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Riverfest kicks off Friday evening

Posted at 12:42 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 18:28:20-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The beat will still go on. After being rescheduled due to flood concerns, Riverfest will start tonight in Bellevue. The event is in its 18th year and will welcome over 30,000+ visitors to American Heroes Park just across the street from Haworth Park.

The festival was originally scheduled for the end of June. In preparation this week, Bellevue officials closed American Heroes Park until festivities kick off tonight.

There is a little of something for everybody at Riverfest. Here is a list of the attractions, kicking off at 5:00 tonight:
Friday 8/16/19 5pm-12:30am:

  • Carnival 5 p.m.-Close
  • Vendor Fair 5pm-10pm
  • Food Concessions 5pm-11pm
  • Beer Garden 5pm-12:30am
  • Helicopter Rides 5pm-10pm
  • Hines Glow Entertainment 5pm-10pm
  • DJ CHAOS 5pm-6:30pm
  • Live Music 7pm-12am

Saturday 8/17/19 7am-12:30am:

  • Missouri River Autofest 8am-4pm
  • Bags Tournament 10am-2pm
  • Carnival Noon-close
  • Vendor Fair 10a-10pm
  • Food Concessions Noon-11pm
  • Beer Garden Noon-12:30am
  • Helicopter Rides 10am-10pm
  • Hines Glow Entertainment 10 am-10pm
  • Green Zone Noon-4pm
  • Bellino Fireworks 10pm-10:15pm
  • Live Music 3:30pm-12:15am