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RiverArtsFest on Riverside Drive


RiverArtsFest is a street celebration of fine arts and fine local music with live art demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages! More than 180 artists from around the country and right here at home gather to exhibit and sell their latests work of original fine arts in is the largest outdoor juried artist market and urban street festival in the Mid-South. 

Now in its 12th year, the festival is taking it to the River with a new location on Riverside Drive, stretching all the way from Jefferson Avenue to Beale Street. 

Saturday, October 27 10AM - 9PM (Mighty Lights)
Sunday, October 28 10AM - 5PM 
Admission just $5, free for kids 10 and under
Free admission for all Race for the Cure runners, present race bib for entry. (Saturday Only)

SPECIAL EVENT, EXTENDED HOURS TO 9PM, FREE ADMISSION: On Saturday evening, admission will be FREE after 5pm for the Mighty Lights illumination of the Hernando de Soto bridge. Join us for the biggest nightly light show on the Mississippi River with a perfect view from the festival! The Artists Market will remain open that evening until 8:30PM.

Earlier Event: October 27
Race for the Cure
Later Event: October 27