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Helen S Kaman Rose Garden


The Elizabeth Park Conservancy will present eight free outdoor summer concerts on the John G. Martin Foundation stage on the Helen S Kaman Rose Garden Lawn. In collaboration with the West End Civic Association, the Park presents three outdoor movies during the summer, and the Connecticut Ballet presents the annual Marge Wilder Tribute Performance on a Saturday in July.

    Upcoming Concerts, Movies, and Ballet

    Eight to the Bar in Concert

    Eight To The Bar (ETTB) was founded in 1975 by Cynthia Lyon, principal songwriter and arranger. The band is known for its swing, boogie-woogie, and close vocal harmonies, but they also perform country, pop, and jazz. They were voted Best Overall Band in the CT NOW 2018 Readers’ Poll. Come hear their very special musical presentation!

    125th Anniversary Celebration

    Join us as we celebrate the Park's 125th anniversary with a week of concerts, tours, and free family-friendly activities.

    Latanya Farrell in Concert

    Latanya Farrell is an ordinary woman with an ordinary life who bring an extraordinary voice to her live performances. Uplifting melodies and powerful vocals are the hallmark of her songs about life, love and happiness.

    Moto in Concert

    Moto plays a mix of styles, including Calypso, Reggae, Soca (modern calypso -- think Hot, Hot, Hot!). 

    Movies Under Moonlight

    In collaboration with the West End Civic Association, the Park presents three outdoor movies during the summer. 

    De 4 Ahwee & Company Steel Band Concert

    A steel drum band accompanied by performances by stilt-walker Mellissa Craig and Island Reflections Dance Theatre.

    Nat Reeves Quintet in Concert

    The Nat Reeves Quintet joins us to celebrate Elizabeth Park's 125th Anniversary. Saturday night, July 16, at 7.


    Gene Bozzi's Jazz & Strings in Concert

    Jazz and Strings (led by Gene Bozzi) presents the music of Ella Fitzgerald.

    Ed Fast's Conga Bop in Concert

    Afro-Cuban influenced rhythms and hard-bop harmony fused to create unique, soulful originals and creatively-arranged jazz standards.

    Connecticut Ballet's "Ballet Under the Stars"

    Connecticut Ballet’s BALLET UNDER THE STARS Marge Wilder Tribute Performance returns to Elizabeth Park on Saturday, July 30th at 6:30 pm (rain date = 7/31 same time).