Riverton CT Merchants Association

Where water meets the woods…

About Riverton

Nestled along the Farmington River, the town of Barkhamsted, and the village of Riverton within has something to offer everyone. History, nature and outdoor activities abound. Riverton appears today just as it must have 100 years ago with its colonial houses, general store, churches, inns, and trees lining the streets. The landmark factory, Hitchcock Chair Company Store, began manufacturing chairs here in 1826. By 1928, the elaborately stenciled chairs and cabinets made in Hitchcocksville, now called Riverton, became famous throughout America. Stroll through our little village by the river with its collection of shops, restaurants, and places to stay…

Events & News

Learn about upcoming events and news in Riverton!

Christmas in Riverton

Christmas in Riverton

Join us for an Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration. All Weekend Long – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on December 7th, 8th, and 9th. […]

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109th Annual Riverton Fair

109th Annual Riverton Fair

Old-fashioned country fair on scenic Farmington River with exhibits, animals, vendors, food, midway rides, music, wood chopping events, and more. Check out the gallery from the event! […]

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Riverton General Store

Shopping & Dining

“Where the past and the present meet”  Offering Green Mountain Coffee, Breakfast sandwiches – Bagels – Pastries –  Serving Boar’s Head Cold Cuts made to order sandwiches & meat platters. Homemade Soups, Salads & Chili


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Uncle Aaron's Tackle Shack

Activity

We sell Crawlers, Worms, Meal worms, Spikes, Super worms, Wax worms, Flies, Fishing line, Lures, Rods and Reels, and more.


Rose's Kitchen

Rose's Kitchen

Dining

World famous take home lasagna!


All Riverton Merchants

GET IN TOUCH WITH US

To get in touch with us please fill out the form to send us an email regarding any questions or feedback about Riverton and the Merchants. Or call the Riverton General Store (Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm EST) at (860) 379-0811. We will be sure to respond to any email requests within 24 hours. Thank you!