September 24 | 11 am to 10 pm | Free

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

Experience the spirit of the Highlands, along with Celtic traditional and rock bands, Highland athletic games, step dancing, bag pipers, birds of prey, Highland cows, kids’ activities, puppetry and storytelling, sword demonstrations, Celtic food, and plenty of Ten Penny Ale at the 15th Annual Pipes in the Valley.  Pipes in the Valley is produced by The Olde Burnside Brewing Co., in partnership with Riverfront Recapture. Congratulations to Olde Burnside Brewery and Pipes in the Valley for making the BBC's 10 British Things About Hartford, CT list. 

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Show your Celtic spirit! If you are interested in sponsoring this or any of our exciting festivals, events, and programs, please contact Deborah Baker, Director of Development, via email or call 860.713.3131 ext. 326.

Season Sponsor


Arts Partner

Greater Hartford Arts Council

Site Sponsor

Mohegan Sun


Festival Partner

Price Chopper

Official EMS Provider


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