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2015 RiverFest ConnectiCon CT July 10 & 11

July 11, 2015 @ 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

2 Cities 1 River lots of Food & Fireworks & Comic book Characters!

Yes it’s time for Hartford & East Hartford to showoff their ability to entertain

This year the weekend is an extended RiverFest with the addition of the Food Truck Rally

So instead of just the 1 day of festivities RiverFest has expanded into an multi-day event

With the Comic Book Convention in town for several days they added the Food Truck Rally this year to give the convention attendees alternatives for what they could eat.

The Comic Book Convention (it’s not officially ComiCon I’ve been told but I don’t know it’s official name at this moment) is quite interesting for those of us who aren’t actually all into the culture to see the true fans all decked out in their costumes.
Being a bit older & more than a few years since reading a comic book there are many characters that I do not know but it is really cool to see that there are more women characters so it means that there must be more super heroes that are women which is nice. (I was not really into the whole princess in distress thing as a girl)

Saturday is the Traditional RiverFest with both East Hartford & Hartford working together with shows, booths, crafters & performances on both sides of the river ending with the fireworks that it has been known for.

FireWorks at RiverFest on the CT River

There are 2 groups that will be Biking in to the RiverFest together below is a copy & paste
” Biking
Going to Riverfest in Hartford and East Hartford on July 11? Got a bike? There is a group cycling to and from Riverfest fireworks.

Ride there from Parkville with Slow Roll – www.facebook.com/events/1675119252716587/

Meeting at 6:30pm at 1429 Park Street in Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood. Riding at 7pm.

Ride back to Parkville with Make Hartford – www.facebook.com/events/401211486747751/

After the fireworks conclude, the group will be riding back to Parkville.”

There is FREE On Street Parking in Hartford & several parking garages in the area
East Hartford also has several parking lots with businesses that are closed who offer their lots

Between the 2 cities there are 11 Bands playing in 4 Venues located around the RiverFront


RiverFest Organizer
860.713.3131 ext. 326


Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT United States
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860.713.3131 ext. 326

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