The trio Brother Adams of Holland will be one of the bands performing at the riverfront stage during Bridgefest. New sound equipment will bring out the band’s folk-rock style of acoustic and electric instrumentation. (Photo courtesy of Miller Johnson)

Roll to the river for Allegan’s Bridgefest

By: 
Virginia Ransbottom, Staff Writer

This weekend, Allegan’s riverfront boardwalk springs to life with the inaugural “Rollin on the River” Friday night event with The Crane Wives band from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on June 8, followed by the return of Bridgefest on Saturday, June 9. It’ll be a full day of downtown celebrations and family-friendly entertainment.

“This is it—the kick-off to summer in downtown Allegan,” said promotions director Parker Johnson.

 

Schedule of events:

8 a.m.—Bridgefest 5K. Register here: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Allegan/AlleganBridgefest5K

8 a.m.-12 p.m.—Iron Bridge Sports Bar fishing tournament

10 a.m.-6 p.m.—Art Mar-ket on Locust

10 a.m.-4 p.m.—Blessing of the Jeeps

11 am.-1 p.m.—Magic show at the gazebo.

12-10:30 p.m.—Beer gar-den on the Riverfront

12-6 p.m.—Petting zoo by the Iron Bridge

12-7 p.m.—Inflatables by the Iron Bridge.

12-2 p.m.—Guitar UP! Riverfront Stage

3-5 p.m.—Clearwater/Burza Project, Riverfront Stage

3-9 p.m.—Photo booth near the gazebo

6-7 p.m.—Brother Adams on the Riverfront Stage

8-10:15 p.m.—Mojo on the Riverfront Stage

10:15 p.m.—Fireworks on the river

For more details on the two events, pick up a copy of the June 7 issue of The Allegan County News or subscribe to the e-edition.

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