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About Bristol

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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 August 21, 2017

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Mon 21st

Solar Eclipse Event: LIBRARY-WIDE

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library

Pooch Plunge

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rockwell Park Pool
Tue 22nd
Wed 23rd

Bats Are Good Guys

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

Magnificent Monarchs

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sessions Woods
Thu 24th

Dog Days of Summer

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

Crocodile Club 2017!

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Compounce
Fri 25th

Once Upon A Farm

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

MumFest Mural & Painting Event at T-Salon Cafe

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
T-Salon Cafe House
Sat 26th

Bristol Farmer's Market

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

Geology Walk

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center
Sun 27th

Cars and Coffee Swap Meet

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
NAPA Auto Parts

125th Anniversary Celebration - Immanuel "God With Us" The Journey Continues 1892-2017

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Immanuel Lutheran Church
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