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June 23 - June 25
“Celebrating Our Water Resources”
New for 2017!! An extension of the Riverfront Gathering from 2016! Join us as we celebrate our rivers all weekend long with great river events along the confluence! A few amenities will be FREE pontoon rides, canoes and kayaks to explore the rivers, children’s Aqua Zone activities, 9 bands featuring all types of music on 2 different stages and ending with Art-In-The-Park on Sunday at the Fort Grounds from 10:30 am -4 pm!
This event will begin on Friday June 23rd from 5 pm – 9 pm at Pontiac Park with food, music, river events and the celebration of Defiance becoming the next “Buckeye Trail Town”! Dessert will be provided by the Tinora FFA, Strawberry Shortcake! Cornerstone Kitchen will be there with their food truck all evening as well!
The event will continue on Saturday, June 24th from 12 pm – 10 pm at Pontiac Park with children’s Aqua Zone activities and everything from Friday evening plus more and at Kingsbury Park from 12 pm – 6 pm with Bluegrass music! Food items that will be available at Pontiac Park are Cornerstone Kitchen, Pepperoni Tony’s and Country Lane BBQ and dessert provided by Raven’s Care, Ice Cream Sundae’s!Pop and water will be provided by Girl Scout Troop 11702. Food items at Kingsbury Park will be sandwiches provided by Lily Creek Farms.
On Sunday, June 25th, there will be a featured “Gospel Sing” from 9 am – 10:30 am featuring The Tacketts at Pontiac Park and then Art-In-The-Park begins at 10:30 am at the Fort Grounds with art and craft vendors, food, children’s entertainment and more!
Friday @ Pontiac Park
5:00 pm – Changing Elements
7:00 pm – G-Men
Saturday @ Pontiac Park
1:00 pm – John Reichle
3:00 pm – Angel Edwards
6:00 pm – Liberty Rain
Saturday @ Kingsbury Park – 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Steve Scott & The Scott Brothers
Sunday @ Pontiac Park
9:00 am – 10:30 am – G-Men and The Tacketts