While some events are produced solely by Riverfront Recapture, others are collaborative efforts with other organizations. Our partners and collaborators include:

Park Management

The MDC provides daily maintenance in the parks and provides funding for rangers, who are a welcoming presence in the parks.

City of Hartford
The City provides support for the three Riverfront Parks in Hartford: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Riverside Park and Charter Oak Landing.

Town of East Hartford
The Town provides support of Great River Park.

Ongoing Development

City of Hartford
Riverfront Recapture partners with the City of Hartford on all park development projects within the Hartford section of the Riverfront Park system.

Town of East Hartford
Riverfront Recapture partners with the Town of East Hartford on all park development projects within the East Hartford section of the Riverfront Park system.


Samba Fest

Trinity's Samba Ensemble
Riverfront Recapture partners with Trinity College for this lively event which celebrates Brazilian heritage with various musical performances and cultural activities. 

Scramble Series

Hartford Marathon Foundation
The Hartford Marathon Foundation brings three 5K runs to the Riverfront with live entertainment, food and beer.

Connecticut Ballet Summer Dance Caravan

Connecticut Ballet
Connecticut Ballet's Artistic Director,Brett Raphael, narrates as the company’s professional dancers dazzle and delight. 

Taste of the Caribbean

Our partnership with Cayasco brings authentic Caribbean cuisine, cool island beverages, spectacular costumes and dance, and island rhythms to create a festive Caribbean atmosphere on the Riverfront.

Riverfront Tournament of Champions

Gaylord Hospital’s Sports Association
Our partnership with Gaylord Hospital’s Sports Association partners able-bodied fishermen with injured U.S. Military service members to compete for prize money and share a day of fishing.

Pipes in the Valley

The Olde Burnside Brewing Company
Olde Burnside Brewing Company partners with Riverfront Recapture to bring you a culturally rich Celtic festival featuring Irish and Scottish musical performances, highland games, delicious Celtic food, Ten Penny Ale and more.


The Hartford Belle
The Hartford Belle provides daily excurison boat services on the Connecticut River with departures from Charter Oak Landing and downtown Hartford.

Lady Katherine Cruises
Lady Katherine Cruises provides charter services and special event public crusies aboard the Mystique on the Connecticut River with departures from Charter Oak Landing in Hartford.

Lincoln Financial Foundation
Lincoln Financial continues to partner with Riverfront to support the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk. In 2013 and 2014, a series of tours of the 16 sculptures was offered to the public, with Lincoln employees serving as docents. A mobile tour is expected to be available in spring 2016.                                                                                                                                                           
Greater Hartford Arts Council

In 2005, Riverfront partnered with the Greater Hartford Arts Council, with support from Lincoln Financial, to create the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk.


Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital
We partner with Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital on an Adaptive Rowing program for individuals with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments. For more information on the Adaptive Rowing program please visit their website: Connecticut Adaptive Rowing Program

Capital Preparatory Magnet School, Classical Magnet School, Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy, East Hartford High School, Connecticut River Academy, Sports and Medical Sciences Academy, Hartford Magnet Triniity College Academy, University High School of Science and Engineering
We partner with Hartford and East Hartford Public schools on our high school rowing program.  The schools transport the students, and the students participate on Riverfront's racing team or in our recreational summer classes at not cost to the students or schools.

Mandell Jewish Community Center
We partner with the JCC to row out of their Camp Shalom during the spring flood.