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125th Anniversary Celebration

Join us as we celebrate the Park's 125th anniversary with a week of concerts, tours, and free family-friendly activities.

    All Events are FREE to the Public

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

    10:00 a.m. | Tree Tour with Arborist John Kehoe  — Meet at the Cottage Flagpole

    12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Health & Wellness Day   Under the Tent 

    1:00 p.m. | Tree Tour with Arborist John Kehoe  — Meet at the Cottage Flagpole

    6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. |  Latanya Farrell Concert  — John G. Martin Foundation Stage

    9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. |  Full Moon Light Tour with Kathy Kraczkowsky, Park Operations & Louis Lista, Pond House (Bring Flashlight) Meet at Pond House

    THURSDAY, JULY 14

    10:00 a.m.  | Rose Garden Tour with Rosarian Stephen Scanniello Meet at the Cottage Flagpole

    12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Craft Show Under the Tent

    1:00 p.m. | Rose Garden Tour with Rosarian Stephen Scanniello — Meet at Cottage Flagpole

    6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. |  Moto Concert & Dance Lessons John G. Martin Foundation Stage

    FRIDAY, JULY 15

    10:00 a.m. | Annual Garden Tour with Horticulturist Rosemary Aldridge — Meet at the Cottage Flagpole

    12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Art Show: Painters in the Park — Under the Tent

    5:30 p.m. | Annual Garden Tour with Horticulturist Rosemary Aldridge — Meet at the Cottage Flagpole

    6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. | De 4 Ahwee & Company Steel Band  — Under the Tent

    SATURDAY, JULY 16

    12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Kids Day — Under the Tent

    12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Tulip Bulb Sale — Under the Tent

    3:00 p.m. | Story Time with Children's Librarians Carol Waxman & Sara Bartelmo, West Hartford Public Library — Under the Tent 

    4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Mark Twain Look-Alike Contest — Under the Tent & On the John G. Martin Foundation Stage

    To Enter Contest Email: gardens@elizabethparkct.org 

    7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Nat Reeves Quintet Concert — John G. Martin Foundation Stage

    SUNDAY, JULY 17

    1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Dog Day Fun — Under the Tent

    1:00 p.m. | Dog & People Parade — Start at Prospect Avenue Entrance

    2:00 p.m. | Dog & Owner Look-alike Contest —  Under the Tent & On the John G. Martin Foundation Stage

    To Enter Contest Email: gardens@elizabethparkct.org 

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