On September 6th, Downtown Yonkers was filled with excitement and joy. The Yonkers Riverfest featured an amazing array of entertainment, including music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, environmental exhibits, a free book swap, international cuisine, an outdoor artists gallery, a stunt show, and much more.
The Riverfest was highlighted by several world-class performances. Grammy winner, Dan Zanes showed why he is one of the most popular children’s performers of all time. Hip-hop star Styles P had the crowd cheering as he free-styled his message about Yonkers’ pride.
The finale of the Riverfest featured Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals. Felix Cavaliere is a member of both the Rock and Roll and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. His performance was timeless and thousands of people rocked into the night with the band. They performed the classic hits “Good Lovin'”, “Groovin'”, “People Got to Be Free”, “How Can I Be Sure?” and “A Beautiful Morning”. Only the Riverfest attracts such a diverse audience and provided this quality of music.