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Riverfest 2020

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  • Dates & Prices

What is River fest?

Riverfest is a fun free community event which takes place every May in the heart of the Isle of Wight, Newport, the Island’s capital. The event has all the feel of a traditional village fete, with many free activities for children. Local charities attend promoting the work they do in the community, helping people and the local environment. 

Riverfest is organised by The Footprint Trust, a local charity, who promote sustainable living.

What can you do? 

There's a plethora of activities to partake in at Riverfest.

For example: 

  • Free entertainment!
  • Fundraising for local charities.
  • Local food and drink.
  • Dancing!
  • Support local businesses.
  • Bike repairs and boat rides.
  • Woodturning demo. 
  • Celebration of the River Medina, its heritage and wildlife.

Please contact The Footprint Trust for more details
info@footprint-trust.co.uk or call 01983 822282
(Event subject to licensing, provisional date.)

What does it cost?

There is no entrance fee as the Quay is owned by the Isle of Wight Council, who support this event by not charging for its use. 



Pictures courtesy of Ray Harrington-Vail of the footprint trust.




Date Adult Child
Saturday 30th May  FREE Entry FREE Entry


  • Saturday: 11:00 - 15:00

Getting Here

Newport Harbour, Newport
The Quay
PO30 2QR

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Take the Hovercraft from Southsea to Ryde,  Then walk two minutes to the bus station and catch the Route 9 bus into Newport.