2017 Daily Schedule

Thursday, August 10

4-11pm A Taste of Watertown
4-11:30pm RVR Rides
4-8pm Face Painting/Body Art
4-9pm Chainsaw Carving
5-7pm Big Spoon
5:30-8:30pm Rides Special ($15 wristband)
7:30-10:15pm VIC FERRARI BAND

Friday, August 11

11am-11pm A Taste of Watertown
11am-8pm Face Painting/Body Art
11am-9pm Chainsaw Carving
11:45am-2:30pm Terra Guitarra (food court)
12n-11:30pm RVR Rides
12n-4pm Rides Special ($20 wristband)
12n-9pm 'The Meltdown' Challenge
3:30-5pm Tangled Lines
5:30-7:30pm Dexter Road
10pm Fireworks

Saturday, August 12


Half Marathon

8:30am 5K Run
9:30am Tennis Tournament
9-11am Carp Classic
9-5pm 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
12n-1:40pm Terra Guitarra
12n-11:30 RVR Rides
12n-4pm Rides Special ($20 wristband)
12n-9pm 'The Meltdown' Challenge
12:30pm Horseshoe Tournament
3-4:30pm SEPARATE WAYS/The Journey Experience
5:45-8pm Rocky Mountain Oyster Band
10pm Fireworks (rain date)

Sunday, August 13

9am-4pm Classic Car Show


Craft Fair
11am-7pm Face Painting/Body Art
11am-8pm A Taste of Watertown
11am-1:30pm Chainsaw Carving
12n-8pm RVR Rides
12n-4pm Rides Special ($20 wristband)
12n-7pm 'The Meltdown' Challenge
12n-1:30pm The Del Rays
1:45pm Chainsaw Art Auction
7:30pm Raffle Drawing
8pm Festival Closes

Riverfest Raffle 2017 Tickets   NOW ON SALE!!!

Last year was the biggest in the 31 year history of the event! Let's make 2017 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 2017 Riverfest by purchasing raffle tickets from local businesses as well as the many individuals working on the sale effort!

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