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June 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fort Drum Family and MWR and AUSA offer a day on the river in Alexandria Bay to Fort Drum Soldiers and Families at this annual event. Take a riverboat tour of the Thousand Islands with a stop at Heart Island for a tour of Boldt Castle, enjoy Family and MWR Carnival Games. a BBQ Lunch and more!


Who is this open to? This event is open to all DoD ID Cardholders.

What are the hours of Riverfest? The event is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday June 8, 2023.

Is there an admission fee? Adults are $20, Children ages 6 to 12 are $7, Children ages 5 and under are FREE.

Where can I purchase tickets? Tickets are available for purchase at FMWR Headquarters (Bldg. 10783, Chapel Drive), Magrath Sports Complex, Monti Physical Fitness Center or Parent Central Services (2nd Floor, Clark Hall).

Where is the event located? Alexandria Bay, New York

Where can I park? Free parking is available at the Alexandria Bay Drive In and Uncle Sam's overflow parking lot, at the corner of Walton St and Rte 12, with shuttle service provided. This is available during the hours of the event.


Bus Schedule

Buses depart Magrath Sports Complex starting at 7 a.m. with the last bus departing Alexandria Bay to return to Fort Drum at 5 p.m.

Boat Schedule

Departures schedule:         Return schedule:

     9 a.m.                                  1:30 p.m. 

     10:30 a.m.                           2:30 p.m.

     12:00 p.m.                           3:30 p.m.

     1:30 p.m.                              4:30 p.m.

Riverfest Map