Monday, May 25, 2009

River Festival and Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby 2008Saturday, June 6

The Santa Fe River Festival and Fishing Derby are planned for Saturday, June 6 at West De Vargas Park (along the river between Guadalupe and Sandoval Streets). The Derby is aimed at children 12 and under, and will be held from 6 a.m. to 12 noon. The River Festival is for children of all ages, and is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Handicapped accessible fishing will be available at the State Land Office Bridge.

Both events are free! Join us for hands-on river and water demonstrations, crafts, fly casting and water games. Live music will be provided by Sol Fire, Samba Fe and Hot Club of Santa Fe. Also, don’t miss the youth stage with music, dance and spoken word performances. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase food from local vendors.

This free community event is sponsored by the City of Santa Fe and the Santa Fe Watershed Association. Come Celebrate the River!

For more information, call 820-1696 or visit the Santa Fe Watershed Association.

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