On Saturday May 11, 2019, paddlers will take to the water and revelers will
fill the banks of the Lackawanna River. A
day of exercise and fun, RiverFest draws the community outdoors after the long
winter to celebrate the Valley and the River that runs through it.
The LRCA moves forward in 2019, providing service involving citizens
of our watershed with conservation and stewardship of the River, its
tributaries and water resources.
RiverFest 2019 Participation Opportunities:
Sponsorship: Sponsorship is welcome from individuals to
large corporations throughout the Lackawanna Watershed and surrounding
A timed run on the Lackawanna River from two mid-valley launch sites
(Archbald & Blakely) to the finish line at Sweeney’s Beach Recreation Area in
Scranton. Please note we have a new online
registration process: 1) Register and pay by credit card; 2) Register and pay
later by check or cash.
courageous LRCA flock of "duckies" will launch upstream of Sweeney’s
Beach into the waters of the Lackawanna for an exciting race to the finish line. Take a chance to be the Grand Prize Winner!
requires many eager people to volunteer in many of the activities throughout
the day from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Review our RiverFest volunteer opportunities and Volunteer!
RiverFest is a full day of river activities, music, food & drink, educational
& environmental displays, vendors, and fun for all ages and abilities. Join us in this annual celebration of the
Lackawanna River and its watershed!