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Cambridge Arts Council River Festival Program logo.

Saturday June 4th 2016  11 AM to 6 PM


Celebrate the arts with this FREE festival on the East Cambridge waterfront featuring:

  • Hundreds of local & nationally renowned jazz, folk, blues, gospel and roots music performers on multiple stages. Performances are coordinated by Cambridge Arts and stage partners. 
  • Interactive dance, theater, storytelling, poetry and performances 
  • Public art installations designed for the festival
  • Family entertainment & art-making activities
  • Over 100 specialty food purveyors and craftspeople


Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11am to 6pm
Rain or Shine


The 2016 Cambridge Arts River Festival will be sited on the East Cambridge waterfront. Festival activities will take place along DCR Cambridge Parkway between Edwin H. Land Boulevard and the Lechmere Canal. 

Nearest MBTA stations: Kendall on the Red Line / Lechmere on the Green Line
Wheelchair accessible.


150,000 annually


Event is FREE and Open to ALL 


Cambridge Arts - an award-winning city arts agency founded in 1974


Molly Akin, Director of Marketing
Julie Barry, Director of Community Arts