Event Details

  • Date: September 28, 2019 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Belmont, North Carolina
  • Host: Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation
  • Address: Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park, 1400 Catawba St., Belmont, North Carolina 28012
  • Event Website

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 – election of new board members, 2019 recap, 2020 vision, and “Volunteer of the Year” recognition

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.