River Festival

Cambridge Arts River Festival Logo with Image of festival goers laying by the Charles River in Cambridge

Thank you to the artists, visitors, sponsors, 
and community partners who made the
2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival a success!



Check back for more information about the next Cambridge Arts River Festival, scheduled for June 2, 2018!

2017 River Festival Guide 

Download a PDF of the 2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival Guide to learn more about artists who performed at River Festival 2017!

Check out our Gallery page for images from the 2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival!

Thank you to our 2017 River Festival Sponsors!

2017 River Festival Sponsors
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Thank you to our Site Sponsors!

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City of Cambridge
Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
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Support Cambridge Arts River Festival!

Help us bring this vibrant community tradition to East Cambridge. Cambridge Arts Council is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization. All sponsorship contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Read more about sponsorship opportunities.

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The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City may provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures to qualified individuals with disabilities. For information contact Cambridge Arts: Phone: 617-349-4380, TDD: 617-349-4621