Longmont’s Rhythm on the River is the city’s largest summer event. This zero‑waste festival celebrates the arts, music and nature in one fun‑filled signature event along the St. Vrain River on Friday and Saturday, July 12 & 13, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. both days. This family-friendly festival is FREE to attend, plus FREE parking and FREE shuttle service. Click here map of Roger’s Grove and the event site (220 Hover Rd., Longmont).
In addition to food trucks, entertainment and a 5K fun run, features include:
Wonder-FULL. Activities for Youth presented by the Longmont Library. Harry Potter- themed activities and also the bookmobile. 5 to 9 p.m. both days.
The Artful Experience. A forum for ages 16 and older to stimulate and nurture local artists as they explore crafts in what organizers describe as “a fun and unique way.” 5 to 10 p.m. both days.
Outdoor Adventure Land. Too-cool-for-words adventure in the upper parking lot. Kayak or paddle board in a swimming pool, climb to new heights on the wall and challenge your skills on the Ninja Warrior course. 5 to 10 p.m. both days.
Wooden Toy Making. Home Depot hosts a parent/guardian and child activity area for making wooden toys. parent/guardian and child activity. 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Kinetics Parade on the Pond. Costume up, join the fun and watch the Kinetics (human-powered, all-terrain art sculptures) parade on the pond. After regaining dry land, the sculptures begin their journey that ending south of the Sunset Stage. 6 p.m. on Saturday.
St. Vrain Rotary Duck Races. Support important local charities by purchasing a duck for only $5. Collect cash prizes of up to $2,000 if your duck wins. 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.