Parking info, music schedule for this weekend’s Riverfest

Parking info, music schedule for this weekend’s Riverfest
(Source: Kolby Skidmore)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Heading to Downtown Wilmington for Riverfest this weekend?

Here’s some information that might come in handy:

PARKING

ON-STREET PARKING

Free starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 and all day Saturday, Oct. 5. On-street parking is always free on Sundays.

DECKS

The 2nd Street, Market Street and County parking decks will charge a $7 event fee starting 5 p.m Friday as well as all day Saturday and all day Sunday.

SURFACE LOTS

The city’s surface parking lot located at S. 2nd St. and Church Alley will operate as normal. The surface lot located at 2nd Market will be used for the festival’s concert so there will be no public parking available there until Sunday.

PRIVATE LOTS & DECKS

Several privately-owned and operated parking lots and decks are operating within city limits, many of which are not free. City officials say they’ve “taken every measure to make sure these lots are adequately marked with signage so you can be aware before you park.”

Parking guide for Riverfest
Parking guide for Riverfest (Source: City of Wilmington)

MUSIC SCHEDULE

Friday, Oct. 4

6:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m. - Striking Copper

8 p.m.-10 p.m. - 20 Ride (Zac Brown Tribute)

Saturday, Oct. 5

12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. - L-Shaped Lot

1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.- Josh Solomon and Eric McGuiness

3 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. - The Kolby Oakley Band

4:45 p.m.- 5:45 p.m. - Starkey

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. - Massive Grass

8 p.m.- 10 p.m. - Tuesday’s Gone (Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute)

OTHER SCHEDULED EVENTS

Fireworks - Saturday night

Antique Car Display - Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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