Thursday 25th July 2024 03:33:11 AM



  Category Community Event
  Event date 07/20/2024
  Event time 9.00 am to 10.00 pm
  Address Embankment
  Town Bedford
  Entry fee FREE

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The ever-popular Bedford River Festival is back! The River Festival takes place in July biennially in Bedford across a site that truly takes over the town for the weekend, including Russell Park, The Embankment and St Mary’s Gardens, to name just a few hotspots. This year it will be held on on the 20th and 21st July. As always, the River Festival is a community event which is free to attend and offers something for everyone, including live entertainment and activities, a funfair, raft and dragon boat races, the Sports Island and water sports arena.

The Bedford River Festival aims to offer something for everyone, including live entertainment and activities such as a fantastic array of professional and local acts on the stages, the thrilling raft and dragon boat races, a funfair, sports demonstrations, food & drink, craft / gift / promotion stalls, family activities and so much more.

It’s free to attend and offers numerous opportunities to participate across the 105 acre site, or you can simply enjoy a summer’s day with a vast array of activities and entertainment to keep you occupied.

The perfect day out for all!

  • Dragon Boat Races
  • Raft Races
  • Eight Live Music and Performance Areas
  • Boat Parades
  • Water Sports Arena
  • Family Island (inc workshops / activities and the inclusive area)
  • Bedford Festival of Motoring
  • Food and Drink
  • Traders and Craft Marquees
  • Sports Demonstrations
  • Funfair
  • Green Earth Village
  • Festival Market.