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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Thursday Nights on The Plaza - Thursday, August 17
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 Dragon Boat & Asian Festival - Saturday, August 19
The Riverfront Dragon Boat and Asian Festival returns to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for its 17th year. View Details
Wip Into Shape - Tuesday, August 22
Take your workout outside with instructors from WIP Fitness. View Details
Yoga Flow on the River - Wednesday, August 23
Get fit for free with Hartford Sweat, every Wednesday night. View Details
Broadway Now - Wednesday, August 23
Join us for an evening of contemporary musical theatre featuring songs from Hamilton, Dear Evan Hanson, Aladdin, The Color Purple, Once and many more, produced by Connecticut Mainstage. View Details
Riverfront Scramble: College - Thursday, August 24
Run in your old college T or your favorite jersey, or just wear something from UConn and go for the win. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, August 24
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
Summer Pops: Stage to Screen - Saturday, August 26
The Middletown Symphonic Band's last performance of the summer features a variety of songs you'll be sure to recognize from theater and film. View Details
Wip Into Shape - Tuesday, August 29
Take your workout outside with instructors from WIP Fitness. View Details
Yoga Flow on the River - Wednesday, August 30
Get fit for free with Hartford Sweat, every Wednesday night. View Details