Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington's annual Riverfest celebration will take place downtown this weekend.
The festival features a street fair with craft vendors and concessions booths, entertainment on various stages, play areas for kids, fireworks, and more.
The first Riverfest took place thirty yeras ago with only four concessions, trolley rides, and fireworks. The event was a success and was decided to continue the festival every year on the first weekend in October.
The weekend long festival has been estimated to bring in over $3 million with attendance in excess of 100,000 per year.