Eden Riverfest

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RiverFest is a celebration of Edens art, history and river heritage. This annual event takes place in the Olde Leaksville Shopping District on Washington Street, our oldest downtown area that dates back to 1797. Enjoy two stages of music, an interactive arts area for children within the Kids Zone, the River Village located at Leaksville Landing along the Dan Rive,r and an antique engine exhibit.

Admission: Free

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From the EastTake I-85/I-40 to Hwy 29 north. Travel Hwy 29 north to exit #153. At the top of the exit ramp, take a left traveling north on Hwy 14. You will cross the Dan River and see welcome signs as you enter Eden. Across from Ralph Barrow Automobiles, you will see a remote parking area in the lot of an empty Wal-Mart store. Shuttle buses run every ten minutes from this point. If you wish to park closer to the festival, follow this road to the third light and make a left. This is Kings Hwy. Half way down Kings Hwy you will see a Dollar Tree on the left hand side. This is a remote parking area. Shuttle buses will run every ten minutes from this point. If you wish to park closer to the festival, follow Kings Hwy and it will turn into Bridge Street. After you pass Family Video, take a left at the next traffic light-Jay Street. There will be parking at Leaksville United Methodist Church on the left and right side of Jay Street. The festival is one block south of here.From the WestTake Business I-40 to Hwy 158 east. Follow Hwy 158 past Stokedale and it will dead end at Hwy 68. Take Hwy 68 north and it will merge into Hwy 220 north. Follow this until you see the Hwy 135 Eden/Mayodan exit. Take this exit and make a right at the end of the exit ramp. Follow Hwy 135 until it dead ends at the Eden Drive-In Theatre. Make a right on Washington Street and follow until you see a Family Dollar Store on your right. You can park in this shopping center.From Danville, VATake Berry Hill Road into the Draper area of Eden. Follow Meadow Road past Miller Brewing Company and the Eden Mall. Take Hwy 14 south and turn right at the second traffic light. This is Kings Hwy. Halfway down this road you will see a Dollar Tree in a shopping center on the left hand side of the street. This is a remote parking area. Shuttle buses will run every ten minutes from this point. If you wish to park closer to the festival, follow Kings Hwy and it will turn into Bridge Street. After you pass Family Video, take a left at the next traffic light-Jay Street. There will be parking at Leaksville United Methodist Church on the left and right side of Jay Street. The festival is one block south of here.From Martinsville, VA Take Hwy 87 south to Hwy 87/14 south. Once you pass the Eden Mall, make a right turn at the second traffic light. This is Kings Hwy. Halfway down Kings Hwy you will see a Dollar Tree on the left hand side. This is a remote parking area. Shuttle buses run every ten minutes from this point. If you wish to park closer to the festival follow Kings Hwy until it becomes Bridge Street. Make a left turn on Jay Street one block north of Washington Streetand you will see parking on the left and right hand side of Jay Street at Leaksville United Methodist Church. The festival is one block south of here.

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