Things to Do With a Group in Connecticut This Weekend

If you live in Connecticut and looking for something new and exciting to do, or you’re off to Connecticut for a fun and eventful weekend with your girlfriends, family, bridal party, or a work group, there’s tons to consider when it comes to activities.

Connecticut is home to numerous attractions and beautiful nature to enjoy with any group! However, if you’re looking to make this weekend one to remember, you should definitely look for an experience that is unique and interesting.

When friends, family, or even coworkers participate in a new activity together, they will have a lasting bond from sharing that “first” with each other. If you’re looking for a fresh, interesting, and enticing activity to do this weekend in Connecticut with a group, here are some stellar options. 


Natural Annie Essentials sip and pour candle making experience

Head to the Mark Twain House

If you’re only in Connecticut for a weekend, why not infuse a little history into your trip? Step back in time at the Mark Twain house in Hartford, Connecticut. This historic home and museum will be an exciting look back at architecture and the wonder of historic preservation. You may learn a bit more about the author known as Mark Twain, too!

Mark Twain House


Try Your Hand at a Bridgeport Scavenger Hunt 

Looking for a one-day experience that will cover a lot of ground for your group? Try a Bridgeport scavenger hunt! This organized scavenger hunt from Let’s Roam will take you through Bridgeport, Connecticut’s hottest destinations, landmarks, and even some hidden gems. You and your group will be able to bond as you explore a bunch of new-to-you locations in the beautiful state of Connecticut. 

Bridgeport Scavenger Hunt


Enjoy a Sip and Pour Candle Making Experience

One of the best ways to become closer to those around you is by sharing important “first” experiences. A great way to achieve this is by attempting to learn a new skill! Bring your bridal party, private party, or other small group to a NaturalAnnie Essentials Candle Making Sip and Pour event! This hour and a half long event is completely private and is held in the cozy, star lit NaturalAnnie Essentials studio in Bridgeport. You will be able to engage in a unique new activity with your group and indulge in some wine at the same time!

This intimate event is capped at 22 participants, so you can be sure you will have individual attention and privacy during your event. Bring your own sip-able beverage—if you’re 21+-- and enjoy snacks on Annie. The $55 event price includes one 9-ounce candle of your own creation and one wax melt. You also get games, music, and a  20% off candle to use while you wait for your candles to cool!

Ps- You can also subscribe to NaturalAnnie Essentials Candle Of The Month Club, so that you can receive a constant reminder of the good memories of your visit every month, in the form of a new hand-poured scented soy candle.


Dive into Brunch at Grill 2!

You can’t visit Bridgeport without sinking your teeth into some food! Grille 2 serves up a mouthwatering experience with a fusion of Caribbean, Southern American, Asian, Latino, Jerk, Rum, Reggae, and more! This is a brunch activity for your group to pair with any of the above Connecticut outings!

grille 2 bridgeport ct

Indulge in Non Stop Belly Laughs at The Stress Factory Club

Before this weekend getaway or trip, you and the gang were probably submerged in your daily routines, where some of you might have had a lot of things to deal with, which sometimes seems monotonous. So on your break from the regular routine circle, why not enjoy something that will lighten and freshen you up before you resume your daily schedule? Grab a spot at The Stress Factory Club, one of Bridgeports most popular attraction. Make the best of your trip while
witnessing the famous saying "laughter is the best therapy" become a reality. This place houses amusing performances by local comedians and prominent personalities like Kevin Nealson, Michael Rapaport, and Arnez J. Good food, good friends, and good entertainment make the perfect recipe for a good time.

Get some Main Character Vibes on an Aesthetic Ferry Ride

It always feels great when you try different things. Going by that principle, now that you have traveled all of Connecticut on land, let's move to water. Experience the most scenic views with the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company's two-level ferry ride. You and the group can relax and witness the breathtaking panorama on the boat's upper deck. This is the best way
to end a well-spent, calm, and peaceful sunny day in Bridgeport. Not just that, after you're finished exploring the city and the fun activities it offers, this ferry ride is the perfect option to bid your goodbyes to this culturally rich city until next time.

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