Rivanna Riverfest – May 11th, 2019 – Darden Towe Park, Charlottesville, VA.

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Darden Towe Park
1445 Darden Towe Park
VA 22911
Rivanna Riverfest
Rivanna Riverfest


10:00 am
Fix a Leak Family 5K
Rivanna River Race Start

10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Exhibits and kids activities
at Darden Towe Park

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebration at the Rivanna River Company

Join us for the first annual spring RIVANNA RIVERFEST!

On Saturday May 11th, 2019, we invite everyone to join us and enjoy the Rivanna River and check out Rivanna RiverFest! This family-friendly event will connect everyone to the Rivanna River and Charlottesville environment. We will have water sports, a run through the park, art activities, music, monitoring demonstrations, and more!

Events Include: 

  • Underwater Photography at Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center 
    Join the Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center for a workshop on underwater photography with our cameras. Children and adults can participate. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Your hands will get wet, but your legs don’t have to! Available times: 10 AM and 11:30 AM. Workshop lasts approximately an hour. $5 per person. To register, please email lewisandclark@lewisandclarkvirginia.org
  • Music & Fun at Rivanna River Company

    Join us for a River celebration at the Rivanna River Company!
    There will be live music by the Rivanna Roustabouts and Red and the Romantics!
    Food vendors include: Mexican Tacos, 106 Street Food, and Blue Ridge Creamery
    Kids Activities: Face-painting, monitoring demonstrations, and more!
    Shuttles will run from parking at Darden Towe Park (where the morning activities will be held) to the Rivanna River Company from 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

We can’t wait to see you on the river!

Interested in being involved with Rivanna RiverFest? Please contact us here