Explore Hartford

Nearby Attractions

Hartford is buzzing with restaurants, entertainment and nightlife. In addition to the expo itself, there are numerous places to eat and nearby attractions that you will be just a short walk or drive away from:

Hartford Restaurants

Bushnell Performance Hall

Hartford Yard Goats

Connecticut Science Center

Wadsworth Museum

Historic Mark Twain House

Bushnell Park and Carousel


Connecticut Convention Center visitors are also eligible for exclusive discounts when you attend RetroWorld Expo!

Snap a picture of the screen in the lower lobby of the Convention Center and display that picture around downtown Hartford to receive the discounts and promotions at the participating establishments below.

Restaurants and Bars

85 Arch Street 

(0.2 miles)

10% off your entire order


25 Front Street

 (0.2 miles)

10% off your food order

89 Arch Street 

(0.2 miles)

10% off your food order

357 Main Street 

(0.5 miles)

20% off your entire order

280 Trumbull Street 

(0.7 miles)

20% off your entire order

942 Main Street 

(0.6 miles)

20% off your food order (lunch only)

900 Main Street 

(0.6 miles)

20% off your food order

93 Asylum Street 

(0.6 miles)

10% off your entire order

39 Front Street 

(0.1 miles)

20% off your food order

35 Front Street 

(0.1 miles)

10% off your entire order

100 Trumbull Street 

(0.5 miles)

20% off your food order

5 Constitution Plaza 

(0.5 miles)

20% off your entire order


Attractions and Entertainment

18 Front Street 

(0.1 miles)

The Bushnell Center for Performing Arts

166 Capitol Avenue 

(1.1 miles)

Discounted tickets online (code: HORACE)

Connecticut Science Center Hartford Connecticut

250 Columbus Boulevard 

(0.1 miles)

50% off admission

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Hartford Connecticut

600 Main Street 

(0.4 miles)

$5 admission

Harriett Beecher Stowe Center Hartford Connecticut

77 Forest Street 

(2.5 miles)

$5 off admission

Hartford Symphony Orchestra Hartford Connecticut

166 Capitol Avenue

(1.1 miles)

Discounted tickets online (code: HORACE)

Hartford Wolf Pack Hockey Hartford Connecticut 1 Civic Center Plaza 

(1.2 miles)

$15 blue level tickets (promo code: CTCC)

32 Front Street 

(0.1 miles)

10% off tickets

TheaterWorks Hartford Connecticut

233 Pearl Street 

(0.7 miles)

$30 tickets

The Mark Twin House and Museum Hartford Connecticut

351 Farmington Avenue

(2.5 miles)

$6 off admission