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Events in Central CT: Your Gateway to Weekend Adventures

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Whether you’re a local resident or just passing through, this is your go-to source for discovering a wide array of weekend events in Central CT.

Here’s what’s going on this weekend June 23, 2023 – June 25, 2023

The Comedy, Music & Magic Hour

Friday night comedy night!  Hosted by Matt Heath featuring Quyen Tran, Rex Caesar, Paul Kilmer and Brian Glass, this show is sure to be entertaining! Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here

Date: Friday, June 23

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: The Hive Bar & Restaurant, New Britain

Riverfront Dance Festival

Gear up for an unforgettable evening of dazzling performances by local professional and student dance companies! Bring your own food, relax and enjoy the show! Complimentary ice cream will be available courtesy of their sponsor, Liberty Bank! 

Date: Saturday, June 24

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00PM

Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford

Night on The Naug River Trail

Calling all train enthusiasts, bbq lovers and photographers! Tickets are on sale now for a picturesque train ride departing from Thomaston on Saturday evening at 4:30 pm with stops at scenic vistas along the way so you can detrain and take pictures.

All passengers then enjoy a dinner at Hindsight BBQ in Waterbury.

You may also capture nighttime scenes at Thomaston Station with our historic locomotives and rolling stock! 

Date: Saturday, June 24

Time: 4:30 PM

Location: Thomaston Train Station, Thomaston  

80's Celebration!

Who doesn’t love the vibrant colors, leg warmers and spandex of the 80’s? Dress up in your best 80’s gear and head over to Evening Sky Brewing Co in Burlington between 1:00 PM and 9:00PM for their 80’s celebration.

Steve’s Top Dog will be there serving up their new menu! 

Date: Saturday, June 24

Time: 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Evening Sky Brewing Co, Burlington

DominGo Hartford!

The City of Hartford is happy to announce that DominGo is back again this year and Sunday June 25th is the first of several events scheduled for this year. 

The road will be blocked from traffic so you can safely experience the vendors, music and activities happening on Main St. Stop by and support small businesses, dance to the music, participate in a dance or wellness class and enjoy all of the delicious foods from participating restaurants such as Caribbean Grille, Lion’s Den Vegetarian, West Indian Social Club, Jam Roc Restaurant and Lounge, Scott’s Jamaican Bakery, Destiny Awaits Restaurant & Catering, Ricko’s Jamaican Restaurant, Paul’s Ranch House & Pizza, Hartford #1 Chinese Restaurant, Sportsmen’s Athletic Club, C&K Kitchen.

Date: Sunday June 25

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00PM

Location: Main St, Hartford

Southington Pride Festival

June is Pride Month and the Town of Southington is putting on a fantastic Pride Festival at Mount Southington this weekend! The fun-filled day will feature live entertainment, family activities, local vendors, local organizations and a charity dog show! 

Date: Sunday June 25

Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00PM

Location: Mount Southington, Southington

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Nichole Morrell

Nichole Morrell

Hey Central CT! I'm Nichole Morrell, a REALTOR at Turning Point Realty, LLC and a Bristol, CT native and current resident. I have a lot of knowledge about this amazing community and the surrounding towns and cities so if you live in the Central CT area or are thinking of moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with me on the latest Events, Restaurants, Outdoor Activities, Real Estate trends and more!
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