Experience the “Specquackular!” Entertainment at River Days!



Be sure to spend some time in Liberty Park during our main three-day weekend, Friday, July 27, Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29, for a fabulous line-up of performing artists. Nearly 150 performers will take the stage during these three days.




July 27 & 28

Wenatchee Youth Circus Performs at Cedar River Park

Joining the line-up of events and activities over festival weekend, the Wenatchee Youth Circus will host three performances at Cedar River Park (the park just east of I-405, by the Renton Community Center and Henry Moses Aquatics Center). Easy access to Cedar River Park on foot from Liberty Park. Tickets are $3/pp for children under 18, and $4/pp for adults 18 and over. Tickets will be available for sale July 27 and July 28 in Liberty Park at the Festival Information Booth, and 30 minutes prior to each of the three show times at the Circus seating entrance in Cedar River Park.

Show times:

Friday, July 27 at 1:30pm and 6pm
Saturday, July 28 at 1:30pm

July 27, 28, and 29

Festival Weekend Stage Entertainment

Friday, July 27

Time Group
11:30am Slim Wizzy – Country Blues & Rock
1:30pm TuN The Band – Funk, Blues & Rock n’ Roll
3:15pm Northwest Tap Connection – Youth Tap Dance
4:45pm Shaggy Sweet – Pop, Rock & Blues
6:30pm Oncore – Pop & Dance Hits

Saturday, July 28

Time  Group
11:30am Wally & the Beaves – Classic Rock & Oldies
1:45pm Jeff Evans – Magic, sponsored by KCLS
3:15pm Darren Motamedy – Jazz
5:30pm Roberto the Magnificent – Juggler
7:00pm Groove Nation – Motown, Funk & Latin

Sunday, July 29

Time Stage Group
11:30am TOR Spirit of Ojah – Ghanaian Highlife, Reggae & Funk
1:15pm RV Renton City Concert Band
3:00pm RV Groupo Folklorico Citlali – Youth Dance
4:30pm TOR Jr. Cadillac – Classic Rock, Roll & Blues


Saturday, July 28

Bring Your Music or Dance Group to our 2018 Parade

Renton River Days has a budget to provide a modest contribution to local or visiting marching bands, or other parade entries with musicians, bands or dancersand help offset expenses. Marching bands, musicians, and dancers captivate the crowds and fill the air with music. Our Parade Committee would like more entries like this to consider. Please contact Nancy Quinn, Parade Chair, at 425.572.5702 or at parade@rentonriverdays.org to discuss your marching band or musician based parade entry.


Performers & Stage Entertainment – 2019

Performing artists are encouraged to submit their promotional packs (artist bios, cds, photos, etc.) or links to digital and websites this Fall and through January 2019, to be considered for the Renton River Days Festival in July 2019.  The  entertainment stage will feature a variety of instrumental, vocal, percussion, and dance considered “family entertainment.” Sound system is provided.  Please mail any items for review for 2019 to Renton River Days, 1055 S. Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057. To leave a voicemail for Festival Director, Sonja Mejlaender, call 425-430-6528 or Email Festival Director.

Entertainment packs must be received by January 31, 2019, to be considered for the 2019 festival.   Only entertainment that is being considered will be contacted.