Help Wanted for Event Planning Committee!

Join our team to help plan the 11th Annual RiverCity Festival taking place in Penn Treaty Park on Saturday October 13th.  We’re looking to fill the volunteer positions below. If you’re interested in helping out, please reach out to us at with any questions. Event Co-Chair After 10 years, the event director has finally…


RiverCity 5k Run Registration Opens!

Registration for our 5k run is open! The 10th annual Fishtown RiverCity Festival kicks off with a 5k FUN RUN through the streets of Fishtown. The 2017 course begins and ends at Penn Treaty Park and highlights art throughout the neighborhood. Slow down and take notice of the creativity in the Riverwards, or speed on…


Vendor Registrations!

Calling all local businesses, artists & vendors! We are now less than four months away from the 10th Annual RiverCity Festival taking place on Saturday, October 14th at the Historic Penn Treaty Park in Fishtown. This year promises to be the best fest yet with more great bands, local breweries and food trucks. It is just $60…


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…