About Northwich River Festival 2019

Northwich River Festival 2019 was organised by volunteers from The Northwich Rotary Club, with the support of The Canal and River Trust, Baron’s Quay, The River Weaver Navigation Society, Northwich Town Council, Northwich Business Improvement District (BID) and Cheshire West and Chester Council, to celebrate the town’s two rivers, to raise the profile of Northwich and to raise funds for Cheshire Without Abuse and other Rotary causes.

What’s On

Here’s the highlights!

Saturday 13th July

09.30 – 16.00 Dragon Boat Racing between Town bridge and The ODEON Cinema

Sunday 14th July

AM Scouts’ Races between Town Bridge and The ODEON Cinema

PM Raft Racing between Town Bridge and The Odeon Cinema

16:00 The Famous “Ducks On The Dane” Northwich Rotary Club Charity Duck Race.


Mid Cheshire SUP (Stand-up Paddleboarders) will be with us both days, offering dispays, demonstrations and – for the brave – taster sessions!

The Newfoundland Dogs from Canis Major Training Team will showing-off their skills in water rescue at regular intervals throughout the weekend. You can also meet the dogs – they’re very cuddly!
Listen out for announcements for the next display time.

Have you got a head for heights?

Find out on our climbing wall!

Tokens available to buy from the Event HQ