Little Rock’s Riverfest 40th Anniversary Celebration is June 4
Riverfest in Little Rock will hold its 40th anniversary celebration starting at 1PM Sunday, June 4, in the River Market District. All members of the community are invited to celebrate this milestone.
According to the press release, admission to the event is $5 (children 10 & under are free) at the gate. Ticket holders to the Riverfest music festival will gain free admission. The celebration will include a full day of family-friendly events, capped off with a performance by Morris Day & The Time at 7:15PM, followed by the First Security Bank fireworks display at 9PM.
“We’re really looking forward to throwing it back to 1977 – the year Riverfest was founded – during this 40th celebration. Those who attended Riverfest in the early years will feel a sense of nostalgia with Sunday’s events,” said DeAnna Korte, the festival’s executive director.
The 40th anniversary events include:
Art & Craft Vendors
Riverfest Treasure Hunt
Professional and Amateur Cake Decorating Competition
Celebrity Dunking Booth
The PK Grill Steak Cook-off
Stick Pony Races
Crafts and Face Painting
Crawl through Box City
Hero and Construction Zones
Heifer International Petting Zoo
Performances by local and regional bands
An attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the most sparklers lit at one time
… and much more.
The first 1,000 festival goers through the gates will receive a free 40th anniversary koozie sponsored by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
The following local and regional acts will perform throughout the weekend:
Big Piph & Tomorrow Maybe
Dazz & Brie
Here Come The Mummies
Split Lip Rayfield
Tank & The Bangas