74th White River Water Carnival Schedule Announced (Posted by Ginger Smith)

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and 2017 sponsors are pleased to announce the 74th Annual White River Water Carnival schedule of events that will take place on Saturday, September 16, at Riverside Park in Batesville.

The 2017 schedule of events is as follows:

10 a.m.                 MDA Firetruck Pull

                             River City Cruisers Car Show

11 a.m.                 Vendors Open


Food Truck Festival Begins

Kid Zone Opens

Smokin’ on the White BBQ Championship Open to Public

12 p.m.                 Aquafly Performance (Professional Hydroflight Team)

3 p.m.                   Car Show Awards Ceremony

3:30 p.m.             Aquafly Performance

4:00 p.m.             Keith Symanowitz Live

5:00 p.m.             74th Annual White River Water Carnival Parade

6:30 p.m.             Aquafly Performance

7:00 p.m.             Bad Boy Mower Giveaway

Lockhouse Orchestra Live

8:30 p.m.             Aquafly Performance (LED Night Show)

About the White River Water Carnival:

The White River Water Carnival is a free, family event that features entertainment, food vendors, craft and commercial vendors, a parade, and kids’ activities. The event is presented by Bad Boy Mowers. Kids’ activities require the purchase of an admission armband and are sponsored in part by FNBC, McDonald’s, Littlefield Oil, Pepsi and Westrock Orthodontics. The car show is sponsored by the Wood Family Dealerships. The parade is sponsored by Citizens Bank. Other carnival entertainment is sponsored by ARCare, the City of Batesville, Cup’d Up Outdoors, Flowers Baking Company, Life Plus, Merchants & Planters Bank, Ozark Mountain Poultry, Precise Heating & Air, Sherwood Urgent Care, and Sonic Drive-In. Promotional sponsors include Southern Charm and the UPS Store. For more information, please contact the BACC at (870) 793-2378.