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 2019

Join the Riverton Merchants and Vendors for an Old-fashioned Christmas Celebration! December 6-8, 2019. View or download the Itinerary of Events and Town Map for the Christmas weekend. […]

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109th Annual Riverton Fair

110th Annual Riverton Fair

The 110th Annual Riverton Fair takes place Oct 11-13, 2019 at the Riverton Fairgrounds featuring exhibits, animals, vendors, food, rides, music, and more. […]

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Riverton General Store - Fall

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

Old Riverton Inn

Old Riverton Inn

Accommodations & Dining

Under new ownership. Now serving hot breakfast to all guests.

All Riverton Merchants


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!