2016 Daily Schedule

Thursday, August 11

4-11pm A Taste of Watertown
4-11:30pm RVR Rides
4-8pm Face Painting/Body Art
4-9pm Chainsaw Art
5-6:15pm Problem of Interest
5:30-8:30pm Rides Special ($15 wristband)
6:45-8:15pm Ol' Style Skratch
8:45pm VIXEN

Friday, August 12

11am-11pm A Taste of Watertown
11am-8pm Face Painting/Body Art
11am-9pm Chainsaw Art
11:45am-2:30pm Ian Gould (food court act)
12n-11:30pm RVR Rides
12n-4pm Rides Special ($20 wristband)
12n-9pm 'The Meltdown' Challenge
3-4:30pm Andrus & The Mariners
4:45pm Must-Skis Waterski Show
5:30-7:15pm The 5 Card Studs
7:30pm Must-Skis Waterski Show
8-10pm LIGHT UP/ A Tribute to Styx
10pm Fireworks

Saturday, August 13

9am-5pm Craft Fair
8:30am 5k Run
9am Tennis Tournament
9-11am Carp Classic
9:30am Raft Race
10am Bean Bag Tournament
11am-4pm Kids Casting Contest
11am-8pm Face Painting/Body Art
11am-9pm Chainsaw Art
11am-11pm A Taste of Watertown
12n-1:30pm Extra Crispy Brass Band
12n-11:30 RVR Rides
12n-4pm Rides Special ($20 wristband)
12n-9pm 'The Meltdown' Challenge
12:30pm Horseshoe Tournament
1:45pm Must-Skis Waterski Show
3-4:30pm NEW ODYSSEY...3 Guys/30 Instruments
4:45pm Must-Skis Waterski Show
6-7:30pm The WhiskeyBelles
7:30pm Must-Skis Waterski Show
10pm Fireworks (rain date)

Sunday, August 14

9am-5pm Craft Fair
9am-4pm Classic Car Show
11am-2pm Chainsaw Art
11am-7pm Face Painting/Body Art
11am-8pm A Taste of Watertown
12n-8pm RVR Rides
12n-4pm Rides Special ($20 wristband)
12n-7pm 'The Meltdown' Challenge
12n-1:30pm The Ultimate Legends/The Hits of Elvis & Orbison
5:30pm Chicage Tribute Anthology/The Music of Chicago
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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