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 2020 FESTIVAL LINE UP​: 


— Craft and Story time hosted by the Iowa Arboretum (free/ all ages)

— Walk and Talk tours with the pros, hosted at the Iowa Arboretum (free/ all ages)

— Official BRVF Kick Off Block Party – Live music + Food (all ages/ free entry)


— Outdoor Photography class (free/ all ages)

— Guided family- friendly bike ride hosted by Hammertime Fitness (free/ all ages)

— Youth Fishing Derby- hosted by Boone County Conservation (free/ all ages)

— Multiple guided hikes hosted by Ledges & Boone County Conservation (free/ all ages)

— Craft & Story Time hosted by Ericson Public Library (free/ all ages)


— Inter-denominational Outdoor Community- wide Church Service & FREE pancake breakfast (free/ all ages)

— Arts in the Park & The Garage Art Car Show!  

A community favorite! Join us for dozens of hand-crafted, vintage artists & market vendors + Live music + Food + Kid’s Corner + over 100 of the most unique vehicles from all over the region! (free entry/ all ages)