March 2024

Community Workshop #2

Share your vision for our future park at our second community workshop! Talk to our team of planners, architects, and community engagement specialists, and dream big. ...
02 Mar
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
West Indian Social Club
3340 Main Street, Hartford, CT

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. ...
16 Mar
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
New Park!
100 Meadow Road, Windsor, CT, USA
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
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
August 2024

Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival

Experience the island vibes of the Caribbean; no passport required. The Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival brings the Caribbean to you with a carnival, island cuisine, tropical drinks, and island rhythms performed by internationally renowned musicians during a free, day-long, family-friendly festival.  ...
03 Aug
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
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Changes in Latitudes

From "Margaritaville" to "Cheeseburger in Paradise," Changes in Latitude, a talented tribute band, will transport you to a tropical paradise with their authentic and energetic performances of Jimmy Buffett's classic songs. Expect a night of good vibes, sing-along moments, and margaritas. ...
09 Aug
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hartford HealthCare Community Stage at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT

Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival

Celebrate Asian and Pacific Island cultures through traditional music and dance, hands-on art activities, food, and martial arts demonstrations on the upper plaza with community and club teams racing on the river. Register a team, or cheer on your favorite paddlers. ...
17 Aug
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
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