RiverFest Schedule

RiverFest Schedule

Sun, Sail & Paddle Expo:

12:00-5:30 Expo Events Open to the Public

Artist Vendors

Family Activities – KidSPOT and Phillips Wharf Fish Mobile

Food & Beverages – Ice Cream, BBQ, Festival Favorites

Environmental Displays

Kayak and Canoe Vendors and Displays

& More!

Races and River Activities

12:00       Rowing Exhibition – Chester River Rowing Club

12 – 4       Poker Run participants may take to the water

1:00        Callinectes River Tours begin

1:05       Kayak Races – Washington College Boat House (adjacent to Wilmer Park)

2:45         Cardboard Boat Captains’ Meeting

3:00         9th Annual Cardboard Boat Race sponsored by the Center for Environment and Society

4:30         Poker Run participants reveal their hands to find the winner!

5:30         RiverFest Paddle Races Awards Ceremony

6:00        All paddlers must be off the water. RiverFest sanctioned kayak, canoe and boating activities closed.

RiverFest Sculpture Festivities

6:00         Parade of Lights and Show – From Wilmer Park to High Street Landing

6:00         High Street Reception Begins

Wine Bar
Food by JR’s
View “Future of the Waterfront” Display

6:00        RiverFest Packet Cruise – Tickets required (available 8/7)

7:00         Sculpture Lighting Ceremony