Festival at noon Saturday; Delaware City fireworks Sunday at dusk.

The River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of New Castle and Delaware City. There is no admission fee and a free shuttle bus between the two towns.

Family Festival

Noon-5 p.m.

In Historic Delaware City’s Battery Park and on The Green In Historic New Castle. Featuring live music, food, craft beer and wine, free family games & activities, vendors, exhibits and more. Free shuttle bus service between the two towns!

Recreational Ride

11 a.m. start (10:30 staging)

Visit three historic River Towns! This year you have the option to ride the new Markell Trail (open to bikes & pedestrians), which connects the Wilmington Riverfront to New Castle and Delaware City.

Course: Multiple options. Two official starting points: downtown Historic New Castle or downtown Historic Delaware City. (Riders in Wilmington start at the Wilmington Riverfront).

Bronze Medal: 20-mile circuit between Delaware City and New Castle.

Silver Medal:

Option One: Two circuits (40 miles) between Delaware City and New Castle.
Option Two: Visit all three Riverfront towns (34 miles).

Gold Medal: Visit all three Riverfront towns twice (68 miles). Start at any town.