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Warfield Riverfest/Camp Looking Glass

06/13/2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Warfield Riverfest promises to be a fun-filled, family festival on the banks of the Mississippi River at Warfield Point Park, Highway 82 West, Greenville. Along with the traditional festival foods, the day will be crammed full of fun and exciting activities for individuals of all ages. The day begins with a costumed Fun Run and Walk for children and adults at 8:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Additionally, costumed characters will join the walkers/runners and will also be found walking around throughout the day for photo ops with festival-goers.   Sign up online for the “Grillin’ on the River” BBQ competition with trophies and cash prizes for the best pulled pork, ribs, beef brisket and chicken. Tons of other activities include: Zombie Paintball, Monster Dry Slide, Monster Water Slide, 60-ft. Obstacle Course, Walking Water Ball, Fire Truck Jumps, Train Rides around the park, a Crafts Corner, and so much more!! The Music Stage will keep festival-goers on their feet with performances by Bluesman John Horton, the Brent Sisters, Abigail Osteen, Cut N Loose, Jazz Persuasion and other favorites. Featured headliner Southern Halo will close out the musical entertainment at evening’s end. New activities are being added continuously. Admission is $5 for adults, and children under 12 get in free. Come spend the day at the park and enjoy food, fun, crafts, and BBQ.  Volunteers are needed! For more info on the festival, BBQ competition, or vendor applications, visit their websiteThe Warfield Riverfest is a fundraiser benefiting Camp Looking Glass, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing recreational activities for children and young adults with disabilities here in the Mississippi Delta. Plans are to build a permanent home for the camp on land generously donated to them recently, allowing them to expand their activities and the number of campers they serve.

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Date:
06/13/2015
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm