Colt Big Bash Festival

In honor of Samuel Colt’s 200th birthday, Colt will be hosting a “Big Bash Festival.”

The Big Bash Festival will take place at Colt Park in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, July 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival will feature attractions for kids, bands, contests and dancing for families, a beer garden, merchants and food vendors, and vintage baseball. Admission is free!

Tours and exhibits of unique artifacts and iconic venues will also be available.

Accompanying the Big Bash Festival will be a Colt Gala from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Church of the Good Shepherd Grand Ballroom and will feature dinner, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are required for the Gala.

For more information on the Big Bash Festival and the other celebrations from Colt, please visit

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