Dates: May 24-26
Admission: $30; A limited supply of Riverfest 2013 1/2 price tickets ($15) will be available at select Walgreens locations around Arkansas in April. (list of store locations). You can also buy tickets online.
Shuttle Info from Riverfest (shuttles are the best way to get to the fest)
The Little Rock Shuttle departs from the east side of War Memorial Stadium and drops off on La Harpe Avenue behind the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. The North Little Rock shuttle departs from the North Little Rock High School north parking lot near 22nd and Main and drops off at 3rd and Kumpuris streets at the Clinton Presidential Center. Return shuttles leave from the drop-off spots. Round trip cost is $3. Bring a non-perishable food item and get $1 off.
Where can you choose between dozens of bands, eat great food, peruse art, watch fireworks and entertain the kids for $30 or less? Arkansas's Riverfest of course! Celebrate the summer starting Friday, May 24 and continuing until Sunday, May 26.
The reason most people go to Riverfest is the music. Riverfest has 6 stages, and sometimes headline acts compete on stages on different ends of the festival. It's always hard to decide which one to see. They also have a stages for kids and a cultural stage.
Riverfest has food for all tastes. You can get festival favorites like funnel cakes, polish sausage, corn dogs, chicken on a stick and pizza and less traditional eats like egg rolls, jalapeno burgers, catfish, gyros and Yarnell's ice cream.
Local artists and national artist come together to show their work at Riverfest. Not only will they display their art, several will construct their art before your eyes. Caricaturists, potters and painters will be on hand to demonstrate their craft. Jewelers, crafters, painters, potters, toy craftsman, glass blowers, and more will have their wares on display for purchase.
There will be many demonstrations and activities for children & families. Two stages are set up specifically for family friendly entertainment. Clowns will be roaming the fest (some with balloon animals) and there are normally areas specially designated for kids to play.