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40th Annual Riverfest

  • Dates:  October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
  • Recurrence:  Recurring daily
  • Location:  Historic Downtown Wilmington
  • North Front and Water Streets, Various Downtown locations
  • Wilmington, NC 28401
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  • Celebrate Wilmington's 40th Annual Riverfest featuring a street fair with special exhibits, a Kid's Play Zone in addition to vendors selling art and jewelry, handmade crafts, fireworks, over 30 food vendors and more. The BMX riders will return with their bikes and more surprises than ever. See Miss Riverfest crowned as the festival’s ambassador and enjoy the traditional Saturday Night Fireworks. Be sure to check their Website and Social Media for the latest updates.

    Enjoy the Riverfest Concert Stage (20 South 2nd Street) with live music Friday, Oct. 4th from 6:30 p.m. ending with 20 Ride, a Zac Brown tribute band, from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5th live music starts at noon ending with Tuesday's Gone, a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band, from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

    • Time:  Vendors SAT:10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (some open later) Fireworks: 8:00 with Live Music:12:00 PM - 10:30 PM| SUN: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Price:  Free for Spectators | Refreshments available for purchase

40th Annual Riverfest
  • North Front and Water Streets
  • Wilmington, NC 28401
  • October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
  • Historic Downtown Wilmington
  • Free for Spectators | Refreshments available for purchase
  • Recurring daily