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Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

300 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2802
+1 860-713-3131
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Its nice but could be so much more

The Riverfront Plaza gets almost there but just can;t get across the finish line. Restaurants have... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
JBMartiniguy
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Hartford, Connecticut
Pleasant late afternoon stroll

There were surprisingly few people around on this glorious late weekend afternoon. We much enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
David G
,
Boca Raton, Florida
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300 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103-2802
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+1 860-713-3131
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"dragon boat festival"
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"great space"
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"science center"
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"bridge"
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Riverfront Plaza gets almost there but just can;t get across the finish line. Restaurants have tried and failed, shops the same. Other than a few annual events this is a sadly underultilzed area of Hartford that could be such a great use of space....More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

There were surprisingly few people around on this glorious late weekend afternoon. We much enjoyed a quiet stroll here.

Thank David G
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I was in Hartford for the day on business and as I was walking around saw the Riverfront Plaza. So I decided to walk and see what it had to offer and was impressed as I walked and enjoyed the scenery. It is a very...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had walked across the Founders' Bridge one Thursday night to find a small concert going on in the plaza. We had a good time sitting and listening to the music. There were a couple of food trucks where you could grab a bite to...More

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a great place for small intimate concerts Jazz, reggae you name it. Nice place to bring your chair and take in a relaxing show.

Thank slcrown11
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

On a very warm Sunday we ventured down to Mortensen Plaza where the Nina and Pinto were docked and available to tour. What a treat to experience. So glad we did it.

1  Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

this provides a good place to get in some fresh air and nice scenery. Hartford is dreary and this is a little gem. many shows and activities in the area. skip the science center

Thank MatthewDD_13
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

This popular park in downtown Hartford is not to be missed. Near the river their is a large stage that the city hosts a range of performances throughout the year. One in particular is the annual Dragon Boat Festival held in August. There is also...More

Thank Adventure Diva
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We so enjoyed our walks through the riverfront plaza and along the river. This space is next to the Children's Museum and is a great public space. There is a river cruise that leaves from a dock at this location and there is a stage...More

Thank kas929
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a lovely place to walk away from the traffic. Apparently it is the venue for many open air activities and concerts.

Thank mouseHerts
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Arelis B
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Response from MatthewDD_13 | Reviewed this property |
this is an open area park. main times are open at dawn closed at dusk. special events list their own times.
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