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Hartford Yard Goats Ticket Giveaway

Hartford Yard Goats Ticket Giveaway

March 9 - April 2

Enter for your chance to win four tickets to the opening game of the Hartford Yard Goats. Are you a Yard Goats fan? The attorneys and staff at Connecticut Trial Firm are very excited to be giving away four club seat tickets to the Hartford Yard Goats Opening Night at Dunkin’ Donuts Park! Opening Night will take place on April 9th, 2020 with the first pitch at 7:10 PM. Entries will be accepted until midnight April 2nd. The winner will…

The King’s Speech comes to Hartford Stage in March

The King’s Speech comes to Hartford Stage in March

March 19 - April 19

March 12th Update: Remaining performances of The King’s Speech have been canceled. The original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King’s Speech comes to the Hartford Stage March 19 - April 19, 2020. Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King’s Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a…

2020 Hartford Water Lantern Festival

2020 Hartford Water Lantern Festival

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

March 16th Update: The Hartford Water Lantern Festival has been postponed. See the event page for more details. Original Post: The Hartford Water Lantern Festival will be held at Mill Pond Park on Saturday April 25, 2020 from 5 to 10 pm. Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water. The Water Lantern Festival is an incredible experience where thousands of family, friends, and strangers celebrate life…

Hartford Yard Goats 3-Day Skills Camp

Hartford Yard Goats 3-Day Skills Camp

June 30 @ 8:00 am - July 2 @ 5:00 pm

The Yard Goats Skills Camp is for kids 6-12 years old and will take place at Dunkin' Donuts Park on June 30th - July 2nd, 2020 from 9 AM - 12 PM each day. Each day campers will spend time completing drills, being taught the fundamentals of baseball, and learning from Yard Goats players and coaches. Each Camper will receive: --- A Yard Goats Skills Camp T-shirt --- 2 complimentary tickets to the 7:10 PM Yard Goats game on July…

Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival (Hartford)

Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival (Hartford)

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival invites community and club teams for a day of fun competition on the Connecticut River on August 15, 2020. Come cheer on the paddlers and celebrate Asian culture at the riverfront at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, a landscaped park over I-91 in downtown Hartford that opened to the public in 1999, is the centerpiece of the Riverfront park system. A stage at the river’s edge provides a scenic venue for a…

Annual Hartford Rib Off at Riverside Park

Annual Hartford Rib Off at Riverside Park

October 23 - October 24

The 2020 Annual Hartford Rib Off is back and returning to Hartford’s Riverside Park from October 23rd and 24th, 2020. The event is held Rain or Shine General Tickets include access to the event, access to the Eat IN Connecticut food tent (cost of food not included in admission price), free people’s choice samples from our participating pit masters (while supplies last), Kick Off Party tasting glass with continual pours from Connecticut’s best craft breweries, cocktails, live music, unlimited water and…

Jurassic Quest at the XL Center Hartford

Jurassic World Live Tour at the XL Center Hartford

October 29 - November 1

Jurassic World Live Tour produced by Feld Entertainment is coming to the XL Center in Hartford, October 29th - November 1st, 2020. Jurassic World comes to life for the first time in a touring arena show! Your trip to Isla Nublar takes a terrifying turn after the Indominus rex escapes and causes chaos in the park! Join forces with a team of scientists to unravel a corrupt plan and save Jeanie, an all-new dinosaur, from a terrible fate. Along the…

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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