Ottawa’s Riverfest is not only one of the largest festivals in the area there is a bounty of things to do regardless of your age. The Founder’s Day Picnic is Tues Aug 2nd and Welcomeburger ( an area tradition) is Wednesday Aug 3rd in Washington Square Park, Downtown Ottawa from 5 – 8 PM
The carnival begins Wednesday night as well from 6 -11pm.
If shopping is your thing you will love the downtown sidewalk sales on Thursday from 10am – 4pm
For the kiddies there is the Paddle Boat Races and Kids’ Fishing Rodeo…Where the Fox and Illinois Rivers Meet from 5 – 7 PM
Prizes and Fun!
Bring a fishing pole and your patience!!!
“Taste of Ottawa” kicks off on Thursday and runs through the weekend on the Northwest Side of Veterans Memorial Bridge (Ottawa Riverfront)
beginning on Thursday from 5 PM – 12 AM
Be sure to check out all the food and great live entertainment…
Ottawa’s Riverfest… A perfect way to spend the weekend in Starved Rock Country.