The boathouse is currently closed due to COVID-19. We hope to begin offering tours of the venue again soon. 

Our boathouse is available for private events from June 1 through December 31. View rental rates and additional details below.  To inquire about venue availability or schedule a tour of the space for an event, please sund us an email. The boathouse is located in Riverside Park, 20 Leibert Road, Hartford, CT. 

Rates, Community Room & Porch

Monday through Friday, 7 am - 4 pm
4 hours: $525
5 hours: $650
6 hours: $750
Additional hour: $125

Monday through Thursday, 4 pm - 12 am
4 hours: $950
5 hours: $1,100
6 hours: $1,250
Additional hour: $150

Friday, 4 pm - 12 am
4 hours: $1,250
5 hours: $1,500
6 hours: $1,750
Additional hour: $150

4 hours: $2,200
5 hours: $2,700
6 hours: $3,000
Additional hour: $150

4 hours: $1,200
5 hours: $1,400
6 hours: $1,600
Additional hour: $150


East Patio: $1,000
South Patio: $500
Insurance: $200
AV package including 2 microphones, audio playback and projection screen: $160

All rental packages include: Complimentary on-site parking, use of tables and chairs, and secured wifi access.

Our Catering Partners

We work with a select group of caterers to offer an impressive array of services, menu choices and catering styles. Each caterer has experience providing service at the Riverfront Boathouse and is exclusively licensed and insured to provide service at our facility.

Request A Chef
Request A Chef’s mobile kitchen prepares fresh food on site, and they offer a wide variety of customizable menu options, as well as plateware and linens. Let Chef Thom and his 25 years of culinary experience cater to you and your guests for a perfect night.
(860) 760-5990 

Riverhouse Catering
Riverhouse Catering believes that life is full of dramatic experiences to be remembered and celebrated -- moments filled with fresh, well-presented food bursting with bold flavor. Riverhouse Catering won’t just meet your expectations; it will exceed them.
(860) 404-5051 X24 

Dom's Broad Street Eatery
Whether you are planning a corporate meeting or a family reunion and are looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a cocktail party with simple appetizers, Dom’s Broad Street Eatery will wow your guests. They customize your menu and event entirely, from gluten-free options to glassware.
(860) 819-5667 

Due to the uniqueness of our facility, we cannot permit the use of outside caterers or rental service providers. 

Capacity and Room Diagram

The Riverfront Boathouse can accommodate up to 150 people for a sit down dinner, 230 for receptions and more than a thousand people if you incorporate tenting on our patios. 

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for Room Diagram and Aerial View of the Riverfront Boathouse Location


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