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2019 Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2019 Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

July 19 - July 21

The Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz will be held on July 19 - July 21, 2019 in Bushnell Park. 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 27 years, Paul had produced the Monday Night Jazz Concerts in Bushnell Park, drawing thousands of music…

Florida Georgia Line at the XFINITY Theatre

Florida Georgia Line at the XFINITY Theatre

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the #FloridaGeorgiaLine's "Can’t Say I Ain’t Country" on July 19 at the XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut. Florida Georgia Line will embark on their tour in support of the new record on June 13 in Rogers, AR. Dan + Shay, Morgan Wallen will open all shows of the run, which kicks off in June.

Hartford Summer Outdoor Pops Concerts at Christ Church Cathedral Hartford

July 24 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on June 26, 2019 at 11:30 am

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…

Hartford Handsome Party + Night Market at Hartford Prints

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Hartford Handsome Party and Night Market will be held on July 26th from 5 pm to 8 pm at Hartford Prints in Hartford. Join Hartford Prints! on Friday, July 26th for the Hartford Handsome Party + Night Market celebrating summer in the city. The hottest, and handsomest, party of the summer just got a little hotter. This year we're expanding the party to include a curated night market focused on great goods, live music, and a good time. We…

Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival, Hartford, Connecticut

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival will be held on August 3rd from 1 pm to 11 pm at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. The Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival is a free diverse family-friendly event for all ages. Come enjoy the music, dance and culture of the French, English and Spanish speaking Caribbean. This is also a child-friendly event with games, arts and crafts and so much more.... This event is part of the Summer in the City…

Iron Maiden Legacy Of The Beast Tour at the Xfinity Theater Hartford

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Iron Maiden will perform in their Legacy of the Beast Tour on August 3rd from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm at the Xfinity Theater in Hartford. Special guests The Raven Age will be performing prior to Iron Maiden, come for a fun night of music and celebration. Alcohol and Food available for purchase.

Pratt Street Salsa Social Downtown Hartford

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Pratt Street Salsa Social will be held on August 9th from 5 pm to 8 pm in Downtown Hartford on Pratt Street in Hartford. Bring a friend, or two, or twenty. Get your dancing shoes on and get ready for four glorious nights of salsa dancing on Pratt Street. Dance like everyone is watching or come down to Pratt Street and just enjoy the sights and sounds of salsa music. Live DJ sets, giveaways, and literally hundreds of people…

7 Year Anniversary Party at Back East Brewing Hartford

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The 7 Year Anniversary Party will be held on August 10th from 1pm to 10 pm at Back East Brewing in Hartford. You're all invited to our 7 year anniversary party! This will be a huge bash that you don't want to miss, local food trucks (Lizzies Curbside & @The Green Grunion), live music from awesome local bands ( Tapp'd & Birds of a Feather - A Collaboration of Phish Tribute Musicians ft. musicians from 7 Below - A Tribute…

New England Revolution Free Public Soccer Clinic at Trinity College

New England Revolution Free Public Soccer Clinic at Trinity College

August 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Santander Bank, in partnership with the New England Revolution, will offer kids and families an exciting opportunity to play soccer alongside their favorite Revolution players in Hartford at Trinity College on Thursday, August 15. 2019 from 3 to 5 pm. The free clinic will feature New England Revolution players and Revolution Academy Coaches leading a skills clinic with drills, demonstrations, and instruction for young soccer fans (ages 5 through 12) and their families. Fans will also have the chance to…

Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event Hartford

Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event Hartford

August 17 - August 18

The Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center August 17-18, 2019. MINECRAFT Players and Their Families Unite at Minefaire to: Meet MINECRAFT YouTube Celebrities Compete in tournaments and build battles Participate in the famed costume contest Witness live stage shows Learn from Official MINECRAFT Developers & MINECRAFT Education Global Mentors Shop at the World's Largest Official MINECRAFT Merch Store Score Minefaire event exclusives Solve your way out of the MINECRAFT Escape Room Experience MINECRAFT with…

Hartbeat Music Festival at Riverfront Plaza Hartford

Hartbeat Music Festival at Riverfront Plaza Hartford

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Hartbeat Music Festival at Riverfront Plaza Hartford will be held on Saturday, September 7th from 12 noon to 9 pm. Save the date for the second annual Hartbeat Music Festival, a free, day-long celebration of local and regional music with three stages, more than 20 bands, hands-on music activities, local food, beer and more. Interested in being a vendor at this event? Register here: www.regonline.com/hbmf19

Small State Great Beer and Music Festival Hartford

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Your all time favorite drinking festival is back! SMALL STATE GREAT BEER is the love child of a beer/music festival hookup. Sip on unlimited tastings from Connecticut's top breweries. Vibe out to live music. And stuff your face in our food truck district. SSGB transforms a craft beer showcase into an immersive live-event experience in Downtown Hartford. Do yourself a solid, text your friends and save the date: Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 13th @ 10:00AM Session 1 GA:…

Cinderella Ball at the Bushnell Park Carousel Hartford

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Cinderella Ball will be held on September 15th from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Bushnell Park Carousel. Come meet and dance with Cinderella and create your own tiara to be a princess for the day! Also take part in face painting, a princess dance party, and variety of princess snacks and beverages! End your perfect princess day with an assortment of carousel rides, great for many ages!  

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)…

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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