The River Towns Ride & Festival is a one-day joint festival held between the two historic Delaware waterfront towns of Historic New Castle and Delaware City. There is no admission fee in either town and complimentary shuttle bus service is available between the two towns.
There are two official starting points for the Recreational Ride: Downtown Historic New Castle and Historic Delaware City. Riders based in Wilmington can use the Jack A. Markell Trail which begins at the DuPont Environmental Education Center and connects with Historic New Castle. Registration begins at 10:00 AM; Ride starts at 11:00 AM.
The Family Festival is held on the Green in Historic New Castle and Delaware City's Battery Park from Noon to 5:00 PM. Activities include live music, rides, attractions, games, tours, vendors, food, and drink.