What are the dates?
May 22, 23 & 24, 2015 – Memorial Day Weekend
What does it cost to attend Riverfest?
Half-price tickets at $20 are on sale now via the website, but won't last long! Check out the "Buy Tickets" page to print them straight from home! The half price ticket is available online only and will be available from now until May 15th. The price will go up to $25 online beginning May 16th and no discounted tickets will be available after midnight on May 21st. $40 at the gate for a 3-day pass, children 6 & under are admitted free with a paid adult admission. That ticket price will grant access to activities and all concerts. All patrons must have an admission wristband. Tickets will be exchanged at the Admission Gates for a wristband. For a discounted online ticket, refer to the Buy Tickets page.
Where does the festival take place?
Julius Breckling Riverfront Park, the Clinton Presidential Park & Heifer International in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Is there a site map of the festival?
This is the 2015 Festival Site Map.Festival Map
What streets will be closed?
Click the button below to view the 2015 street closing map.Street Closing Map
What are the driving directions to Riverfest?
From I-30, take the 6th street exit, and make your way north towards Julius Breckling Riverfront Park. To mapquest your drive, use the physical address of 400 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201.
What if it rains?
Riverfest will be presented rain or shine. Performances may be postponed or cancelled if weather conditions are deemed unsafe. Performers & performance times are subject to change without notice. No refunds, rain checks or exchanges.
Where is Will Call located?
Will Call is located at the Homewood Suites VIP Check-In Tent.
Eric Rob & Isaac Information Tents
Have a question, want to pick up a brochure or set a meeting place for your friends and family? Then look for “Sunny” and stop by one of the four Eric Rob & Isaac Information Tents. These tents are located in each area of our site and will have friendly volunteers to answer any question you might have. These tents also serve as a safe location for your children to go if they become separated from you. Be sure to take your children by one of these tents when you arrive and pick up a THV 11 “Look for Sunny” sticker to place on your children to help them remember where to go if they become lost.
Blankets and folding chairs are welcome! What isn’t welcome?
THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED: selfie sticks, drones, coolers, containers, cans, food or glass bottles, laser pointers, camelbacks, audio recording devices, professional photography equipment, cameras with detachable lenses, video recorders, skateboards, bicycles, roller blades, motorized vehicles of any type, large cane umbrellas or umbrellas with a point, concealed weapons of any type. All bags/backpacks will be subject to a security search.
Are you a patron with mobility limitations?
Riverfront Park is wheelchair accessible. Please be aware that the grounds are for the most part natural terrain, so if it should rain there will be mud in some places. Riverfest, Inc. does not provide personal care, golf cart rides or push service. We also do no rent wheelchairs, so please come prepared. Accessible portalets are available at each of the portalet areas.
Are pets allowed?
Pets are not allowed on-site unless specially trained to assist the disabled. Owners of service animals are responsible for the animals personal care. For entry, please bring your certificate and place your service animal in the appropriate vest to identify the animal. Service animals must be under the control of their owners at all times & must be on a leash at all times.
Alcoholic beverages will be sold only to persons 21 years of age or older wearing a Legal I.D. wristband. A different wristband for each day may be obtained at any I.D. Station on-site by showing a valid driver’s license or military I.D. No one under the age of 21 will be served alcoholic beverages. Riverfest reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.
Patrons may leave and re-enter the festival as many times as they wish throughout the weekend. Wristband must be visible and without damage to gain re-entry.
Where do I park?
Sponsored by the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau & KARN News Radio 920 For just *$4.00 round-trip, you can ride the Riverfest Shuttle from stops located in Little Rock on the east side of War Memorial Stadium/AT&T Field at West Markham and Fair Park in Little Rock or in North Little Rock at the parking lot at Lakewood Middle School at 2300 Lakeview Road (behind the Target on McCain Blvd.). The War Memorial Shuttle will deliver and pick up at the Murphy USA Gateway in Little Rock; the North Little Rock shuttle will deliver and pick up at the Clinton Presidential Center Gateway at 3rd and Kumpuris. There is no charge for the return trip. Most shuttles are wheelchair accessible. *If you bring a non-perishable food item to either shuttle pick-up location, you will receive $1.00 off the ride. Shuttle Hours are Friday 5:30 p.m. until closing, Saturday 10:30 a.m. until closing, and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. until closing.
Handicapped accessible parking?
Parking spaces located behind City Hall at 500 W. Markham Street in Little Rock or at the corner of Willow and Riverfront Drive in North Little Rock are reserved for vehicles with valid handicapped permits on a first-come, first-served basis. Handicapped access is available on some shuttles, in all parking decks downtown and curbside throughout the downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.
What is RiverMoney?
RiverMoney is the festival currency and is non-refundable. RiverMoney must be used for all festival purchases except souvenir items and some artwork. Checks are not accepted. RiverMoney may be purchased at any Arvest RiverBank located throughout the site.
Is there First Aid?
Riverfest has two first aid stations on-site, sponsored by CHI St. Vincent Health System: one located near the Amphitheatre and one at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock. Remember: Safety First!
Food Drive at Riverfest
Wal-Mart & Riverfest are partnering to collect non-perishable food items during Riverfest 2015. Food collected will benefit the Arkansas Foodbank Network and be distributed throughout the state of Arkansas. Bring a non-perishable food item to a festival gateway and receive a coupon for a Coca-Cola product on-site. You can also bring your food item to either shuttle stop and receive $1.00 off your shuttle ride.
Riverfest, Inc. and its employees, officers and sponsors assume no liability for injury sustained by ticket holders at this event.
Riverfest, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Proceeds from Riverfest are given directly back to the community with over $1 million dollars contributed to-date.
It is the policy of the City of Little Rock that individuals not smoke or use tobacco products within the City Parks. The policy includes, but is not limited to, all indoor facilities located within the City Parks as well as all other areas of the City Parks, whether indoor or outdoor. Any person violating this policy may be asked by the City of Little Rock personnel to quit smoking or using tobacco products or asked immediately leave the park or recreational facility. Riverfest requests that festival-goers adhere to the "Tobacco & Smoke Free Parks Policy" within Julius Breckling Riverfront Park & The Clinton Presidential Park.
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Riverfest, Inc. 500 President Clinton Ave. Ste. 217, Little Rock, AR 72201 501-255-3378 (O) 501-255-3379 (F)