Join us at one of our many Special & Community Events. Where we embrace the seasons and enjoy our amazing 40 acres of natural wonders.
November 21, 2019
The New Canaan Nature Center will kick off the holiday season by hosting our Holiday Market! The Holiday Market was such a success last year, we are bringing it back! There will be unique gifts items including jewelry, clothing, chocolate, and much more. This year it will take place on Thursday, November 21st, with a preview party on Wednesday, November 20th.
Preview Party Ticket: $55.00 per person (Children 10-18 welcome to come with parents)
Preschool Parent Preview Party Ticket: $40.00 per person
Shopping Day Ticket: Free
May 2, 2020
Saturday, May 2nd
11:00am – 4:00pm
The 11th annual New Canaan Dog Days presented by Pet Pantry Warehouse will once again be hosted right here at the New Canaan Nature Center on Saturday, May 2!
This year, the New Canaan Dog Days event is kicking off with a fundraising Pet Pantry Paws Walk through our Nature Center & New Canaan Land Trust trails beginning at 11:00 am. Participants are required to register for the Paws Walk and a $20 fee will benefit both Adopt-a-Dog and the New Canaan Nature Center.
Following the Paws Walk will be demonstrations, lectures, and meet-and-greets. The New Canaan Police Department Canine Unit; New Canaan Nature Center Wildlife; professional dog trainers, dog behaviorists, and veterinarians will be in attendance to educate and entertain attendees. This year’s activities and special event features include but are not limited to the following: Doggie Fun Zone, Fur-tastic K-9’s, Radar Run, Kid Zone, Dog Spa, Pet Pantry Bone Bar, Family Scavenger Hunt, Rescue Village and Pet Portaits.
*This event is rain or shine.*
The New Canaan Nature Center will be hosting our 8th Annual Harvest Festival in 2019!
This is one of our largest fundraisers for the New Canaan Nature Center, it will take place in the meadow, under a tent with beer, bites, wine, and live music by the Jazzholes.
Individual Tickets: $75.00
VIP Tickets (2 Tickets & Parking): $250.00
Tickets At the Door: $90.00
You can get your tickets at the door tonight!
Join the New Canaan Nature Center for two days of traditional family fun at our 51st Annual Fall Fair! Come and enjoy carnival rides, a crazy maze, spooky stroll, pumpkin decorating, fire truck rides, apple sling shot, zip line, and so much more! Food, drinks, & snacks will be available for cash purchase as well.