We had so much fun last year, we're doing it again! Hartford joins cities around the world as we celebrate our 2nd annual ImPACT Fest on June 13, 2015!

Are you looking for great music, delicious food, family friendly activities and just an amazing event to have fun? ImPACT Fest is the place to be! Join us on June 13th, 11am - 6pm as we celebrate Hartford's diversity. Get info about the cultural resources and services the city has to offer. "ImpactFest hosts a celebration which showcases the diversity and vitality of Hartford. We are the champions of our shared cultural services and city resources.

Performance Schedule

Performer Time
The Hartford Hot Several 11:00 – 11:30
Qusharia Perry 11:45 – 12:15
Vanush Khanamiryan Dance Academy 12:30 – 1:00
DJ’s 1:00 – 1:30
Nita Zarif 1:45 – 2:15
Sinan Bakir 2:30 – 3:00
Iron Poets/Studio 860 3:00 – 3:30
Alturas Duo 3:45 – 4:15
Ajali 4:30 – 5:15
Klokwize 5:30 – 6:00

 

Workshop Schedule

Group Time
Collaborative Economies: engaging Freecycle, the Hartford hour Exchange, and Timebanks (Tom Llewellyn and Ira Revels) 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Bikram Yoga (Natasha Roggi) 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Building Alternative Economies in Hartford: how do we share and collaborate to solve social issues? (Olusanya Bey) 1:00 – 2:15 pm
Martial Arts (Sincere) 1:30 – 2:00 pm
Drumming (Ajali) 2:30 – 3:00 pm
Creative Economies: How arts and culture catalyzes economic vitality (Nina Salazar) 3:30 – 4:45 pm

Bike Tent Workshop Schedule

Become a confident and independent bicycle commuter!

Tire Inflation and Change a Flat Tire 11:30 am
Lubricate your chain and other moving parts 12:30 pm
ABC Quick Check 1:30 pm
Bike Lights and Visibility 2:30 pm
Tire Inflation and Change a Flat Tire 3:30 pm
Lubricate your chain and other moving parts 4:30 pm
ABC Quick Check 5:30 pm

Latest Blog Posts

Can the Sharing Economy Overcome Social Inequality? (6/2/2015) - 11 more days until ImPACT Fest! Can the Sharing Economy Overcome Social Inequality? http://ow.ly/2ZjTW3 ‪#‎100daysofsharing‬ ‪#‎ImPACTFest‬
11 more days until ImPACT Fest! (6/1/2015) - 11 more days until ImPACT Fest! We have an awesome raffle going at ImPACT Fest with prizes donated by Hartford Prints, Dewy Neo, MakeHartford and other local businesses and organizations! You get a free ticket just for visiting the ImPACT Fest tent and signing in, and you can always buy more if you see something you really like!!! ‪#‎100daysofsharing‬ ‪#‎ImPACTFest‬…
12 more days until ImPACT Fest! (5/31/2015) - We are proud to partner with Open Studios again this year! Check out the Art Walk and see what our local artists have been creating. ‪#‎100daysofsharing‬ ‪#‎ImPACTFest‬ ‪#‎ShareHartford‬
14 more days until ImPACT Fest!!! (5/31/2015) - 14 more days until ImPACT Fest!!! http://ow.ly/NvLPc Here is an inspiring five-minute video about the quest for a new post-growth economic system. Better, Not More was produced by Kontent Films for the Edge Funders Alliance, and was released recently at a conference in Baltimore. The video is a beautiful set of statements from activists around the world describing what they…
13 more days until ImPACT Fest! (5/30/2015) - 13 more days until ImPACT Fest! Connecticare has once again been a great partner in planning ImPACT Fest! Look for them in Bushnell Park on the 13th, stop and say, “Hello”
15 days until ImPACT Fest!!! (5/29/2015) - 15 days until ImPACT Fest!!! The sharing economy will go medieval on you (read more…) http://ow.ly/2Z68gy ‪#‎100daysofsharing‬ ImPACTFest
The (h)ARTbeat! (5/28/2015) - The (h)ARTbeat! ‪#‎hARTford‬ ‪#‎ArtStreet‬ ‪#‎HeavenSkatePark‬\ http://ow.ly/i/b24XV
15 more days until ImPACT Fest! (5/28/2015) -   15 more days until ImPACT Fest! Community Solutions (a major sponsor of ImPACT Fest) is hosting Public Ally/ImPACT Fest team member Olusanya Bey and coordinating and sponsoring a Bike Repair cafe at ImPACT Fest, we are super excited to partner with them (keep an eye out for the One-BEEing, Hartford bee hives they’ve sponsored around the city)!!! ‪#‎100daysofsharing‬ ‪#‎ImPACTFest‬
Handy Expands Its Vacation Rental Cleaning Service – 16 more days until ImPACT Fest! (5/27/2015) - 16 more days until ImPACT Fest! Handy Expands Its Vacation Rental Cleaning Service http://ow.ly/2Z68go ‪#‎100daysofsharing‬ ‪#‎ImPACTFest‬
16 more days until ImPACT Fest! (5/27/2015) - 16 more days until ImPACT Fest! CT Coalition to End Homelessness is hosting Public Ally Allen James, helping to coordinate our Pop Up Street Store and is one of our sponsors! They are an integral part of ImPACT Fest and we are so proud to partner with them!!!