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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Open for Bid: Columbus Boulevard Bridge Project - Friday, March 18
The Columbus Boulevard Bridge Rehab project is now open for bidders View Details
2015 Donor Impact - Friday, February 12
See how donors impact and support the Riverfront for the entire community to enjoy View Details
Samba Fest - Saturday, May 7
Celebrate the region’s rich Brazilian culture with Trinity College’s Samba Ensemble. View Details
Big Mo' 2016 - Saturday, May 21
Get ready to play ball! The Big Mo’ 2016 will be held on Saturday, May 21, at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, future home of the Hartford Yard Goats. View Details
A Sporting Chance for Youth Day - Saturday, June 4
Try rowing, fishing, volleyball, football, soccer, our climbing wall and more, for free, at A Sporting Chance for Youth Day. View Details
Swing Dancing by the River - Saturday, June 4
Enjoy a night of dancing by the river with Simply Swing, an amazing 10-piece swing orchestra. View Details
Hartford City Ballet's Sleeping Beauty - Saturday, June 18
Hartford’s most talented youth dancers and the Hartford City Ballet's artistic director will turn the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza into a stage for Sleeping Beauty, along with preview performances and audience participation. View Details
Dragon Boats 101 - Tuesday, June 21
Learn to dragon boat, or improve your dragon boat techniques in this eight-week class. View Details
Riverfront Scramble: Sports Teams - Thursday, June 23
The theme for this summer's first scramble is sports teams. Now, it's not about winning, but if you're very competitive try costumes inspired by U.S. Womens Soccer, the Golden State Warriors or the Denver Broncos. View Details
Hartford Latino Fest - Saturday, June 25
Celebrate Latino culture during a day of live entertainment, food and drink, exhibitors, merchandise, kids games and activities, View Details
Riverfest Food Truck Festival - Thursday, July 7
Join us for three days of fantastic food, fun & fireworks at the second annual Riverfest Food Truck Festival. View Details
Riverfest 2016 - Saturday, July 9
Connecticut's largest Independence Day celebration will be held on Saturday, July 9. View Details