Inaugural Riverwalk New River Fest
Press Release; For Immediate Release
 Maureen Potter  (954) 468-1541, ext. 204

Beer Garden tickets are available now at the pre-sale rate of $20 and include beer samples. Or raise the flame with a VIP experience brought to you by Charter One Yachts. VIP guests will enjoy cocktails and heavy hors d'ouvres in the comfort of Charter One Yachts luxury cruise liner The Summer Wind. VIP tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite or at Lauderdale, FL – January 17, 2020 – Ignite the night with water, fire and fun! The inaugural Riverwalk New River Fest in partnership with The City of Fort Lauderdale, is taking place on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm at Esplanade Park, in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Grab your family and friends and enjoy great food, cold drinks, a beer garden and more. Fueling the stage is Big City Dogs, a South Florida based Classic Rock and Blues Band paying "Tribute" to many of the great bands of the 60's thru the 2000's. Don't get burned as the fire dancers take the stage to entertain the crowd! Be sure to check out the Museum of Discovery and Science KABOOM experience with fire elements and a few surprises on the main stage.

Funds raised at this event support Riverwalk in the pursuit of our mission "to be the catalyst in building and nurturing Riverwalk as a vibrant community connected by the New River." This free festival is family friendly and open for all ages to attend.

Amazing events like these don't happen without amazing sponsors. Special thanks to City of Fort Lauderdale, Charter One Yachts, Sheehan Buick GMC93.9 MIA, Breakthru BeverageMuseum of Discovery and ScienceFinster Murphy, Go RiverwalkBig Mouth GirlzEye on South Florida.

For sponsorship and vendor opportunities, contact Maureen Potter at 954-968-1541, ext. 204. Additional details go to



Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for the programming, beautification and activation of Riverwalk Park and the Downtown community. Composed primarily of volunteer private citizens and overseen by a board of directors, all members uphold the organization's directive, as stated in its mission statement, "to be the catalyst in building and nurturing Riverwalk as a vibrant community connected by the New River." Funding for this mission comes from hosting a wide range of fundraising, networking and membership events, grants, and by publishing local information on our informative website and in Go Riverwalk magazine.

Media Contacts:

Rose Faraone (954) 468.1541, ext. 208
Eugenia Duncan Ellis (954) 468.1541, ext.202