RIVERFEST
If you missed River Fest last year you will not want to miss it this year! – Muhlenberg’s Premier Food and Music Festival. Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 26 from 10AM to 10PM and Sunday, August 27 from 10AM to 7PM at Jim Dietrich Park. The backdrop of the Schuylkill River will be our vista for this Music Festival. We will have two stages of music, a beer and wine garden, food vendors of all kinds, and artisan/ home-based business vendors. Come join in the fun for the entire family along the Schuylkill River. If you are a business that would like to get involved with this program as a vendor or sponsor, please contact the Township Office at 610-929-4727.

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RiverFest-Side-Banner.jpg - Frequently Asked Questions about RiverFest -  

Do you have other types of vendors participating? 

Yes we do.  They range from home based business, artisan and crafters as well as some local businesses. 
 
Will parking be available?
There should be ample parking in a grassy field that we have lined off for parking.  We do have two parking lots as well where people can park. 
 
What other kind of activities might we see at this event? 
We have the Reading Fairground Racing Historical Society coming on Saturday and Sunday under the pavilion near the red barn.
 
Alysa Bainbridge, 2016 Miss Outstanding Teen will be the event MC.
 
Wine – Beer – Cider
Featuring: Hardball Cider, Aulenbach Wines, Stonekeep Meadery & Wine Cellar and Sand Castle Winery.  Wine will be sold by the bottle/glass. We will have 8 beers on tap: Yuengling Lager, Miller Lite, Labatt Blue, Dogfish head IPA, Blue Moon Belgian Wheat, Corona Lite, Summer Shanty.

Other information people might need to know if they come?
Wear comfortable shoes, you will be walking on grass and stones. If you want to stay awhile to listen to music, bring your own chair or blanket.  Bring your appetite!  There will be plenty to eat and drink.
 
Directions to the Park?
Two stages – over 30 various groups or individuals performing.  Musical acts: all genres  Country, rock. Classic rock. Blues, indie, Jazz, Rockabilly, Irish, do-wop, barbershop, etc.  
 
Food Vendors
Items being sold
It's Just Barbecue (The Pink Pig) pulled pork, brisket, ribs, beverages
Monte Lauro Gourmet meat & cheese lasagna, meatball & sausage sandwiches, beverages
Scott's Hot Spot lamb/beef gyros, chicken breast gyros, Greek salads, cookies, baklava, beverages
MAD Sandwiches Cubans, tacos, empanadas, mushrooms, French fries, soda, beverages
Penn Werner Hotel - Big Dave's Cajun Kitchen chowder, chicken & sausage gumbo, jambalaya, cajun shrimp, crab cake sandwich, crab & spinach dip, crab balls, French fries, beverages
Penn Werner Hotel pierogies, haluski, potato pancakes, kielbasa, bratwurst in beer, French fries, beverages
Tlacuani Mexican Tacos, Quesadilla, Sopes, Ceviche
Albrejie Steak Tacos with various toppings
Johnny & Hons - The Smokehaus BBQ, pork brisket & ribs , French fries, beverages
Goodwill Fire Company hamburgers (cheese), hot dogs, beverages
Muhlenberg Community Library funnel cakes
Sweet Ride Ice Cream ice cream
Two Can Catering & Kettle Corn kettle corn, roasted corn
Pretzel Revolution stuffed pretzel, pretzel, pretzel dogs
Betty's Old Fashioned fresh pressed lemon orange limeades
The Perk Up Truck smoothies, teas, lemonades
Pure Wild Tea LLC ready to drink mint teas: apple mint, chocolate peppermint, lemon balm and strawberry mint
Muhlenberg Rotary Club Sno cones
Our Special Nut House Roasted nuts with sugar and popcorn
Main Stage 
8/26
10:00 Rue de la Pompe
(Gypsy jazz)
11:15 Uncle Jake & 
The 18 Wheel Gang
12:30 Celtic Martins
1:45 CFOB (variety)
3:00 Drew & The Blue
4:15 Dave Kline & the
Report
(Classic rock/ rockabilly)
5:30 Grexin 
(Jazz Grass/Folk)
6:45  Mitch & The Moodswings
8:00 - 10:00 
Go Commando 
(Classic/Rock)

8/27
10:00 Time Frame
(Barbershop mix)
11:15 Martin Sisters Band
12:30 Jonathan Monument
(Indie)
1:45 Mountain Folk Band
(Bluegrass)
3:00 Special Guest Villains
(Classic rock)
4:15 The Undercoats
(Rock/originals/covers)
5:30 Dave Mell Blues Band
 
Stage 2 Acoustic Stage 
8/26
10:00  Dave & Jules
10:30  Damian Drago
11:00  Cedar Routes
11:30  John Lyons
12:00  Melissa Iliana
12:30  Sam Haiman
1:00  Dave & Jules
1:30  Damian Drago
2:00  Cedar Routes
2:30  John Lyons
3:00  Melissa Iliana
3:30  Sam Haiman
4:00  Five Bye Five
4:30  Greg & Ryan Duo
5:00  Wayne Scott Farley
5:30  Three Amigos
6:00  Crossroads Duo
6:30  Marissa Meyer
7:00  Five Bye Five
7:30  Greg & Ryan Duo
8:00  Wayne Scott Farley
8:30  Three Amigos
9:00  Crossroads Duo
9:30  Marissa Meyer

8/27
10:00  Tom Post
10:30  Little Leigh Band
11:00  Matt Smith
11:45  T.J. Bebb
12:30  Tom Post
1:00  Little Leigh Band
1:30  Matt Smith
2:15  Eric Fisher
3:00  Jim Stauffer
3:30  Jenifer Kinder
4:00  Mo7s
4:30  John Stephens
5:00  Eric Fisher
5:30  Jim Stauffer
6:15  Mo7s