Make time to visit Bushnell Park

Get out and enjoy a picnic in the park, ride the carousel, run a race, or just relax….

Bushnell Park Carousel – REOPENING JULY 2021 – will have official date soon!
Rental information for parties and other functions
Phone # – 860-585-5411

Ongoing Events

Bushnell Park Historic Tours
Monthly tours will begin in August.  Check back for the schedule. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Tour of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
Tours dates – June 10, 18 & 30 | July 3 (10-11:30am), 7, 14, 15, 21, 28, 29
5-6:30pm, unless otherwise noted
Tours lasts 20-30 minutes.

Bushnell Park Tree Tours
Tree tours will start in September. Check back for the schedule.

Picnic in the Park – Wednesday, June 30 – 5:30-8pm
Picnics by Republic at the Linden; entertainment by Tim Palmieri
Tickets for June 30

Upcoming Picnics –  July 15, 29 | August 12, 26 | September 9, 23

The Hopgood/Lord Summer Music Series
Wednesdays in July & August – 5:30-7:30pm
Performance Pavilion – FREE
Entertainment TBA

Bushnell Park Community Nights
Thursday, August 5 & Friday, September 3
FREE carousel rides, tours of the Arch and movies

Special Events

Please click on links for more information, as these are not Bushnell Park Foundation events.  All information should be on organizers websites.

Saturday, June 19, 3-5pm – City of Hartford Juneteenth Celebration
Black Lives Matter Mural on Trinity Street

June 20-25 – Playhouse on Park – Kill Move Paradise
Performance Pavilion

Monday, July 12 – Opening of Monday Night Jazz
Performance Pavilion

Friday, July 16-Sunday, July 18 – Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz
Performance Pavilion