Friday July 18th 5pm-1am, Saturday July 19th 7am-1am. RiverFest is only $1 at the gate and the public is welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the music and fireworks; however, no coolers please. RiverFest is a combination of several activities that is to sure to please all ages. The festival includes Live Bands Friday night and all day Saturday until close featuring local bands and featured bands. Additionally, families can enjoy the Balloon Glow Friday evening and the “Fireworks Extravaganza” Saturday night, Kidz Zone, Corporate competition Can Opener with sculpting using canned goods under a patriotic theme, RiverFest Run, Car Show & Shine, Vendor Village and the Budweiser Beer Garden. We also host the Nebraska State BBQ Competition.