2022 Renton River Days
Posted on 07/18/2022
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Renton River Days returns on July 22 and 23

Renton River Days, our annual family festival and community celebration, returns on July 22 and 23 with two days of family-oriented events and activities. This year’s theme is “On the Road Again.”

The first activity, Road Trip Around Renton, is already underway. The "trip" is a self-guided tour of the city with a chance to win prizes. You can register online. Use the keyword “Road Trip.”

Here’s a look at the activities. For the latest updates, visit the Renton River Days website.

Friday, July 22
4:30–8:30 p.m., Piazza Park (233 Burnett Ave S.)

  • Live music & entertainment

  • Urban Market vendors

  • Craft beer & wine garden

  • Downtown restaurants

Dusk, Liberty Park (1101 Bronson Way N.)

  • “Encanto,” a free family movie.

Saturday, July 23

8 a.m., Renton Senior Activity Center (211 Burnett Ave. N.)

  • 5K Fun Walks, 3 routes (Renton Hill, Downtown, or Gene Coulon); start table on the river side of Center

10 a.m., S. Third St.

  • Photo of Kenny Rogers, Renton City MarketParade. Grand Marshal, Kenny Rogers, owner, Rain City Catering, Rain City Too Food Truck, and Rain City Market
  • Two road closures downtown on Saturday:
  • All lanes of S. 3rd Street (through Houser Way N.) will be closed from 7 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • At noon, the right lane of S. 3rd Street (through Houser Way N.) will re-open. However, the left lane will remain closed until 5 p.m.
  • Logan Ave. S., will close between S. 2nd Street and S. 3rd Street from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

10 a.m.–5 p.m., Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park (1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N.)

  • Antique & Classic Boat Show

  • Free boat rides

11:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m., Piazza Park (233 Burnett Ave .S.)

  • Live music & entertainment

  • Urban Market vendors

  • Craft beer & wine garden

  • Food trucks & downtown restaurants

4:30 p.m., Houser Street Bridge

  • Launch of Renton Rotary’s Rubber Ducky Derby into Cedar River from Houser Way pedestrian bridge

About the City of Renton

The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 107,100 (2021), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted nationally recognized companies that wish to provide employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, two-time Major League Soccer Champion Seattle Sounders FC (in 2024), and the eternal resting place of rock icon Jimi Hendrix. More information is on our website, in news releases, or on our Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages. 


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