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. Many Faiths, One Conversation

    Thursday, February 15
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    5:30-7:00pm


    Join Harriet Beecher Stowe for their program. Click here for more information.
  2. Harlem Globetrotters

    Saturday, February 17
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    2:00pm & 7:00pm

    The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action-packed 2018 World Tour against the Washington Generals! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to experience the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages. Prepare to be amazed as the Globetrotters showcase basketball’s first 4-point line, located 30 feet from the basket – 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA’s current 3-point line. You won't want your family to miss it! Click here for more information!
    Save up to $11 using promo code SGHYPE!


  3. Film: Loving Vincent

    Sat, Feb 17 | Sun, Feb 18
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    2:00pm


    Made with oil-painted animation, this movie tells the story of a young man who travels to Vincent van Gogh’s town to deliver the troubled artist’s last letter, and ends up investigating the artist’s final days there. Click here for more information.
  4. Hartford's Camp Courant Share the Summer Fundraiser

    Wednesday, February 21
    Arch Street Tavern
    85 Arch Street, Hartford
    4:00-7:00pm


    Join Hartford's Camp Courant for their 'Share the Summer’ fundraiser at the Arch Street Tavern to send Hartford's kids to Camp this summer! Enjoy an evening of friends, funny stories, delicious cocktails and yummy appetizers! Click here for more information.
    HYPE Members receive a 50% discount off of tickets!

  5. Edward Gorey: Theater & Dance Enthusiast

    Wednesday, February 21
    Wadsworth Atheneum
    600 Main Street, Hartford
    6:00pm


    Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage artistic director Darko Tresnjak, dance critic Robert Greskovic, and curator Erin Monroe take the stage for a conversation about Edward Gorey’s passion for the arts. Click here for more information.
  6. 24th Annual Director's Club Banquet

    OE Nutmeg State GamesThursday, February 22
    Aqua Turf
    556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville
    5:30pm





    The Director’s Club Banquet will celebrate its 24th anniversary in 2018 and is the main annual fundraising event of the Nutmeg State Games and Connecticut Masters' Games. Funds raised from the Director’s Club Banquet go directly into our general fund and are used to support the “Games” mission which is to recognize and reward “Helping Good Kids Make Good Choices”. Click here for more information.
  7. Wicked Hartford

    Thursday, February 22
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    5:30-7:00pm


    Join Harriet Beecher Stowe for their program. Click here for more information.
  8. Hartford Wolf Pack vs Providence Bruins

    Saturday, February 24
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they face the Providence Bruins! HYPE Members will receive a 25% discount by using WPHHYPE, or use WPH:WPHHYPE if you're using a mobile device. Click here for more information.
  9. A Conversation with Michelle Alexander

    Wednesday, February 28
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
    77 Forest Street, Hartford
    6:00pm


    Join Harriet Beecher Stowe Center for their program. Click here for more information.
  10. Red Carpet Experience

    Sunday, March 4
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    7:00pm

    Join AIDS Connecticut in celebrating the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Click here for more information.
  11. Benefit Movie Night: Edens Lost and Found...Chicago, City of the Big Shoulders

    Wednesday, March 7
    Spotlight Theatres
    39 Front Street, Hartford
    5:30pm


    Chicago is a dynamic and fascinating city with spectacular architecture and a dramatic setting on the shores of Lake Michigan. The largest metropolis between the coasts, it has the biggest population, the most problems...and the greatest potential. The film weaves together the stories of a diverse group of its active and committed citizens including volunteers, professionals, students and community leaders -- among them, the city's then-mayor, Richard M. Daley. During his tenure, Chicago made a powerful commitment to open space with the creation of the 24-acre Millennium Park, and become a laboratory for green architecture with the award-winning City Hall Roof Garden and Green Roof Initiative. Together, their efforts helped reclaim pieces of Eden that had been lost to generations of apathy. Click here for more information.
  12. Divinely Fit Summit

    OE Sudor TainoSaturday, March 10
    The Learning Corridor
    385 Washington Street, Hartford
    8:00-3:00pm


    “Divinely Fit” is a full day summit dedicated to empowering the spirit, mind and body. Be a part of Karla’s movement to help women and men discover their authentic self, uncover their personal passions and ambitions, and unleash their inner warrior though innovative workouts and intense lectures. Additionally, Karla’s book is schedule to launch at this Summit. Click here for more information.
  13. 31st Annual Crystal Ball

    Saturday, March 10
    Hartford Marriott Downtown
    200 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford
    6:00-Midnight

    Please join EasterSeals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut for a elegant dinner, dancing, live and silent auction for life changing services for people challenged with variety of barriers. Click here for more information. 
  14. Big Red for the Arts

    Thursday, March 15
    Dunkin Donuts Park
    1214 Main Street, Hartford
    TBD


    The Arts Council's signature event returns in 2018 with an exciting new twist. Click here for more information.
  15. NPR Presents Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me

    Thursday, March 15
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    7:30pm


    Now in its 20th season, Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me! is National Public Radio’s Peabody Award-winning quiz show. Host Peter Sagal leads a rotating panel of comedians, humorists and journalists, listener contestants and celebrity guests through a comic review of the week’s news. Contestants vie for the quirkiest and most coveted prize in all of public radio: a custom-recorded greeting by any of our cast members for their voicemail. Click here for more information.
  16. The State of Journalism & The News

    Friday, March 16
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    8:00pm


    Who and what do we trust? How do we become smarter news consumers? What’s the future of journalism and the news media in our divided – and connected – world. Click here for more information.
  17. Hartford Wolf Pack vs Rochester Americans

    Sunday, March 18
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    5:00pm


    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they face the Rochester Americans! HYPE Members will receive a 25% discount by using WPHHYPE, or use WPH:WPHHYPE if you're using a mobile device. Click here for more information.
  18. 2018 Jordan's Journey Gala

    Jordan Porco LogoSaturday, April 7
    Foxwoods Resort & Casino
    Mashantucket, CT




    The 7th annual Jordan's Journey gala will be putting mental health on center stage featuring brilliant performances by Broadway entertainers, inspiring student testimonials, award ceremonies, a silent auction, and more. Guests will be taken on an unforgettable journey led by esteemed Masters of Ceremonies, Renee DiNino, Ann Nyberg, and Mark "The Shark". Jordan's Journey benefits the young adult suicide prevention programs of the Jordan Porco Foundation charity. Click here for more information.
  19. Hartford Wolf Pack vs Lehigh Valley Phantoms

    Saturday, April 7
    XL Center
    One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford
    7:00pm

    Cheer on the Hartford Wolf Pack as they face the Lehigh Valley Phantoms! HYPE Members will receive a 25% discount by using WPHHYPE, or use WPH:WPHHYPE if you're using a mobile device. Click here for more information.
  20. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets

    Friday, April 13
    The Bushnell
    166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford
    7:00pm


    Rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. CineConcerts brings the beloved film to life with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams' iconic score. Immerse yourself in the magic as you watch a house elf make trouble, a car fly, a giant talking spider, a mysterious diary and much more set to the music you know and love. Click here for more information.