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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

May 2021
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Sun, Apr 25
Mon, Apr 26
Tue, Apr 27
Wed, Apr 28
Thu, Apr 29
Fri, Apr 30
Sat, May 1
Sun, May 2
Mon, May 3
Tue, May 4
Wed, May 5
Thu, May 6
Fri, May 7
Sat, May 8
Sun, May 9
Mon, May 10
Tue, May 11
Wed, May 12
Thu, May 13
Fri, May 14
Jake Kulak & The LowDown
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Sat, May 15
Sonic Theory
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road, West Hartford, CT, 06107

Sonic Theory performs Rock Covers.

Sun, May 16
World Mission Society Church of God
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Mon, May 17
Tue, May 18
Wed, May 19
Thu, May 20
Fri, May 21
Sat, May 22
Community MLK Mural Painting Day
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Free Paper Shredding Event
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Department of Public Works, 17 Brixton Street
The Mighty Fatgrip
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Ingrid Mattson
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road, West Hartford, CT, 06107
Sun, May 23
ArtBarriers Community Paint Day
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LaSalle Road, Farmington Ave., Memorial Rd., Isham Rd.
CT Brain Tumor Alliance Path of Hope
Elizabeth Park
Mon, May 24
Tue, May 25
Wed, May 26
Thu, May 27
Fri, May 28
Sat, May 29
Idalis
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road
Sun, May 30
Mon, May 31
Blue Back Yoga
Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road, West Hartford, CT, 06107
Tue, Jun 1
Wed, Jun 2
Thu, Jun 3
Fri, Jun 4
Fever
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road

Fever is a Live Funk/Jazz/Rock Cover Band.

Sat, Jun 5
Fever
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Webster Walk at Blue Back Square, Isham Road, West Hartford, CT, 06107