Riverside Avondale Preservation

Riverside Avondale Preservation is the lead advocate and facilitator for Riverside Avondale's historic neighborhoods, vibrant local commercial districts, public spaces, and welcoming community.

Since 1974, we have worked to:

  • Preserve Riverside Avondale's historic fabric and unique character.
  • Promote local businesses, arts, and culture.
  • Advocate with and for the neighborhood.
  • Celebrate community.


Historic District Map of Riverside Avondale

To view the full map of our historic district, click here.

Historic Map

Featured Events

Riverside Arts Market - Every Saturday



Join our Farmers, Makers and Artists under the Fuller Warren Bridge at Riverside Avenue every Saturday.

First Friday - Dec. 3


First Fridays are a RAP tradition. We seek to support small businesses, celebrate the work of our fantastic partners, allow members to meet other members and - your neighbors!

Luminaria - Dec. 12 


Save the Date for one of our favorite annual events, Luminaria! This year it will be held on Sunday, December 12, 2021. More details to come.

For a complete list of upcoming events, click here.

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Produced by Riverside Avondale Preservation, the Riverside Arts Market is a weekly arts and farmers market hosted on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., rain or shine. RAM features a variety of small businesses from farmers to artists to makers, bakers and food trucks. Under the Fuller Warren Bridge, you’ll find a family-friendly event that attracts 4,000+ visitors every Saturday. The riverfront amphitheater seats 350 people and features live music scheduled every Saturday. Stroll through the rows of local artists and makers. At RAM you will find art, jewelry, candles, plants, bath and body products and so much more all made locally. Each Saturday at RAM is different than the next and the best way to experience is to visit!

At the Riverside Arts Market, enjoy the harvest of the agricultural arts by supporting Florida farmers. Pick up the freshest local flowers and produce each week. To remain sustainable, farmer’s depend on your weekly purchases, so come for the freshness and stay for the fun. Our community benefits from all of us staying “loyal to local.”


We are advocates for small businesses, artists, makers, farmers. Our market serves as a vital economic outlet, community showcase of the arts and a community gathering for farmers, artists, makers and customers alike. We will do everything we can to continue to support our partners and we are working now to determine how best to help them. Please continue supporting our artists, makers, farmers, bakers and more that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Find links to online stores here, check out what the makers are doing and stay up to date on how you can support them.

The History of Riverside and Avondale

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