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Rose Garden

Featured Event

Rose Weekend

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy invites you to Rose Weekend 2019, June 15-16! Featuring thousands of rose bushes and arches in bloom; Bonsai Society of Greater Hartford Show and Sale; poetry readings; “Painters in the Park;” Rose Garden tours; community, cultural and arts organizations under the tent; and a scavenger hunt for the whole family. 

Rose Garden Tours with Head Rose Gardener Peter Winne

Head Rose Gardener Peter Winne will lead FREE tours of Elizabeth Park's historic Rose Garden every Wednesday,  June 5 - July 3

Mass-Conn-Fusion in Concert

Mass-Conn-Fusion kicks off the 16th Annual Summer Concert Series on June 26! Mass-Conn-Fusion draws its talent from both sides of the Massachusetts-Connecticut border. The band's extensive repertoire includes Motown, R&B, Funk, and hits of the 60s right up to the present.

Goza Latin Band in Concert

Goza performs music and dance rhythms from Latin America, Brazil and Spain. Featuring violin, horns, percussion and romantic vocals, Goza Salsa presents music by well-known performers such as Jobim, Tito Puente, Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista, Rollins and Dizzy, The Beatles, Santana, Stevie Wonder, Van Morrison, Guns & Roses, and Rodrigo y Gabriela.


Annual Garden Tour with Rosemary Aldridge

Join us for a tour of the Elizabeth Annual Garden led by Horticulturist Rosemary Aldridge.

Tour is FREE and begins at the flagpole outside the green Cottage.

Latanya Farrell in Concert

Latanya Farrell, a singer-songwriter dubbed “The Queen of Summer Concerts” by The Hartford Courant in 2013, was the champion of the 2003 Connecticut Star Search competition. Her performance, accompanied by The Bookman Styles Band, blends original compositions with popular cover songs.

Eight to the Bar in Concert

Eight To The Bar was founded in 1975 by Cynthia Lyon, principal songwriter and arranger. The band is known for its swing, boogie-woogie, and close vocal harmonies, but they also perform country, pop, and jazz. They were voted Best Overall Band in the CT NOW 2018 Readers’ Poll.

Connecticut Ballet's "Ballet Under the Stars"

Artistic Director Brett Raphael narrates this annual Marge Wilder Tribute Performance. Enjoy a full evening of classical and contemporary ballet performed by the consummate artists of  the Connecticut Ballet. This year’s program includes a contemporary ballet by Marden Ramos to music by Kodomo and Joseph Locarro's Now and Then with music by singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt. A talk-back with the performers closes the evening.

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