Dates for 2017 Riverfest have been set! August 10th - 13th, 2017. Mark your calendars, it's going to be a another great year! Stay tuned for music announcement in a few weeks!


Don't miss Riverfest 2016! Riverfest is celebrating it's 30th year of FREE music, fun and family entertainment that exemplifies our community's spirit. 

FREE Main Stage Music

Thursday, August 11

5:00PM -- Problem of Interest
6:45PM -- Ol’ Style Skratch
8:45PM -- VIXEN

Friday, August 12

11:45AM -- Ian Gould (Food Court Location)
3PM -- Andrus & The Mariners
5:30PM -- The 5 Card Studs
8:00PM -- LIGHT UP/ A Tribute to Styx

Saturday, August 13

12PM -- Extra Crispy Brass Band
3PM -- NEW ODYSSEY...3 Guys/30 Instruments
6PM -- The WhiskeyBelles

Sunday, August 14

12PM -- The Ultimate Legends/The Hits of Elvis & Orbison
5:30PM -- Chicago Tribute Anthology/The Music of Chicago

Carry-ins to Riverfest are not permitted, as per city ordinance. 

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Riverfest Raffle 2016 Tickets   NOW ON SALE!!!

Last year was the biggest in the 30 year history of the event! Let's make 2016 even bigger!

Various businesses are starting to receive their tickets and more will be distributed in the near future.


The revamped raffle prize list and the $2 ticket price will once again be used for the raffle.


More prizes than ever! 

Grand Prize $5,000

15 Prizes at $500 each

20 Prizes at $100 each

10 Prizes at $50 each


Over $15,000 in prizes will be announced at the drawing Sunday evening, August 14th, shortly after the final concert of the festival (8pm).


Support the 2016 Riverfest by purchasing raffle tickets from local businesses as well as the many individuals working on the sale effort!

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