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Downtown Riverhead hosts Halloween Fest 2023

by Oct 29, 2023
Riverhead's 2023 Halloween Fest drew hordes of ghosts, goblins and monsters to downtown Riverhead Saturday for an afternoon and evening of family fun — coffin races, trick-or-treating and a giant after-dark Halloween Parade on Main Street.

Summer fun kicks into high gear in downtown Riverhead, with debut of Alive on 25 street festival — and fireworks to celebrate...

by Jul 1, 2023
Crowds packed the streets of downtown Riverhead last night for the 2023 debut of the Alive on 25 summer street festival, capped off by a fireworks show after dark. Photo gallery.

Alive on 25 will move to Friday nights this summer, in schedule of downtown events that includes fireworks, art,...

by Mar 5, 2022
Moving the popular summer street festival to Friday nights will make it a great way to kick off the weekend for visitors and locals alike, Riverhead BID President Steve Shauger said.

Riverhead’s first Oktoberfest fills Grangebel Park

by Sep 27, 2021
Downtown Riverhead's first Oktoberfest was a big hit Saturday evening in Grangebel Park. Expect more downtown events tailored to showcase Riverhead's craft breweries, including a Halloween brewery crawl, the return of SantaCon and in 2022 the debut of the "Riverhead Ale Trail."

BID eyes space in town-owned building on Main Street

by Jul 27, 2021
The Riverhead BID Management Association is interested in the vacant storefront next to Craft'd in a building the town recently acquired.

Full slate of events planned in downtown Riverhead this year (fingers crossed)

by Mar 10, 2021
Downtown Riverhead is ready to host the full array of popular events that draw thousands of visitors to the riverfront business district each year — if pandemic restrictions on social gatherings allow them to take place.

Riverhead BID & PBMC launch new ‘Downtown Double’ fundraiser to aid health care heroes

by Feb 9, 2021
Tax-deductible donations will fund the purchase of gift cards health care workers can use at participating downtown businesses.
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Riverhead plans New Year’s Eve fireworks display downtown

by Dec 3, 2020
The Riverhead BID is planning a New Year's Eve fireworks display on the Peconic Riverfront this year.

Riverhead will honor its veterans with tribute banners on Main Street

by Nov 10, 2020
Riverhead Veterans Advisory Committee and the Riverhead BID are seeking applications for the Veterans Tribute Banner project. Honor a veteran with a banner to be displayed on Main Street in honor of Memorial Day or Veterans Day, beginning next year.

BID looks to help downtown restaurants survive cold weather with grants for tents & heaters

by Nov 2, 2020
Restaurants, still operating under 50% indoor capacity limits established by the governor’s executive order in response to the coronavirus pandemic, need outdoor dining to help them survive.