SPECTACULAR MUSIC IN A SPECTACULAR SETTING
The Riverfest Seaside Music Festival is held at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester — America’s Oldest Seaport — 35 miles northeast of Boston. The expansive, historic park overlooks stunning Gloucester Harbor — and provides a fantastic venue to enjoy live music!
Grab some friends and join us for this annual celebration!
GETTING TO THE EVENT
MAP & DIRECTIONS
Stage Fort Park
24 Hough Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930
Google Map & Directions
A limited number of on-site parking spots will be available on a first-come-first-served basis at the park ($20 for non-residents and free for residents with beach parking stickers). Festival attendees are encouraged to rideshare/carpool to the event, use ride hailing services (Uber/Lyft/Taxi), take alternative transportation to the event, and utilize the free shuttle to/from satellite parking (see below).
SHUTTLE BUS & SATELLITE PARKING
A free shuttle bus service will be provided courtesy of 92.5 the River, and will service these nearby locations:
■ Magnolia Woods Recreational Area , 474 Western Ave. map/directions
■ O’Maley Innovation Middle School, 32 Cherry St. map/directions
■ Gloucester MBTA Train Station, 75 Railroad Ave. map/directions
The shuttle will drop-off/pick-up near the center of Stage Fort Park, adjacent to the The Cupboard Restaurant.
Shuttle hours of operation: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Additional information about the free shuttle service and satellite parking locations will be posted here as it becomes available.
MBTA COMMUTER RAIL
MBTA Commuter Rail’s Newburyport/Rockport Line services points between North Station and Rockport, with a stop in Gloucester. Check MBTA Schedules & Maps for up-to-date train schedule and service info.
If you live nearby, why not leave the car at home and ride a bicycle to the festival? After all, riding a bike is good for your health, the environment, your wallet, and your soul!
WHILE YOU’RE THERE
Stretch your legs and stroll around Stage Fort Park. Check out the booths of the various sponsors — whose support helps keep this event free for the public! To make sure you don’t miss anything, check out the 2019 Festival Map.
LOCAL RESTAURANTS, LODGING, ETC.
Come early or stay late and make a whole day of it. Dine at one of the Gloucester’s many great eateries, or maybe do a little shopping. Discover Gloucester!
GENERAL VISITOR INFO
Stage Fort Park is home to a Visitor’s Center, where information and maps are available. Additionally, Discover Gloucester and the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will be sharing a sponsor’s booth at the festival, and will be providing local information and tips!
LOST & FOUND
The Visitor’s Booth will function as a “lost & found” during the event. However, items left after the concert will be either disposed of or recycled following the conclusion of the event.