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River City Fest: Fun, food and fantastic music

DeSoto Parish is the place to be in mid-May for Logansport’s spring festival, River City Fest. 2021 marks the 37th edition of the popular festival planned for May 13-15. It kicks off on Thursday with the Mac’s Amusements Carnival. Friday and Saturdays features the carnival as well as vendors featuring arts, crafts and food! See below for the list of concerts scheduled with amazing acts. In addition, participate in the Color Run, the car show and a balloon release. Don’t forget about the fireworks Saturday night.

River City Fest
Photo by Bayou Belle Photography via River City Fest

Thursday, May 13 – 5:00-10:00pm

  • Carnival

Friday, May 14 – Noon-11:00pm

  • Festival opens at noon. Carnival opens at 5:00pm
  • Music by The Grey Daddies @6:30pm and The Southern Outlaws @9:00pm

Saturday, May 15 – 7:00am-Midnight

  • Color Run starts at 8:00am
  • Treasure Hunt Clues drop every 30 minutes starting at 8:30am
  • Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show from 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Carnival opens at Noon.
  • Music by Reid Soria @2:30pm, Janson Matte @ 6:30pm, Travis Matte & the Kingpins @ 8:00pm and Landry & Company at 10:30pm.
  • Fireworks on the riverfront at 8:45pm
River City Fest
Photo by Bayou Belle Photography via River City Fest

Keep up to date on the latest news from the River City Fest on their Facebook page. In a statement they say, “We definitely have one heck of a show planned for this year, and we’re still working on much, much more. It’s Never Too Late To Let The Good Times Roll.”

Find other festivals going on this Spring in our Festival Guide.