Canceled: June 20 Neponset RiverFest (COVID-19 Update)

COVID-19 update: due to safety concerns, we have canceled the 2020 Neponset RiverFest. We hope to bring the Festival back in June 2021. Stay healthy and safe everyone!

Coming back in June 2021!

DCR Neponset Park, Dorchester

The Neponset RiverFest is a family-friendly, public celebration of the Neponset River, parks, and wildlife.


Join us for a fun day that includes:

  • Free use of canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards (SUPs) courtesy of PaddleBoston
  • Fishing clinics
  • Live music
  • Food trucks
  • Spray park
  • Kid’s activities
  • Environmental & science exhibits
  • Community groups
  • Raffles

Each year the event gets better and better and we look forward to having you join us! See RiverFest 2019 photos

Get involved!

Questions? Contact Nancy Fyler 781-575-0354 x307

Directions to DCR Neponset Park

DCR Neponset Park is at the corner of Granite Ave and Hilltop St., and the parking lot entrance is on Hilltop St.

This page will be updated on a regular basis so check back often for the latest info!

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