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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Riverfest Fireworks Canceled - Monday, June 27
This year’s Riverfest celebration and fireworks display scheduled for Saturday, July 9 will not take place. View Details
New Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk Mobile Tour - Friday, June 24
Renowned author, Doris Kearns Goodwin, is the voice of the new Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk mobile tour. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, June 30
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
Sounds of Summer: Goza Band - Thursday, June 30
The Sounds of Summer concert series kicks off with Latin Jazz in Great River Park. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, July 7
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
Riverfest Food Truck Festival - Thursday, July 7
Join us for three days of fantastic food, fun & fireworks at the second annual Riverfest Food Truck Festival. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, July 14
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
Sounds of Summer: Ball in the House - Thursday, July 14
Enjoy a free performance from Boston based a cappella group Ball in the House in Great River Park. View Details
Riverfront Scramble: The Olympics - Thursday, July 21
The theme for this Scramble is the Olympics. Costumes are encouraged, so there's a good chance you'll see someone dressed like Michael Phelps running next to someone dressed like Merryl Davis. View Details
Thursday Nights on the Plaza - Thursday, July 21
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 Summer Pops - Saturday, July 23
The Middletown Symphonic Band brings the pops to Great River Park. View Details
Color Vibe - Sunday, July 24
It's going to be a bright, bright, neon 5k. View Details