4 to 10 p.m.
What a celebration of our nation's freedom! Thanks for joining us and enjoying the great entertainment, activities, and of course, fireworks.
Photo gallery by Alex Syphers, Hartford Courant
Boat launches in Great River Park and Charter Oak Landing will be closed from dusk July 10 to dawn July 12.
Riverside Park boat launch is open, with limited access to the south from dusk July 10 to dawn July 12. On July 11, boats may enter until 8 pm, but must stay on the river until ½ hour after fireworks end that evening; the Riverside Park boat launch will remain open.
9 p.m. Fireworks
Montreal International Fireworks Competition Gold medal winner, Atlas Pyrovision, will highlight the largest one-day fireworks celebration in Connecticut.
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford
Click HERE for Downtown Hartford Interactive Parking Map
Handicap Parking, Hartford
(Note: a major convention is using this garage July 9-12)
(Handicap parking ONLY with State of Connecticut issued permit)
Great River Park, East Hartford
Parking is available in private and public lots
Handicap Parking, East Hartford
Commerce Center One (Handicap parking ONLY with State of Connecticut issued permit)
During ConnectiCon and Riverfest celebrations, dash will operate the following extra hours of service in Hartford:
Going to Riverfest in Hartford and East Hartford on July 11? Got a bike? There is a group cycling to and from Riverfest fireworks.
Ride there from Parkville with Slow Roll - www.facebook.com/events/1675119252716587/
Ride back to Parkville with Make Hartford - www.facebook.com/events/401211486747751/
Share your patriotism and support Riverfest! If you are interested in sponsoring this or any of our exciting festivals, events, and programs, please visit our sponsorship page now, contact Deborah Baker, Director of Development, via email or call 860.713.3131 ext. 326, or use our online form to sponsor Riverfest now!
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