Don’t Miss RiverFest 2018 – Memorial Day Weekend!

April 27, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

RiverFest 2018!Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Little Rock, AR this year at RiverFest 2018! RiverFest, a 41 year-old Arkansas tradition, is 3 days of music along the Arkansas River from major national, regional and local acts. May 25th through the 27th, 2018.

RiverFest, which kicked off in 1978, is back again with a hot lineup of some of today’s most exciting music stars. Since its inception, the event has become Arkansas’ largest outdoor music festival, drawing thousands to the area each year. Past stars to grace the RiverFest stage include Willie Nelson, James Brown, Gavin Rossdale, Snoop Dogg, Sheryl Crow, and Kris Allen.

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Come Out For the 40th Anniversary of Little Rock’s Riverfest!

May 12, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Little Rock's Riverfest 2017The 40th anniversary of Little Rock’s Riverfest is four days of food, arts, live music, and celebration on the banks of the Arkansas River. June 1st through the 4th, 2017.

Riverfest, held every summer in Little Rock, AR is the state’s largest single event with upwards of 200,000 festival-goers attending. The roster of national acts playing Riverfest helps explain the heavy attendance. This year’s lineup includes Wiz Khalifa, Justin Moore, Cage The Elephant, Billy Currington, Morris Day & The Time, and many many others!

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Dive Into Arkansas Riverfest 2016!

May 9, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas' 39th annual Riverfest PosterArkansas’ 39th annual Riverfest moves from Memorial Day weekend for the first time in the festival’s history, scheduled for June 3 – 5, 2016 in downtown Little Rock.

Riverfest is Arkansas’ largest and most popular music, arts, and food festival, bringing dozens of big name and regional performers to the area, not to mention thousands of eager fans. This year’s jaw-dropping lineup is set to include The Goo Goo Dolls, The Flaming Lips, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, among others

Organizers moved Riverfest from its traditional, Memorial Day Weekend date in order to keep it from conflicting with people’s vacation plans – a change eagerly greeted by many fans of this popular, annual event that, after nearly 40 years, has become a cherished tradition for many.

Outside of scheduling, little else about the event has changed. Performers will once again entertain the crowds from multiple stages in Riverfront Park and the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Center. Vendors and merchants will be on hand with arts, goods, food and beverages while “Flowing on the River,” Riverfest’s separate wine and craft beer event, kicks off the festivities.

Riverfest 2016 Lineup

June 4
Chris Stapleton
The Flaming Lips
Grace Potter
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Brothers Osborne
St. Paul & the Broken Bones
ZZ Ward
The Sheepdogs
Aubrie Sellers
Randall Shreve & the Devilles
Bonnie Montgomery
Matt Stell & The Uh Huhs

June 5
Goo Goo Dolls
Cole Swindell
Kelsea Ballarini
Juicy J
X Ambassadors
Barrett Baber
Andy Frasco & the U.N.
Judah & the Lion
New Breed Brass Band
Knox Hamilton
Star & Micey

Riverfest 2016

June 3 – 5, downtown Little Rock, AR
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Riverfest Lodging
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