Riverfront Park is home to a number of Salem’s annual events, including The World Beat Festival, 4th of July Celebration, Summer Movies in The Park, Holiday Tree Lighting, and many walk/run events.
The 23-acre park is located in downtown Salem along the Willamette River. It has large grassy areas, an amphitheater, play equipment, and a covered Rotary Pavilion. Other amenities include bike racks, and three mutt-mitt dispensers.
Riverfront Park is also home to
Salem’s Riverfront Carousel,
A.C. Gibert Discovery Village, and the EcoEarth Globe. It connects to
Minto Island Park by the
Peter Courtney Minto Island Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge and to
Wallace Marine Park by the
Union Street Railroad Bridge.