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40th Annual Riverfest

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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. Enjoy BMX Bike Shows (Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.), a car show and a Beer Garden featuring six local breweries that has been created near the live music stage at Pier 33 Entertainment Venue.  See Miss Riverfest crowned as the festival’s ambassador and enjoy the traditional Saturday evening Fireworks. Be sure to check their Website and Social Media for the latest updates.  Details to Follow.

    Traditionally held the first full weekend in November... please check back when dates officially announced

    • Time:  Sat: Vendors 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (some open later) Fireworks: 8:00 PM Beer Garden with live music (2:00 PM - 10:00 PM)| Sunday: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Price:  Free for Spectators | Refreshments available for purchase

40th Annual Riverfest
  • Market and Water Streets
  • Wilmington , NC 28401
  • November 2, 2019 - November 3, 2019
  • Water Street from Cape Fear Community College to Chandlers Wharf
  • Free for Spectators | Refreshments available for purchase
  • Recurring daily