Host Your Next Special Event at Hartford's Only Riverfront Event Venue

Our beautiful boathouse is available for private events from June 1 through December 31. It’s the picture perfect setting for your next event.

To inquire about venue availability or schedule a tour of the space for an event, please contact Bridget Cooke by email, or at 860-713-3131 x 329.


Monday through Friday, 7 am – 4 pm
4 hours: $525
5 hours: $650
6 hours: $750
Additional hour: $125

Monday through Thursday, 4 pm – 12 am
4 hours: $950
5 hours: $1,100
6 hours: $1,250
Additional hour: $150

Friday, 4 pm – 12 am
4 hours: $1,250
5 hours: $1,500
6 hours: $1,750
Additional hour: $150

4 hours: $2,200
5 hours: $2,700
6 hours: $3,000
Additional hour: $150

4 hours: $1,200
5 hours: $1,400
6 hours: $1,600
Additional hour: $150

East Patio: $1,000
South Patio: $500
Insurance: $200
AV package including 2 microphones, audio playback and projection screen: $160

All rental packages include complimentary on-site parking, use of tables and chairs, and secured wifi access.

Catering Partners

We work with a select group of caterers to offer an impressive array of services, menu choices, and catering styles. Each caterer has experience providing service at the Riverfront Boathouse and is exclusively licensed and insured to provide service at our facility.

Request A Chef
Request A Chef’s mobile kitchen prepares fresh food on-site, and they offer a wide variety of customizable menu options, as well as plate ware and linens. Let Chef Thom and his 25 years of culinary experience cater to you and your guests for a perfect night.
(860) 760-5990

Riverhouse Catering
Riverhouse Catering believes that life is full of exciting experiences to be remembered and celebrated — moments filled with fresh, well-presented food bursting with bold flavor. Riverhouse Catering won’t just meet your expectations; it will exceed them.
(860) 404-5051 X24

Dom’s Broad Street Eatery
Whether you are planning a corporate meeting or a family reunion and are looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a cocktail party with simple appetizers, Dom’s Broad Street Eatery will wow your guests. They customize your menu and event entirely, from gluten-free options to glassware.
(860) 819-5667

Due to our facility’s uniqueness, we cannot permit the use of outside caterers or rental service providers.

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