2012 Wichita River Festival schedule

05/31/2012 5:00 AM

08/05/2014 7:31 PM

Check out the fun planned for all ages in this year’s Wichita River Festival. For a complete schedule and additional event details, visit www.wichitariverfest.com.

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FRIDAY

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10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Inflatables, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m. — Craig Twister Steward, Kennedy Plaza stage

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.–10 p.m. — food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11 a.m.-10 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m.-10 p.m. — Face painters, A. Price Woodard Park

11:30 a.m. — Poultry ’N Motion, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

12:45 p.m. — opening ceremony, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

4 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Arkansas River Coalition canoe and kayak river rides, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Stand-up paddle boards, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-10 p.m. — Wahl Face the Day Tour with free trims for men, a strongman competition and music, Kennedy Plaza

5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Farmers Insurance Group Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides, Delano Park at Douglas and McLean

6 p.m. — Mumblin Jones, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

6:30 p.m. — Sundown Parade, downtown

6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. — Food court by West Bank Concert Venue

7 p.m. — Riverfest Softball Tournament, South Lakes Softball Complex, 5301 S. Meridian. Admission $3 with a button.

8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Koch Twilight Pops Concert featuring the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, cannon blasts and a KC-135 flyover, West Bank Stage or Century II Convention Hall in case of rain. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

9:45 p.m.-10:30 p.m. — Capitol Federal Fireworks, viewing along the Arkansas River from Lewis to 1st Street

SATURDAY

7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. — Kansas Health Foundation River Run, WaterWalk Pavilion at Lewis Street bridge

8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. — Admirals’ Pancake Feed, pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee, $7. WaterWalk Pavilion

9 a.m. — Riverfest Softball Tournament, South Lakes Softball Complex, 5301 S. Meridian. Admission $3 with a button.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Roll Up Your Sleeve for Riverfest, American Red Cross blood and platelet drive. Donors receive T-shirt and chance for prizes, 707 N. Main

10 a.m. — Air Traffic, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

10 a.m.–4 p.m. — Jet Ski Racing, IJSBA Mid-America Watercross Championships, Arkansas River North of the Lewis Street Bridge

10 a.m.–5 p.m. — U-Tug Championship, individuals pull for $1, and teams pull for $5, Tripodal grass area at Kennedy Plaza

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Arkansas River Coalition canoe and kayak river rides, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Stand-up paddle boards, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Food court on Douglas in front of Century II

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Wahl Face the Day Tour with free trims for men, a strongman competition and music, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m.-10 p.m. — Face painters, A. Price Woodard Park

Noon-5 p.m. — Dodgeball, 2nd Street east of McLean

12:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Hope in the Valley Horse Rides, Pine Park, east side of Century II

1:30 p.m. — Lady and The Tramps, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

2 p.m. — Doc Gizmo, A. Price Woodard Park

2 p.m.-4 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

3:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Farmers Insurance Group Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides, Delano Park at Douglas and McLean

4 p.m. — Rick Springfield with Survivor, West Bank Concert Venue, Douglas and McLean. Tickets $15 at Intrust Bank Arena box office, 500 E. Waterman, and through Select-A-Seat outlets, www.selectaseat.com or 316-755-SEAT. In case of rain, the concert will be at Century II Convention Hall, 225 W. Douglas.

4 p.m. — Haywired, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

4 p.m.-6 p.m. — Small Smiles Tooth Fairy, A. Price Woodard Park

4 p.m.–10 p.m. — Food court by West Bank Concert Venue

4:30 p.m. — Fly by Night, WaterWalk Pavilion

5 p.m. — Doc Gizmo, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

7 p.m. — Scott Allan Knost, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

7 p.m. — Roscoe & Rose Red, A. Price Woodard Park

8 p.m. — Kelley Hunt, WaterWalk Pavilion

SUNDAY

9 a.m. — Riverfest Softball Tournament, South Lakes Softball Complex, 5301 S. Meridian. Admission $3 with a button.

9 a.m.–4 p.m. — Jet Ski Racing, IJSBA Mid-America Watercross Championships, Arkansas River North of the Lewis Street Bridge

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

11 a.m. — The Catfish Cowboys, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. — Arkansas River Coalition canoe and kayak river rides, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

11 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. — food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Wahl Face the Day Tour with free trims for men, a strongman competition and music, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Face painters, A. Price Woodard Park

Noon - 9:30 p.m. — City of Praise/WayFM Christian Music Fest, Kennedy Plaza or Century II Exhibition Hall in case of rain

12:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Hope in the Valley Horse Rides, Pine Park, east side of Century II

1 p.m.-4 p.m. — Specs Bicycle Criterium Race, Location: First Street between Water and Waco

1 p.m.-5 p.m. — Sports Card and Memorabilia Show, Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita St.

2 p.m.-4 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

2 p.m.–8 p.m. — Wingnuts Professional Baseball in the Heart of Wichita, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Free general admission ticket with button.

3 p.m. — Ten Day Wish, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

3:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Farmers Insurance Group Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides, Delano Park at Douglas and McLean

4 p.m. — Kellie Pickler with David Nail, West Bank Concert Venue, Douglas and McLean. Tickets $15 at Intrust Bank Arena box office, 500 E. Waterman, and through Select-A-Seat outlets, www.selectaseat.com or 316-755-SEAT. In case of rain, the concert will be at Century II Convention Hall, 225 W. Douglas.

4 p.m. — Acoustic Duo , WaterWalk Pavilion

4 p.m.–10 p.m. — Food court by West Bank Concert Venue

6 p.m. — Cessna Jazz Band , WaterWalk Pavilion

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Gospel lay “From Faith to Favor,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

6:30 p.m. — Stimulus, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

MONDAY

11 a.m. — 7th Annual Bob Struble Memorial Golf Tournament, Crestview Country Club, 1000 N. 127th St.

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.–9 p.m. — Food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m.-9 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11:30 a.m. — Mosley Street Melodrama, Kennedy Plaza stage

4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

4 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Hope in the Valley Horse Rides, Pine Park, east side of Century II

5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m. — The Monophonics, WaterWalk Pavilion

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. — Gospel music concert, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park or Century II Exhibition Hall in case of rain

7 p.m. — Doc Gizmo, A. Price Woodard Park

TUESDAY

11 a.m. — Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

11 a.m.-1 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.– 9 p.m. — Food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m.-9 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11:30 a.m. — Across the Pond, Kennedy Plaza stage

12:30 p.m. — Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

2 p.m. — Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

4 p.m.-8:30 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Stand-up paddle boards, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Hope in the Valley Horse Rides, Pine Park, east side of Century II

5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m. — Cool Blue, WaterWalk Pavilion

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

7 p.m. — Shakespeare in the Park: Wichita Shakespeare Company presents “The Tempest,” floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

7 p.m. — Doc Gizmo, A. Price Woodard Park

WEDNESDAY

11 a.m. — Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

11 a.m.-1 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. — food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11:30 a.m. — Fly by Night, Kennedy Plaza stage

12:30 p.m. — Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

2 p.m. — Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre

4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

4 p.m.-8:30 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.–9 p.m. — Riverfest Photo Booth, Kennedy Plaza, $3 with button

5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Case New Holland Buckaroo Buckarette Rodeo for children ages 2-10, next to Kennedy Plaza

5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Case New Holland Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m. — Henry Walker & The Regents, WaterWalk Pavilion

6:30 p.m. — David Holland Band, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

7 p.m.–10 p.m. — Riverfest Senior Gala, Botanica, 701 N. Amidon

7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. — Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Social, on Douglas near Waco

THURSDAY

11 a.m.-1 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. — Food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11:30 a.m. — The Watchers, Star Kennedy Stage

4 p.m.-8 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

4 p.m.-8:30 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Stand-up paddle boards, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — Hope in the Valley Horse Rides, Pine Park, east side of Century II

5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m. — Air City Rising, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m. — The Mudbugs, WaterWalk Pavilion

6 p.m. — Roscoe & Rose Red, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. — River City Dance Review, Century II’s Mary Jane Teall Theatre.

7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Bug Lady, A. Price Woodard Park

Midnight — The Eagle Medallion Hunt ends

JUNE 8

11 a.m.–1 p.m., Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m.–10 p.m. — Food court on Douglas in front of Century II

11 a.m.–10 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11 a.m.-10 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

11:30 a.m. — Front Porch Blues, Kennedy Plaza stage

4 p.m.–8 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview

4 p.m.–8:30 p.m., Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.–8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

5 p.m.–8:30 p.m. — Hope in the Valley Horse Rides, Pine Park, east side of Century II

5:30 p.m. — “Wichita: Pioneers, Privateers and Planes” Game Show, Century II Exhibition Hall

6 p.m. — LeCAT, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m. — Roscoe & Rose Red, A. Price Woodard Park

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

6:30 p.m. — McConnell Air Force Base Riverfest Salute concert and demonstration, WaterWalk Pavilion

7 p.m. — The Tradewinds, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

7 p.m. — “Wichita: Pioneers, Privateers and Planes” Game Show, Century II Exhibition Hall

7:30 p.m. — The Eagle Medallion Hunt car giveaway, Douglas Street Stage at Main

8:15 p.m.-10 p.m. — Country Concert featuring Clay Walker, Douglas Street Stage at Main

8:30 p.m. — Bruce Huss, WaterWalk Pavilion

JUNE 9

8 a.m.–1 p.m. — Paddle, Pedal and Play, boat ramp at Gander Mountain

9 a.m.–8:30 p.m.— Riverfest Zipline, A. Price Woodard Park

10 a.m. — Nick McEwen and The 33, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

10 a.m.–6 p.m. — Wagonmasters’ Water Wagon roundtrip boat tours of the Arkansas River from the gazebo behind the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview, $5 adults, $4 ages 3-16, 2 and younger free

10 a.m.–7 p.m. — Riverfest Marketplace, Century II Drive

10 a.m.–8:30 p.m. — Paddle Boats on the River, Arkansas River at the Douglas Avenue Bridge

10 a.m.–9 p.m. — River Vaulting, on McLean south of Douglas

10 a.m.–10 p.m. — Food court on Douglas in front of Century II

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Cessna Kids’ Korner, A. Price Woodard Park

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Mobile GameDen, Kennedy Plaza

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Riverfest Photo Booth, Kennedy Plaza, $3 with button

10 a.m.-noon — Bug Lady, A. Price Woodard Park

11 a.m. to 10 p.m. — Interactive exhibit with white tigers, camel rides and aviary, west of Century II, $3 admission, fees for additional activities

11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Small Smiles Tooth Fairy, A. Price Woodard Park

12:30 p.m. — Shyner, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

2 p.m. — “Wichita: Pioneers, Privateers and Planes” Game Show, Century II Exhibition Hall

2 p.m. — Roscoe & Rose Red, A. Price Woodard Park

2 p.m.-4 p.m. — Art in the Park, A. Price Woodard Park

4 p.m. — Roscoe & Rose Red, A. Price Woodard Park

4 p.m. — Nikki Moddelmog, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

4 p.m. — RKO Blues Band, WaterWalk Pavilion

4 p.m. — “Wichita: Pioneers, Privateers and Planes” Game Show, Century II Exhibition Hall

4 p.m.–5:40 p.m. — Tallgrass Film Festival’s “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” (rated R), Orpheum Theatre

4 p.m.–10 p.m. — Block Party with street musicians, dancers, mascots, magicians, fire-eaters, Zumba, Douglas Avenue, Kennedy Plaza and A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m. — Mark Horton and Friends, presented by Kansas Acoustic Arts Association, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.–6 p.m. — Portrait with the Admiral, A. Price Woodard Park

5 p.m.–9 p.m. — Riverfest Cruise In, WaterWalk Pavilion

6 p.m. — The Benders, WaterWalk Pavilion

6 p.m. — “Wichita: Pioneers, Privateers and Planes” Game Show, Century II Exhibition Hall

6:30 p.m.-7 p.m. — Funnel Cake Eating Contest, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

7:30 p.m. — Moreland and Arbuckle, presented by Wichita Blues Society, floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park

8:15 p.m. — Block Party concert featuring Tony! Toni! Tone!, Douglas Street Stage

9:45 p.m.-10:30 p.m. — Capitol Federal Fireworks, viewing along the Arkansas River from Lewis to 1st St., tune to 97.1 BOB FM for live simulcast of the concert and fireworks

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