Inaugural Windsor Riverfest set for June 17

Roanoke/Cashie River Center, Bertie Chamber of Commerce, and Bertie County Arts Council are proud to announce the first-ever Windsor Riverfest, a celebration of Northeastern North Carolina’s natural beauty, culture, and people. The festival will take place on June 17th, 2023, from 12 pm to 8 pm, at the Roanoke/Cashie River Center in Windsor, North Carolina.

The Windsor Riverfest was created to showcase the unique features of the region while welcoming visitors to discover it for themselves. The festival will offer an amazing lineup of activities and attractions that are sure to delight attendees of all ages and interests.

Food lovers will be delighted with the selection of food trucks on-site, featuring Lime and the Corn, Simply Natural Creamery, and more! For those interested in the arts, there will be a variety of art vendors displaying and selling their work. Attendees can enjoy live music with local bands and performers providing a live soundtrack to the day’s festivities, including a Bluegrass Jam at our riverside amphitheater.

If you’re looking to explore the waterways that make this region so special, the Windsor Riverfest has you covered with free boat rides along the Cashie River on the Roanoke/Cashie River Center’s pontoon boat or on the North Carolina State Park’s Big Canoes that hold 14 people each!

The festival’s outdoor section is a must-see for those interested in environmental education and conservation. Local museums and nonprofits will offer interactive exhibits and activities to teach attendees about the natural resources that make our region so unique. Workshops for people of all skill levels will also be provided in our classroom space from 12 – 4 covering topics like beekeeping, scientific illustrations, and more!

To top it off, the festival will feature a farmers’ market where local farmers and artisans will be on hand to offer a wide range of fresh produce, crafts, and other goods. Be there on June 17th to experience this new event with your friends and family. We’ll meet you at the River! 

About the Windsor Riverfest

The festival will take place on June 17th, 2023, from 12 pm to 8 pm, at the Roanoke/Cashie River Center, 112 W Water Street, Windsor, NC. For more information, visit the festival’s website at The Roanoke/Cashie River Center is a Partnership for the Sounds facility. Partnership for the Sounds is a nonprofit dedicated to celebrating the nature and culture of the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula. We share the history of this unique region through our environmental education facilities, with the goal of inspiring all our visitors to cherish everything that eastern North Carolina has to offer.