Riverfest features several healthy life events every year run by our partners in the City of Watertown, Watertown clubs and the Glacial Community (Watertown) YMCA. The 2023 tournaments and races are listed below.
The Watertown YMCA Run is a 5K and Kid's Fun Run that occurs on Saturday morning at 8am, and is the longest continuously run 5K in the area. The route begins and ends at Riverside Park, and leads into the Riverfest Craft Fair on Rotary Island. All proceeds from the Riverfest Run benefit the Watertown Area YMCA’s Annual Campaign.
America's hottest new sport is now also featured in the Watertown Riverfest Pickleball Tournament, usually held on Saturday at the Riverfest Park tennis courts.
The Riverfest Tennis Tournament is usually held on Sunday morning at 9am at the Riverside Park tennis courts by the Watertown Tennis Association.
The Riverfest Bags Tournament starts at 10am Saturday to the immediate west of the ball diamonds at Riverside Park. Beverage service will be provided at this location.
Contact Dave McDonald at 920-253-7730 for more information.
The Riverfest Horseshoe Tournament starts at 1pm on Saturday to the immediate west of the ball diamonds at Riverside Park. Beverage service will be provided at this location.
Contact Kerry Morris at 920-248-9726 for more information.
All participants in Riverfest Tournaments and 5K participate at their own risk: you must agree to waive the liability of Watertown Riverfest Inc. and the City of Watertown before participating in these events.
Limited first aid is available onsite at the first aid tent provided by Watertown Regional Medical Center.