Riverfest is celebrating it’s 32nd year of free music, fun and family entertainment that exemplifies our community’s spirit. Four-Day Festival featuring several national acts. Carry-ins to Riverfest are not permitted, as per city ordinance.

2018 Schedule

Thursday August 9

4-11pm: A Taste of Watertown
4-11:30pm: RVR Rides
4-8pm: Face Painting/ Body Art
4-9pm: Chainsaw Carving
5pm, 7:45pm: Timberworks Lumberjacks Shows
5:30-8:30pm: Rides Special
5:45-7:45pm: The WhiskeyBelles
8:30pm: DAVID LEE MURPHY

Friday August 10

11am-11pm: A Taste of Watertown
11am-8pm: Face Painting/ Body Art
11am-9pm: Chainsaw Carving
11:45am-2pm: The Breakout Trio (Two 60 min. sets at food court)
12 noon-11.30pm: Rainbow Valley Rides
12 noon-4pm: Rides Special
2pm, 5pm, 7:45pm: Timberworks Lumberjacks Shows
5:30-7:45pm: JOHNNY WAD
8:30pm: ELIMINATOR/ a ZZ Top Tribute
10pm: Fireworks

Saturday, August 11

8:30am: 5k Run
9am: Tennis Tournament
9-11am: Carp Classic
9am-5pm: Craft Fair
9:30am: Raft Race
9:30am-8pm: Face Painting/ Body Art
10am: Bean Bag Tournament
11am-4pm: Kids Casting Contest
11am-9pm: Chainsaw Carving
11am-11pm: A Taste of Watertown
12 noon-1:30pm: THE RHYTHM ROCKETS
12 noon-11:30pm: Rainbow Valley Rides
12 noon-4pm: Rides Special
12:30pm: Horseshoe Tournament
2pm, 5pm, 7:45pm: Timberworks Lumberjacks Shows
3pm: Davina and the Vagabonds
5:45-7:45pm: Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossa
8:30pm: BLACKHAWK
10pm: Fireworks (rain date)

Sunday August 12

9am-4pm: Classic Car Show
9am-5pm: Craft Fair
11am-7pm: Face Painting/ Body Art
11am-8pm: A Taste of Watertown
11am-1.30pm: Chainsaw Art
12 noon-8pm: Rainbow Valley Rides
12 noon-4pm: Rides Special
12 noon-1:30pm: ROSIE & THE RIVETS
1:45pm: Chainsaw Art Auction
2.15pm, 4:45pm: Timberworks Lumberjacks Shows
3pm: CHICAGO TRIBUTE ANTHOLOGY
5:30pm: SIMPLY ELTON & FRIENDS featuring the hits of: Joe Cocker, Rod Stewart, & Elton John
7:30pm: Raffle Drawing
8pm: Festival Closes

Admission to Riverfest is Free!

Fees : FREE