Things to Do near Bristol Event Center

Explore the many local attractions near the Bristol Event Center, including Lake Compounce Water & Amusement Park, the XL Center, and Dunkin’ Donuts Baseball Park.

Lake Compounce Water & Amusement Park

New England’s best amusement and water park is located in Southington, Connecticut, and features classic rides, attractions, shows, and thrilling coasters, including the world’s top-rated wooden roller coaster. Admission to the park also includes access to Crocodile Cove beach and water rides. The park is open throughout the summer, and hosts several seasonal events, including a fall fest, holiday lights and New Year’s Eve fireworks.

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XL Center

The XL Center is downtown Hartford’s premier destination for sports and entertainment. Home to UConn Men’s and Women’s basketball and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, the 15,000+ seat arena also hosts a variety of family shows, ice-skating spectaculars and concerts from world-renowned artists, including Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pearl Jam, Drake, and many more.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park

Located in downtown Hartford, Dunkin’ Donuts Park is an award-winning baseball park and the home of the Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team and Double-A affiliate for the Colorado Rockies. With plenty of great seats and a unique selection of concessions, as well as affordable parking, the park is a popular destination for families, and has been named the best Double-A ballpark in the country three times by Ballpark Digest.

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