The Riley Smith Youth Music Festival is Happening This Weekend
If you're looking for some fun in Cedar Rapids this weekend, look no further than the Riley Smith Youth Music Festival! The annual event will be held this Saturday, July 14th from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids.
The event features raffles, food, games, an art tent, and all the live music you could ever possibly want. The night will conclude with a VIP Party at Brewhemia. There are over 25 performers on Saturday's lineup, including Riley Smith himself on stage at 8 p.m. For a full rundown of performers click HERE.
The festival will also feature a bags tournament from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The entry fee is $20, and you and your partner will have a chance to win some awesome prizes. The first place winners will receive tickets to see Kid Rock at the Jones County Fair, while the prizes for second and third place include gift certificates to Panchero's and Dairy Queen. Your entry fee for the tournament does NOT include a festival ticket. The Facebook page reads:
"Festival tickets are not required to participate in the tournament, but must be purchased if you choose to stay for any portion of the day."
Register for the tournament in advance HERE.
Tickets for the all-day festival are $10 per person and you can get yours HERE. All of the proceeds for the event will go to programs at the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy.
[Via Event Brite]