River Festival

Saturday June 6th 2015, 12 Noon - 6 PM

Central Square Cultural District, Massachusetts Ave between Prospect St. and Sidney St.

This year's event kicks off at 11am with People's Sculpture Racing -  Intersection of Sidney &
Pilgrim Streets

River Festival 2015, June 6 12-6pm

Join us for this free annual celebration of the arts, family art-making activities, and over 100 specialty food purveyors and craftspeople.

Six dynamic festival stages will showcase local music, theater and dance. Community tables, poetry and storytelling tents, interactive areas (including a chalk art tribute to beloved icon Sidewalk Sam), roving performances, and the revival of Peoples Sculpture Racing combine to make the 2015 Cambridge Arts River Festival a vibrant celebration of the arts in Cambridge. The World of Food, Arts Bazaar, and two Brew Gardens offer refreshment and unique local artwork and crafts for purchase. 

Energize: Rock, Indie, Alternative Stage
Create: Jazz, R&B, & World Music Stage
Connect: Folk & Roots Stage
Imagine: Family & Children’s Stage
Engage: Dance Stage
Inspire: Theater Stage

Come early for the festival kickoff event  - People's Sculpture Racing - a human power sculpture race at the intersection of Pilgrim and Sidney Streets at 11AM!   This year the festival revives the old Cambridge tradition of sculpture racing. Come watch 17 sculptures run a 3/4 mile course! Visit the sculptures after the race in the University Park Common Sculpture Garden. Visit www.sculptureracing.org for more information.

Download the 2015 Cambridge Arts River Festival Guide

Road Closures / Detours (PDF)
Parking Restrictions (PDF)

 BEST Festival Nominee!

Special Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors

sponsors of the 2015 Cambridge River Festival