River Fire & Horror Fest - Saturday, October 18th, 2014

River Fire in Berlin, NH

RiverFire Timeline of Events
Saturday, October 18, 2014

Zombie ATV Poker Run (9am - 4pm) Prizes for the Best 3 Hands & one for the WORST hand too!!
9-11am – registration @ Motorcycle Snowmobile Service, Main St., Gorham
11am – last Zombie out
Stops: (1)Motorcycle Snowmobile Service(2) Town & Country, (3) Cascade Falls, (4) Berlin Main Street Tent
(5) Valley Creek Eatery,(6) Jericho Park Welcome Center, (7) Jericho Motorsports.
End: RiverFire – parking for ATVs will be designated to the R & D Buildings parking lots.
4pm – last Zombie in at RiverFire
5pm – awards on stage @ RiverFire (this ends the ATV event)
Ray Bergeron (466 -5211) is the lead person for the poker run.
The Berlin (AV ATV Club) & Gorham ATV Club (Presidential OHRV Club) will be responsible to run the event.
POKER RUN IS SPONSORED BY: Motorcycle Snowmobile Service ~ Northeast ATV Rental ~ Jericho Motorsports

Berlin Main Street Program Event (8am - 2pm)
8am-10am - Pancake Breakfast @ St. Barnabas Church
10am- 2pm - It’s All About the Pumpkin event @ tent near Skinplicity – pumpkin carving, contests, vendors, etc.
Test your skills on the Rock Climbing Wall.
*ATV’s will need to access the tent on Main Street coming from the trail behind Big Apple. In order to stay with traffic, they will need to go South on Pleasant Street & around to Main Street. Also need access to St. Barnabas.
Sylvia Poulin (381-1520) is the lead person for the downtown event.
“All About the Pumpkin” Event is sponsored by: Citizen’s Bank Foundation ~ Berlin Main Street Program

RiverFire (2pm – 10pm) @ Northern Forest Heritage Park
2pm - Gate Opens – Northern Forest Heritage Park
2pm – Bouncy House Village opens till 6pm. Brown School PTO
2pm – Duck Race – Chamber will drop ducks from 12 St. Bridge & ends at Rotary Park
2pm – 5 K Run – Hosted by Coos County Family Health Services –runners leave Heritage Park and proceed North over the 12 Street Bridge to the Cemeteries and then return to the Heritage Park via the same route.
3pm – Hayrides - leave from parking lot @ Heritage Park and proceed north over the 12 Street Bridge and return to the park via the same route.
3pm – Hot Air Balloon Rides by ReMax @ Horne Field
5pm – Children’s Halloween Costume Parade – lineup at Brown School proceed to the Northern Forest Heritage.
7pm – HorrorFest Haunted Logging Camp!!
Dusk – Lighting of the Fires on the River and the Pumpkins on the Bridge.
Mark Belanger (915-6242) lead - Lighting the Boompiers
RiverFire Committee contacts: Paula Kinney (723-0537), Diana Nelson (723-2861), Dick Huot (723-7787), Sylvia Poulin (381-1520), Chris Dubey (723-6614), Joanne Roy (723-3443)

RIVERFIRE IS SPONSORED BY: AutoNorth, Brookfield, Couture Construction,Northway Bank, Bank of NH, Guardian Angel Credit Union, Aerial Site Communications, Personal Touch Homecare, P & L Auto, ReMax, Personal Touch, Motorcycle Snowmobile Service, Jericho Motorsports, Great North Woods Container, Berlin EMS, Coos County Family Services, New Hampshire Magazine & Citizen’s Bank Foundation.

pumpikins on pedestrian walkway

The River Walk leads to a wonderful and sometime eerie display of intricately carved and lighted pumpkins on the walking bridge.

Come and enjoy all of this and more!



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