About the Riverfront

Our private, non-profit organization is leading the effort to reconnect metropolitan Hartford with the Connecticut River by providing access to four Riverfront parks in Hartford and East Hartford.

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Summer Pops: Salute America - Saturday, May 27
Join the Middletown Symphonic Band for Salute America, a performance of patriotic tributes. View Details
Yoga Flow on the River - Wednesday, May 31
Get fit for free with Hartford Sweat, every Wednesday night. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, June 1
Turn rush hour into happy hour -- join us at Upper Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for gorgeous views, cold beer, music and good company, Thursday nights this summer. View Details
The Big Run - Wednesday, June 7
Celebrate Global Running Day at The Big Run, a 5K that's locally run and nationally won. View Details
Yoga Flow on the River - Wednesday, June 7
Get fit for free with Hartford Sweat, every Wednesday night. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, June 8
Turn rush hour into happy hour -- join us at Upper Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for gorgeous views, cold beer, music and good company, Thursday nights this summer. View Details
Riverfront Swing: Salute to the Big Bands - Saturday, June 10
Riverfront Swing Night returns to Great River Park with Simply Swing’s Salute to the Big Bands featuring danceable favorites from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and more. View Details
Thursday Nights on The Plaza - Thursday, June 15
Turn rush hour into happy hour -- join us at Upper Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for gorgeous views, cold beer, music and good company, Thursday nights this summer. View Details
Dragon Boating 101 - Tuesday, June 20
Learn to dragon boat, or improve your dragon boat techniques in this eight-week class. View Details
Thursday Nights on The Plaza - Thursday, June 22
Turn rush hour into happy hour -- join us at Upper Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for gorgeous views, cold beer, music and good company, Thursday nights this summer. View Details