Riverfest Weekend!

Event Details

Jun 28

Join Susquehanna National Heritage Area and River Townes PA USA for Riverfest Weekend 2024!

Riverfest commemorates the burning of the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge during the Civil War. On the last Sunday in June 1863, locals prevented Confederate troops from crossing the river and moving toward Harrisburg or Philadelphia. Confederate troops were forced to turn back and just three days later, the Battle of Gettysburg erupted.

Check out https://riverfestpa.com/ to learn more about Riverfest!

Event takes place in Columbia, Wrightsville, and Marietta. Bridge Burners Challenge multi sport race and River Expo take place Saturday, June 29th.

Event schedule updates can be found at https://riverfestpa.com/.

Riverfest Weekend!

LOCATION: Susquehanna National Heritage Area

ADDRESS: 41 walnut st, Columbia, PA 17512

  • CONTACT: (717) 449-5607
  • COST: Free & Ticketed options