Saturday, October 6th, 2018

The fifth annual River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of New Castle and Delaware City. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 6th.

Activities include live music, rides, attractions, games, tours, vendors, food and drink.

Official Program



Cycling Time Trial - 9:00am Start

From Historic New Castle to Delaware City


Recreational Bike Ride - 11:30am staging (noon start)

Between Historic New Castle to Historic Delaware City Pick Your Distance - there's something for ALL ability levels. Official Start is in Delaware City, however riders are welcome to start in New Castle.

Ride starts in Delaware City on Clinton Street (adjacent to Battery Park)

Ride starts in Historic New Castle on Delaware Street (in front of Court House)


Family Festival - 11:30am-5pm

In Historic Delaware City’s Battery Park and on The Green in Historic New Castle.

Featuring Live Music, Food, Craft Beer, Free Family Games & Activities, Vendors, Exhibits and more. Free shuttle bus service between the two towns!

Live Music in Historic New Castle:

  • TBA

Live Music in Historic Delaware City:

  • TBA

Official Program


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