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Connecticut Barber Expo 9

May 18 @ 8:30 pm - May 20 @ 7:30 pm

The Connecticut Barber Expo 9 and associated events will take place May 18th through 20. On Saturday, May 18th, 2019, the International Barber Grammy Awards will occur. This will take place from 8:30 PM to 2:00 AM in Ballroom B&C at the Connecticut Convention Center.  This will be a dress to impress, black tie affair. On Sunday, May 19, 2019,  the Educational Seminars will take place from 8:30 AM to 2 PM. The Educational Seminars will be presented by some…

Meet and Greet with Chris Pavone in Hartford and Madison

Meet and Greet with Chris Pavone in Hartford and Madison

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Chris Pavone will be visiting Hartford, Connecticut on May 21st at The Mark Twain House (7pm) and Madison, Connecticut on May 23 at RJ Julia Booksellers (7pm) to speak about his new book, THE PARIS DIVERSION From the New York Times bestselling author of The Expats. Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems – and that it involves her family This fast-paced thriller which Harlan Coben calls “the best espionage novel…

Foam Glow Rentschler Field Hartford

May 27 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Foam Glow 5K will be held on May 27th from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm at Rentschler Field in Hartford. Foam Glow 5K™ is an exhilarating experience where runners or walkers are BLASTED with Glowing Foam and then lit up by Blacklights scattered throughout the course. Our glowing runners are all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds. So no matter your experience level our run will have you shining bright & eagerly awaiting the next run! Along the running…

Elizabeth Park Perennial Garden Tour Hartford

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Perennial Garden Tour at Elizabeth Park will be held on May 29th from 10 am to 11 amd. Join us for a tour of the Perennial Garden led by Horticulturist Rosemary Aldridge. Tour is FREE and begins at the flagpole outside the green Cottage. Registration is not required. After your tour, enjoy lunch at the Pond House Cafe! Every purchase made at the Pond House supports the Elizabeth Park Conservancy and the beautiful gardens!

Hartford Blooms Garden Tours

May 30 - June 2

Hartford Blooms Garden Tours are coming May 3rd - May 5th in Downtown Hartford, Connecticut Sit back and relax as our tour guide will provide riveting narration of the sights of Asylum Hill, the West End and downtown Hartford on our bus tours. Three days that provide many opportunities to enjoy sights you've not before seen! Guided tours include a walk to the Colt Dome for spectacular views of downtown and the river. Interesting eateries available each day. From Friday,…

Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade & Festival del Coquí

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 2019 Annual Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade & Festival del Coqui' will be held on June 2nd from 12 pm to 9 pm at The Bushnell Park Carousel in Hartford. The Hartford Puerto Rican Day Parade features nearly 3,000 marching participants and is the largest parade in the City of Hartford and the Hartford region. Among the participants, you will see our honorees and delegates, local school groups, school bands, cultural groups from different countries showcasing their pride, Hartford…

2019 Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade & Festival del Coquí

2019 Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade & Festival del Coquí

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Save June 2nd and plan to join us for a day of cultural celebration, music, dance, food and merchandise at the 2019 Greater Hartford Puerto Rican Parade & Festival del Coquí This event is part of the Summer in the City series, and made possible by the Greater Hartford Arts Council and United Technologies. See the full Summer in the City lineup at summerinhartford.com. For more information contact CICD Puerto Rican Parade, Inc. Hartford Chapter​ at (860) 904-7860 or email us…

Superhero Adventure Day at Bushnell Park Carousel

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Superhero Adventure Day will be held on June 2nd from 1 pm to 3 pm at Bushnell Park Carousel in Hartford. Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a horse! Wait, horses don’t fly! Calling all of Connecticut’s little super heroes to investigate at the Bushnell Park Carousel! Wear your super suit and join us for an afternoon with carousel rides, popcorn, ice cream, a super hero craft, tattoos, and more.

Hartford Summer Outdoor Pops Concerts at Christ Church Cathedral Hartford

June 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on July 24, 2019 at 11:30 am

With a broad collection of uniquely arranged pop music covers for string quartet, the Golden Scroll Soloists have been wowing audiences with a variety of styles for over a decade. Similar in style to the Vitamin String Quartet of YouTube fame, the Golden Scroll Soloists meld pop, classical, and jazz into an upbeat string quartet experience. These free, outdoor concerts will open at 11:30 am with selections sung by the Music Moves Hartford "Downtown Singers", who will be followed by…

2019 Connecticut Open House Day

2019 Connecticut Open House Day Schedule

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, June 8, for Connecticut’s 15th Annual Open House Day, a day-long celebration of everything that makes Connecticut unique. Connecticut Open House Day Schedule: Free admission at 85+ attractions, including museums and historical sites. Free tours at 25+ properties, including some that are rarely open to the public. Special offers and giveaways at 100+ businesses, including hotels and art galleries. Now in its 15th year, Connecticut Open House Day invites residents to discover and rediscover Connecticut’s fascinating…

10th Annual Hartford Rib Off at Riverside Park

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - June 15 @ 10:00 pm

The 10th Annual Hartford Rib Off is back and returning to Hartford’s Riverside Park from June 14-15, 2019. The Hartford Rib Off is a 501-c-3 charitable organization committed to raising funds and supporting local charitable organizations through safe and enjoyable BBQ-themed events. 100% of the proceeds from the Hartford Rib Off festival is donated to local charities: MARC Community Resources LTD, Mayor Mike's Foundation for Kids, and The Hartford Rib Off Scholarship Fund. This year's festival will begin on June…

Elizabeth Park Conservancy Rose Weekend

Elizabeth Park Conservancy Rose Weekend

June 15 - June 16

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy Rose Weekend will be held on June 15th and 16th at Elizabeth Park in Hartford, Connecticut. Featuring thousands of rose bushes and arches in bloom, Bonsai Society of Greater Hartford Show and Sale, Sat. poetry readings and “Painters in the Park”, and Sun. Rose Garden tours, community, cultural and arts organizations under the tent, and scavenger hunt for the whole family! SATURDAY Painters in the Park Poetry in the Park SUNDAY Community, Cultural, Garden, & Arts…

2019 The Festival of India Bushnell Park Hartford

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for a wonderful cultural event, "The Festival of India" Saturday, June 15th at Bushnell Park, Downtown Hartford. Fun for all ages! Parade, entertainment and free vegetarian feast. Please arrive by noon so you don't miss the parade. - Yoga & Meditation - Free Vegetarian Feast - Henna tattoos - Indian cultural dance - Spiritual Books & Gifts - Children's Activities - Magic Show - Drama - and Much More For enquires about vendor registration, please call (321)-424-9875…

Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa DREAM The Tour Bushnell Hartford

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Nickelodean's JoJo Siwa Dream the Tour will be held on June 15th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford. Nickelodeon star and YouTube sensation JoJo Siwa today announced live on her YouTube channel to millions of fans that she is embarking on her first multi-city, live concert tour: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour. Nickelodeon superstar JoJo Siwa is a YouTube personality, singer, dancer, entrepreneur, social media influencer, New York Times bestselling author and star…

Annual Greater Hartford Latino Fest Hartford

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Annual Greater Hartford Latino Fest will be held on June 22nd from 12 pm to 7 pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd. The Greater Hartford Latino Fest’s mission is to provide the community with an opportunity to experience traditional and contemporary Latin American culture through the presentation of the performing artists. Participation attracts multi-cultural families, businesses, organizations to a variety of activities throughout the region. Our pledge is to nourish the community through economic, cultural exchange and…

Art2Unite2 Cross-Cultural Art, Music, Dance Fundraising Event

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - June 23 @ 12:00 am

The Art2Unite2 Cross-Cultural Art, Music, Dance Fundraising Event at ArtSpace Gallery in Hartford on June 22nd from 6 pm to 12 am. Art, Music and Salsa Dance fundraising event showcasing the work of 25 plus artists donating their time and art to give back to the community in need. Join us for a Celebration of the Arts, Diversity and Humanity. All donated artwork will be for sale during the show at the low price of $25 each. Grab it while…

Terrain Race at Rentschler Field

Terrain Race at Rentschler Field

June 29 @ 6:30 am - June 30 @ 3:00 pm

Bring your friends and family to conquer obstacles and play in the mud at the Terrain Race at Rentschler Field on June 29th and 30th. Are you ready to conquer obstacles in Hartford? Crawl over obstacles and through mud pits at Pratt and Whitney Stadium. Conquer over 15+ obstacles with friends for the race of your life! There will be a 5k with 15+ obstacles and mud. Kids as young as 7 can race the full 5k course too! Check…

Bushnell Park Concerts

2019 Connecticut House Music Festival

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

The 2nd annual Connecticut House Music Festival will take place at Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut on June 29th from 10 am to 10 pm. This is a family-friendly event. Dope dance music from CT's hottest DJs and music producers, all ages and cultures welcome, just be ready to dance! DJ Lineup: www.residentadvisor.net/events/1260444

Connecticut Taco Festival

2019 Connecticut Taco Festival: Hartford County

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The 2019 Connecticut Taco Festival will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 12 PM to 6 PM. The Connecticut Taco Festival celebrates the Tacos and Taco-lovers alike. The best part of tacos, is that you can assemble one with almost any ingredient, while remaining a tasty morsel. Our goal is to find the best taco in Connecticut, and we need your help! Purchase a ticket and vote for your favorite taco amongst restaurants and food trucks. Join us…

28th Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

July 19 - July 21

The 28th Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz will be held on June 19th from 7 pm to 10 pm, June 20th from 2:30 pm to 10:45 pm, and June 21st from 1:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This year’s theme is a “Mixed Bag of Jazz”, let your imagination roam as to what may be in store. The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz is a non-profit organization originally conceived by Paul Brown, noted Hartford jazz bassist and music educator. For…

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