Greater Hartford Welcome Center
100 PEARL Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103
Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
The Greater Hartford Welcome Center is designed to serve as an information hub for downtown Hartford, helping connect both locals and tourists to the incredible array of arts, entertainment and sports events that make this region New England's rising star.
Every great region offers extraordinary experiences. Greater Hartford is no exception. What makes us so interesting is that we’re more than one destination – we are a region abundant with rich heritage, culture, arts, sports and entertainment, distinctive dining and shopping.
Greater Hartford is home to more than 300 Arts and Heritage organizations – all within a 30-minute drive of our State Capitol. Give them a try. We’ll help.
Programs and Services:
The Greater Hartford Welcome Center is managed by the Greater Hartford Arts Council with key financial support from the City of Hartford.
- Information about Greater Hartford's arts, heritage, culture, hotels, dining, recreation and shopping destinations
Concierge Desk staffed by Arts Council personnel, offering recommendations tailored to your personal interests
Latest Listings of arts and entertainment, show/game times, ticket information
- Menus for area restaurants
- Resource Materials developed jointly by Welcome Center partners, including updated downtown map, brochures, flyers, videos and calendar
- Maps and Directions for Downtown Hartford, Connecticut and the Connecticut/Massachusetts River Valley
- Tour Information for walking & driving tours of the city and region
- Newcomer Orientation for new employees, trainees, residents, tourists, convention attendees and spouses, and students, offered to Human Resources departments, realtors, school recruitment officers, convention planners and hotels
- Conference Room available for nonprofit conference use
- Arts Exhibits featured in the adjacent gallery
- Let*s GO Arts! membership cards are available at the Welcome Center. The membership offers benefits such as heavy discounts on theater tickets, museums, restaurants, parking garages, entertainment, shopping and parking.