• Street Parade

    A fantastic community display of local clubs, community groups and businesses who parade through the streets on floats and vehicles.

  • River Activities

    Grab your picnic rug and a grassy spot on the riverside to experience the best water activities that our beautiful Shoalhaven River has to offer.

  • Entertainment

    The region's best local talent including local bands, singers and dancers.

  • ArtZone

    Local artists, fantastic art installations and creative activities for the whole family.

  • Markets

    Handmade ceramics, art, candles, jewellery, handbags, photography, local food and more.

  • Colour Me Fun Run

    The Shoalhaven River Colour Me Fun Run kicks off - a 5km event for all the family, ages & motivations!

  • Fireworks Dinner Dance

    A fabulous evening of dining , entertainment, and of course FIREWORKS, at Nowra Golf Club overlooking the Shoalhaven River.

  • Get Involved

    Be part of the Shoalhaven’s signature community event, whether you're a group, business, boat owner, musician or keen volunteer!

  • River Festival News

  • Art on the Island

    This year the Shoalhaven River Festival Artzone includes an exciting creative art expedition to Numbaa Island with local artists Jim Birkett & Gillian Rhys.

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  • Riverwatch Environmental Tour

    Join Riverwatch on an Environmental Tour to view the problem of bank erosion and the bank restoration work undertaken by Riverwatch volunteers. Limited places, bookings essential.

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  • We Need Volunteers

    Without the help of our dedicated army of volunteers our great community festival would not happen. Apply to join our team!

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Get Involved

Grab your picnic rug and a riverside spot, or get involved in the fun.