Make time to visit Bushnell Park

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

Ongoing Events

Bushnell Park Historic Tours
Tours are scheduled the first Saturday of the month, May-October at 10am. Meet at the Carousel. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Tour of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
May-October on Thursday afternoons from 12:00-1:30pm.  Tours lasts 20-30 minutes.

Bushnell Park Lunchtime Tree Tours
Tree tours will start again in May 2020.

Bushnell Park Carousel
December – Open Friday-Sunday from 11am-5pm
Rental information for parties and other functions
Phone # – 860-585-5411

Special Events

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

Friday, November 29-Monday, January 20 – WINTERFEST – 11am-8pm daily –  Free ice skating, free rentals, free lessons and more!  Click on link for  a list of all events and special holiday hours.

Tuesday, December 31 – First Night Hartford in Bushnell Park and many other venues in Downtown Hartford.