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2023 Pratt Street Events Sneak Peek
Mar 27, 2023

The sun is shining on Hartford, and after all of that New England cold weather, we are so excited to see it. As we look ahead towards warmer months, there are a few dates you should definitely put on your calendar. It’s time to kick off the Pratt Street 2023 event season!

APRIL EVENTS

YARD GOATS SEASON OPENER

April 6th, 4:00pm–6:30pm

Last year’s Yard Goats Season Opener was the perfect pre-game party. We’re bringing it back this year—Pratt is the place to be before the big game! The first pitch is thrown at 7:10pm, but we’re starting the party early. From 4:00pm–6:30pm, Lawson’s will be hosting a patio party in front of Sorella. Starting at 5:00pm, DJ 10Four will be mixing tunes, and you can snap a selfie with Chompers and Chew Chew. Don’t miss the chance to win a Yard Goats gift card at an on-site raffle!

PRATTURDAY NIGHT LIVE CELEBRATES EARTH DAY
featuring Down to Funk

Saturday, April 22, 7:00pm–9:00pm

What better way to pay tribute to mother earth than spending an evening outdoors listening to music that celebrates everything Earth Day? Dancing in the street is highly encouraged! Seating will also be available at each of the open Pratt Street restaurants. In addition to live music and outdoor bars, there will be lawn games like corn hole and Kan Jam free to play. Pratturday Night Live will take place from 7:00pm–9:00pm on the third Saturday of each month, with a rain date of the following Saturday. Look forward to these upcoming dates: 

  • May 20: Soul Music
  • June 17: Celebrating Juneteenth
  • July 15: Classic Rock
  • August 19: Country Music
  • September 16: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

MAY EVENTS

PRATT STREET GOES TO THE MOMS

Saturday, May 13th, 12:00pm–4:00pm

Mom deserves more than one day, so start the appreciation early by taking the mother figure in your life to Pratt Street. Last minute shoppers can earn some brownie points by letting her pick out something special from a curated collection of vendors featuring soaps, decadent body butters, unique jewelry, and more. Open air shopping will be accompanied by music by DJ Sonia Sol. Leading up to the event, we’ll be raffling off bouquets from Bloom Bake Shop, so be sure to follow us @prattstreethartford for all the details!. Pop into our retailers such as Hartford Prints! for more gift shopping. Enjoy special Mother’s day food and drink menus all day. Don’t forget to stop by the flower backdrop to snap a picture of you and mom—it’ll make for a perfect Instagram on Sunday!

JUNE EVENTS

3RD ANNUAL PRATT STREET SUMMER KICKOFF PARTY—A TASTE OF PRATT STREET

Saturday, June 10th, 12:00pm–5:00pm

The annual Summer Kickoff Party is back on Pratt and with so many new businesses now open, it’ll be better than ever. Restaurants will open their doors and offer free samples. Outdoor grilling will fill the air with that nostalgic barbeque smell we all know so well. Stop by and meet the chefs behind your favorite restaurants. Shops will have sidewalk sales for you to browse. If you are one of the first 100 attendees, you’ll receive a Pratt Street branded baseball hat. This block party will be hoppin’ with family-friendly games like corn hole, Kan Jam, hula hoops, jump ropes, and more! Don’t miss the incredible raffle featuring gift cards to all of the Pratt Street businesses. 

With so many new businesses opening, we have so much to celebrate! More details to come, so bookmark this page and share it! Follow and tag @prattstreethartford in your photos. We’ll see you there!

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