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Winterfest Hartford at Bushnell Park

November 29, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Winterfest Hartford returns to Bushnell Park for its 10th year of free ice skating, free skate rentals, free learn to skate classes and more. Winterfest Hartford is open November 29 and will run through January 20, 2020. The rink is open daily from 11 am - 8 pm, November 29, 2019 through January 20, 2020, with the following exceptions: December 24: 12 - 4 pm December 25: 12 - 4 pm December 31: 11 am - 12 pm The rink…

Connecticut Science Center Sock Skating Rink Hours

Connecticut Science Center Sock Skating Rink Hours

November 29, 2019 - February 17, 2020

Back by popular demand, our Sock Skating Rink is now open for another season. Stay warm inside the Connecticut Science Center while enjoying one of the best winter activities; skating! No skates required for this rink, just wear your coziest pair of socks to slide around. This is great for both the young and the young at heart. Dates: Friday, November 29, 2019 – Monday, February 17, 2020 Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM The Sock Skating Rink will be open now…

New England Winterfest at the Connecticut Convention Center

New England Winterfest at the Connecticut Convention Center

January 11 - January 20

New England Winterfest is the largest volleyball tournament in New England. It is designed to showcase girls and boy's  volleyball players, ages 12 to 18, to college coaches and recruiters from throughout the northeast. Admission will open approximately 10 days before the first date of tournament play and will remain open online throughout the event. Five thousand one hundred (5,100) youth volleyball players on 476 teams from across the Northeast are coming to the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn.…

Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories at XL Center Hartford

Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories at XL Center Hartford

January 16 - January 20

Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories will be held at the XL Center in Hartford on January 16th - 20th. Enter the world of Disney magic LIVE ON ICE with four of your favorite stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment! Disney On Ice: Celebrate Memories Dates/Times: Thurs, January 16, 2020: 7pm Fri, January 17, 2020: 7pm Sat, January 18, 2020: 11am, 3pm, 7pm Sun, January 19, 2020: 12pm, 4pm Mon, January 20, 2020: 1pm Your favorite Disney stories come…

Connecticut Dance Alliance to Host MLK Day of Dance

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Connecticut Dance Alliance (CDA) will host the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Dance on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in Hartford from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The annual event, which features master classes, seminars and panel discussions, was created by the CDA to honor and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and teachings, as well as the significant contributions made by people of color to the world of dance. The theme of…

Northeast RV and Camping Show at the CT Convention Center

Northeast RV and Camping Show at the CT Convention Center

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

Northeast RV and Camping Show at the CT Convention Center will be held January 24th - 26th, 2020. The show will feature over 140,000 square feet of the latest in recreation vehicles, camping supplies, services, accessories, products, campgrounds, and travel information exhibits. Northeast RV & Camping Show is the ideal place for camping families who are looking to purchase their first RV, looking to upgrade their present RV or for the veteran camper to explore new camping adventures. Northeast RV…

Monster Jam at the XL Center Hartford

Monster Jam at the XL Center Hartford

February 8 - February 9

Monster Jam will be held at the XL Center in Hartford on February 8th at 1 pm and 7 pm and February 9th at 7 pm Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained.  Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more. Our world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their…

Connecticut Kids Fair at the Connecticut Convention Center Hartford

Connecticut Kids Fair at the Connecticut Convention Center Hartford

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

Looking for fun family and kids activities near you? Look no further than the Connecticut Kids Fair on February 8th and 9th, 2020! The show hours are from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday. This exciting kids event is filled with all kinds of fun activities for children of all ages. From kids entertainment, rides and exhibits to kids attractions, games and prizes, your family will have a fun filled day.…

Harlem Globetrotters at the XL Center Hartford

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Harlem Globetrotters will play at the XL Center in Hartford on February 15th at 1 pm and at 6 pm The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, will bring their ALL-NEW show, “Pushing the Limits” to a city near you. Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personable with a star-stuffed roster including Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, and woman stars TNT Lister, Swish Sutton, and Torch George*. Every show features a blend of hilarious…

Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Information

2020 Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Information

February 20 - February 23

Get ready for Spring 2020 at the 39th annual “Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” from Thursday, February 20 through Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. One of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in all of New England Date and Times: Thursday, February 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 21 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, February…

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at The Bushnell Hartford

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at The Bushnell Hartford

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Hartford on February 22, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm. Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival is one of the largest and most prestigious mountain festivals in the world! Hot on the heels of the Festival held every fall in Banff, Canada, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road. With stops planned in about 550 communities and more than 40 countries across the globe, this…

Hartford Wedding Expo

2020 Hartford Wedding & Bridal Expo

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - March 9 @ 5:00 pm

Jenks Productions will transform the Hartford XL Center into an incredible Wedding & Bridal Wonderland on March 8, 2020 from 11 am to 4pm. With over 100 breathtaking displays to help you plan your unforgettable wedding, this is a show not to miss. Hartford Wedding & Bridal Expo tickets are $8.00. Visit with DJs and wedding bands, enjoy delicious food samplings from bakeries and caterers, learn about exclusive vacation and honeymoon packages, meet with photographers and videographers, view designer wedding…

Annual Fishing & Hunting Show at the Connecticut Convention Center

Annual Fishing & Hunting Show at the Connecticut Convention Center

March 20 - March 22

Connecticut’s largest fishing and hunting show is coming, just in time for spring’s outdoor season. The Annual Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show will be held Friday, March 20 through Sunday, March 22, 2020 at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. This is a great annual event for the entire family and designed for longtime enthusiasts as well as anyone who wants to learn more about outdoor adventure. Hours:  Friday, March 20 from 12 noon to 7 pm…

First Night Hartford

Celebrate First Night Hartford, Connecticut 2021 Schedule

December 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - January 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Ring in the new year with a day full of fun activities for everyone in the family at First Night Hartford 2021. Festivities include tours of the city, live music, dance parties, face-painting, caricatures, fireworks and more starting on Monday, December 31st from 2pm – midnight. First Night is a celebration of the New Year through the arts.  It is an alcohol free, family-friendly, public celebration that marks the passage from the old year to the new with art, ritual…





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