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Great Rivers Festival

We are excited to announce that the second annual Great Rivers Festival will be held on Saturday May 30th from 12pm-9pm at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, IL!

We are currently accepting Vendor Applications to display your art, wares, or food booths at this year's event. For more information on vending at the Great Rivers Festival call (618) 462-6979 or email us at

Check back soon for more information about this year's schedule of events!

Thank you to everyone involved in making our Great Rivers Festival a success!

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2014 Vendors


Local Artists
Jewelry by Michele Mohr
Missouri Nature Art
Twice Baked Arts
Plowsharing Crafts
Mississippi Mud Pottery
JMC Design Gallery Co-op
Ready Farm Birdhouses
Blair Lair Studio
Hair Flair

Food and Drink Vendors
Global Brew – Edwardsville
Goldie’s Goodies
Pickerill’s Pick’n and Grinn’n BBQ
Ray Ray’s Kettle Corn
Pickerill’s Lemon Shake Ups
LuciAnna’a Pastries
Holiday Inn – Alton

Natural Resources Activity Stations
Catch and Release Fishing Pond
Backyard Bass
National Great Rivers Research and Education Center
Riverworks Discovery
The Nature Institute
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Center for American Archeology
Veteran’s Curation Program
Endangered Wolf Center
Illinois Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Trailer
Jacoby Arts – Community Monster Mural
Living Lands and Waters
US Coast Guard

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Planning Partners
The following organizations have worked closely to put together the first annual Great Rivers Festival!

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US Army Corps of Engineers – Rivers Project
Alton Conventional and Visitors Bureau
 Audubon Center at Riverlands





Supported By
The programs and entertainment you will enjoy at the festival were funded in part by the generosity of the following organizations:
Whole Foods Market
 MetroEast Parks and Recreation District
Phillips 66
 Living Lands & Waters
Norman Brothers, Inc.


MetroEast Park and Recreation District

Living Lands and Waters

Phillips66 Wood River Refinery

Norman Brothers


And by Friends of the Festival:

IBEW Local 2
Luhr Brothers, Inc
Mike and Diane McQuillan


The National Great Rivers Museum  2 Lock and Dam Way  Alton IL  62002   877-462-6979