WEST LAFAYETTE - Thousands of people came out to Tapawingo Park Saturday in celebration of the Wabash River.
It was all a part of the 13th annual Wabash Riverfest, put on by the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation.
Saturday's event featured live music, canoe races and other fun activities.
Watershed Projects Director Sara Reed says the festival is also a great way teach people how to prevent pollutants from entering the river, as well as to appreciate what the river has to offer.
"This festival is really a great way for people to just get out, enjoy the river, to learn about what's going on around them and get their kids excited and interested in conservation. Then they themselves will hopefully think about conserving the river," said Reed.
The event ran from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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