CONSTANT FUN

Ackerman’s Backyard
Mon. - Thurs.: 5-10 p.m.; Fri., June 1: 5-11 p.m.; Fri., June 8: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat.: 11
a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: A. Price Woodard Park
Sponsored by PrairieFire Coffee Roasters and Harvester Arts
Visit this imaginative world inhabited by a flower-decked dinosaur, oversized games and circus performers! Snap a photo at the Giant Admiral’s Chair or watch a trapeze artist twirl in the air! Grab a cool beverage and a shady spot by the river to watch jet skis, stock tank races or the always-amusing Cardboard Regatta.

Artist-in-Residence Community Workshop
Sat., June 2- Sat., June 9: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Location: Ackerman’s Backyard
Come play alongside our Artist-in-Residence, JooYoung Choi, and help create a blanket of flowers for this immersive exhibit. Flowers made here will adorn this traveling exhibit in what will be the first stop of a cross-country tour for this exhibit.

Bike Walk Wichita Bike Valet
Secured bicycle parking
Mon. - Thurs.: 5-10 p.m.; Fri.: 5-11 p.m.; Sat.: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Ackerman’s Backyard
Brought to you by KMUW

Cox Kids’ Corner
Mon. - Thurs.: 5-10 p.m.; Fri., June 1: 5-11 p.m.; Fri., June 9: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat.: 11
a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Hyatt Lawn
Brought to you by B98 FM
Bring the family and enjoy games, art and science projects, clowns, magicians and other surprises, all free with a Riverfest button! No button is required for children 5 years of age and under.

Cox Virtual Reality Experience
Mon.-Thurs.: 5-10 p.m.; Fri., June 1: 5-11 p.m.; Fri., June 9: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat.: 11
a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: RedGuard Stage Area
Brought to you by B98 FM
NEW THIS YEAR! Don’t miss the Cox Virtual Reality Experience, a 30’ by 30’ virtual reality trailer! You can experience a variety of 360-degree virtual reality environments and games. More details to come. Check WichitaRiverfest.com for updates.

The Crate Escape: An Escape Room Experience
Mon. - Thurs.: 5-10 p.m.; Fri., June 1: 5-11 p.m.; Fri., June 9: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat.: 11
a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Location: Kennedy Plaza Tripodal Area
Presented by: The Art of Escape: ICT
Do you have what it takes to escape before time runs out? Free with a Riverfest button.

Wichita Eagle Medallion Hunt
Medallion Hunt Ends: Thursday, June 7
Sponsored by: The Wichita Eagle/Kansas.com
Gather your friends, dust off your sleuthing skills and join in The Eagle Medallion
Hunt! Daily clues in The Eagle will lead you to a Sedgwick County location to find the hidden medallion. Clues begin in The Eagle on Thursday, May 31, with the final clue, if needed, on Thursday, June 7. Clues will be available on Kansas.com at around 7 a.m. each day. See www.kansas.com/riverfest for details.

Fest Quest
Daily on the Riverfest 2018 Mobile App
Sponsored by: Meritrust Credit Union
Download the Riverfest 2018 Mobile App to play Fest Quest! Starting June 1, capture QR codes at specific locations throughout the festival. Players who collect all 18 codes will be entered to win $1,000 from Meritrust!

Full STEAM Ahead: Fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math
Mon.-Fri.: 5–8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun.: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Location: Cox Kids Corner
Sponsored by: Credit Union of America, USD259

Helicopter Rides
Mon.-Fri.: 5-8:30 p.m.; Sat. and Sun.: 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: McLean & Douglas (Fri., June 1, Fri., June 8 and Sat., June 9) and
McLean & Maple (Sat., June 2 – Thurs.)

$40 per person with your Riverfest button.

Horse Rides by Hope in the Valley Equine Rescue
Sat. & Sun: 1-9 p.m.; Mon.-Fri.: 5-9 p.m.; Sat., June 10 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Cox Kids Corner
A chance for all ages to take in Riverfest while riding tall in the saddle. Donations encouraged.

Inflatables and Kiddie Rides
Mon. - Thurs.: 5-9:30 p.m.; Fri., June 1: 5-10:30 p.m.; Fri., June 8: 11 a.m. to 10:30
p.m.; Sat.: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sun.: 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Cox Kids Corner

King of the Ring
Weekdays: 6-9:30 p.m.; Sat.-Sun.: 3-10 p.m.
6-7 p.m.: elimination round daily.
Location: Kennedy Plaza Tripodal Area
Challenge your friends to a non-elimination game or try to qualify for the King of the Ring finals on June 6 for your chance to win $500! $5 entry fee

The Last Carnival
Daily 7-8 p.m. starting Sat., June 1
Location: Ackerman’s Backyard
This circus troupe from Lawrence, Kan., will amaze and delight you with feats of strength, agility and skill. Want to learn to juggle or spin plates? Look for the Circus Ruckus Prop Wagon each weekend and learn skills to amaze your friends!

Paddle Boats
Friday, June 1: 5-8:30 p.m.; Sat., June 2; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m..;
Sun., June 3: 3 – 8:30 p.m.; Mon - Fri.: 5 – 8:30 p.m.; Sat., June 9: 12 – 5 p.m.
Location: Cox Kids Corner at Hyatt Lawn

Phlox Kansas
Daily 9-9:45 p.m.
Location: Ackerman’s Backyard
Be captivated by the beauty of these amazing fire performers. From hypnotic fire dancers to edge-of-your-seat fire eaters, you’ll be sure to enjoy these nightly performances.

Riverfest Photography Contest
Sponsored by Lawrence Photo Print & Frame
Cash prizes are up for grabs in the 11th annual Riverfest Photography Contest! Awards for 1st-, 2nd-, and 3rd-place will be presented as well as honorable mention in each category. For complete contest details visit wichitariverfest.com or LawrencePhoto.net

Star Lumber presents the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show
Mon.-Thurs.: 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Fri., June 9: 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and
7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun.: 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Location: Ackerman's Backyard
Catch this action-packed show featuring log rolling, wood chopping, sawing, axethrowing and climbing, all with world champion lumberjacks!

Wagonmasters River Tours
Monday-Friday: 5-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 2: 12-8 p.m.
Sunday, June 3: 12-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 9: 12-5:30 p.m.
Location: Ackerman’s Backyard
Cruises depart under the Douglas Street Bridge. FREE with your Riverfest button.

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