Riverfest celebrates the 20 years of renewal that followed removal of three dams on the Baraboo River along its route through town.
Events will include a Kiwanis Run/Walk on the Riverwalk, a dedication of the new river landing adjacent to the Wise Pavilion, a performance by Ho-Chunk drummers, a dive team rescue demonstration by the Sauk County Sheriff's Department, a canoe regatta, fish shocking demonstrations and live bands.
Local nonprofits will supply food and beverages.
Date and Time
Saturday Oct 2, 2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 2
9 a.m. Baraboo Kiwanis Fun Run/Walk
9:30 a.m. Canoe/Kayak Rally (launches from Haskins Park, register at Maxwell-Potter Conservancy)
11 a.m. - Fish shocking demonstration, sturgeon stocking
Noon - Sauk County Dive Team demonstration
12:45 p.m. - Mark Tully performs as Francois Barbeau
1:30 p.m. - Welcome, historical talk and boat landing dedication
2 p.m. - Arboretum walks
1:30-4 p.m. - Live music
DNR mobile aquarium all day
Rutabaga Paddle Sports sale