It's coming...

This year's Raritan River Festival is on 9/25 at Boyd Park in New Brunswick, NJ

This year's Raritan River Festival promises to bigger and better than ever! Keep watching this space for news as we get closer to Festival day.


Adopt Ducks for The Beez Foundation Rubber Duck Race!

Rubber duck "adoptions" are now on sale for this year's Rubber Duck Race.  Go here to adopt ducks and for more info.

Stuff From The Past...

The Festival In The News...


My Central Jersey:

Under clear and sunny skies Sunday, the 34th Annual Raritan River Festival achieved exactly what it set out to do — combine community entertainment and celebration with environmental awareness for the Raritan River. more...


New Brunswick Patch:

Duck Races, Community Murals and Beaucoup Burgers at River Festival more...


New Brunswick Today:

A Hub City Tradition: The Original Raritan River Festival & Rubber Duck Race more...

The First Raritan River Festival was held on August 16th, 1980 as part of the 300th Anniversary Celebration of the City of New Brunswick.

Hundreds of people crowded the banks of the river to watch parades of decorated boats, raft races, canoe races and to witness the arrival of Folk Music Legend, Pete Seeger ... read more...

Videos from previous Raritan River Festivals.

Click here to see the photos from 2012's Festival.  Thanks to Nick at Quality of Light Photography for taking the pictures.


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2016 Festival Info

September 25, 2016

Boyd Park

New Brunswick, NJ


12-6 PM


FREE Admission



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