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What an incredible festival! Thank you so much for helping us celebrate five amazing years of Riverfest. We can’t wait to see what is next. Riverfest Elora 2014 will be held Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd in Bissell Park.

DSC_7456Last year’s festival was held on Saturday, August 17th 2013. Over a thousand individuals brought their blankets and lawn chairs to Bissell Park for a day long celebration of music, food, art and community.

2013′s lineup included eclectic indie rockers Born Ruffians, legendary Celtic fiddler DSC_7893Ashley MacIsaac, experimental pop star Rich Aucoin, renowned sessional guitarist Kevin Breit, Guelph-based folk band Lowlands, songstress Alanna Gurr, alterna-funk collective The Boo Radley Project and Elora-based rockers The Shawn Connerys. The festival was hosted by internationally acclaimed music journalist and broadcaster Alan Cross and Howie DSC_7280Southwood of Rawlins Cross and The Potion Kings. Kevin Breit also co-hosted a music workshop with music writer/broadcaster Vish Khanna. 

Want to see some more sweet photos from the 2013 festival? Head on over to our Facebook photo album! There’s a bunch of cool pictures on there.


Elora’s annual celebration of music and community will return to the picturesque Bissell Park for a sixth year on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday August 23rd 2014. Please keep your eye on this space for updates.

Riverfest Elora is the town’s annual celebration of community and music. The festival was founded by Elora artist Marilyn Koop in 2009. Koop passed away last year and the festival continues in her memory. For the latest updates, become a fan of Riverfest on Facebook and Twitter