Friday, July 14 & Saturday, July 15
Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville)
Join the Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department and the Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce for a weekend filled with food, live country music, family activities, the Whitewater Festival, and more! Formally known as River Night/Ribs on the River, Yorkville River Fest is the same great festival providing family-friendly fun all weekend long!
Friday, July 14 (5-10pm)
Families will enjoy bounce houses, human foosball, cardboard boat flotilla, homebrew tasting, and live entertainment by Hillbilly Rockstarz (7-10pm).
Join us for a day filled with family activities, delicious food, the Whitewater Festival, Whiskey Acres Tasting, and LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC including:
County Line Brothers (Noon-2pm)
Whiskey Romance (7-10pm)
Illinois Whitewater Festival (10-6pm)
Join the Illinois Whitewater Association on Saturday, July 15 and bring your boat, paddling skills, family and friends as they host the Buttercup Slalom Series and Boatercross competition all day on the Marge Cline Whitewater Course in Yorkville, IL! Registration will being at 9am on Saturday, July 15 with the competition starting at 10am.
Whiskey Acres Tasting (3-6pm)
Whiskey Acres Distilling Company will be hosting a tasting during the Yorkville River Fest! Four 30 minute sessions will be offered at 3pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm, and 5:15pm. For $10/person, participants will enjoy three 1/4 oz tastes of Whiskey Acres bourbon, rye, and vodka as well as one craft cocktail while learning about the history of whiskey production and Whiskey Acre's estate distillery.
Sessions are limited to 30 people, so preregistration is encouraged and can be completed online at www.yorkvilleparksandrecreation.com. Registration will be taken the day of the event as space allows.
Don't Forget About The Food!
The smell of BBQ Ribs will fill the park all weekend long as the Knights of Columbus provide their award winning ribs! If you're not a fan of ribs, additional local food vendors will also be in attendance selling their fan favorites!
Join The Fun
Join the weekend of fun while gaining valuable exposure online and to the community! For more information contact Shay at 630-553-4357.