California Riverfest 2019 kicks off with a firemen’s parade and more than 50 food and craft vendors

Jeff Helsel

(Aug. 24) A firemen’s parade was held at the opening of the annual California Riverfest in the borough on Saturday afternoon. Organizers say there’s something for everybody at Riverfest, with plenty of family friendly entertainment, live music, games and more than 50 food and craft vendors. The festival in California Borough coincides with Welcome Weekend events at California University of Pennsylvania, Aug. 24 and 25, 2019.