and on the Memorial Boulevard School Field during 4 action packed days from Thursday and Friday evening September 21 and 22 to all day Saturday and Sunday September 23 and 24.  Including but not limited to:  Amusement rides, Art & Jazz Gala, Craft & Community Vendors, Car Show, Family & Children’s Activities, Food Trucks & Vendors, Live Music, Beer & Wine Garden, Petting Zoo, Pony and Hay Rides, and the Annual Mum Parade.

Additional Events are featured throughout the community during the “Mum Seasons of Events.”  These include a Miss Mum Pageant, Mum Festival Bingo, the Bristol Stomp, the Annual Gem and Mineral Show, the Annual Mum-a-Thon 8K Road Race and 5K Halloween Family Fun walk and a Concert featuring the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble and the Bristol Chorale.  Watch for announcements, times and locations in the Bristol All Heart Event listings.

Opening Day will feature:

  • Opening Ceremonies and Ribbon Cutting at 5:30 p.m.
  • Art and Jazz Gala 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • 18 Piece Jazz Orchestra on Main Stage 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Festival Fireworks Extravaganza at 9:15 p.m.
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Memorial Boulevard
Bristol, CT 06010 United States


Mum Festival Committee


This Week In Bristol

Events for week of September 18, 2017

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Mon 18th

Fun with Carousel Animal Drawing

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Tue 19th

"Connecticut Made" with author Cynthia Parzych

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Wed 20th

Book Bites: A Piece of the World

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 21st

Informational Health Fair at Bristol Senior Center

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Mum Festival Opening Night

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Fri 22nd

Application Assistance

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheeler Health & Wellness Center

Mum Festival Friday Night

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Sat 23rd

Bristol Farmer's Market

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

Mermaid and Princess Party

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library – Children’s Area
Sun 24th

Hometown Hero Breakfast

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
American Legion Hall

2017 Mum Festival - "Home is Where the Heart Is"

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard