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Riverfest Volunteers Needed!

Get involved with Riverfest 2023! If you, your office, students, team, friends, or family would like to get involved with the Wilkes-Barre community this summer, consider volunteering at the Dragonboat Races and Riverfest this August. The event will be held on August 12th and 13th. To sign up, please contact

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Helping with the Env Ed activities such as making fish prints (the children use a fish template with paints to create a t-shirt) and other associated environmental ed activities
  • Helping with traffic control for parking
  • Helping the kayakers carry their kayaks when they return to Nesbitt Park
  • Helping the Dragon Boat participants enter and leave the Dragon Boats from the pier
  • Helping with registration and t-shirt sales