Become our Volunteer Coordinator !!

The RiverCity Festival is seeking a volunteer wrangler for the 2017 event in October.  Responsibilities include recruiting volunteers from Fishtown and the surrounding communities as well as the schools and service organizations, assigning roles and shifts and day of event supervision. Our previous coordinators did an excellent job setting our current process so most of…


Thank you to our Sponsors!

An undertaking of an event that’s grown in size as we have over the NINE (!) years of our existence means that the cost grows as well.  Because this event serves as a fundraiser for the FNA, we do everything we can to control costs and raise seed money to cover our expenses.  This would…


Weather Report!

We’re keeping an eye on the weather and we hope that it continues to improve.  Due to logistics, there is no rain date.  This is a rain or shine event.  Rain didn’t slow us down in 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009 or even 2008.  The show must go on!

RCF 2016 Vendor Spotlight – Shadowcuts

WHO: Shadowcuts WHAT: silhouette porrtaits As a silhouette artist, T.J. Stuessy captures the likeness of a person using black paper and scissors…cutting free hand, without any sketching! Pre-dating photography, silhouette portraiture was the “poor man’s portrait” for those who could not afford a commissioned painting. Silhouettes have a unique appeal that preserves a likeness of…


RCF 2016 Vendor Spotlight – Wrong World Ceramics

WHO: Wrong World Ceramics WHAT: porcelain flask and oddities Wrong World Ceramics are the creations of Chase Brown. A Philadelphia based clay artist specializing in counter-cultural objects that are unique in his archaic firing techniques and use of color and texture along with characteristics of his own cynical and sarcastic personality. THE GOODS: LIKE: @WrongWorldCeramics IG: @wrongworld…