Join the City of Bonita Springs as they launch their annual celebration of Bonita’s beautiful Imperial River. Bonita Springs Riverfest 2009 takes place on Friday October 23rd and Saturday October 24th at Dockside at Riverdale Park. Located on Old U.S. 41 and the Imperial River in Bonita Springs. During the 2 day celebration guests will have the opportunity to attend several exciting events including:
• Friday Night Fish Fry – a down home dinner on the river with beer, music
• Imperial River Challenge- a two mile timed trial for canoers and kayakers. Compete in prize winning paddle races including the new category: paddlers with the best costume!
• The Great Florida Quaker Race • The Bye Bye Butterfly Release
• Festival Vendors
• Music and Art
• Historic and Nature Displays
This event is a branch of Lee County Parks and Recreation’s ten day Calusa Blueway Festival, with all proceeds benefiting The Bonita Springs Waterways Conservation Fund. The fund is a special city incentive dedicated to preserving and promoting Bonita’s beautiful waterways.