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 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
Thursday Nights on The Plaza - Thursday, August 31
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, September 5
Learn to dragon boat, or improve your dragon boat techniques in this eight-week class View Details
Run, Row or Erg 5K - Friday, September 15
Get ready to sweat in support of Riverfront Recapture's Community Rowing Program. View Details
Head of the Riverfront Regatta - Sunday, October 1
Save the date -- the 19th Head of the Riverfront Regatta will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017. View Details