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Riverfront Innovation Fund Application Now Open - Monday, January 7
Do you have an idea for our parks? Apply for up to $50,000 to fund projects that are both revenue-generating and align with our mission, to connect people to the Connecticut River. View Details
Riverfront Recapture Named 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood BuilderĀ® - Wednesday, October 31
Bank of America will provide funding and leadership training to support the nonprofit in its mission to connect people to the Connecticut River and advance economic mobility. View Details
Joe Marfuggi, Former President and CEO, Dies at Age 77 - Thursday, October 11
Riverfront Recapture mourns the passing of former president and CEO Joe Marfuggi, who led the organization from 1986 until 2015. He passed away on October 11 at age 77 after an extended illness. View Details
Head of the Riverfront Results - Monday, October 1
Thank you to all the teams, athletes, spectators and volunteers who participated in the 20th annual Head of the Riverfront. Spectacular weather and excellent racing defined the day. View Details
Thousands Turn Out For Annual Regatta Along Hartford's Riverfront - Sunday, September 30
Thousands lined the banks of the Connecticut River Saturday for the annual Head of the Riverfront regatta, cheering 3,000 rowers as they battled a current strengthened by a long spell of rainy weather. View Details
20th Head of the Riverfront Regatta makes a splash Saturday in Hartford - Wednesday, November 30
On Saturday, the 20th Head of the Riverfront Regatta will be making a splash. Volunteers took FOX61 out on the Connecticut River as they prepared for the competition. View Details
EPIC Workshop - Wednesday, March 6
Interested in learning more about the skills needed for positive and powerful outcomes? Don't miss our Adventure Program's Experiential Process In Classrooms Workshop. View Details
Riverfront Food Truck Festival - Thursday, July 11
The Riverfront Food Truck Festival returns for three days of delicious outdoor dining, live music and fun. View Details
Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival - Saturday, August 17
Registration for this year's races is now open. Paddles up. View Details
Hartbeat Music Festival - Saturday, September 7
The Hartbeat Music Festival returns for a second year, featuring local and regional bands, hands-on music activities, food, beer and more. View Details
Spirit Festival - Friday, September 13
Celebrate wellness, yoga, music, and dance in a safe, moving space to discover new paths to harmony, healing, creativity, community. View Details
Head of the Riverfront - Sunday, October 6
Don't miss head-style racing on the Connecticut River at the 21st Head of the Riverfront. View Details