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Rivanna Riverfest

A pile of kayaks are stacked next to open-sided tents during an outdoor festival. Event attendees mingle in the open field in the background. The Rivanna Riverfest title and logo appear in the corner.
Rivanna RiverFest A family-friendly celebration of the Rivanna River. © Rivanna Conservation Alliance


Event Overview

Fun times await! Join Rivanna River Company and organizing partners for the annual community celebration of the Rivanna River. Enjoy family-friendly activities, river recreation, live performances, food, drinks and more! 

The Nature Conservancy is proud to be a contributing partner of RiverFest.

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Know Before You Go

  • In the event of severe weather, RiverFest will be postponed until Sunday, May 19th. Check the event website for updated information.
  • Friendly, on-leash dogs are allowed to attend.
  • Participants may bring their own food; outside alcohol is not permitted.