River Fest is the annual, multi-day event held every August in Skowhegan, that celebrates life and recreation on the Kennebec River.

This year’s event runs from July 31 and continues through the Bicentennial Celebration on Aug. 7, and is designed to showcase the potential of the Kennebec River Gorge as the future home of the Skowhegan River Park.

River Fest is organized by Main Street Skowhegan, the Skowhegan Regional Chamber of Commerce, Skowhegan Parks and Recreation, and the Skowhegan River Park Committee.

Click for the full schedule of events and follow the up to date activities on their Facebook page.

Skowhegan River Fest kicks off in one week running July 31st to August 6th in Skowhegan! #skowheganriverfest 💙🧡

Thank you to our 2023 Skowhegan River Fest Sponsors!
201 Service Towing & Auto Repair
Hammond Lumber Company
Heritage House Restaurant – Skowhegan, Maine
Holland's Variety Drug
Old Mill Pub
Towne Motel
Unwined- Skowhegan
Whittemore & Sons
Whittemore's Real Estate
Bee Line Cable Broadband Solutions
Franklin Savings Bank
Butlers Touchless Automatic Car Wash
The Hight Family of Dealerships
Somerset Woods Trustees
Franklin Somerset Fcu
Snack Shack
Redington-Fairview General Hospital
Kyes Insurance
Midwest Run, Inc

To our lead sponsor, Skowhegan Savings Bank, thank you for constantly supporting Skowhegan River Fest for many years!

Visit runofriver.org/river-fest/ for more festival information!

Posted by Skowhegan River Fest on Monday, July 24, 2023

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