The pipes summon the Highlands to Hartford for the main event! Guests will experience the spirit of the Highlands, along with top traditional and Celtic rock bands on two stages, 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! Headlined by Celtica! Click here to see the Performance Lineup!
Pipes in the Valley is produced by The Olde Burnside Brewing Co., in partnership with Riverfront Recapture.
Can't wait until Saturday to start celebrating? Start the party early at the Pipes in the Valley Happy Hour on Friday night!
Congratulations to Olde Burnside Brewery and Pipes in the Valley for making the BBC's 10 British Things About Hartford, CT list!
11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
This event is held at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. Please visit the park's page for directions.
CT Convention Center Garage
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
$9.00 Event Rate
Morgan Street Garage
155 Morgan St
Morgan Street is $ 4.00
Constitution Plaza Garage
109 Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Patrons should use the south garage entrance on State Street
PLEASE NOTE: The Science Center garage will be closed on Saturday Sept 27th
Learn more about volunteer opportunities for this event.
Vendor & Exhibitor Information
For food/merchandise vending and exhibitor information, click here.
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, or use our online form to sponsor Pipes in the Valley now!
Riverfront Recapture’s high-quality cultural festivals celebrate the region’s diversity, welcoming thousands of visitors.
Created to provide vital support and enrich the lives of MetroHartford residents via agencies like Riverfront Recapture.
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