Family-Friendly Breweries in & Around Fairfield County


Family-friendly breweries.Did you know there is a CT Beer Trail? Craft breweries are on the rise in Connecticut. They are abundant and popping up everywhere, from Fairfield County to Hartford and Litchfield Counties. With summer on the way, visiting a local brewery is a great family activity and a great way to spend time outdoors. Get outside and explore and taste some of the best family-friendly local breweries in the state. 

Two Roads Brewing {Stratford}

With a recently updated family-friendly policy, Two Roads is the place to be in the summer. Visitors under 21 are permitted in the outdoor Hop Yard and Area Two Tasting Room. There are picnic tables for seating, seasonal food trucks, lawn games, and live music on weekends. (Be sure to consult the event schedule before visiting for possible adult-only events.)

Nod Hill Brewery {Ridgefield}

All events are free, and minors are welcome with a parent or legal guardian. There is one designated adults-only area. The seasonal (mid-April through October), family-friendly, 6000 sq feet meadow and “Biergarten” offers live music, a beer trailer, and the On the Fly food truck with picnic table seating. Dogs are welcome too!

Brewport Brewing Company {Bridgeport}

There is tons of first-come, first-serve indoor and outdoor seating. Kids are welcome and can enjoy sensational, thin-crust pizza. 

Redding Beer Company {Redding}

Outdoor seating, great board game selection, outdoor lawn games in the summer, and live music make this a great family spot. Kids must be accompanied by an adult in the bar area but can sit unaccompanied in the den and game area.

Aspetuck Brew Lab {Bridgeport}

A family-friendly venue with ten-plus beers on tap and a newly expanded outdoor seating area that invites you to bring your own food.

Kent Falls Brewing Company {Kent}

A family-friendly working farm and brewery with a great craft beer selection. There are toys in the tasting room for the kids to play with!

Stony Creek Brewery {Branford}

This amazing brewery has pizza food trucks, outdoor seating on the water, and a delicious menu.

Thimble Island Brewing Company {Branford}

This family-friendly brewery has plenty of indoor and outdoor seating options. A large outdoor tent with picnic tables, heaters, and firepits with an excellent full-service food menu!

For a complete list of breweries in Connecticut, check out the CT Beer Trail map. What is your favorite family-friendly Connecticut Brewery?


  1. I like that you’re writing about mommyhood in contexts apart from strict “mothering.” Great to read “date night” type articles!


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