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Dragon Boating 101 at Riverside Park Hartford

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - October 3 @ 7:00 pm

Dragon Boating 101 Lessons will be held on September 10th to October 3rd from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Riverside Park in Hartford. Dragon boating is the fastest growing on-water sport in the world, fun for adults of all ages and fitness levels. This class is beneficial for beginners and seasoned paddlers alike. Class components will include safety, paddling skills, history, and communication of dragon boating, as well as the enjoyment…

Oktoberfest at Bushnell Beer Garden Hartford

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Oktoberfest will be held on September 28th from 1 pm to 5 pm at the Bushnell Beer Garden in Hartford. We're turning The Bushnell Beer Garden into an official Biegarten! Join us for a mega Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday Sept 28th, 1-5pm! Admission is free! Beers & food can be purchased with $8 tickets bought at the door. - FREE commemorative Oktoberfest beer stein for the first 500 attendees!! - German festbiers from Hog River Brewing Co. & Hanging Hills…

Oktoberfest at Bushnell Beer Garden Hartford

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Oktoberfest Festival will be held on September 28th from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Bushnell Beer Garden in Hartford. Come celebrate Oktoberfest with us at a special presentation at the Bushnell Beer Garden! Enjoy pizza, games, and special selections of brew with your favorite friends outside in the cool fall weather.

The Spongebob Musical at The Bushnell Hartford

October 1 - October 6

The Spongebob Musical will be held on October 1st through October 3rd from 7:30 pm to 10 pm, October 4th from 8 pm to 10:30 pm, October 5th from 2 pm to 4:30 pm and 8 pm to 10:30 pm, and October 6th from 1 pm to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 pm to 9 pm at The Bushnell in Hartford. A legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the…

Head of the Riverfront Regatta Riverside Park Hartford

October 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Head of the Riverfront Regatta will be held on October 6th from 8:30 am to 5 pm at Riverside Park. Celebrating its 21st year, the Head of the Riverfront offers head-style competition on the Connecticut River for high school, collegiate and masters rowers. The Head of the Riverfront is a USRowing Registered Regatta. Every USRowing-sanctioned event is led by a jury of USRowing-trained and certified officials, and registration with USRowing designates the regatta as a nationally recognized safe and…

GOAT Brew & Wine Fest at Hartford Yard Goats

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The GOAT Brew & Wine Fest will be held on October 19th from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Hartford Yard Goats Stadium in Hartford. Now introducing G.O.A.T. Brew & Wine Fest at on October 19, 1-4pm. Sample local & regional beers and wines in a festive atmosphere at Dunkin’ Donuts Park!😉 in partnership with Ferris Events. Tickets are NOW available! Yard Goats concession stands will be open with a variety of food (including gluten free & vegetarian options)…

The Wedding Showcase at The Bushnell

The Wedding Showcase at The Bushnell

October 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

You're the star of the show when you have your wedding at The Bushnell's Wedding Showcase on October 27, 2019. This intimate and boutique Showcase will feature an array of the finest wedding industry professionals, an exciting display of bridal/formal fashions, complimentary champagne upon arrival, and butlered hors d'oeuvres. While at our Showcase, couples have the opportunity to video submit their story for a chance to win a FREE wedding venue! This is a FREE event. Visit bushnell.org/events/weddingshowcase for more…

Trick-or-Treat at Dunkin’ Donuts Park Hartford Yard Goats

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Trick-or-Treat will be held on October 27th from 12 pm to 3 pm at Dunkin Donuts Park at the Hartford Yard Goats Stadium in Hartford. Pumpkin flavored EVERYTHING is here which means Halloween is near! We're thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our Second Annual Trick-or-Treat at Dunkin' Donuts Park on Sunday, October 27th, 12pm-3pm! Come get ~~spooky~~ with us, costumes & all for kids 12 and under! This event will bring the community together and allow everyone…

Baby Shark Live at the Bushnell Hartford

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Baby Shark Live will be held on November 6th from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford. Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins up with his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favorite new and classic songs! Baby Shark Live! is a state of the art enchanting kids spectacular . In this one of a kind concert experience young fans will be dancing in the aisles…

Snow Ball With Elsa Bushnell Park Carousel Hartford

December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Snow Ball with Elsa will be held on December 13, 2019 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Bushnell Park Carousel in Hartford. Let it all go at Elsa's snow ball! Meet and dance with Elsa or your favorite Frozen character. Make sure to have your face painted, ride the carousel and create your very own snowflake pendant necklace. End the night with a princess dance party and princess snacks and drinks!






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