Riverfest 2015 - Arkansas' Largest Music Festival

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Family Zone

Riverfest asks festival-goers to maintain a smoke-free environment in our Family Zone Area. Thank you.

 

INTERNATIONAL VILLAGE - CELEBRATING CULTURES

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Don’t have 180 days to go around the world? Then come to the International Village and visit six countries in minutes! The theme for this years International Village is "Reading Around the World"! Crafts will feature six different countries specific to children's books that are set in that country. Take a stop in England to create a Harry Potter magic wand, France to create a crown from Babar, Nigeria to craft a wise owl from Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears: A West African Tale, China to create Tiki Tiki Timbo kites, Germany to make Hansel and Gretel gingerbread men, and Saudi Arabia to craft magic carpet bookmarks from Aladdin!

JESSE WHITE TUMBLERS & KENYA SAFARI ACROBATS

Jesse White Tumblers

2006 Riverfest 052You won’t want to miss the most exciting tumbling team in America: the Jesse White Tumblers from Chicago, who will excite the crowd with their awesome tumbling moves. Be sure to see the Kenya Safari Acrobat performers from east Africa, who combine cultural dancing with acrobatic moves derived from the Chinese. And you won’t want to miss the African magic and fire eating. Both amazing shows are great for audiences both young and old. Performing all weekend on the Family Stage.

Jonathan Offi 

Performance Schedule:

Sat, May 23: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.

Sun, May 24: 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Jonathan Offi and his World Famous team of canine athletes have been featured on Animal Planets Pit Bull’s and Parolees and Who Let The Dogs Out, with David Letterman, as well as on ESPN, ABC, NBC, and Univision for a variety of other TV programs.  As an Artist and Entertainer, Offi and his dogs travel the country, performing a Professional Canine Entertainment Act (Ultimate Stunt and Trick Dog Show), while doing outreach and education for Pit Bulls and rescued dogs showcasing the top canine athletes in the world.  Jonathan Offi is a Professional Dog Trainer and an Animal Behavior Expert, specializing in problem cases and powerful breeds. Jonathan Offi has rescued, rehabilitated, and rehomed 150+ dogs.

 

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