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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News and Events

Complete our Dragon Boat & Asian Festival Survey! - Wednesday, August 19
2,000 years of history came to life on the CT River and at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for the Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival. What did you think? View Details
Complete our Latino Fest Survey! - Wednesday, August 12
It was our first ever Latino Fest - how did we do? View Details
Bears Smokehouse New England BBQ Championships - Saturday, September 5
A BBQ competition benefitting Riverfront Recapture View Details
Guitar under the Stars - Saturday, September 12
Returning by popular demand, Guitar under the Stars, adds an audience participation opportunity in the afternoon hours. Discover not only the joy in the music of Latin culture, but some of the folklore and traditions in preparation for the main performance. View Details
B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional - Wednesday, September 16
Anglers end the B.A.S.S. Nation season on the Connecticut River out of Riverfront Recapture's Riverside Park View Details
Pipes in the Valley - Saturday, September 26
Come raise a pint with 10,000 of your friends on the banks of the scenic Connecticut River where the fun is free for the whole family! View Details
Head of the Riverfront Rowing Regatta - Sunday, October 4
Come enjoy the spectacle of one of New England's largest rowing regattas as you cheer on your favorite rowers. View Details