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. Outdoor Concert: Val Ramos Flamenco Ensemble

    Friday, August 25
    Connecticut's Old State House
    800 Main Street, Hartford
    12:00-1:00pm


    Dance along to a creative, sophisticated and colorful style of music as the internationally-known ensemble lives up to the finest traditions of Flamenco. Click here for more information.
  2. Graveyard Shift House Tours

    Friday, August 25 - Saturday, August 26
    The Mark Twain House
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    6:00pm-9:00pm


    Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of creepy tales -- and learn about Mark Twain's interest in the supernatural. Click here for more information.
  3. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Monday, August 28
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Portland! Click here for more information.
  4. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Tuesday, August 29
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Portland! Click here for more information.
  5. Green Day - Revolution Radio Tour

    Tuesday, August 29
    XFINITY Theatre
    61 Savitt Way, Hartford
    8:00pm

    Come see the Green Day Revolution Radio Tour when it stops into Hartford. Click here for more information.
  6. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Wednesday, August 30
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Portland! Click here for more information.
  7. Pocket Vinyl Plays LIVE & "Drive, Play, Sleep!"

    Thursday, August 31
    Sea Tea Comedy Theater
    15 Asylum Street, Hartford
    7:00pm


    The documentary is a first person view into the lives of full time touring bands and the daily struggles they deal with on the road, both physical and emotional. It was made completely by bands turning on a video camera and capturing what happens in the public moments, the private breakdowns, and when the music stops and steps off the stage. It is a music documentary like none other. Click here for more information.
  8. Hartford Yard Goats vs Portland

    Thursday, August 31
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    7:05pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Yard Goats as they play against Portland! Click here for more information.
  9. Dragon Boating 101

    September 5
    Riverside Park
    Hartford
    Times Vary

    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 of the natural environment and wildlife of the Connecticut River. Click here for more information.
  10. Brantley Gilbert: The Devil Don't Sleep Summer Tour

    Saturday, September 9
    XFINITY Theatre
    61 Savitt Way, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Come see the Brantley Gilbert: The Devil Don't Sleep Summer Tour as they stop into Hartford. Click here for more information.
  11. 40 Under Forty

    cceimgWednesday, September 13
    Connecticut Convention Center
    100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    5:00-9:00pm

    The 40 Under Forty Awards recognize outstanding young professionals in the Greater Hartford area that are excelling in their industries through their leadership roles.  They are driven by success, motivated by challenges and are role models for their peers.  In addition to an awards event, winners will be recognized in a special issue of the Hartford Business Journal. These individuals are part of an outstanding class of upcoming business leaders and share a commitment to business success, personal growth and community involvement. Click here for more information.
  12. Buddy Bash 2017 - Play Date

    Friday, September 15
    Hartford's Camp Courant
    96 Batterson Park Road, Farmington
    6:00-10:00pm


    Hartford’s Camp Courant is hosting its one of a kind Buddy Bash gala with the theme for 2017 as ‘Play Date!’ in celebration of the completion of their new playground. They invite you and help them raise the funds necessary to provide a FREE summer experience for Hartford’s children. Experience a fantastic evening of lavish hors d’oeuvres, delicious drinks, great entertainment and exciting silent auction items. Click here for more information.
  13. Momma's Boy

    Thursday, September 21
    The Bushnell
    166 Capital Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    What happens when a mother holds on to her son too long?
    Autumn is forced to turn the life of her son over to her new fiancé, Aaron, who is committed to turning her momma’s boy into a man. Autumn's son, Jody, is used to living a life with just he and his mother that he feels no man is good enough. Jody begins to question Aaron’s true intentions for his mother and challenges Aaron’s authority in the process. Autumn is now faced with the decision of choosing between her son and the man she is set to marry. Click here for more information.
  14. Roger Waters US + THEM

    Sunday, September 24
    XL Center
    1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    8:00pm

    Due to overwhelming demand, Roger Waters has added a Hartford, CT date to his Us + Them tour on Sunday, September 24 at XL Center.  The 54-show tour will feature songs from Pink Floyd’s greatest albums (The Dark Side of The Moon, The Wall, Animals, Wish You Were Here) plus some new songs and solo work. Click here for more information.
  15. An Evening with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

    Thursday, September 28
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    In this rare public appearance, the Honorable Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will talk about his life, career, and more than two decades in the Supreme Court. The evening will include a moderated conversation and an audience question and answer session. All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Justice Breyer’s book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities. Click here for more information.
  16. Global Security Forum

    Saturday, September 30
    Mark Twain House & Musuem
    351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford
    9:00-3:30pm


    Join the World Affairs Council of CT and the Charter Oak Chapter of the Military Officers Association for an all-day seminar featuring experts from top military and civilian institutions. Click here for more information.
  17. Head of the Riverfront Regatta

    Sunday, October 1
    Riverside Park
    Hartford
    8:30-5:00pm


    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 fair event. Now in its 18th year, the Head of the Riverfront offers head-style competition on the Connecticut River for high school, collegiate and masters rowers. Click here for more information.
  18. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone™ - In Concert Featuring The Hartford Symphony Orchestra

    Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    Times Vary


    The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. The concert will feature The Hartford Symphony Orchestra performing every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score. Click here for more information.
  19. STARS Gala

    OE Intensive Education AcademyFriday, November 10
    The Riverview
    Simsbury
    6:30pm


    STARS is IEA's annual evening of celebration! Join them as they celebrate a year's worth of success and enjoy an evening fundraising for our students. Click here for more information.
  20. Laughter Anyone?

    Saturday, November 18
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Join them for a night of live, unscripted hilarity with some of our favorite funny people! Comedy can be a mirror to the world, a way in which to get at the truth. Our panel of smart, witty comics will help us see the truth about our world and ourselves, and provide them with the best medicine of all – laughter. Click here for more information.