A day of unforgettable fun along the banks of the South Fork of the Shenandoah

Shenandoah Riverfest
Saturday, August 9, 2014, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Shenandoah River State Park, 350 Daughter of the Stars Dr, Bentonville, VA 22610

Join us on the river for the premiere family outdoor experience of Shenandoah Riverfest!


The annual celebration of the Shenandoah River is packed with canoeing, tubing, swimming, the 2nd Annual Cardboard Boat Race, food, music, on-water events, wild animal displays and tons of hands on activities for the kids.

Riverfest, a rain or shine daytime event, is held along the shady banks of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in the award winning Shenandoah River State Park. Special Event Admission & Parking is $8 per vehicle, unlimited passengers.  Three mile long Canoe Trips are $5 per canoe and Tube Trips will be $2 per tube.  

Bring your family down to the river and enjoy:

What to Wear & Bring:

  • River shoes or old tennies that you can wear in the river (please, no flip-flops)
  • Sunscreen
  • Loose, light summer clothes
  • Water
  • Camera

Make a weekend of it!
There are lots of great options for staying the night, weekend or longer!  Check out these links to find your perfect camping spot, cabin or hotel!

To make a full day on the river (before or after the festival) contact:

 ChurchStreetProject FlyfishingRiverfestStyle MakingBoatsatRiverfest SRKatRiverfest2012 PaddleArt09 NewFriendsRiverfest2012

2 Responses

  • Sally Anne Manich says:

    Would it be possible to get information on the cost for craft venders and an application? We are in Woodstock, Virginia and would love to participate in the festival.

    • shenandoahriverfest says:

      Hello! the fee this year is $35 for 12′ x 12′ space. We should have all our forms out later this week. I’ll add you to my email list!
      Thank you!

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