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!
  • Fall Sharathon 2017

      Every day there are people in Central Ohio who are struggling and looking for hope. Someone is listening right now who needs to know that God won’t give up …

  • Sonfest 2017

      Sonfest 2017 is happening Saturday, September 23rd at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Enjoy some of the best Christian music with PLUMB, JONNY DIAZ, JJ WEEKS BAND, ANTHEM LIGHTS, SARAH …

  • The River’s Golden Ticket

      Imagine winning concert tickets for an entire year. That’s you and a guest experiencing EVERY River Artist concert in Central Ohio during the next year. Lorie, Donna, & Carol …

  • Love Worth Fighting For Marriage Event

      Do you want more from your marriage? There is no better example of the unconditional love God has for us than what we are instructed to have for our …

  • Michael W. Smith & Amy Grant Christmas Tour

      Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant’s Christmas tour, featuring The Voice winner, Jordan Smith, is coming to Nationwide Arena on Friday, December 15th! Buy Tickets   *The River’s Christmas …

  • 104.9 the River’s Race for the Soul

      Serious runners. Families. And anyone who just loves helping kids. This race is for YOU. Please consider joining us for 104.9 the River’s Race for the Soul on Saturday …

  • 104.9 the River and Schoedinger’s The Extra Mile

    The Extra Mile is about recognizing and rewarding amazing people who are doing amazing things for our community or for others… something that is very important to both 104.9 …

  • Matthew West “All In” Tour

      Matthew West, with special guest Jordan Feliz, brings the All In Tour to Grove City Church of the Nazarene on Sunday, October 22. Well known for communicating stories through …

  • PointFest at Cedar Point

      Come see River artists Casting Crowns and Lauren Daigle, as well as Skillet and Ryan Stevenson at PointFest 2017. PointFest is happening at Cedar Point on September 16. With …

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