The 104.9 the River Contests and Events page is your go-to resource for fun family outings and contests for your whole crew. This is your hub for local concerts with your favorite River artists, upcoming family friendly events, and fun contests. Whether you’re figuring out what to do this weekend or making plans for the coming months, check back often as we keep adding new and exciting events!
  • River Day at Get Air

    Get Air and 104.9 the River invite you and your whole crew to River Day at Get Air Trampoline Park on Thursday, June 21, from 11am to 9pm. The River …

  • World’s Largest Swim Lesson at Zoombezi Bay

    The world’s top water safety and training organizations join forces to present the World’s Largest Swim Lesson! And it’s happening at Zoombezi Bay on Thursday, June 21st. There will be …

  • COSI Big Machines

    Bulldozers, dump trucks, and forklifts converge in downtown Columbus again this year for COSI’s annual Science of Big Machines. Get behind the wheel and operate equipment that builds roads and …

  • Celebrate Dad at Cedar Point’s Shores Water Park!

    We want to help you celebrate Dad, and spend some time together as a family. Tell us what you love about your dad and you could win 4 tickets …

  • 104.9 the River and Schoedinger’s The Extra Mile

    Kelli gives her spare time volunteering at a local cancer hospital, giving all she has to create smiles. Scott is a high-school principal who collected Christmas Gifts for students …

  • Columbus Children’s Festival

    Get the family out of the house for some free fun at the 2018 Columbus Children’s Festival presented by KidsLinked.com! Enjoy free admission for a day filled with a fun …

  • Spirit Song 2018

    You can hit the rollercoasters during the day and see some amazing River Artists at night. Tobymac, For King & Country, MercyMe, Crowder, Zach Williams, Big Daddy Weave, We are …

  • Great Summer Getaway

    104.9 the River and our friends at Kitchen Tables & More would love to send your family on the Great Summer Getaway. Share your favorite family memory from around your …

  • 89.3 The River Faith & Family Night

    You’re invited to bring the whole family out on Saturday, June 30th for 89.3 the River’s Faith and Family Night, presented by Central Ohio Fellowship of Christian Athletes, at Don …

  • LemonAiD – Kids Helping Kids

    LemonAiD is a benefit for impoverished children run by caring kids who want to make a difference. The concept of LemonAiD is simple—kids help other kids by operating a …

  • Summer Cool Down Tour

    104.9 the River’s Summer Cool Down Tour is back, thanks to our friends at Lipton and Kroger! Join us at a Kroger location or community pool throughout the summer …

  • 104.9 the River & Family Dentist Dr. Timothy Moore’s VBS Tour

    104.9 the River & Dr. Timothy Moore’s Vacation Bible School Tour is BACK and BIGGER.THAN.EVER to celebrate the 10th Anniversary! We’ll be stopping at churches all over Central Ohio, …

For more information on eligibility and the contesting process, check out the River General Contest Rules.