- Our list of the best things to do in Manchester, Connecticut, features the top 331 nearby activities — including 119 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Manchester, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of Manchester, CT , followed by 316 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hartford, West Hartford, Springfield, Middletown, Simsbury, Bristol, South Windsor, East Haddam, Newington, Bloomfield, Windsor, Wethersfield, New Britain, Farmington, Southington, Avon, West Springfield, Enfield, Agawam, Meriden, Glastonbury, East Hartford, New Hartford, Storrs, Colchester, Willimantic, Wallingford, Cheshire, Mashantucket, Mansfield and Plantsville
Paint Nite 152 Simsbury Road, Avon, CT MoreLess Info
Paint Nite invites guests to break away from a typical night out with the perfect cocktail of creativity and conversation.
Manchester's Wickham Park is a large park complex that includes an impressive and elegant event venue that is very popular for weddings. This attraction includes garden zones in the style of English, Scottish, Asian and Italian formal gardens.
Manchester, Connecticut's Case Mountain reaches a peak elevation of 774 feet and has a flat, stable summit overlooking the state capitol. The mountain is peppered with immaculate trails for hiking, cycling, jogging and dog walking. Pets are welcome but must remain leashed.
Opened in 1993, the Stone Age Rock Gym is a rock climbing facility featuring 4,500 square-feet of textured climbing walls. The facility holds open climbing sessions, summer climbing camps, and birthday party hosting.
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177 Hartford Road, Manchester, CT 06040 MoreLess Info
A non-profit regional arts and cultural center, the Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall features a diverse line-up of events. It hosts main stage productions, play readings, art exhibits, a lunchtime lecture series, and community programs.
247 S Main St, Manchester, CT 6040 MoreLess Info
Created to inspire the creative minds of youth, the Lutz Children's Museum offers special programs and exhibits geared towards younger children. The museums exhibits include a hands on farming experience, a 1940's main street, live animal habitat and more.
Parkade Cinemas & Entertainment is a 6 screen movie theater that also hosts live entertainment. The theater airs mainstream and independent films and also hosts host birthday parties and special events.
An 18-screen movie theater, Buckland Hills 18 + IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a full bar, a restaurant, a party room and reserved seats.
Showing the latest films in standard and RealD 3D formats, Cinemark is a large theater with a digital projector system. On Tuesdays, the movie theater has a discounted rate on snacks with free refills at the concession stand.