Friday, June 8 at 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Saturday, June 9
Sunday, June 10
A unique coalition including The City of Richmond, Venture Richmond, the Richmond Symphony, VCU Institute for Contemporary Art, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, 1708 Gallery, James River Association, Capital Region Collaborative and other partners announces a special three-day event, The Festival of the River, which will take place on Brown’s Island June 8-10, 2018. This one-time festival will showcase the very best of the James River, Chesapeake Bay and the Richmond Region. Festival highlights will include contemporary art installations, performances under the Symphony’s “Big Tent,” cleanups along and around the River and family-friendly environmental education activities including Back to the Bay in celebration of Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week.
The Festival planning committee includes over 30 partner organizations in addition to those listed above (see a full list below).
The current general schedule of activities is as follows:
Friday, June 8, 2018:
Saturday, June 9, 2018:
Sunday, June 10, 2018: