While the summer is in full swing, you won’t want to miss a minute of all the fun events being offered in Hartford. Here is a lineup of a few of summer events happening this month in the Hartford area.
Old State House Farmers Market
The state’s oldest farmers market is held each Tuesday and Friday at Connecticut’s Old State House at 800 Main Street. This farmers market was established in 1643 and continues to run and revitalize downtown Hartford still today from June until October. Stop by for locally grown farm fresh produce, prepared and baked goods, fresh flowers and plants, and homemade crafts. The farmers market is held from 11 am until 2 pm and everyone is welcome to attend.
Greater Hartford Festival Of Jazz
The 24th annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz is three nights and two days of hot and cool jazz that not only showcases the greatest jazz artists from around the world, but also features dancing, lots of food, dessert and drink vendors, and various arts, crafts and service vendors. This year, the free festival will run from July 17th through the 19th at the Infinity Music Hall & Bistro. Lawn chairs, blankets, kids and even dogs are welcome to this fun-filled annual Hartford event. Please click this link to view a full schedule of performers and to purchase tickets for a special kick off event and jazz brunch.
Hartford Parks Free Movies After Dark
The Bushnell Park Foundation hosts free movies after dark every Friday this July and until August 31st. Bring a blanket and chairs and settle in at the various Hartford Parks to catch a flick. Kickoff is at 6:30 and the movies begin at sunset. Visit this webpage for specific locations and movie titles.
Community Yoga At Colt Park
If you’ve always wanted to give yoga a try, or if you’ve always had a passion for yoga, join others at Hartford’s beautiful parks in community yoga classes. With picturesque landscapes providing peaceful breezes, there’s no better way to create your own zen moment. These free classes run all summer and through October 11th. Those who attend are encouraged to bring a mat or towel, and water. Visit this site to view the weekly summer yoga schedule.
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