Experience the “Specquackular!” Entertainment at River Days!



Be sure to spend some time in Liberty Park during our main three-day weekend, Friday, July 26, Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28, for a fabulous line-up of performing artists. Nearly 175 performers will take the stage during these three days.




July 26 & 27

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 $5/pp for adults 18 and over. Tickets will be available for sale July 26 and July 27 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 26 at 1:30pm and 6pm
Saturday, July 27 at 1:30pm

July 26, 27, and 28

Festival Weekend Stage Entertainment

Friday, July 26

Time Group
11:30am Brian Butler Blues
1:30pm Alma Villegas Y Azucar – Latin Salsa & Jazz
3:15pm CHIKIRI & The School of Taiko – Japanese drumming
4:45pm Global Heat & B-Boys – Funk, Soul & Breakdancing
6:30pm Oncore – Pop & Dance Hits

Saturday, July 27

Time  Group
11:30am Rockfish And Friends – Classic Rock that ‘Kicks Brass!’
1:45pm Ponte El Ritmo: The Big Bang Show – Dance, Sing & Play – sponsored by KCLS
3:15pm Darren Motamedy – Jazz
5:00pm File Gumbo – Cajun Zydeco Soul & Swamp Blues
6:30pm Crème Tangerine – Beatles Tribute & More

Sunday, July 28

Time Group
11:30am Nick Mardon Trio – Blues
1:15pm Renton City Concert Band
3:00pm Groupo Folklorico Citlali – Youth Dance
4:30pm Jr. Cadillac – Classic Rock, Roll & Blues


Saturday, July 27

Bring Your Music or Dance Group to our 2019 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 – 2020

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 2020, to be considered for the Renton River Days Festival in July 2020.  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 2020 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, 2020, to be considered for the 2020 festival.   Only entertainment that is being considered will be contacted.