OPENING CEREMONIES - Beginning at 11AM a special opening ceremony will take place on the Palmetto Chevrolet Marina Family Stage. Join in the singing of the National Anthem, color guard presentation of the flag as we pay homage to our great nation and all those who serve her.
GOLF CART PARADE - Enjoy the Patriotic Golf Cart Parade by watching or participating in this fun event at 11:30AM down 2nd Avenue to Marina Drive and Riverfront Park and back.
KIDS ZONE - Children can participate in the annual favorite Jello Jump, enjoy bouncy castles and water activities set up in the Conway Tennis Center Parking Lot. Activities will be held from 11AM- 8PM. SANTEE COOPER BUSINESS EXPO - Visitors and locals are guaranteed to love the displays and information provided at the Business Expo. The Expo will highlight area businesses at the Marina Parking Lot from 11am-10pm.
FOOD & BETTER BRANDS BEER GARDEN - While attending the festival choose from a variety of food vendors like tasty corn dogs to fabulous funnel cakes to delicious deep fried avocado bites to refreshing shaved ice treats. Better Brands Beer products are available at Riverfront Park Area only from 3PM-9:30 PM. To purchase beer or wine you must go to the Identification Booth show your driver’s license for proof of age and you will receive a wrist band. All beer and wine must be consumed in the Riverfront Park designated area.
COASTAL CAROLINA NATIONAL BANK ARTISAN MARKET - The Artisan Market will be filled with arts & crafts vendors from all over showcasing their wares for sale. Shop and browse at the Marina Parking lot from 11AM- 10PM.
THE CONWAY NATIONAL BANK FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA - In celebration of our Country’s independence, the Fireworks Extravaganza is a must see for young and old. Watch the sky light up with explosion of colors beginning at 9:30 PM on Saturday, June 27th.
ADMISSION FEE - No admission fee is required for the Elm Street area activities (11AM-10PM). The Riverfront Park Area admission (3PM-10PM) is $5 per person and children 12 and under are free. Hands will be stamped for park re-entry once fee is paid.
HEALTH CARE PARTNERS OF SC FIRST AID BOOTH - A first aid booth is available to assist with any festival mishaps that may arise.
ENTRY & SECURITY No coolers or PETS (except service animals) are allowed at Riverfront Park during Riverfest.
Bring a blanket or a lawn chair to watch the bands or fireworks.
THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED - Smoking, public golf carts, bicycles, coolers and skateboards are not permitted in festival area.
PARKING- There will be parking available at the Horry County Courthouse, the old Santee Cooper lot and street parking.