Start the night off with a concert on either side of the river at 7 pm, and prepare to be amazed by the show when the fireworks display begins at 9 pm.
Important information regarding access to our parks on Saturday, July 8:
7pm, Great River Park, East Hartford
Simply Swing, led by musical director/drummer Joe LaRosa, will perform danceable favorites from the WWII era including American Patrol, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Bugle Call Rag, St. Louis Blues and I’ll Be Seeing You. The popular 10-piece swing orchestra’s performance will also honor veterans with the Armed Forces Medley and conclude with God Bless America.
7 pm, Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford
Order dinner at the Riverfront Food Truck Festival and enjoy a show from the 102D Army Band.
Additional support for this event was provided by Summer in the City.