Riverfest Events

Riverfest Half Marathon and 5K

Saturday, August 8

Half Marathon at 8:00 am

5k at 9:00 am

Presented by M2N Series, Register at www.riverfest5k.com. Half marathon $55 until 7/1, $65 7/1-8/7, $75 race day. 5k $28 until 8/7. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Watertown Area YMCA. Contact Dawn Chavez, Race Director, with questions at dawn.chavez76@gmail.com.

Bean Bag Tournament

Saturday, August 8 at 10 am

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

Auto Show

Sunday, August 9 from 9 am-4 pm

The Riverfest Auto Show features classic automobiles, trucks and motorcycles. If you would like to sponsor or show at the event, please complete the form below. For more information contact Jesse Domer at 920.219.2922 or email DomerJ@Watertown.k12.wi.us.

Auto Show Participant Registration
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Auto Show Judging and Awards
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Auto Show Sponsor Form
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Auto Show Sponsor Information
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Craft Fair

Saturday, August 13-Sunday, August 14 from 9 am-4 pm

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
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Tax Form 2016
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Carp Classic

Saturday, August 8 from 9-11 am

Register on site. Call 920.988.1170 with questions.

Horseshoe Tournament

Saturday, August 8 at 12:30 pm

Register on site. Call 920.248.9726 for more information.

Kid's Casting Contest

Saturday, August 8 from 11 am-4 pm

Register on site. Call 920.261.7214 with questions.

Raft Race

Saturday, August 8 at 10:00am

Registration 7:30-9:30am

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. Trophies will be awarded! Register by the Tivoli Island bridge prior to race time. Call Melissa Williams at 920.262.8236 with questions. Cost is $40/team of two which includes raft, 2 oars and 2 t-shirts or $20/team if you bring your raft and oars from a previous year.


Race is hosted by the Watertown Aquatic Team.

Tennis Tournament

Saturday, August 8 at 9 am / Raindate Sunday, August 10 at noon

The Mixed Doubles Riverfest Tennis Tournament will be held at Brandt-Quirk Park. The first eight teams will be accepted into advanced and intermediate brackets. It is double elimination, so two matches are guaranteed. Please complete the registration form below. For more infomation and to register, contact Levi Henkel at Levi.Henkel@my.wheaton.edu  or 920.261.2150.

Tennis Tournament Registration Form
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More prizes than ever! 

Grand Prize $5,000

15 Prizes at $500 each

20 Prizes at $100 each

10 Prizes at $50 each


Tickets $2 each

Auto Show

Auto Show Sunday, August 9 from 9am-4pm. Bruce Wayne's '66 Batmobile on site!

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