Past Event – 71st Annual Riverton Fishing Derby!

This year’s 71st Annual Fishing Derby was held on Saturday, April 10th on the West branch of the Farmington River — beginning with the traditional pancake breakfast at 4 AM at the Riverton Fire Department and then punctuated by the Riverton Fishing Derby at 6:00 AM. Some outstanding prizes were awarded to youth and adult participants when the derby ended at 10:00 AM. This year’s derby was dedicated to the loving memory of Roberta Petit. A touching memorial took place before prize announcements. […]

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Riverton Fisherman's Flea Market

Past Event – 2021 Fisherman’s Flea Market – March 27th

The first Fisherman’s Flea Market was held Saturday, March 27th, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm featuring great deals on new and used fishing tackle, rods, reels, lures, bait, and more! Keep on the lookout for the next flea market later in the year! […]

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The Royal Coachman Tavern at the Riverton Inn – Open for Takeout May 22nd!

As details emerge, we will be working on outside seating that complies with executive orders. Please visit the new website at, to learn more! The menu will be modified for takeout services. Please check back for more details and follow the Old Riverton Inn on Facebook for up to date information! […]

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Christmas in Riverton

Past Event – Christmas in Riverton 2019

Join the Riverton Merchants and Vendors for an Old-fashioned Christmas Celebration! December 6-8, 2019. View or download the Itinerary of Events and Town Map for the Christmas weekend. […]

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Jumping rainbow trout - Riverton Fishing Derby

Past Event – 70th Anniversary Riverton Fishing Derby

Thanks to everyone that came out this morning Saturday, April 13th from 6AM-10AM. The derby had a great turnout! Come back soon to check out the list of winners and gallery of images from the derby. Special thanks to the Trophy Trout club for putting on a great event. And to all the sponsors including CT. Horse Cremation, Supreme Industries, Inc., The Farmington River Anglers Association
FRAA, HK Dairy Barn, friends of the fishing derby, and a number of other valued sponsors. […]

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