The Jacksonville NC area seemingly never runs out of fun things to do! One of our favorite things all year is the Riverwalk Festival. For 2016 You can expect to attend the Riverwalk Palooza in Jacksonville NC on Sept 16 and 17!
Schedule for Riverwalk Palooza in Jacksonville NC
Riverwalk Palooza 2016 will start Friday night at 5:30 p.m. when vendors will be set up and open for business. Then, at 7:00 p.m. you can come downtown to listen to live entertainment from the headliner band for the night. It’s also pretty usual for there to be a fish fry on Friday! You can expect things to wrap up on Friday around 8:30 p.m.
Saturday is a great day to participate if you’re especially interested in river activities! Riverwalk Palooza opens at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Throughout the day you’ll be able to enjoy visiting different vendors, doing some crafts or other activities, listening to some live entertainment, and get some delicious good! There will also be a kids area with specific activities for a younger crowd. Of course, there is also water activities like kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, boat rides, water safety info sessions and more! Another headlining band will perform Saturday Night, starting at 7 p.m. and ending at 9 p.m.
What is there to do at the Riverwalk Festival in Jacksonville NC
Riverwalk Palooza will have it all! If you’re looking for fun things to do this fall, then we highly suggest swinging by and checking out what is all possible at the Riverwalk Festival. As mentioned, there will be crafts, a multitude of vendors, a kids area, food, entertainment and more! Everything is held in Downtown Jacksonville, so you’re never short of fun activities or places to see.
We also highly recommend the Moonlight New River Cruise, which depart from the Kerr Street Marina from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cruise will occur on Sept. 16 and is $20 a person. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and ice and coolers are provided, but riders are expected to BYOB if interested. Registration needs to be made beforehand, and space is limited.