About the Riverfront

Our private, non-profit organization is leading the effort to reconnect metropolitan Hartford with the Connecticut River by providing access to four Riverfront parks in Hartford and East Hartford.

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Riverfront Recapture in Brackets for Good Tournament - Thursday, February 23
Can you help take us all the way to the finals for the $10,000 prize? View Details
The Big Mo' at UConn Hartford - Thursday, February 9
Save the date -- the Big Mo' goes back to school on Saturday, May 20. View Details
Park Usage Survey - Friday, September 16
Riverfront Recapture is conducting a survey to learn more about how people use our four parks. Your answers will help us gain insight into the ways in which different people utilize our parks and will be used to help improve our services in the coming years. View Details
Conversations at Noon: Welcome to the Neighborhood - Thursday, August 18
Watch "Welcome to the Neighborhood" featuring Michael Zaleski, along with Bridget Quinn-Carey of Hartford Public Library and Dr. Frank Mitchell of The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. View Details
From Riverfront to Rio - Wednesday, August 3
Meghan O'Leary got her start at Riverfront Rowing, and now she's competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Join to cheer her on at the Riverfront Boathouse on 8/6, 8/9 & 8/11. View Details
Rescheduled: Free Movies In Riverside Park, The Martian - Thursday, July 21
The free screening of The Martian in Riverside Park scheduled for July 22 has been postponed due to predicted thundershowers. The new date is Friday, September 2.
Free Movies Return to Riverside Park - Saturday, July 2
Free movies in Riverside Park are back, thanks to Bear's Smokehouse BBQ. We will be screening the The Martian on 7/22, Bee Movie on 8/12 and Big on 8/26. View Details
New Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk Mobile Tour - Friday, June 24
Renowned author, Doris Kearns Goodwin, is the voice of the new Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk mobile tour. View Details
Intro to Indoor Rowing - Saturday, March 25
Indoor rowing is the new spinning. Come learn the proper techniques for a complete full body workout, for free. View Details
The Big Mo' at UConn Hartford - Saturday, May 20
Save the date -- the Big Mo' at UConn Hartford will be held on May 20. View Details
Dragon Boating 101 - Tuesday, May 23
Learn to dragon boat, or improve your dragon boat techniques in this eight-week class. View Details
Dragon Boating 101 - Tuesday, June 20
Learn to dragon boat, or improve your dragon boat techniques in this eight-week class. View Details
Hartford Latino Fest - Saturday, June 24
Celebrate Latino culture during a day of live entertainment, food and drink, exhibitors, merchandise, kids games and activities, View Details
Riverfront Scramble: Red White & Brew - Thursday, June 29
The theme for this summer's first scramble is Red, White & Brew -- wear your most patriotic ensemble. View Details
Riverfront Scramble: Superheroes - Thursday, July 27
It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superman...No, wait. It's one of the costumed runners in the superhero-themed Riverfront Scramble. View Details
Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival - Saturday, August 19
The Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival returns to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for its 17th year. View Details
Riverfront Scramble: College - Thursday, August 24
Run in your old college T or your favorite jersey, or just wear something from UConn and go for the win. View Details
Dragon Boating 101 - Tuesday, September 5
Learn to dragon boat, or improve your dragon boat techniques in this eight-week class View Details