Other Events

Several exciting events not affiliated with the MetroHartford Alliance are taking place in the Hartford Region!  Find out what’s happening and discover the cultural and entertainment riches of the area.

  1. Real Bodies: The Exhibition

    e94f9f19-0689-46bc-8ef1-6068b9e2a6d1Friday, March 1 - Sunday, June 30 
    Connecticut Science Center
    250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford 


    The Exhibition uses real human specimens to explore the complex inner workings of the human form in a refreshing and thought-provoking style. System by system, the Exhibition provides an approachable and fascinating insight into what's happening inside every one of us. Real Bodies: The Exhibition also explores how elements such as breathing, hunger, the rhythm of the heart, and other essential body functions have a deep cultural and emotional significance that reaches as far back as the dawn of humanity. Admission is included with General Admission or Science Center Membership.
  2. Creative Cocktail Hour

    Thursday, June 20
    Real Art Ways
    56 Arbor Street, Hartford
    6:00-10:00pm

    From performances, readings and storytelling to local food, live music and dancing, Creative Cocktail Hour is a night of excitement and celebration. More information.
  3. Hartford Yard Goats vs Bowie Baysox

    Thursday, June 20
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm

    The Hartford Yard Goats take on the Bowie Baysox. More information.
  4. Hartford Yard Goats vs Altoona Curve

    Friday, June 21
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm

    The Hartford Yard Goats take on the Altoona Curve. More information.
  5. Black-Eyed and Blues Festival

    summer in the city logoSaturday, June 22
    Bushnell Park, Hartford
    2:00-11:00pm

    Join Black-Eyed Sally's for the 20th Annual BLACK-EYED & BLUESFEST, an afternoon and evening of FREE Blues, Roots and Rock in Bushnell Park! More information.
  6. Hartford Yard Goats vs Altoona Curve

    Saturday, June 22
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    6:05pm

    The Hartford Yard Goats take on the Altoona Curve. More information.
  7. Concorso Ferrari & Friends

    Sunday, June 23 
    LaSalle Road, West Hartford 
    10:00am- - 3:00pm 

    400px_CTMedFoundLogoConcorso Ferrari & Friends was created by a group of owners who wanted to use their exotic automobiles to put smiles on the faces of patients at Connecticut Children’s. Now in its 19th year, Concorso Ferrari & Friends is the signature automobile event for Southern New England.

    It celebrates all makes and models of Italian automobiles—from vintage Alfa Romeos, Fiats and Lamborghinis to the supercars of Ferrari, Pagani and Maserati—while raising awareness and critical funding to support Connecticut Children’s.

    Learn More...
  8. Hartford Yard Goats vs Altoona Curve

    Sunday, June 23
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    1:05pm

    The Hartford Yard Goats take on the Altoona Curve. More information.
  9. Meditation Mondays

    hartford.com logoMonday, June 24
    Constitution Plaza, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm



    Join instructors from the Hartford Mindfulness Center for a guided meditation session by the clock tower on Constitution Plaza. Sessions are 15 minutes in length, with three sessions being conducted starting at noon. More information.
  10. RiverBarre

    OE RiverfrontMonday, June 24
    Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford
    5:45-7:00pm


    Take the stage at lower Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for RiverBarre, an en-pointe collaboration between Riverfront Recapture and Hartford Sweat. Barre is a total-body-toning workout based on a combination of ballet movement, yoga alignment and Pilates core work. More information.
  11. WIP Into Shape

    OE RiverfrontTuesday, June 25
    Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford
    5:45-7:00pm

    Riverfront Recapture has partnered with WIP Fitness to bring a different kind of workout to the riverfront. Build muscle and strength in this anything but traditional boot camp-style class using bands, body weight, and the plaza itself. This class is accessible to all levels. More information.
  12. Audio Feed on Constitution Plaza

    hartford.com logoWednesday, June 26
    Constitution Plaza, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm



    Audio Feed welcomes Elle Sera to the Plaza. More information.

  13. Yoga Flow on the River

    OE RiverfrontWednesday, June 26
    Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford
    5:45-7:00pm


    Riverfront Recapture has partnered with Hartford Sweat to bring free yoga to the riverfront, every Wednesday night. Stretch and strengthen your body and mind in this class designed to link movement with breath, allowing you to unwind and connect. This class is accessible to all bodies. More information.
  14. Pratt Street Patio Lunchtime Music Series

    hartford.com logoThursday, June 27
    Pratt Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm

    The Pratt Street Patio welcomes Sketch tha cataclysm. More information.
  15. Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

    Friday, June 28
    Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center
    22 Iron Horse Blvd, Simsbury
    7:30pm

    Experience the magic of Motown! This program features smash hits made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Diana Ross, The Temptations, and the one and only Stevie Wonder. Get ready to dance to hits including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” “My Girl,” and many more! More information.
  16. POP! - Poets on Poetry

    Saturday, June 29
    Hartford Public Library
    500 Main Street, Hartford
    10:00am-12:00pm

    The Connecticut Poetry Society and The Hartford Public Library present a moderated discussion group of selected poets by local poets. More information.
  17. Hartford Athletic v Bethlehem Steel FC

    OE Hartford AthleticSaturday, June 29
    Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field
    615 Silver Lane, East Hartford
    7:00pm


    Hartford Athletic takes on Bethlehem Steel FC. More information.
  18. Bohemian Tag Sale

    OE TaintedSunday, June 30
    Tainted Inc
    56 Arbor Street 310A, Hartford
    11:00am-5:00pm


    Are you a vintage lover? Art enthusiast? Looking for some cool decor? Trying to upgrade your wardrobe? The Bohemian Tag Sale now features up to 30 of your favorite local artists and fashion lovers are gathering their original art and unwanted goods and setting up shop in one location! More information.
  19. Meditation Mondays

    hartford.com logoMonday, July 1
    Constitution Plaza, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    Join instructors from the Hartford Mindfulness Center for a guided meditation session by the clock tower on Constitution Plaza. Sessions are 15 minutes in length, with three sessions being conducted starting at noon. More information.
  20. RiverBarre

    OE RiverfrontMonday, July 1
    Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford
    5:45-7:00pm


    Take the stage at lower Mortensen Riverfront Plaza for RiverBarre, an en-pointe collaboration between Riverfront Recapture and Hartford Sweat. Barre is a total-body-toning workout based on a combination of ballet movement, yoga alignment and Pilates core work. More information.