Altoona’s River Prairie Festival 2021 kicks off May 8

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ALTOONA, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Warmer weather means the start of all new programming at River Prairie Park.

This Saturday, May 8 River Prairie Park in Altoona will hold its annual festival which includes live music, theater performances, food trucks, and of course a rubber ducky race.

This will be the fourth year of this event, with last year’s being virtual.

 Roy Atkinson, with the city of Altoona, says this event helps celebrate the start of warmer weather.

Atkinson said, “It’s a wonderful family-friendly event it’s a great way to usher in programming or river prairie park for the 2021 season and celebrate the start of summer.”

The event is free and will take place at the park from 10 to 4 pm this Saturday.

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