River Festival

A day-by-day guide to Riverfest 2015

Fireworks go off over the Arkansas River as the 2012 Riverfest gets started.
Fireworks go off over the Arkansas River as the 2012 Riverfest gets started. The Wichita Eagle File

Most events are included with the cost of a Riverfest button unless otherwise noted. Some events have had changes since the Riverfest brochure was published, and some events registration deadlines have passed. Go to wichitariverfest.com for updates.

Ongoing events

Ackerman’s Backyard: Designed for adults. Drink specials, backyard games and vendors. Snap shots of photo cutouts created by local artists, and vote for your favorite by posting a photo on Facebook. The artist who receives the most posts will win $500. 2 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu.; 2 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fri.; and 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Location: A. Price Woodard Park

Bike Walk Wichita Bike Valet (secured parking): 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Mon.- Thu.; 5 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Cox Kids Corner: Games, art projects, clowns, magicians and more. 2-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu.; 2-10:30 p.m. Fri.; 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m. -10 p.m. Sun. Location: Hyatt Lawn

The Wichita Eagle Medallion Hunt: Gather your friends, dust off your sleuthing skills and join in the Eagle Medallion Hunt. Daily clues in The Eagle will lead you to a Sedgwick County location to find the hidden medallion. Clues began in The Eagle on May 28, with the final clue on June 4 unless the medallion is found before then. Clues will be available at www.kansas.com at around 7 a.m. each day. See www.kansas.com/riverfest for details.

Full Steam Ahead: Fun with Science, Technology and More: 2:30-6 p.m. Sat.; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Sun; 2-6 p.m. Mon., Wed. and Fri.; 6-9 p.m. Tue. and Thu.; 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. June 6 Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Helicopter Rides: $40 a person with your Riverfest button. 2 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 9:30 a.m. -8:30 p.m. Sat.; 10:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sun. Location: West Bank

Hope in the Valley Horse Rides: 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon., Tue., Thu., and Fri.; noon -9 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Inflatables and Kiddie Rides: 2-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Location: Cox Kids Corner at WaterWalk

Kansas Lottery Get your Tickets & Win: Buy $10 or more of lottery tickets at the Kansas Lottery selling location in the festival food court and get a free T-shirt. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Sparkling Ice Festival Food Court

King of the Ring: Challenge your friends to a non-elimination game or try to qualify for the King of the Ring Finals on June 6 for your chance to win $500 in prize money. $5 entry fee. 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m.-10 p.m. Sat. and Sun; 6-7 p.m. elimination round daily. Location: Kennedy Plaza Tripodal Area

Laser Tag: 2-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Make Art in the Park: 6 -9 p.m. Mon., Wed., Fri.; 2-6 p.m. Tue., Thu.; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-10 p.m. May 30; 2-6 p.m. May 31 and 2:30-6 p.m. June 7. Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Mobile GameDen: 2 -9:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu.; 2-11 p.m. Fri.; and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat. and 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Sun. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Paddle Boats: 3-8:30 p.m. daily except May 30 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and June 7 from noon-4 p.m. Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Riverfest Horseshoes: Open play and tournaments all week long. Learn from qualified instructors. Bring your own horseshoes or use the ones provided. Entry fees ($1 to $10) for some activities per person. NHPA membership required for sanctioned events May 30-31. Advanced registration encouraged. For more information and registrations contact riverfesthorseshoes@gmail.com. 2-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Riverfest Photography Contest: Win cash prizes in the ninth annual Riverfest Photography Contest. Cash prizes awarded for first-, second-, and third-place photos with honorable mention in each category. For complete contest details visit wichitariverfest.com or douglasphoto.com.

Riverfest Zipline: Each round trip ride is $10 with a Riverfest button. Enter on the east side of river. Participation may be subject to conditions, restrictions and prohibitions. Noon-8 p.m. Fri., Sat. and Sun.; 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Mon-Thu. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

St. Francis Ferris Wheel: Get a bird’s-eye view of Riverfest 2015. Take a night ride to experience the dancing LED lights. Rides are $3 a person, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit St. Francis Community Services, a donor-supported child welfare ministry. 2-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu. and Sun.; 2-10:30 p.m. Fri. and 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sat. Location: RedGuard Stage Area

Wagonmasters River Tour: Cruises depart from just South of the Douglas Street Bridge. 4 p.m.-8 p.m.Mon.-Fri.; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. May 31; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. June 1; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 7. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Friday

Admirals’ Breakfast: Past Admirals Windwagon Smith host this traditional breakfast to celebrate Admiral Windwagon Smith XLII Mike Greene. The kick-off and final fundraiser for Riverfest 2015. Tickets: $15. Reservations are encouraged. Tables for 10: $130. Call 316-267-2817. 7:30-9 a.m. Location: Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas

Fancyfoam Indoor Fly-In: An indoor flying show with aerobatics, lights, combat and more. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Location: Exhibition Hall, Century II

Johnsonville Big Taste Grill: The massive grill on wheels turns out 2,500 brats an hour. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Location: Douglas

Safelite AutoGlass Sundown Parade: Parade entrants inspired by this year’s theme, “Button Up! Have a Blast,” strut their creative stuff with floats, bands, flags, performers and all your favorite parade traditions. 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Downtown Wichita

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Split Lip Rayfield: 8-10 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Koch Industries Twilight Pops Concert featuring the Wichita Symphony Orchestra: The Wichita Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jay Decker, performs popular favorites. For the finale, the orchestra will be joined by the 1st Battalion, 161st Field Artillery Regiment and bells provided courtesy of the Bloomfield Carillion in performing Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture.” Listen at home or bring your radio for the live concert broadcast on 97.1 BOB-FM. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage

Opening Night Fireworks: Fireworks begin at 10 p.m. Location: Viewing along the Arkansas River from Lewis to First Street

Saturday

Riverfest Softball Tournament: Admission is free with your Riverfest button. Call 316-268-4361 for more information. 9 a.m. May 30 (Men’s Slowpitch); 9 a.m. June 6 (Co-ed Slowpitch) Location: Southlakes Softball Complex, 5301 S. Meridian

Riverfest Soccer Tournament: Admission is free with your Riverfest button. Call 316-268-4361 for more information. 9 a.m. May 30 (Men’s Adult 6 v 6); 9 a.m. June 6 (Co-ed Adult 6 v y). Location: Stryker Soccer Complex, 2999 N. Greenwich

Johnsonville Big Taste Grill: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Douglas

Kansas Army National Guard: Test your strength, stamina and skills. 11 a.m. -10 p.m. Location: Douglas

I Bike Douglas Tours: Architecture: Grab your camera and join this leisurely ride. 11 a.m.-noon. Location: Bike Valet at Ackerman’s Backyard

Fancyfoam Indoor Fly-In: An indoor flying show with aerobatics, lights, combat and more. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Location: Exhibition Hall, Century II

Riverfest Horseshoes: Open play 11 a.m.-noon NHPA Sanctioned doubles noon-8 p.m. Open play/instruction 8-9 p.m; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Toy Train Display: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Cox Kids Corner

World Record Attempt: Longest Line of Bicycles: Noon-1 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Dodgeball: Six-member teams participate in double-elimination rounds by age group. Register at wichitariverfest.com. Partial proceeds benefit YoungLife. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

McGavock Jet Ski Racing: IJSBA Mid-America Watercross Championships: 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Location: Arkansas River North of the Maple Street Bridge

Hoop Art: Hula hoop your way to a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork. 3-10 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Robert Randolph and the Family Band: 3-10 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Red Dirt Concert with Kyle Park: 3-10 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Sunday

McGavock Jet Ski Races: IJSBA Mid-America Watercross Championships: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Location: Arkansas River north of the Lewis Street Bridge

Botanica’s Butterfly Festival: Kids activities, games, education, arts and crafts and entertainment. Butterfly release for the first 100 kids. $3 admission with Riverfest button or enjoy the gardens for $2 off regular admission any other day during Riverfest with button. See botanica.org for hours.1-5 p.m. Location: Botanica,701 Amidon

Toy Trains: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Riverfest Horseshoes: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Location: Redguard Stage

Johnsonville Big Taste Grill: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Location: Douglas

Fancyfoam Indoor Fly-In: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Location: Exhibition Hall, Century II

Kansas Army National Guard: 11 a.m. -10 p.m. Location: Douglas

Test your strength, stamina and skills at the KANG booth.

Celebrity Egg Toss: Local celebrities face off. Noon Location: Kennedy Plaza

Riverfest Marketplace: Find local businesses and products crafted by local artisans at this outdoor market. noon-7 p.m. Location: Douglas and Main

Admirals Armada: Enjoy free admission to the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum with your Riverfest button and discover a plethora of Wichita, and Riverfest, history. 1-5 p.m. Location: Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

Cruise-In: All types of makes and models are welcome. Dash plaques to the first 100 cars registered. Sign up at wichitariverfest.com. 1-5 p.m. Location: Main and Waterman

Playfest at Riverfest: It Plays to Read: Take a storywalk, create sidewalk art, take a selfie on the picture wall, create bubbles and more. For ages 3-13 and their families. 1-5 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Beep Baseball, a celebrate abilities event preceding the Wingnuts game. Enjoy a beep ball demonstration. Show your Riverfest button at the box office to receive a free General Admission ticket. No buttons will sold on site. Location: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

Wingnuts Baseball: Spend the afternoon with the Wichita Wingnuts, as they take on the Grand Prairie Airhogs. Show your Riverfest button at the box office to receive a free general admission ticket. No buttons will be sold on site. 1 p.m. Location: Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

Cardboard Regatta: Build a river-worthy vessel in 90 minutes or less with cardboard, duct tape, pool noodles and a box cutter. No team size limit, but at least one team member (ages 12 or older) must ride in the vessel. Awards for fastest time, best design and most spectacular sinking. Enter at wichitariverfest.com. $20 per team.1:30-3 p.m. vessel construction; 3-3:30 p.m. launch. Location: Douglas Avenue Bridge

Roller Derby Exhibition: 2-4 p.m. Location: Waterman

Hoop Art: 3-10 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Opera Kansas: Offenbach’s one-act comedy “The Island of Tulipatan.” Visit operakansas.org for details. 3:30-4:30 p.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Location: Floating Stage in Ackerman’s Backyard

Arkansas River Coalition River Rides: Canoes & Kayaks: Participation may be subject to conditions, restrictions and prohibitions. Find complete details at arkriver.org. 3:30-8:30 p.m. Location: Arkansas River just north of the Maple Street Bridge.

Coleman Country Concert with Easton Corbin: 4 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage

Hip Hop Showcase: 4-10 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Monday

Riverfest Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage

Riverfest Horseshoes: Open play at 2-5 p.m. Grandparents/grandchildren play/instruction. 5-9 p.m. open play/instruction. Location: RedGuard Stage

Gateway to Summer Learning: Sign up for the Library’s Baby Bookworms, Summer Reading, and Teens Read programs. 4-6 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Gospelfest featuring Erica Campbell: Choirs from across the area perform in celebration culminating in a performance by Grammy Award-winning gospel star Erica Campbell. 5:15-9:30 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Local Rock Showcase: 6 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Hoop Art: 6-8 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Bubble Soccer: $10 per person. 3-9 p.m. Location: Waterman and Water

Tuesday

Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Little Kittens”: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Location: Century II, Mary Jane Teall Theater

Riverfest Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Technology at the Library: Get a free demonstration of Book-a-Librarian, a personalized way to learn about computers and software, e-books and digital devices.11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Riverfest Horseshoes: Open play/Instruction, 5-8 p.m. Novice/amateur doubles competition, 8-9 p.m. Open Play/Instruction. Location: RedGuard Stage

Gateway to Summer Learning: 4-6 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Military Salute: A moment of reflection to give thanks to the brave men and women of the Armed Forces. 6 p.m. Location: Veterans Memorial Park

Bubble Soccer: $10 per person. 3-9 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Hoop Art: 6-8 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Americana Concert with Old 97s: 6-9:30 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Festival of Broadway: Performances from Mosley Street Melodrama, Roxy’s Downtown and Music Theatre Wichita. 6-9:30 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Glitter, Glow and Shine at Riverfest: Create glowing art, glitter temporary tattoos, and more. Ages 10-plus. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Location: Central Library, Third Floor Auditorium

Wednesday

Wichita Children’s Theatre production of “The Three Little Kittens”: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Location: Century II, Mary Jane Teall Theater

Riverfest Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Technology at the Library: Get a free demonstration of Book-a-Librarian, a personalized way to learn about computers and software, e-books and digital devices. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn:

Riverfest Horseshoes: 2-5 p.m. Parent/Child open play/instruction. 5-8 p.m. Womens Singles Competition Location: RedGuard Stage

Gateway to Summer Learning: 4-6 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Case New Holland Buckaroo Buckarette Rodeo: Riding, roping, panning for gold and other fun activities for kids ages 2-10. 5-9 p.m. Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Case New Holland Petting Zoo and Pony Rides: Meet a herd of farm animals at the CNH Petting Zoo and take a pony ride. 5-9 p.m. Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Wet n’ Wild Disco Dance Party featuring Village People: 5-10 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Cowboy Concert featuring Riders in the Sky: 5:30 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Hoop Art: 6-8 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Hiland Dairy Ice Cream Social: 6:30-8 p.m. Location: Douglas and Water

Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Wear any official Riverfest button from the past for free admission today only. Prizes to be randomly awarded to festivalgoers who show up wearing their best Riverfest flair.

Riverfest Storytime: Stories, activities, songs and more. For children ages 3 to 6.10:30-11 a.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Riverfest Farmers Market: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Learn & Play Bridge: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Location: Century II Exhibition Hall Mezzanine

Technology at the Library: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Riverfest Horseshoes: 2-5 p.m. open play/instruction, 5-8 p.m. mixed doubles competition (men and women) novice/amateur, 8-9 p.m. open play/instruction. Location: RedGuard Stage

Bubble Soccer: $10 per person. 3-9 p.m. Location: Waterman and Water

Gateway to Summer Learning: 4-6 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

War on 54, A Renegade Pinewood Derby: Racers put the pedal to the medal for ultimate glory. Registration required at 316-491-2231. 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Goodwill Cajun Food Fest: Enjoy traditional bayou dishes including chicken etoufee, red beans and sausage, shrimp gumbo with rice and bread pudding. Meal: $8, Pudding: $3, or $10 for both. 5-8:30 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

KAKEland Touch-A-Truck: Kids can climb aboard their favorite trucks, big rigs and emergency vehicles, and meet the personnel who protect, serve and build the Wichita community. 5-8:30 p.m. Location: Waterman

Big Easy Concert with Charles Bradley: 5-10 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Hoop Art: 6-8 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Hot Air Balloons: 6 p.m. Location: South of the RedGuard Stage

June 5

A Salute to Aviation: Celebrate all who work in the aviation industry and help make Wichita the Air Capital of the World.

Learn & Play Bridge: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Location: Century II Exhibition Hall Mezzanine

Planes on the Plaza: Get an up-close look at planes manufactured in Wichita.11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Douglas near Water Street

Fancyfoam Indoor Fly-In: 11 a.m. -10 p.m. Location: Exhibition Hall, Century II

Fly Like an Eagle: Experience the thrill of piloting the world’s only public access B-52 simulator, built from an actual B-52 cockpit made by Boeing Wichita, and fly the iconic F4 fighter. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Location: Douglas near Water Street

Riverfest Horseshoes: 2-8 p.m. Air Capital Challenge Mixed Doubles, 8-9 p.m. open play/instructions. Location: RedGuard Stage

Rosie the Riveter Look-A-Like Contest: Register on-site: 5-6:45 p.m.; Judging: 7p.m. The winner will receive a set of tools and a $100 U.S. savings bond. Location: Kennedy Plaza Stage

Neon Dance Party with Four Color Zack: 5-9:45 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Indie Showcase featuring Flogging Molly: 5-10 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Hot Air Balloons: 6 p.m. glow. Location: South of RedGuard Stage

Paper Airplane Drop: For ages 5 to 17. Build an airplane and try to land it on the target zone to win $1006-7 p.m. Location: Century II, Exhibition Hall

Hoop Art: 6-8 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Riverfest Wing Eating Contest: Enter the wing eating contest for a chance to win great prizes including cash. Open to the first 12 qualified participants who sign up. 7-8 p.m. Location: Sparkling Ice Food Court Stage

June 6

Hot Air Balloons: Balloons will float above the festival crowds just before the River Run (subject to wind/weather conditions), then return for a glow in the evening. Launch: 6 a.m. Location: South of RedGuard Stage

Kansas Health Foundation River Run: For complete information, visit riverrunwichita.com. 7-11:30 a.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

▪ Pizza Hut/Taco Bell 10K: Start Line: Waterman and Wichita. 7 a.m.

▪ YMCA 2-mile Family Fun Walk: Start Line: Waterman and Main. 8:30 a.m.

▪ Meineke 2-Mile Wheelchair: Start Line: Waterman and Main. 9:25 a.m.

▪ Meineke 2-Mile: Start Line: Waterman and Main. 9:30 a.m.

Admirals’ Pancake Feed: The past admirals are serving up hot pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee for $7. 8:30-11:00 a.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Riverfest Softball Tournament: 9 a.m. (Co-ed Slowpitch, registration deadline May 29). Call 316-268-4361 for more information. Location: Southlakes Softball Complex, 5301 S. Meridian

Riverfest Soccer Tournament: 9 a.m. (Co-ed Adult 6 v 6) (registration deadline, May 29). Call 316-268-4361 for more information. Location: Stryker Soccer Complex, 2999 N. Greenwich

Over the Edge: Rappel 14 stories off the Ambassador Hotel. Be one of only 73 Edgers to experience “Over the Edge.” See details and sign up at www.overtheedgekansas.com or contact Mike Johnson at mijohnso@bsamail.org or 264-1772. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Ambassador Hotel

River Vault: Watch local, state and national athletes compete in this Street Pole Vaulting competition. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Location: Waterman and Water

Meritrust Tot Trot: A fun run for ages 2 to 7. Trot competitors receive a medallion at the finish line. Registration includes a Tot Trot T-shirt and Riverfest button. 10:45 a.m. Location: River Run Finish Line

Kansas Honor Flight Duck Deployment: Adopt a duck or an entire flock. Cheer on your duck for a chance to win great prizes on the final day of Riverfest as thousands of rubber ducks will race down the Arkansas River. Proceeds will benefit Kansas Honor Flight. Complete info at www.duckrace.com/wichita. Noon Location: Douglas Avenue Bridge

I Bike Douglas Tours: Grab your camera and enjoy this leisurely tour guide-led bike ride. 11 a.m.-Noon Location: Bike Valet at Ackerman’s Backyard

Beach Read Paperback Book Sale: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Location: Central Library West Lawn

Archery Tag Tournament: Archery Tag is recommended for players ages 10 and up. Five member teams participate in double-elimination games in 6 divisions. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Location: South of RedGuard Stage

Alef’s Rumble by the River: Start at Alef’s Harley-Davidson, enjoy a scenic ride, visit well-known bike stops, and end up at the main stage in the heart of Riverfest. 316-440-5700 for more info. Noon-5 p.m. Location: Main and Douglas

Wet Your Pallet Raft Race: 2 p.m. Deadline for registration is 5 p.m. June 4. Location: Douglas Avenue Bridge

Pull My Rig: Enter your team of 10 into the female, male or co-ed category and see if you have what it takes to pull a rig over the finish line. Noon-4 p.m. Location: Lawrence-Dumont Parking Lot

Portrait with the Admiral: Get a snapshot with Admiral Windwagon XLII, free with a Riverfest button. Digital photos will be emailed to participants. 1-2 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Roller Derby Exhibition Bout: 2-4 p.m. Location: Waterman

Riverfest Horseshoes: 2-8 p.m. mixed doubles novice/amateur. Location: RedGuard Stage

Spirit AeroSystems Rockin’ on the River Concert featuring DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mayer Hawthorne: 2-10 p.m. Location: Kennedy Plaza

Paddle Battle Kayak Races: It’s a race to the finish line 1,000 feet downstream. Vie for a chance to win cash and prizes. Entry fee $5. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Location: Douglas Avenue Bridge

Funnel Cake Eating Contest: Prize courtesy of the Big Talker 1480 KQAM and Sports Radio 1410 KGSO. Listen for chances to sign up on-air starting June 1. Any remaining open spots will be filled on-site starting at 2:30 p.m. the day of the event. Contestants will have 10 minutes to eat as many funnel cakes as they can. Participants must be 18 years of age or older. 3-3:30 p.m. Location: Sparkling Ice Food Court Stage

Hoop Art: 3-10 p.m. Location: Ackerman’s Backyard

Speedy Cash Grab: Step inside the cash box and grab money out of the air. 4-7 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Fiesta Del Rio Concert featuring Grupo Mojado: 4-10 p.m. Location: RedGuard Stage

Kansas Lottery Second Chance Drawing: Enter non-winning Cabela’s instant scratch tickets for a chance to win a $20,000 shopping spree at Cabela’s in Wichita or Kansas City. Entry deadline is 5:30 p.m. At approximately 6 p.m. Location: Food Court Stage

Hot Air Balloons: Glow: 6-9 p.m. Location: South of RedGuard Stage

Starlight Flotilla: 10:15 p.m. Location: Arkansas River

CapFed Fantastic Fireworks Finale: 10:30 p.m. Location: Arkansas River

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