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Reserve Blue Back Square Event

People or groups wishing to schedule the use of any portion of the Blue Back Square public space may do so by contacting Renée McCue at 860-561-7521, not less than 48 hours prior to the time for the scheduled event.

Step 1: Click here to view available dates on the Blue Back Square calendar posted below. (Please note: Performers are not paid. Performers may not solicit tips.)

Step 2: Complete a Reservation Form. No fee is charged. 

The reservation form will ask you to provide a brief description of the event, its location within the Blue Back Square, an estimated number of both participants and attendees, and your electrical needs. You must carry a copy of this form with you on the date of your performance as proof that your have permission to use Blue Back Square. If you don't have it, you be asked to leave by a West Hartford police officer.

Step 3:  Insurance is required for large scale events.

Step 4: A Temporary Food Establishment Permit is required if food is served on site.

Step 5: Parking. All performing groups receive up to six complimentary parking permit in the Memorial Garage. Renee McCue issues the one-day parking permits upon the approval of the Blue Back Square reservation form. The Memorial Parking Garage operates with a Pay-by-Plate kiosk system. Simply enter the garage and park. Place the permit on your vehicle's dashboard.

You may pull up close to the pergola (stage) to unload. You must quickly move your vehicle to the garage, otherwise you will be issued a parking ticket. Police Officers strictly enforce the No Parking laws. 

Step 6: Please review the Policy regarding Public Use of the Blue Back Square Area.

Note: Musicians and performers that perform at Blue Back Square are not paid. Busking (the solicitation of tips) is not allowed. Police take notice of this and will ask you to leave. Secondly, the Town of West Hartford does not provide sound services. You provide all the equipment that you’ll need for your performance. 

Electricity: Before your concert/event, consider taking a look at the site so you know where the electrical box is located and the size of the pergola (stage).  The electrical box is located in the flower bed on the stage level, closest to the Goldberg’s.  There is a second electrical outlet on the pole near Goldberg’s Bagel. 

After Hours Assistance: If you need any assistance with electricity at Blue Back Square, please call 860-748-0259.

Blue Back Square Events Calendar

June 2024
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, May 26
Mon, May 27
Tue, May 28
Wed, May 29
Thu, May 30
Blue Back Square Concert Series
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Fri, May 31
Sat, Jun 1
Sun, Jun 2
Mon, Jun 3
Tue, Jun 4
Wed, Jun 5
Thu, Jun 6
Fri, Jun 7
Sat, Jun 8
Rehearsal for Japan Summer Festival
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Sun, Jun 9
Japan Summer Festival
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Mon, Jun 10
Tue, Jun 11
Wed, Jun 12
Thu, Jun 13
Apostolic Fellowship Church of Christ Jesus
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Fri, Jun 14
Sat, Jun 15
Juneteenth CommUNITY Day
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Town Hall parking lot, 50 South Main Street
Sun, Jun 16
Juneteenth celebration (Rain Date)
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Mon, Jun 17
Tue, Jun 18
Camp Blue Back for Kids
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Wed, Jun 19
Thu, Jun 20
Blue Back Square Concert Series
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Fri, Jun 21
Sat, Jun 22
Rock and Roll Plahouse Concert for Kids
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Sun, Jun 23
Blue Back Square event
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Mon, Jun 24
Tue, Jun 25
Camp Blue Back for Kids
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Wed, Jun 26
Thu, Jun 27
Fri, Jun 28
John Echtenkempt Poetry & Classical Music
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Sat, Jun 29
Sun, Jun 30
JME Strchild and Dream Factory
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Mon, Jul 1
Tue, Jul 2
Camp Blue Back for Kids
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Sound of New England Chorus
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square
Wed, Jul 3
Thu, Jul 4
Outdoor Yoga Class
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Fri, Jul 5
Sat, Jul 6