June 6-8, 2014
at Centennial Park in Soldotna, AK
Celebrate with Free, Family Fun for Everyone!
The Kenai Watershed Forum is proud to present the 24th annual Kenai River Festival as a community celebration of the Kenai River. Each year the Kenai Watershed Forum strives to organize the FREE community festival to celebrate the Kenai River by coordinating activities that focus on keeping the river healthy and productive for generations to come.
This year is no exception! The Kenai Watershed Forum is excited to bring the many facets of the pet free festival to the community again this year including:
- FREE KWF Kid's Zone Activities
- Alaskan Artisans Market
- Run for the River 5K/10 Mile Race
- FREE Rock for the River Concert - MUSIC SCHEDULE HERE!
- Beer Garden
For everyone's safety and health, the Kenai River Festival is a pet free and smoke free festival.
Festival Program - This is loaded with everything festival!
For general festival questions contact Lisa Beranek, Festival Coordinator.
Festival & Concert Schedule
Friday, June 6
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM • Live Music, Food and Art Vendor Booths Open, Beer Garden!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM • Run for the River Late Registration, Bib Pick-Up, and Runners Feed
Saturday, June 7
8:00 AM • Run for the River Registration (More Race Info)
8:30 AM • Run for the River 10 Mile Start
9:00 AM • Run for the River 5K Start
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM • FREE KWF Kid's Zone Activities (More Activity Info)
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM • Live Music ALL Day!
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM • Alaska Artisans Market OPEN!
Noon - 11:00 PM • Beer Garden Open
Sunday, June 8
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM • FREE Kid's Zone Activities (More Activity Info)
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM • Live Music ALL Day!
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM • Alaska Artisans Market OPEN!
Noon - 4:00 PM • Beer Garden Open
Centennial Park & Festival Grounds Information
Camping - the campground will be closed to camping during the festival. Alternate camping is available at Swiftwater Park, 675 Swiftwater Park Rd.,
Parking - Handicap parking is available near the drop-off area at the Welcome Tent. General event parking is available throughout the campground, look for designated marked areas and parking volunteers. Additional parking is available at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex and Soldotna Visitors Center.
Pets - For everyone’s safety please leave your pets at home. The festival grounds are a pet-free zone. We request service animals be visibly marked.
Festival Grounds - Centennial Park will be open to the public during festival hours. The main gate into the Park will open approximately 30 prior to festival opening in the morning and 30 minutes after ending each evening.