Tagged: riverfest

Riverfest to Return Memorial Day Weekend

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/12/2018 1:45 pm

Riverfest will return to downtown Little Rock on Memorial Day weekend, thanks to a for-profit company that acquired naming rights for the annual festival after the nonprofit that ran it for 40 years called it quits in July.

RiverFest Returns to Little Rock Memorial Day Weekend

by Jess Ardrey 2/12/2018 9:02 am

This is not a drill.

Riverfest’s Legacy (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/24/2017 12:00 am

The legacy of Riverfest is much greater than memories of fun, music, food and the occasional festival-goer wearing much too little clothing for his frame.

After 40 Years, Riverfest to Suspend Annual Festival

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2017 1:00 pm

The Riverfest Inc. board of directors says it will suspend the annual music festival, which marked its 40th year in June.

Meet the Junior League Women (and One Man) Who Have Kept Riverfest Current

by Jess Ardrey 6/1/2017 12:01 am

As Riverfest celebrates its 40th year, 
we meet the women (and man) responsible
 for making it the major musical event it is today.

Riverfest Releases New Details on 40th Anniversary Celebration

by Jess Ardrey 5/2/2017 10:30 am

You already know the music lineup. Now it's time to see what's in store for the big 4-0 bash on Sunday.

Here's Your Springfest 2017 Rundown

by Jess Ardrey 3/27/2017 8:41 am

Get out the sunscreen and lace up the sneakers. This weekend marks the return of Springfest, the free and family-friendly counterpart to Riverfest.

You'll Never Guess Who's Coming to Riverfest 2017

by Jess Ardrey 3/7/2017 8:00 am

Deep breaths, everyone.

Springfest Seeks To Provide Fun for Every Youngster

by Dwain Hebda 3/1/2017 12:00 am

Springfest, which this year will be held April 1 in Riverfront Park, was an immediate hit attracting more than 15,000 individuals to its debut event. This year’s event will offer a similar slate of attractions including food trucks, crafts and various forms of entertainment, headlined by musical duo Trout Fishing in America.

Springfest Returns to Riverfront Park April 1

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 2/27/2017 4:04 pm

Seriously, you'd have to be a fool to miss this family-friendly fest.

Riverfest Announces 40th Birthday Bash

by Jess Ardrey 9/7/2016 8:11 am

Fall festivals are on the horizon, but we've already got one June weekend blocked off on our calendars.

How to Do Riverfest Like a VIP

by Jess Ardrey 6/1/2016 5:12 pm

If you’re looking to hit the Natural State’s largest music and arts festival in style, here’s how to do it.

Live Music in Little Rock This Week

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/31/2016 8:25 am

Brace yourself for the best musical lineup the metro will see all year.

Memorial Day Weekend: 8 Ideas for Family Fun

by ABPG Staff 5/26/2016 1:30 pm

We plan to make the most of our three-day weekend! We've rounded up 8 ideas for family fun this Memorial Day, including a few indoor options in case of thunderstorms or rain.

First-Ever Springfest Takes Off This Weekend

by Jess Ardrey 3/31/2016 12:15 am

Ever since Riverfest announced this brand new family-friendly fest, we've been anxiously awaiting its arrival. Well folks, it's finally here. Here's your festival rundown.

Here's Who's Coming to Riverfest 2016

by Jess Ardrey 3/17/2016 7:02 am

It's the moment of truth. It's time to find out if splitting the festival into two separate events brought in the bigger and better musical acts for 2016. Drumroll, please.

Riverfest Announces Major Changes, New Festival

by Jess Ardrey 9/12/2015 7:26 am

With nearly 40 years under its belt, the downtown festival is shaking things up big time. Read on to find out more about all the changes coming our way next summer.

Sheryl Crow Recalls Getting Grounded in Jonesboro

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Very early into her hit-filled set list May 22, Sheryl Crow promised the Riverfest crowd an Arkansas anecdote from her time growing up in the Boothill of Missouri.

Photos: Riverfest Instagram Roundup

by Sandra McGrew 5/26/2015 8:45 am

Riverfest had it all this year: Celebrity selfies, fantastic live music and people rappelling off the side of buildings in downtown Little Rock. Here's the proof.

8 Can't-Miss Family Attractions at Riverfest

by Blair Neel 5/21/2015 12:00 pm

Riverfest sets up on the banks of the Arkansas River Friday (May 23) through Sunday (May 25). The adult lineup will please locals’ eclectic music tastes, and there’s plenty to entertain young revelers, too. Here are eight things families won’t want to miss!