Join us for the 2015 Health & Wellness Festival Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the XL Center in Hartford.
The Health and Wellness Festival is the biggest community event of the fall! With free health screenings, flu shots, kids activities and incredible giveaways, it’s a weekend full of fun for all. Take care of your health and enjoy the day on us!
Take advantage of free health screenings, meet wellness experts and experience new ways to stay fit. Don’t forget to check out the NBC Connecticut booth and take a spin at our prize wheel! Also stop by our Connected Cafe and listen in on our NBC Connecticut First Alert Weather Experience. There will be activities and fun for the whole family all weekend long.
Also, be sure to sign up for the first-ever Health & Wellness Family 5K. It will be run on Sunday, October 18 and there will be four different start times at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. inside the XL Center. NBC Connecticut's Heidi Voight and Len Besthoff will be running in the event throughout the morning.
For more information on the Family 5K and how to sign up click here.
On Sunday, make sure to show your UConn spirit. Come out and meet the UConn Dance team and Cheer Team from 12-2 p.m. Then the UConn men's hockey team will be signing autographs from 2-3 p.m.
New this year is our Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back Walk with the American Cancer Society. Participants of the walk will enjoy guest speakers, luminary demonstrations, fun activities and much more all while walking for a great cause. Join us Saturday, October 17 at 9 a.m.
On top of the free giveaways, free health screenings and activities for the whole family, every attendee of the Health and Wellness Festival will get a free ticket to the Hartford Wolf Pack hockey games throughout the weekend (while supplies last).
Need a ride to the Health and Wellness Festival? Not a problem. CTFastrak is the official transit partner and will be providing rides directly to the XL Center that weekend.Click here for the bus schedule and locations.
Included will be FREE:
FREE Flu Shots (Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., 500 per day)
- Age Appraisal
- Archimedes Spiral
- Blood Pressure
- Bone Density
- Driver Safety
- Glucose Levels
- Lung Age Appraisal
- Memory Function
- Oral Wellness
- Pulmonary Function
- Raynaud’s Syndrome
NBC Connecticut thanks all of our sponsors participating in this year's Health & Wellness Festival: