THANK YOU to the partners and organizations that help us put on such a great schedule of events and activities!

ALL ages – ALL fun – ALL FREE!

Free stuff to do inside the 2021 FESTIVAL LINE UP​: 

FRIDAY – MAY 28, 2021

10AM- On the River- at the Arboretum (Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Ave., Madrid) Story time and crafty snack! (Free/ All ages)

11AM- Walk and Talk (Iowa Arboretum, 1875 Peach Ave., Madrid) Tour the grounds with Horticulture Project Manager, Leah Worth. (Free/ All ages)

5PM- Official BRVF Kick Off Block Party (Boone Valley Brewery, Boone) Free music with Nashville based, high- energy indie Americana folk- rock artist- JON WORTHY! Plus, food trucks and our Annual Bags Tournament! (Free entry)

SATURDAY – MAY 29, 2021

8AM- Adventures in Outdoor Photography (Old ice skating shelter; Park Ave., Boone) Beginner to the camera or a pro, come learn a few tips to make your pics Instagram- worth! (Free/ All ages)

8AM-12PM Youth {16 yrs old and younger} Fishing Derby (Don Williams Park, 610 H. Ave., Ogden) Meet at the Open air shelter by the Marina Boat Ramp, last registration at 11:30A. Join Boone County Conservation for fishing fun! Prizes and giveaways! Parent must accompany children. (Free/ All ages)


SUNDAY – MAY 30, 2021

8:45AM- Community-wide Worship Service & Pancake Feed (Goeppinger Field/ Boone HS football field, Boone) Inter-denominational outdoor community-wide church service with free pancake breakfast- thanks to Fareway Stores in Boone! (Free/ All ages)

10AM- Arts in the Park (Main Shelter, McHose Park, Boone) A community favorite! Join us for dozens of hand crafted art, craft & vintage items, the Market, plus free live music from 11-3pm, Kid’s Corner with free books from Ericson Library, face painting and more. Food trucks (Free entry/ All ages)

–ALSO–– Garage Art Car Show (Main Shelter, McHose Park, Boone) Come see the best in the Midwest- and enjoy all free music, kids activities, the food options, and more since you’re right next to Arts in the Park! (Free entry/ All ages)