2015 Riverfest Art and Music in the Park

The Lander Art Center presents the 7th Annual Riverfest Art and Music in the Park this weekend!

Saturday, August 1st from 9am-8pm in Lander City Park.

Spend the day in Lander's beautiful city park enjoying great art, live music, fun activities, and delicious food and drink! This event showcases over 30 local and regional artists selling high quality, original artwork including jewelry, metal sculpture, woodworking, painting, photography, fiber arts, ceramics, and paper arts. Artists demonstrations will be held all day long throughout the festival to include airbrush painting, bronze sculpting, ceramics, laser cutting, screen printing, mixed media, water color, flint knapping, Zen Doodle/Tangle Art, wood working and paper mache.

There will be art activities for the whole family to enjoy presented by the Lander Art Center, Lander Library and the Lander Children's Museum including face painting and “Whet Your Palette” youth and adult activities.

Dance and music performances schedule:

11:00am – Dancer's Workshop: Youth Creative Summer Arts Camp

12:30pm – Wind River Dancers

2:00pm – Fluffy Buffalo

6:00pm – Dead Winter Carpenters

Local food vendors include:

Tony’s Pizza, Cowfish, Bar 10, Frigid Frog Shaved Ice, Merry Poppins, and Wee Pop Korn.

Entry to the event is a $5 donation; kids 12 and under are free. No one will be turned away, so come enjoy a day of art and music in the park! Riverfest Dollars will be given away as door prizes to be spent on artwork at any of our artist booths!

All proceeds support Lander Art Center programming.

New this year is the Color Run. Child Development Services (CDS) in conjunction with Riverfest will be hosting a 5k or 1 mile run or walk. Last minute registrations will be accepted at 7:00am on August 1st. 5k walkers start at 8:00am. 5k runners start at 8:30am, and1 mile runner/walkers start at 8:45am. Entry for the race also gets you entry into RiverFest!  Race form and event info: COLOR RUN_Registration form (2).docx

To register for this fun event or to donate to CDS, go to:  or or mail registration to: CDS, P.O. Box 593, Lander, WY 82520.

Riverfest Volunteers are still needed!  Sign up at:

A special thank you to this year's signature sponsor SageWest Healthcare.