October 13-15 is a busy weekend in the Hartford area!

October 13–15 is a busy weekend in the Hartford area! In addition to the Bicentennial Fall Weekend, runners will gather in Hartford for the 30th running of the Eversource Hartford Marathon and the US Men’s National soccer team will host Germany for a match at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.  

While this makes for an exciting weekend to be on campus, we know it may impact your travel plans. To help you prepare for your visit, we’ll update this page with everything you need to know before you get here. Check back often for updates. 

Overnight Accommodations

Hartford and the surrounding towns offer a wide variety of overnight accommodations from small boutique hotels to nationally recognized brands. Below is a sampling of hotels in the area we recommend listed in order of distance from campus. 

Hilton Hartford
315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
To Campus: 2.2 miles
Goodwin Hotel
1 Haynes Street
Hartford, CT 06103
To Campus:  2.2 miles
Marriott Hartford Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
To Campus: 2.7 miles
Hampton Inn & Suites East Hartford
351 Pitkin Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
To Campus: 3.2 miles 
Delamar Hotel
1 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Rate: starting at $349/night (includes parking and breakfast)
To Campus: 3.5 miles
Courtyard by Marriott Farmington
1583 Southeast Road
Farmington, CT 06032
Rate: $159/night (includes parking)
To Campus: 5.2 miles
Hilton Garden Inn Hartford South/Glastonbury
85 Glastonbury Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT 06033
To Campus: 8.4 miles 

We also encourage you to visit the Trinity College Campus Travel website to review other discounted rates that may be available in the area.

Our partner hotels welcome individual reservations from alumni and families, but due to the high volume of travelers in the area, are unable to offer room blocks or special negotiated rates for the Bicentennial Fall Weekend. 

Getting to Campus 

On October 14, 2023 road closures for the 2023 Eversource Hartford Marathon may impact your travel to campus. Road closures will begin at 7:30 a.m. and remain throughout the city of Hartford and surrounding towns until 2:00 p.m.   

To avoid these road closures, we recommend using these directions for traveling to campus. 


On-Campus Parking
On-campus, legal parking spaces are available to attendees throughout the weekend unless marked as reserved for a specific audience. View this map of parking lots on campus available to guests.

Accessible Parking
ADA-accessible parking is available in various locations on campus and are reserved for guests with disabled parking permits. Guests parking in ADA-accessible spaces who require assistance moving to and from events on campus may request a golf cart by calling Campus Safety Dispatch: 860-297-2222

Koeppel Community Sports Center Parking
Parking is available behind the Koeppel Community Sports Center at 175 New Britain Avenue Hartford. Shuttle service is available on Saturday, October 14 between the Koeppel Community Sports Center and the Mather Hall Circle Driveway.

Learning Corridor Garage
Additional parking is available at the Learning Corridor Garage located at 359 Washington Street, Hartford. The Learning Corridor Garage is open on Saturday, October 14 from 7:00 a.m.–midnight. Shuttle service is available between the Learning Corridor Garage and the Mather Hall Circle Driveway.

Parking Shuttle
Shuttle service to and from campus is available for the Koeppel Community Sports Center and the Learning Corridor Garage on Saturday, October 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:50 p.m.

Stop Location Stop Time/Hour First Stop Last Stop
Learning Corridor Garage X:00 and X:30 8:00 a.m 10:00 p.m. *
Koeppel Community Sports Center X:10 and X:40 8:10 a.m. 10:10 p.m. *
Mather Hall Circle Driveway X:20 and X:50 8:20 a.m. 9:50 p.m.

*The last parking shuttle will depart from Mather Hall at 9:50 p.m.

Golf Cart Service 

Golf cart service will be available throughout the day on Saturday, October 14. To dispatch a ride, please flag down a driver! You may also request a golf cart by calling Campus Safety Dispatch: 860-297-2222.