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6th Annual South Platte RiverFest

  • Shoemaker Plaza and Confluence Park Denver, CO (map)

This FREE festival is Denver's premier urban River Festival. Activities will include stand up paddle board demos, a variety of riverside recreational activities, a kids zone, live music, beer, food vendors, water sport vendors, and more! Kids Activity Bands will be $5/child or $12/per family and grant unlimited access to all of the festival's activities! 

The South Platte RiverFest benefits The Greenway Foundation.  

2017 Event Details:

  •  Over 15,000 attendees
  •  1,800+ participants on the water (SUP, kayak, tube, raft), in the pool, on a rock wall or on slacklines
  •  10 SUP/Kayak racers
  •  14 hours of live music, 2 DJs and 7 bands
  •  35+ volunteers worked the event
  •  33 vendors, 11 food vendors
  •  5 artists creating artwork at the festival
  • Originateve reduced waste by using over 2,500 aluminum cans to create a beaver sculpture
  • Attendees were encouraged to use public transportation, walk or bike by receiving a free beer!
  • Our sustainability crew ensured trash was kept off the streets and sorted into the correct bin
  • All food vendors were required to use decomposable plates, cups, utensils and napkins
Earlier Event: June 23
JUMP (bring us together)