April 2024

Learn to Sweep

Sweep rowing is a type of rowing where each rower has a single oar held with both hands and is oriented around rowing in team boats (4+ people per boat). If you’ve never rowed before, this is the program for you. You’ll learn the basics of the rowing stroke and technique in our training barges with seats for eight sweep rowers. ...
30 Apr
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Park
20 Leibert Road, Hartford, CT, USA
May 2024

Community Walking Tour

Join us for a community walking tour! Learn more about our future park and our plans to transform more than 60 acres of inaccessible riverfront land into a community park, Garmany Cove, a regional trail system, and complementary commercial development. ...
04 May
9:00 am - 10:30 am
New Park!
100 Meadow Road, Windsor, CT, USA

Community Workshop #3

The vision for our future park is taking shape! See the developing vision plan and share your feedback at the third community workshop on May 18 at the Parker Memorial Community Center. ...
18 May
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Parker Memorial Community Center

Boat Launches Open

Our boat launches are open Memorial Day through Labor Day. You may launch boats during park hours, from sunrise to sunset. Passes may be purchased in the park from any of our rangers.  ...
24 May
June 2024

Veterans Rowing & Kayaking

Are you a veteran or military service member interested in rowing or kayaking? Now you can try both for free at the Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse in Riverside Park, thanks to our partnership with Connecticut Adaptive Rowing Program (CARP) and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital. ...
15 Jun
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverfront Boathouse, Riverside Park
20 Leibert Road, Hartford, CT

Hartbeat Music Festival

Don't miss our free, family-friendly celebration of music and community featuring local and regional bands on three stages, music-making activities, food, beer, and more! The 2023 lineup includes headliner Javier Colon, alum of the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music and winner of The Voice, Bap Pack.... ...
22 Jun
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA

Youth Rowing Clinic

Want your child to try a new sport? This is an excellent way to see if rowing is the sport for them and prepare them for tryouts for our team or their high-school team this fall. If your child is already rowing, our intermediate clinics will improve their technique before the season begins.  ...
24 Jun
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverfront Boathouse, Riverside Park
20 Leibert Road, Hartford, CT

Shakespeare in the Park: Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Set sail on an epic adventure with Pericles, Prince of Tyre, as he navigates the tumultuous seas of life, encountering shipwrecks, pirates, and long-lost family members along the way. ...
29 Jun
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hartford HealthCare Community Stage at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT

Shakespeare in the Park: Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Set sail on an epic adventure with Pericles, Prince of Tyre, as he navigates the tumultuous seas of life, encountering shipwrecks, pirates, and long-lost family members along the way. ...
30 Jun
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hartford HealthCare Community Stage at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT
July 2024

Riverfront Food Truck Festival

Whether you’re craving cupcakes and country music, poutine and pop, or just looking for a lobster roll and lawn games, you’ll find it at the Riverfront Food Truck Festival. Enjoy three days of music, beer, and delicious food from over 20 food trucks. ...
18 Jul
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA

Riverfront Food Truck Festival

Whether you’re craving cupcakes and country music, poutine and pop, or just looking for a lobster roll and lawn games, you’ll find it at the Riverfront Food Truck Festival. Enjoy three days of music, beer, and delicious food from over 20 food trucks. ...
19 Jul
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA

Riverfront Food Truck Festival

Whether you’re craving cupcakes and country music, poutine and pop, or just looking for a lobster roll and lawn games, you’ll find it at the Riverfront Food Truck Festival. Enjoy three days of music, beer, and delicious food from over 20 food trucks. ...
20 Jul
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
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