May 7 | 11 am to 6 pm | Free

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

Celebrate the region’s rich Brazilian culture at Samba Fest. Led by the rhythmic beat of Trinity College’s Samba Ensemble, the event features international and local music, creating a true multicultural celebration.

This event is produced in partnership with Trinity College. The Samba Fest lineup includes Ginga Brasileira, Sambeleza, Sambusa Band, Grupo Ghettos, Conjunto Antillano featuring Ray Gonzalez, Hartford Steel Symphony, Hartford Hot Several Brass Band, Trinity Samba Ensemble, Trinity Steel, The Gilvan de Oliveira Trio and Banda Brother Camarada from Brazil.

Volunteers are needed for event setup on May 6, and on the day of the event.

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