We're celebrating Earth Day this Thursday with RiverFest! 

Support 25 years of restoring streamflow and improve water quality in the Deschutes Basin by participating in this year's fundraiser, bidding on great auction items, and making a donation.

If you haven't already gotten your ticket, please join us


VIP Tickets Close Wednesday

Don't miss your chance to get your VIP tickets. Your $100 purchase admits up to two people and includes a bottle of Va Piano 2018 Bruno's Rose and two DRC engraved stainless steel stemless wine glasses!


Sneak Peek of the
RiverFest Auction

We've got an awesome line up this year. Preview our auction and don't forget to bid to win on Thursday. The auction opens as the event starts (Thurs 7 pm) and will stay open for 24 hours. 

Click on "Silent" to see the items.


How do you get a Stand Up Paddle board for $100?

Just be the last person at RiverFest to donate $100 during the $100 paddle raise level. The last contributor takes the SUP and will be notified right after the event. Will it be you?


Event Program

Here's the line up!

  • Witness a sacred tribal prayer song performed by Warm Springs tribal member, Austin Green.
  • Ellen Waterston will be reading a brand-new poem, written specifically for RiverFest.
  • Meet our staff and board in a fun, fast-paced collage of the passion that drives us to do the work we do.
  • Grow your understanding of other perspectives about water use in the basin through a project produced by DRC staffer, Marisa Hossick.
  • MOsley WOtta will be sharing an exclusive creation on sustainability and stewardship.
  • In a Landscape's Hunter Noack will be performing a majestic composition on his grand piano in the High Desert landscape.
  • The Quartz Creek Drumming Group from Warm Springs will be concluding the event with a unique, cultural experience by the Deschutes River.
  • Up to 25 fun, adventurous, and usable auction items will be available to bid on silently during the event.
  • A $100 donation enters you to win an inflatable SUP, paddle and pump!
  • All this and more hosted by our own ED, Kate Fitzpatrick and NW event personality Larry Snyder


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Deschutes River Conservancy
700 NW Hill Street, Suite 1
Bend, Oregon 97703

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