RiverJam Fest

RiverJam Fest

RiverJam Fest

Get the schedule of exciting events.


Biddeford + Saco
Saturday, September 16, 2017
+ Battle of the Bands, Fri., Sept. 15

NO ADMISSION fee for day and evening activities!
(except 5K Race and Kayak Race)

When two cities come together, beautiful things happen. Heart of Biddeford and Saco Main Street, with the support of amazing partners and sponsors, are collaborating to make the 2017 River Jam Festival the best celebration of life on the Saco River!

Join us in the heart of Biddeford and Saco’s downtown and mill districts for FREE family fun, food trucks, and Maine’s best bands!

Want to VOLUNTEER and get a free River Jam t-shirt? We’ll have sign-ups here soon.


(some details to be confirmed)

Friday, Sept. 15, Saco Island, Saco (Behind Run of the Mill) (Free)

6-10:30 p.m. Battle of the Bands (New!)
An exciting competition for bands with the majority of their members under 25 years of age. Youth, high school, college and beyond will compete for a prize package that includes professional recording studio time, a music video, and cash! Lots more details will be posted by July 15, 2017.

Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, Mechanics Park in Biddeford (Daytime) and Saco Island (Evening)

8 a.m.        River Jam 5K (starts at Clifford Park in Biddeford. Registration will be posted by July 15)
Times tba Kayak Race, Try a Kayak or Canoe, and cruise boat rides
12-4 p.m.  Family Fun and Engine’s Maker’s Market in Mechanics Park

4 p.m.      Gates open on Saco Island, Saco (Behind Run of the Mill). Enjoy local brews from Run of the Mill, Banded Horn, and Dirigo Brewing Co., plus great food trucks!

5 p.m.      Opening Band TBA
6:30         Amy Allen
8 p.m.      Spencer Albee
9:30         Mallet Brothers

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*HOB’s annual 5K Race requires registration ($20 advance/$25 day of). All registrants receive RiverJam t-shirt, plus great prizes in all age categories!