It’s July! The sun is shining, the sky is clear, and beach days and barbeques are in full force! If you are a Connecticut resident, you know the fun doesn’t end there. Today we would like to share with you some exciting Connecticut events happening in July!
The first and by far one of the most exciting events this July is the Hartford Riverfest. This Connecticut event is filled with live, high-quality entertainment on either side of the river, an exciting fireworks show, food and drinks, and many children’s activities. All ages are welcome and there is no admission fee! It is held in the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, 300 Columbus Blvd., Hartford and Great River Park, 301 East River Drive, East Hartford. Get in on the Hartford Riverfest July 11th from 4-10 p.m. For more information go to: https://www.riverfront.org/events/riverfest.
If you are looking for an outdoor feast and some amazing artwork come join Niantic Outdoor Arts & Crafts Show & Lobsterfest/Chicken Barbecue. This event features 140 artists from across new England showing off their unique displays. If you love art and seafood this is a can’t miss event! There will be lobster, chicken, corn, clam chowder, and more! This event takes place at 108 Pennsylvania Avenue Niantic, at the East Lyme Town Hall and Grounds from July 4th (10 a.m. -5 p.m.) to the 5th (10 a.m.- 4 p.m.). To contact them for further information call (860-739-2805) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accompany the town of North Haven in an Under the Stars 2015 Music Festival with music of all different genres. The shows take place at the North Haven Green/Church Street every Tuesday starting from June 9th – August 25th at 7 p.m. Performances ranging from Caribbean to Pop to 1950’s Hits. It is open to all audiences and is free of admission. Throughout the whole month of July exclusive bands will be performing for your enjoyment.. Check out the website to see the rain location (if needed) and performer schedule: https://kofc3733.org/1937/council-3733/music-under-the-stars-2015/.
Two other Summer Concert series that appeal to many audiences are The Hamden Arts Commission’s 2015 Summer Concert and The Walnut Beach Summer Concert. They feature live entertainment from varying artists. To check out more on the bands playing and times go to:
Hamden Arts: https://www.hamdenartscommission.org/concerts.html
If you and your family want to enjoy one of the most fascinating summertime events then stop by the Salifest in New London. There are countless numbers of activities like amusement park rides, hundreds of street vendors, live music, and fireworks! It would be an unforgettable trip for the whole family. There is a schedule stating the dates and activities taking place at: https://sailfest.org/.
When summer begins in Connecticut so does the enthusiasm and excitement. Fill your July with great memories at these special Connecticut events! Go check out a concert series, festival, or barbecue and turn it into a night that you will never forget!