Thanks for making the 11th Annual Ridgway RiverFest on June 30, 2018 – our biggest year yet in the water and on the banks of the Uncompahgre River at Rollans Park in Ridgway, Colorado. We hope everyone will put the 2019 outdoor festival “Celebrating our Watershed” on your calendars for June 29, and plan to join us for another full day of fun, healthy outdoor recreation, while supporting the water quality studies, clean up projects and educational activities of the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership.
See what fun we had this year on the 2018 Festival Schedule:
9-10:15 a.m. River race registration at UWP Booth
10 a.m. Silent Auction bidding begins
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Kids Eddy: watershed education by local nonprofits, natural resource groups and parks & wildlife agencies
11-11:30am; 12-12:30; 2-2:30pm; 3-3:30 Bug activity at Watershed Kids Eddy Booth
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Food stands, Colorado Boy beer, & Glenda the Blenda margarita sales
10:30 a.m. River race safety briefing
11 a.m. River races mass start: hardshell boat, inflatable boat races, and standup paddleboard
12:30-1:30 p.m. Ute cultural presentation & flute performance
1:30 p.m. Junk of the Unc Race: Bring your homemade watercraft and see how it floats on our short course on the Uncompahgre River
3-6 p.m. Live Music by Sugar & The Mint
4:30 p.m. River Race Awards Ceremony
5 p.m. Silent Auction bidding closes
5-6 p.m. Silent Auction winners can pick up items
6 p.m. Music and Festival Ends.
To find out more about the RiverFest organizer, Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, visit www.uncompahgrewatershed.org.