The Delightful River And Rails Festival In Maryland Will Be The Highlight Of The Season

There’s an exciting event making its way to Maryland that promises three days full of train and water-themed festivities, music, and food, all in the beautiful setting of Cumberland. Scheduled for September 7th – 9th, the first annual River & Rails Festival will serve as the kick off for the River Park at Canal Place Project and celebrate Western Maryland Scenic Railroad‘s 30th anniversary in a big way. From fireworks to a movie under the stars, this gathering has something for everyone.

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Canal Place is located at 13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502. Curious to learn more about this family-friendly festival? Head on over to the official River & Rails Facebook Page for additional information. You might also be curious to learn more about some of Western Maryland Scenic Railroad’s excursions, such as the wine-themed train ride and an exciting holiday-themed ride: WinterLand on the Western Maryland. All aboard for family fun!