Mark your calendars! The 2016 Riverfest and the Year of the Osprey is coming to Waynesboro on Saturday, April 30. Programs and activities will start at 10 AM and continue throughout the day.
This free annual event takes place riverside at Constitution Park South in Waynesboro, VA. Activities include canoe rides, Reptile World shows, Stream Safari, presentations by the Wildlife Center of Virginia, Fish and Fun Rodeo, Farmer’s Market, kids arts & crafts, Stream electro-fishing with Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and is capped off with the Great South River Duck Race!!
You can purchase your duck certificate before the Riverfest at participating locations or online. Certificates are also available at the Riverfest. The Duck Race takes place at the end of the day’s events around 4:30pm. The prizes are generous.
1st Place: $1000 – 1/2 cash & 1/2 sponsor gift certificates
2nd Place: $300 – cash & gift certificates
3rd Place: $150 – cash or gift certificates
4th & 5th Place: $50 each – cash or certificates.
Riverfest reaches more than 2,000 children and adults and emphasizes Waynesboro’s commitment to the conservation of our natural resources
Visit Riverfest 2016, rain or shine. But please, no pets allowed. For more information, visit www.riverfestwaynesboro.org
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April 30: Riverfest in Waynesboro