The Green River Chamber of Commerce will host the 20th Annual River Festival on August 20th& 21st, 2021.
The event begins Friday, August 20th, with marathon signups starting at 4 p.m. “NoWhere Fast” will be playing Friday night, and “The Party Squad” will be the DJ for Saturday!
Friday, August 20th
The Cajun Shrimp Boil will once again be open to the public! Tickets are available at the Green River Chamber of Commerce for the 5pm or 6:30pm serving times, now until August 20th.
- $25.00 for a Boat (approx. 1 lb of shrimp) plus potatoes, corn, sausage, and soda or water.
- $45 for 2 Boats–Date Night Special
- $15 for a Canoe (approx. ½ lb of shrimp) plus potatoes, corn, sausage, and soda or water.
Remember, this is Cajun-style, so be ready for the heat!
Shrimp not your thing?
The Knights of Columbus will be serving a spaghetti dinner for a fundraiser. Tickets for this dinner can also be purchased at the Green River Chamber of Commerce. *Friday night will also host food trucks.
Friday night will conclude with fireworks at dark! -Make sure to get the best seat on the island for this spectacular show.
The Brew Garden and the Homemade/Handmade Vendor Show will run FRIDAY night and SATURDAY.
These continue to be fan favorites, and we are so excited for this year’s lineup of Vendors! Make sure to come down and check out all of the unique items that our vendors have worked hard to make!
The River Festival is teaming up with 307 Cornhole this year to bring festival-goers a grand tournament of Cornhole!
The kid’s tournament will run Friday night from 4pm-9pm
The adult’s tournament will run Saturday from 9am-5pm.
Entry fee is $10 for kids and $30 per team for adults. Pre-register or register the day of on the app, Scoreholio. Please text Melinda Powers at (307) 212-1616 with any questions.
Will you throw an Airmail or a Screaming Eagle?
Find out on Friday and Saturday during River Festival!
Saturday, August 21st
The 18th Annual “Run with the Horses Marathon” will take place around the Wild Horse Loop Tour beginning at 7am.
- The event includes a 1/2 Marathon and 10K run and have a 7-hour time limit.
- The race will be professionally timed which helps increase efficiency for both the runners and volunteers.
Runners will proceed through town, on to the Wild Horse Loop Tour, and then turn and follow the same route back. There will be aid stations every two miles with water, Powerade, and energy snacks alternating at each station.
Runners are encouraged to follow the “Annual Run with the Horses Marathon”
Facebook page for updates on the race!
The Great Duck Race will take place at 12pm noon.
This event is fun for the whole family. We throw buckets of rubber ducks into the Green River as everyone cheers for their lucky ticket number! May the ducks be ever in your favor!
Get your duck race tickets at the Green River Chamber now!
Seedskadee Trout Unlimited, once again this year, will partner with us for the “Flaunt Your Fish
Businesses and individuals are invited to purchase a fish cutout and decorate it to their heart’s content (in a family-friendly manner) in the hopes of being this year’s winner! What do you win? Bragging rights and your fish! Ace Hardware has been our running champion. Will they win again this year? Find out again at River Festival! Public voting will begin on Friday night and continue until Saturday at 1pm. The winner will be announced shortly after.
Do you have a smokin’ ride you want to show off at River Festival?
The Sweetwater Rodders will host the Car Show on Evers Park.
Polish up your favorite ride! Cars, trucks, motorcycles, vintage and new are welcomed!
If you were unable to pre-register no need to worry, you can also register Saturday, August 21st starting at 9am.
New this year, Bad Joker Brewing and Square State Brewing will be on site from 11am-5pm on Saturday.
Beer tickets cannot be used at the breweries, cash only will be accepted.