Riverfest is a festival that celebrates World Rivers Day in September with art, historical and environmental exhibits along the Quay in New Westminster.
Riverfest in New Westminster
Riverfest is organized and hosted by the Fraser River Discovery Centre.
In 2017 the event takes place on Saturday, September 23.
Riverfest is a family-friendly festival with live music, market stalls and educational things to do and see. There is an Artist and Artisan Market, historical exhibits, and educational booths with information on the environment and conservation.
At Riverfest there are also opportunities for children to build their own model wooden boats, do gold panning and watch aerial demonstrations and other tricks by participants from the Vancouver Circus School.
For more information see the Fraser Valley Discovery Centre website.