Free to the public and great for all ages. Join us at Tapawingo Park from 9a – 4p for float trips, art classes, fishing lessons, canoe races, and much more!
Reach the summit of the 32-foot wall at Tapawingo Park, with free access from 9 am-4 pm.
Participate in the Wabash River’s greatest spectacle, racing 300 yards in Voyageur canoes as part of nine-member teams.
Join a one-hour river drawing class led by a local artist, learning to create beautiful Wabash River scenes using charcoal.
Float from Davis Ferry Park to Tapawingo Park on the Wabash River using provided rafts or canoes, or bring your own, with shuttle service available.
Discover insights about local ecology, wildlife, and sustainability efforts through engaging conservation exhibits.
Groove to the beat and enjoy performances by the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana at Tapawingo Park.
Join the fun at Wabash Riverfest, a free and family-friendly event focused on nature and conservation. Enjoy a day filled with exciting activities, while learning about the Wabash River and the importance of protecting our environment.
Free to the Public
Each summer, Wabash Riverfest brings the Greater Lafayette community together to celebrate the longest free-flowing river in the eastern United States.
Managed by the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation (WREC), the event emphasizes riverfront development and watershed quality initiatives. Riverfest serves as a platform for organizations to raise awareness and educate the public on improving the quality of life in the area.
Activities from river float trips to environmental activities, Riverfest provides many opportunities to discover the importance of the river and our goals to strengthen the riverfront for watershed quality and economic growth.
MAYOR OF LAFAYETTE
Riverfest celebrates two amazing cities with unique personalities that are unified by one great natural resource.
MayOr of West Lafayette
Wabash Riverfest is an interactive way to celebrate our local river, while learning how to protect it. The community gets an opportunity to visit educational booths and participate in activities including canoe races and environmental hikes.
Long-Time FestiVal Committee Member
Let’s celebrate and learn from those who are working so hard in so many ways for the good of the Wabash Valley.
Thanks to our 2024 sponsors!
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