Main Street

Canton, CT

Main Street

Canton, CT

Brought to you by Collinsville Merchants Association

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Welcome to Collinsville Historic Section of Canton, CT

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One of "America's 10 coolest small towns"

Collinsville was listed as one of "America's 10 coolest small towns" in the September 2007 issue of Arthur Frommer's Budget travel magazine. You'll take a step back in time in this New England factory town, and be able to experience it past and present.

It's a great destination

There is something for everyone Collinsville offers shopping, restaurants, art, recreation. Local services available are; Canton Town Hall, U.S. Post Office, and Realty Works LLC, ATM at Collinsville Savings Bank


Experience Collinsville in every season:

SUMMER - Farmer's Market Sundays

        10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   June -Oct.


FALL - Halloween Parade October 28, 2017


WINTER - Christmas in Collinsville

                  December 8 & 9, 2017

Visit Collinsville brochure

For more information download the Visit Collinsville Brochure, which includes merchants with a map of their location, local services, history, and directions from Boston and New York City.


To visit the Collinsville section of Canton, Connecticut or request a brochure contact:

Experience the wonder of Collinsville Then..... and Collinsville Now! 





BRIDGE STREET LIVE - 41 Bridge St..  Comedy Nights, Music, Entertainment.     860-693-9762



Immigrants that came to this area and why they settled here.  Many came to work in the Collins Company factory.

All talks will be at the Canton Library/Community Center, 40 Dyer Ave., Lower Level from: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  

Admission is $5.00 for Non-Members; $4.00 for Members; and $1.00 for Students.

Registration not necessary, but appreciated:  Call 860-693-2793 or go to:


      March 16th - Polish Immigration        March 23rd - Swedish Immigration        March 30th - Irish Immigration

     April 6th - Finnish Immigration           April 10th - French Canadian Immigration                                    Download a copy of the Flyer here.


2nd ANNUAL VOLUNTEER FAIR - April 1, 2017 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the Canton Community Center (Lower Level) 40 Dyer Ave.  Sponsored by Canton Main Street, Inc.  Meet representatives from local Town organizations and explore volunteer opportunities.  Give a helping hand.   Download a copy of the Flyer here with a partial list of organizations.


FARMINGTON VALLEY STAGE COMPANY - 2016 - 2017 Season at Canton Town Hall, 4 Market St., Collinsville:  

    May 19, 20, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. and May 21 at 2 p.m.  MORNINGS AT SEVEN

    Introduction to Shakespeare for students in Grades 5 - 8 - Saturdays Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 (snow date Feb. 4) 1 - 3 p.m.      Download a Farmington Valley Stage 2016-2017 Season Flyer Here!


CANTON PARKS & RECREATION - WINTER & SPRING 2017 - For a downloadable list of activities for young and old alike, go to:



   March 31 - April 1, 2017  Collinsville Film Festival - More Info to Follow 

    May 7, 2017 - 10K Collinsville Classic Sponsored by Hartford Marathon.

    May 17 - 20, 2017 - 51st Annual Jamboree - Collinsville Volunteer Fire Department  

    June - October, 2017 - Collinsville Farmers Market - Downtown Parking Lot

    July, 2017 - Collinsville HOT

    October, 2017 - Oktoberfest - Canton Historical Museum.  Date to be confirmed.

    October 28, 2017 - Collinsville Halloween Parade

    November 19 - December 10, 2017 - Gallery of Trees - Canton Historical Museum

    December 8 & 9, 2017 - Christmas in Collinsville & Champagne Walk