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Riverfest organizers announced that the 2019 festival, set for Friday May 10th and Saturday May 11th, will be implementing some enhanced offerings to make the event inviting for the entire family. The FREE family-friendly event will have expanded kids’ activities, a juried arts and crafts show, food vendors that highlight local restaurants, and more activities that highlight Vicksburg’s assets.

Daytime activities include Burt Fleming with WoodBCreations Unique Chainsaws Sculptures, the trackless train, Frank the Camel, Ricky Nobile Caricatures, a magician and merchant sidewalk sales.

“This is Vicksburg’s festival and we want Vicksburg to come back downtown and enjoy all the offerings,” said Dean Anderson, Riverfest board president. “The entire point of Riverfest was for us to have a festival that celebrated Vicksburg. We want to emphasize the importance of having a local festival and show our visitors why we love living along the Mississippi River.”

The music lineup includes:

Friday Saturday
6:00 pm: Cardinal City featuring Mitch Beauman
7:00 pm: The Chill
8:00 pm: Eric Hamilton
9:30 pm: Molly Ringwalds  
10:00 am – 12 noon: GospelFest
Daytime Live Music Lineup TBA
5:00 pm: Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Blues Band
7:00 pm: Patrick Smith
9:00 pm: Southern Komfort