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Riverfront Gathering

August 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the confluence as we Celebrate our Rivers in the month of August! We have so many amazing pieces of natural beauty, we want everyone to stop by and enjoy river activities, music and food!
Boating Experiences:
Free opportunities to experience the river from a different perspective!
Have you always wanted to try kayaking? This is your chance!
Pontoon Boat rides provided by Tri-State Watershed Alliance. 30 minute trips leaving from Pontiac Park on the hour and half hour from 5 – 8 pm! First come first serve!
– 5:00 – 6:30 pm: State Park guided kayak trip starting at Pontiac Park. No experience necessary! Reservations required and spots are limited. Email ssinger@defiance-county.com to secure your spot!
– 7:00 – 8:00 pm: State Park Naturalists will do kayak & safety instructions at Pontiac Park. Try it by padding around the confluence in a kayak!

Enjoy delicious farm raised foods from the Cornerstone Kitchen food truck, where they specialize in foods “from our farm to your fork”! You will also have the opportunity to visit multiple Farmers Market booths!

Music will be provided by a few different bands beginning at 6 pm until 8 pm. Band one will be “Gman” and band two will be “The Changing Elements Band”.

Children will be able to use Activity Tables to learn about our river environment!

Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy watching the Riverfront Gathering activities!

We thank everyone who has been involved in this great new River Event, especially our sponsors; Defiance Soil & Water Conservation District, Land to Lake, Tri State Watershed Alliance, City of Defiance, Defiance Development and Visitors Bureau.


August 5, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Pontiac Park
315 E. River Road
Defiance, OH 43512 United States
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