Summer Events at Bicentennial Riverfront Park
Summertime family fun in Yorkville
Come out and enjoy a summer event at Bicentennial Riverfront Park, 201 E. Hydraulic Street, Yorkville, Illinois. You don't want to miss the Ribs on the River event held in conjuction with the Illinois Whitewater Festival on Saturday, July 12th. Then head back to the park on Saturday, July 26th for the Metaphysically Fit Fest and Veggie Fest. There's no better way to spend a summer day than at an event at this beautiful Yorkville park. When the festivities are over, come stay the night at the Hampton Inn & Suites Aurora, located in the heart of Downtown Aurora. This is the ideal place to stay for those attending a summer event at Bicentennial Riverfront Park. Book today or call us at 1-630-907-2600.
Here is a list of upcoming festivals at Bicentennial Riverfront Park with links to more event information:
- July 11, 2014 - Music Under the Stars Cool Rockin' Daddies
From 7-9 p.m. at 131 E. Hydraulic Avenue, come out for a night of "Music Under the Stars".
- July 12, 2014 - Ribs on the River
The city hosts it 3rd annual backyard BBQ contest from noon to 10:00 p.m. Come all day for the food and stay for the 80's rock back EPIC at 7:00 p.m.
- July 12, 2014 - Illinois Whitewater Festival
Held in conjuction with the City of Yorkville's Ribs on the River BBQ contest, the Illinois Whitewater Festival takes place at the Marge Cline Whitewater Course, 131 E. Hydraulic Avenue, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Events will include slalom racing, whitewater kayak mini-lessons, cardboard boat races and a Mayor's Cup Race. Come out for a day of whitewater fun!
- July 26, 2014 - Metaphysically Fit Fest & Veggie Fest
Held from noon to 9:00 p.m., there will be live music, food, yoga classes, reflexology treatments, acupuncture treatments, henna tattoos, healing jewelry, aromatherapy, labyrinths, kirtan, belly dancing, meditation (Yoga Nidra) by the river, crystals, reiki, angel readings, tarot card readings, organic and natural products, healing arts and much more! Stay through the evening to dance the night away with the funky reggae band GIZZAE!!!
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