Greater Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau

31 Pratt Street
Floor 4, Hartford, Connecticut 6103

(860) 728-6789


Hartford, Connecticut’s capital city, was founded in 1625 and is one of New England’s oldest cities. Hartford ranks among the top six percent of North American regions for the arts. Greater Hartford is home to nearly 200 cultural, arts, and heritage organizations. Because of the city’s vibrant arts, culture, and entertainment sector, noted economist Richard Florida ranked Hartford in the “Top 20” of cool places in the US to live, work, start a family, and have fun.