Public Events

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Wednesday Historical Tours

On Wednesdays from 2:00pm until 4:00pm, the Wadsworth Mansion is open for historic tours by appointment. Docents from the Friends of Long Hill Estate lead guided tours of the Mansion, providing a narrative that details the history of the Estate and the five million dollar renovation. Furniture donated by the Wadsworth Family is on display in the History Room. Please call ahead to confirm tours are being held. Large groups and bus tours can be accommodated with advance notice.

The Friends of Long Hill Estate are looking for volunteers to tell the Wadsworth Mansion story. If you are interested in becoming a docent please contact Megan Bush 860 347 1064.

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Spot of Tea & Tour

On the second Wednesday of every month, the docents will sweeten their accounts of the Wadsworth family story with some dainty goodies and a cup of tea. The “Spot of Tea & Tour” will be served in the Mansion’s fabled tradition of hospitality and will be offered between 2:00 – 3:00pm. A $5 per person donation is appreciated. Please call to make a reservation at 860-347-1064.

March 2023
Bride and groom in front of mansion with attendants

Wadsworth Mansion Wedding Show

The ultimate wedding show experience for couples planning an extraordinary day! For more information and to pre-register, visit the event page. ...
19 Mar
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
April 2023
June 2023
People seated in front of mansion

Music at the Mansion

Each Wednesday in July, the Wadsworth Mansion will open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking, and shows on the Mansion’s back lawn will begin at 6:30 p.m. The concert line up is as follows: June 28th - Eight to the Bar July 5th - Sister Funk July 12th - Hartford Jazz Orchestra July 19th - Feels Like Foreigner July 26th - The Cartells ...
28 Jun - 26 Jul
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
August 2023
Lots of people and vendors on lawn

Open Air Market & Festival

The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut grown or made products. ...
27 Aug
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
October 2023

Haunted Halloween Bash

Our most anticipated event returns this October! Dress in your best costume and join us as we transform the Mansion for a spooky night of dancing, food, and thrills! Ages 21+ only. Tickets are SOLD OUT. ...
27 Oct
7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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