2019 was Amazing thanks to all our partners and sponsors!
Looking for another fun activity on the River? Try Paddle-or-Battle, September 28, 2019.
Saturday, April 27, 2019 || 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ferndale Appomattox Riverside Park , 24909 Ferndale Road, Petersburg 23803
*NEW: Rock Climbing Wall with the National Guard*
*Youth Fishing Workshops with VDGIF *
* Kayak-Paddling Workshops with Ft. Lee *
* Obstacle Course with Ft. Lee*
*Canal Natural History Ride with FOLAR*
*Archaeological Demonstration with Ft. Lee *
*Guided Walk to View Rare Native Flora*
*See & Learn about Birds, Fish, Reptiles and more*
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AWARE Wildlife Center; Appomattox River Soil and Water Conservation District;
Blacksmith Grizzly Forge; Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Chesterfield County Environmental Engineering; Master Gardeners-Plant Sale; FOLAR – Friends of the Lower Appomattox River; Matoaca Village History; Petersburg Area Regional Tourism; Petersburg Battlefield Foundation; Pocahontas Chapter-VA Master Naturalists; RVA Goats and Honey; Sports Backers RVA; Virginia American Water; Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries; Virginia Department of Forestry; Virginia Native Plant Society; and more
LIVE MUSIC with Johnny Jones & Friends and DJ Mike Packer!
LOCAL FOOD TRUCKS!
Handicapped Parking Only Onsite
A $5 donation is suggested at the gate.
Thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters:
Thank you to Fort Lee our 2019 Activities Co-sponsor
Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors:
CONSIDER BEING A RIVERFEST SPONSOR
Support from local businesses and organizations enables FOLAR to host this festival for the community.
NOTE: All sponsors receive these benefits: **A booth or your company literature placed on sponsor display table if you’re unable to attend. **Listing in the program and on the website Event Page and Social Media. Promotion to Ft. Lee community. **Special announcements mentioning sponsor name during the event. **
Contact: Wendy Austin, email@example.com or 804.543.0325
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