Welcome to Torrington Lions Club Events

Our History

Since 1917 Lions have come together for the benefit of the community. Today, we stand with 1.4 million members in 210 countries.

To the world there is an understanding that Lions Club International stands for helping mankind. For the individual the question is much more personal. For each member brings to the club their own unique passion and abilities for the betterment of mankind.

As ordinary people, we do extraordinary things.

What we do

Community Events


Annual Golf Tournament, Main Street Car Show, Touch a Truck, Community  Tag sale,Trunk or Treat, Holiday Gift Fair, Road Race, Health Education.  

Local Support


CHH Low Vision Center, Christmas Village, Birthday Flowers to seniors without families  in nursing homes, Christmas for children toy donations, thank you flags to veterans in nursing homes, local high school scholarships, St Jude telethon, eye glass and hearing aid assistance, Operation Overflow, Torrington Soup Kitchen,High School "locker",Larc, Tour of Litchfield Hills, Salvation Army, Friendly Hands, Christmas for Children, Local Fire and Police Depts assistance.

State Support


American School for the Deaf, CT Lions Eye Research, Chris radio, Fidelco guide dogs, fishing trip for the visually inpaired , Low Vision Center and Diabetes Research International: LCIF, LEHP, Children and Youth programs, Disaster Relief, Assistance requests, Health programs., eye screenings and Food for the Hungry.

Current & Upcoming Events


2019 Holiday Craft and Gift Fair - November 2nd 10 am - 3 pm Torrington Armory-153 S Main St.

NEW APPLICATION WILL BE DOWNLOADED BY April 30th-please look for it then. Same rules as 2018-just a few updated notices- NO PRICE CHANGE FOR 2019. 

Featuring a multitude of vendors-  Vendors sign up early for a good spot-Visitors come see what the newest trends are- find some unique gifts something for you or something for a friend-Christmas is right around the corner-, penny auction, picnic style food, kids table,a 50/50 cash raffle (if possible) and much more. Free admission and parking. 

Download Vendor Application and Rules

Halloween Celebration & Truck Or Treat - October 26th 4 pm - 6 pm Main Street Torrington

In collaboration with the Torrington Lions Club & Torrington Municipal & Teachers Federal Credit Union. The Torrington Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring numerous Halloween activities during the Annual Halloween Celebration. The event will include hayrides, contests, music and games provided by a D.J., and plenty of treats for the children to enjoy as they stroll around in their costumes to visit each of the decorated cars. Anyone interested in decorating a vehicle and handing out candy, must register in advance at the Torrington Parks and Recreation Department. Anyone entering a vehicle to participate in the Truck or Treat will be responsible for providing their own candy or treats to hand out. Will be located along Main Street in Torrington. Applications can be found at the Parks and Rec in the Armory. Please submit by October 15th. 

December 2019

  • Christmas for Children - We collect toys at Walmart and then deliver them to the Torrington Fire Department for them to distribute to the children in Torrington. So watch for our yellow shirts playing Santas elves in Walmart!. It is usually the first week in December.

  • House Decorating Contest - Dec 10- In conjunction with The Torrington Park and Rec Dept. Displays should be lit from 6-9 pm  Categories- Commercial  and Residential Christmas Display, Residential: decorated doorway, nativity and Christmas.  Contact the Park and Rec for the application by Dec 1st to enter.

Salvation Army bellringers are out there. Please support them!

Upcoming 2019 Events Please be sure to attend and enjoy local fun

May 31st-  Car Show- Downtown Torrington Main Street 5-9 

June  1st-Touch a Truck Loews parking lot 9-1 pm

June 15th- 4th Annual- Town wide tag sale-sign up at CityWideTagSale.com-proceeds benefit the city firework fund

August 4th-We support the  Tour of Litchfield Hills through Litchfield County-ride your bike for a wonderful day out and a great cause-stop at our refreshment break stand on the Norfolk road

August-exact  date to be announced-our annual Golf Tournament -Greenwoods Country Club  call Norm Nejaime  860 482 3321 for info

August 31, Sept 1 and 2-Join us at the Goshen Fair -enjoy a rib eye sandwich and a delicious ear of locally grown corn on the cob-best buy at the fair

Oct. 26th-Downtown Trunk or Treat-free trick and treating for the Torrington school children

Nov. 2nd-Annual Craft and Gift Fair-see above for details.

We are always doing Eye Screenings for school age children. Check for other dates and events to be announced. Keep it local. Thank you for supporting us.

We are able to co-sponsor a lot of our events  with the Torrington Park and Rec. Dept. You can contact them for more info at 860-489-2274.


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Torrington Lions Club Events

Send completed Vendor Application and Basic Rules Worksheet to the address below:

P.O. Box 81, Torrington, CT 06790.   

Current Even Location - 2019 Craft Fair

153 S Main St, Torrington, Connecticut 06790, United States

Email for event questions: info@torringtonlionsevents.org.

Main Contact / Membership Information

Phil Dzurnak or Membership Chair Elaine Dzurnak

(860) 482-5305 - pedzzz@snet.net

Visit us on the web: www.torringtonlionsevents.org