First Saturday: City Days, Dragon Boats, & Forest Fair

08/06/2022 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Overlook Park
Address: 113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Learn about how your City works at City Days, watch Dragon Boat Races at the Paddle For Life Races, and attend the first RAA Ridgefield Forrest Fair!

Saturday, August 6 is a day of festivals in Ridgefield – check out each location’s information below AND ride a C-Tran Shuttle in between events!

C-Tran Event Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle Running: 9am-3pm, break from Noon-12:30.

Stops:

  • 5th Ave at Division St (top of road to Abrams Park)
  • Abrams Park near Entrance
  • Main Ave at Pioneer St
  • W Division St and N Krause Ave (Ridgefield Waterfront near Port of Ridgefield entrance)
  • Pioneer St at Overlook Park (east end of overpass)

Thank you to C-Tran for providing this FREE shuttle for event attendees at the Ridgefield Day of Festivals!

City Days Booths and Rigs, 9am-2pm @ Davis Park

Visit Overlook Park from 9am-2pm to learn about the City of Ridgefield and see some of our big rigs! We will have games, a scavenger hunt and fun giveaways and prizes.

  • Learn about Stormwater and protecting our water ways! Plus check out the Vacuum Truck
  • Check out a plow truck, street sweeper, flail mower and backhoe and learn how they are used for our community!
  • Learn about our current Parks and Trails network, upcoming projects, and how to leave no trace!
  • Find ways to stay connected and continue to meet new community members!

Farmers Market and First Saturday Vendors, 9am-2pm @ Overlook Park

Ridgefield Farmers Market and Ridgefield First Saturday Vendors selling handmade goods, locally grown vegetables, and more at Overlook Park from 9am to 2pm.

Vendors: Adele’s Garden Artistry, American Legion Ridgefield Post 44, Beks Craft House, Caption Call, Clark County Mosquito Control Board, Crafty Things, E Handcrafted PDX, Essential Oil Joy / doTERRA, Glenice Falter, HS Taekwondo, Little Dumpling Arts, LulaRoe Christina Lee, Luna Lynne Designs, Mountain Man Nut & Fruit Co., Nature’s Art, Northwest Health and Safety Network, NWnut, Pink Owl Boutique, Premier Sharpening Knife Sharpening, RealLife Company Cotton Candy, Renewal by Andersen, Ridgefield Candle Company, Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce, Ripleys creations, Saint Sloan, Seterra Designs, Shared Hope International, SherriFaheyCrocheted, Sip and Spin Pottery Co, The Flawsome Fig, Villages Clark County, Wellness Tradition Community.

Paddle for Life Dragon Boat Races, 8am-4pm @ Ridgefield Waterfront

Take your lunch down to the water and enjoy watching the Dragon Boat races! Learn more on the Paddle for Life website.

Ridgefield Forest Fair, 11am-7pm @ Abrams Park

The Ridgefield Art Association is producing a new event in Ridgefield, Washington, the ‘Ridgefield Forest Fair’. This event will take place on Saturday, August 6th, 2022 in Abrams Park from 11 am – 7 pm. This 40 acre park is the ‘gem’ of Ridgefield. There will be 30 amazing artisan booths, food, live music, a beer/wine garden, a tiny parade and fairy garden. No entrance fee will be charged. Learn more on the Ridgefield Art Association website.

Parking & Shuttle

Where can you park to attend these events? You can park for free at any of the events and take a free C-Tran shuttle between them!

  • Ridgefield Waterfront – Parking is available at the Ridgefield Waterfront for the Dragon Boat Races.
  • Abrams Park – Parking is available in the grassy fields at Abrams Park at the Forest Fair.
  • Street Parking – Street Parking is available throughout Downtown Ridgefield.

Looking for vendor information? Visit our First Saturdays Vendor page.

Are you a business or organization planning something on this day? Let us know so we can share the details on this page! Send an email to Events@ridgefieldwa.us with all the details.