Fun for All Ages!

"Whats in Your River?" Science Dome Learn what's lingering beneath the surface with touch tanks and aquariums and peek through a microscope to see what's living in a just a single drop of river water. 

Become a Star Take the pledge and join the other 3,200 River Star Homes in the area and receive your free yard flag and swag bag. Already a River Star? See what NEW special offers are available in your city, take home this year's gifts, and be entered in our raffle to WIN a Stand-Up Paddle Board

Free Kayak Rides Paddle around Paradise

Robert Muholland's North American Debut "One Flock" will be promoted all around town, but the stainless steele exhibit will be right in the park's wetlands 

Smartmouth Brewing will be serving up our favorite Princess Oktoberfest beer. Elizabeth River Project Members, come get your FREE souvenir beer cup from the membership tent. Not yet a member? Sign up HERE. Cheers!

"Scoop the Poop" Cornhole grab a partner a enjoy this classic backyard game with a river-friendly twist

Native Plant Sale from Southern Branch Nursery - see what will be at RIVERFest here

Food Trucks Balu's, Bodacious Pizza, Karnage Asada, Seafood City: 4 delicious ways to re-fuel after a bridge walk and paddle

Live Music!  Rena Toomey, with Tidewater Pipes and Drums, will be playing the bagpipes during an introduction of the One Flock art and during the Jordan Bridge Walk. Bob Zentz' Ramblin' Roadshow and Homemade Hootenany will be entertaining us all day long and will present the folk song, "Follow the Heron Home." See Norfolk Busker, Daniel Neale, make beats on his suitcase, sheet pan, and synthezier.

Face painting, crafts, exhibitors, and so much more!


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