Riverfest 2019 in Downtown Wilmington, NC
Raise your hand if you’re planning on attending Wilmington Riverfest this weekend!
Taking place October 5 & 6, 2019, the annual Riverfest in Downtown Wilmington, NC has tons of excitement to appeal to all ages. Highlights include:
- Street Fair with festival food and local arts and crafts
- Free live music on the river
- Classic and vintage car exhibitions
- An evening fireworks display on the river
Here’s everything you need to know about parking:
ON-STREET PARKING: FREE starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 and all day Saturday, Oct. 5. On-street parking is always free on Sundays.
DECKS: The 2nd Street, Market Street and County parking decks will charge a $7 event fee starting 5 p.m Friday, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.
SURFACE LOTS: The City’s surface parking lot located at S. 2nd St and Church Alley will operate as normal. The City’s surface lot located at 2nd Market will be used for the festival’s concert so there will be no public parking available until Sunday.
PRIVATE LOTS & DECKS: Several privately-owned and operated parking lots and decks are operating within city limits, many of which are not free. The City has taken every measure to make sure these lots are adequately marked with signage so you can be aware before you park.
For a full schedule and more information, visit their website at https://wilmingtonriverfest.com/.