RiverFest 2019

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Family Friendly Fun on the Catawba River

RiverFest 2019

Saturday, September 28


Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park, Belmont, NC

If you are looking for a free, fun, family activity on September 28, 2019, you are in the right place! RiverFest is a family friendly, riverside festival that will highlight the importance of the Catawba River to our quality of life in the Charlotte Region. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in kayaking and log rolling, enjoy product demonstrations by our vendors, listen to great live music, nosh on food trucks and craft beer, and participate in educational programs on water conservation and aquatic life, compete in a corn hole tournament, take a chance to win one of dozens of raffle prizes, and more! The event is free and open to the public; tickets for food, drinks, and some activities will be for sale on site.

Schedule of Events:

12-1p: Catawba Riverkeeper Annual Meeting

1-6p: RiverFest:

  • Kayaking and Log Rolling
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Kids Educational Programs
  • Music by Dane Page and others
  • Water Conservation Seminars
  • Vendor Booths
  • Silent Auction and Raffle Drawing
  • Food Trucks, Beer, and Refreshments

RiverFest benefits the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and its work to preserve and protect the Catawba-Wateree River Basin for all. The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is based in Charlotte, NC and we execute our mission through Engagement, Education, and Protection. Attendees of the 3rd Annual RiverFest will experience all three in one day. Come play and learn on the Catawba River.


If you are interested in being a sponsor of RiverFest, DOWNLOAD THE SPONSOR INFORMATION HERE.

To register as a sponsor, fill out the form below. You can pay online or via check.


  • Choose a Partner level above. If you are interested in being the Presenting Sponsor of this event, please contact John Searby, john@catawbariverkeeper.org for more information.
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