5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, August 14


- Kids 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:00 a.m.
- 5K starts at 8:30
- Race begins and ends at Riverside Park
- 5K price:  $32   Day of race registration is $35
- Fun Run price:  $15  Day of race registration is $17
- The race is hosted by the Watertown Area YMCA
Contact: Kay Nord  920-262-8555
Link:  www.riverfest5k.com

Bean Bag Tournament

Saturday, August 14 at 10 am - Check in at 9am.

Sign up does NOT have to be co-ed like previous years.

Join in this fun,  Bean Bag Tournament! For more information contact Dave McDonald at 920.253.7730.

Craft Fair

Saturday, August 14 - Sunday, August 15 from 9am - 5pm

This is a craft fair you do not want to miss! Artists and craftsman display their items in a natural setting on the Riverside Park island. If you would like to become an exhibitor, please complete the below form or email Dot Newberg at wttnriverfest@gmail.com.

Craft Fair Info
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Craft Fair Registration Form
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Island Map for Craft Fair
Island Map 2021.pdf
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Tax Form 2021
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Auto Show

Sunday, August 15 - 9am-4pm.


Gates open 7am  -  Awards at 2pm





The Riverfest Auto Show features automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. If you would like to sponsor or show at the event, please complete the form below. For more information contact Mike Pilgreen Cell (262) 370-0365

or email MPilgreen47@gmail.com.

Carp Classic

Saturday, August 14 from 9-11 am

Register on site. Call John Zastrow at 920.988.1170 with questions.

Horseshoe Tournament

Saturday, August 14 at 12:30 pm

Register on site. Contact Kerry Morris at 920.248.9726 for more information.

Raft/Kayak Race

Saturday, August 14 at 9:30am

Registration 8:00am-9:00am at Tivoli Island - 100 Tivoli Dr., Watertown


Start Times:

9:15am Kayaks

9:30am Rafts


Two person raft race on the Rock River from the Main Street bridge at Tivoli Island to Riverside Park. Life jackets are required for all participants. Awards for 1st and 2nd place!


Call Shannon Milbrath at 920-285-3585 with questions.


Entrance Fee:

$50/Team- Price includes raft, 2 oars and 2 t-shirts

$30/Team-Discount if you bring your own raft, 2 t-shirts

$20/Kayak-Price Includes 1 T-Shirt


Race is hosted by the Watertown Aquatic Team.

Tennis Tournament

Sunday, August 14 at 9am

The Mixed Doubles Riverfest Tennis Tournament will be held at Brandt-Quirk Park. Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced. It is double elimination, so two matches are guaranteed. Please complete the registration form below. For more infomation and to register, contact Dan Leija at dan_leija@yahoo.com

Tennis Tournament Registration Form
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Celebrating our 34th year!


Various businesses have received their tickets and more will be distributed in the near future.


The raffle this year continues its format to recent years. Tickets are $2 each.


More prizes than ever! 

Grand Prize $5,000

15 Prizes at $500 each

20 Prizes at $100 each

10 Prizes at $50 each


The prize winners will be drawn and announced after the final concert on Suday, August 15th. (6:45pm).


Support the 2021 Riverfest by purchasing raffle tickets from local businesses as well as the many individuals working on the sale effort!

Auto Show

Auto Show Sunday, August 15 from 9am-4pm.

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