Bridgeport officials prepare for graduations, Kevin Hart performance

The city says many visitors plan to be in Bridgeport this weekend, including at the Total Mortgage Arena where there will be a Fantasia concert and a Kevin Hart show.  

Jay Lederman

May 11, 2023, 10:10 AM

Updated 379 days ago

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City officials warn of traffic this weekend during university graduations, Kevin Hart performance Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim says people traveling to his city this weekend should be prepared to face traffic downtown because of planned college graduations and a performance by Kevin Hart. 
The city says lots of visitors plan to be in Bridgeport this weekend including at the Total Mortgage Arena where there will be a Fantasia concert Friday night. 
Actor and entertainer Kevin Hart will also perform at the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater on Saturday night. 
Sacred Heart University's commencement will be held Sunday at the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater. Western Connecticut State University’s commencements will also be held Sunday at the Total Mortgage Arena.
Mayor Ganim released a statement saying, "I urge everyone who may be traveling through and around Bridgeport to take caution when passing by the downtown area as there will be heavy traffic and congestion during these events."


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