The annual Horseshoe Riverbend Festival is this Friday and Saturday in Clifton, bringing great musical performances, awesome food, and spectacular fireworks to the river city.
The festival will kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 6th with musical performances by the groups Skeleton Krew and Prowler.
The festivities will continue on Saturday, September 7th with more musical performances, along with other activities including a car show at Frank Hughes School from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., and a quilt show at the T.S. Stribling Museum in support of Clifton’s Quilts for Vets program. Local group Pickin’ Crows will perform on the porch of the museum from 2-4 p.m.
The musical performers lined up for the Main Street stage on Saturday include local favorite Alyson Greene at 4 p.m., the group Chasing DaVinci at 5 p.m., and headliner Adam Warner from 7-10 p.m.
All kinds of food and merchandise vendors will be set up on the streets downtown throughout the weekend. Many of the local restaurants and businesses will be open as well.
There is nothing like fireworks over the Tennessee River, and this key part of the festival will take place on Saturday night beginning at 9 p.m. The fireworks will be visible not only from Main Street, but from all along the banks of the river.
Festival administrators advise that you bring your own lawn chairs for seating. Free parking will be available with a short trolley ride to the entry gate. No coolers are allowed, and NO FIREARMS will be permitted.
Advance tickets to the festival may be purchased at any location of Wayne County Bank or Peoples Bank. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate.