P'unk Ave

Shiverfest 2023

Saturday, October 14th, 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Our super fun celebration of all things fall and Riverbend returns!!

Shiverfest is Riverbend’s largest community based-event packed with fun fall activities for the whole family.     

  • Delicious food trucks
  • Pony rides   
  • Costume Contests
  • Fall arts and crafts   
  • Trick-or-treat trail   
  • Insect and circus shows
  • And much more! 

Join us for this frighteningly fun, family friendly event!

Shiverfest is Riverbend's opportunity to raise awareness and funding to further our mission to educate and empower our community through a direct connection with nature. Students around the region benefit from Riverbend’s nature-based STEM programs annually.  Environmental know-how is essential for the next generation to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

Winning Raffle Numbers:

Swag Bags:

  • #392657
  • #392642
  • #392184

50% off A Birthday Party:

  • 392185

1 Day of Year Round Adventurers Camp:

  • #392147

50% Off 1 week of McKaig Summer Camp:

  • #392042

General Information:

Shiverfest is Rain or Shine.
There is no bad weather, only bad clothes!

  • Location: Riverbend Environmental Education Center, 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA 19035
  • Ticketing: Please download, screenshot, or print your ticket to scan at check-in.
  • Parking: Palace Mission Parking Lot, 1622 Spring Mill Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035. Shuttles will be provided to and from Riverbend. Download the parking map for more instructions below.

  • Attire: We encourage raincoats, ponchos, and umbrellas — costumes recommended, along with comfortable shoes for walking.


Would you like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities?

Have fun at Shiverfest and support our mission to give more children access to nature! We have great packages which include passes to the event, VIP perks, preferred parking, and more. Click here to see sponsorships tiers and benefits.

Contact Taylor McClain for more information.

Volunteer with us!

Last year's Shiverfest was a huge success, primarily thanks to the help of our dedicated volunteers. Come support at the trick-or-treat trail, bounce house, bar, parking lots, or snack shack and enjoy the festivities after your shift!

3e5f9a8c 156d 47f0 8b22 85b7c19cd9a2

Thank you to our event sponsors for their support!