The annual outdoor celebration of the arts drawing more than 100,000 enthusiastic festival-goers to the banks of the scenic Charles River to enjoy a day of music, dance, poetry, food and visual art. This free event is held rain or shine from 12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Festival highlights include stages for music (including Jazz, Folk, Gospel, World), temporary public art, a variety of hands on art-making activities for children and vendors selling food and imported crafts from locations around the world. Activities take place along the Charles River in Cambridge including a closed-off-to-traffic Memorial Drive, between Western Avenue and JFK Streets (Harvard and Central Squares), two blocks from Harvard Square T station. Events at the Cambridge River Festival are exciting, interactive, educational and offered free to the public.
Official Website: http://www.cambridgeartscouncil.org/community_river.html
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