Special Events 

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Coming up in 2021

EventDateTimeLocationDescription/Cost
Movies in the ParkTBA 2022Dusk between 8:30-845pm.Jacob Myers ParkCome watch a movie on the big screen at Jacob Myers Park! Check back with us at a later date for movie details.
Summer Concert Series!
Planned for Summer 2022TBAJacob Myers ParkCome on out for Live Music at Jacob Myers Park!  These events are free.  Join us starting at 5:00 pm for food, beer, local craft vendors, and outdoor activities!  Live Music begins at 7:00 pm!
Riverbank Cheese & Wine Festival10/10 & 10/11Saturday Oct. 10th, 10-8pm.
Sunday Oct. 11th, 10-6pm.
Downtown RiverbankThe 45th Annual Riverbank Cheese & Wine Festival 2022 is back this year! Come join us for this free family event that will include arts & crafts, wine tasting, beer garden, food and commercial vendors.

Pre event tickets $25
At the door tickets $30
Halloween Hayride & Scarecrow Decorating ContestFriday 10/22 & Saturday 10/23730-9:30pmJacob Myers Park$12 for adults
$6 for children
FREE for children under 3 yrs. (must sit on lap)
To enter the Scare Crow decorating contest a $15 entry fee must be paid at the entrance. Contest is on Saturday between 5:30-7pm.
Happy Barkoween Doggie Costume ContestSaturday Oct. 30th4-5pmJacob Myers Dog ParkEnter your favorite furry friend in this costume contest and win a gift card for Petco! $10 to enter contest. Payment is made on site.
Dia de Los MuertosSaturday October 29th5pm-7:30Downtown RiverbankCome and celebrate with us the life and death of loved ones in this world famous Mexican cultural event. There will be food, music, altars and a Catrin contest. Altar space can be purchased through the link below as well as the Catrin registration form.
52nd Annual Christmas Parade & Craft FairSaturday Nov. 27th12-8:00pmDowntown Riverbank on Santa Fe between 3rd and 7th.Join us for a day of holiday fun! Festivities will be kicked off with the Holiday Craft Fair. The craft fair will then be followed by our 52nd Annual Christmas Parade. The parade will begin at the corner of 6th and Santa Fe. The parade will include lit up cars, motorcycles, floats, marching bands, horses and more! For parade information, vendor registration, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (209) 863-7150. Awards will be given out by the judges at the Tree Lighting ceremony for the most beautiful and creative groups. Santa will arrive for the tree lighting and pictures. Vendor and participant applications for the parade and craft fair can be found below!
Pooch Pictures with SantaSaturday December 4th4:30-5:30pmJacob Myers Dog ParkBring your pooch to the dog park for a photo session with Santa Claus! Dogs must be well mannered and not aggressive towards strangers or other dogs. This event is completely free.
Holiday Home and Yard Decorating ContestTuesday Dec. 14th6-8pm
Show us your holiday spirit and decorate the front of your house and yard! Top three homes will win a cash prize. Applications can be obtained at the parks and recreation office. Deadline to apply is December 10th. Applications for the contest can be found below!

Application Links


For more information please call 209-863-7150
Hablamos Español!