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2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival

  • East Cambridge waterfront 55 Cambridge Pkwy Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States (map)

2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival


2017 Cambridge Arts River Festival features live jazz, folk, and roots music; dance, theater performances, and poetry; art making, workshops, and demonstrations; and vendors of arts, crafts, and international foods on Cambridge Parkway at the Charles River. 

Celebrate the arts with this FREE festival on the East Cambridge waterfront featuring:

  • Hundreds of local & nationally renowned jazz, folk, blues, gospel and roots music performers on multiple stages. Performances are coordinated by Cambridge Arts and stage partners. 

  • Interactive dance, theater, storytelling, poetry and performances 

  • Public art installations designed for the festival

  • Family entertainment & art-making activities

  • Over 100 specialty food purveyors and craftspeople


Saturday, June 4, 2016, 11am to 6pm
Rain or Shine


The 2016 Cambridge Arts River Festival will be sited on the East Cambridge waterfront. Festival activities will take place along DCR Cambridge Parkway between Edwin H. Land Boulevard and the Lechmere Canal. 

Nearest MBTA stations: Kendall on the Red Line / Lechmere on the Green Line
Wheelchair accessible.

Earlier Event: June 3
Later Event: June 4
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