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Newport Carnival & Community Events Association

Line up

There is so much going on at Riverfest, now in it’s third year being run by Newport Carnival & Community Events Association!

There are going to be a whole host of stalls from local businesses, charities and fundraising stands throughout the day along the quay. 

Additionally, there will be a stage, this time in a larger area due to its popularity last year, with a whole host of acts playing which can be seen below. 

Entertainment Schedule

This line up is subject to change at short notice and times are approximate.

10:00 – Open with walking Parade and Vectis Corp of Drums
Parade starts at St Thomas’ Square at 09:50 – Arrives at The Quay for 10:00.

10:30 – Huxley Magic Main Stage
Award-winning Magic and Comedy by the notorious Huxley!

11:00 – Medina Marching Band
A fun and inclusive marching band for people ages 8 years + and all abilities.

11:30 – Flash Kirby Main Stage
Entertainer and signer.

12:00 – Emilia Main Stage
Singer-songwriter from the Island.

12:30 – Gemma Hunt Swashbuckle Show Main Stage
One of CBeebies’ most popular shows, aimed at interacting with young children.

13:00 – RNLI Man Overboard Demonstration River Medina
Cowes RNLI will stage a man overboard demonstration in the River Medina at approximately 13:00 (Subject to operational needs) 

13:15 – FAT Samba Band 
Based in Freshwater and Totland (FAT), with members from all over the Isle of Wight.

13:45 – Ali Hinde Main Stage
Fitness Dancer

14:00 – Aspire Creative Hub Stage Takeover Main Stage
A community platform for people to express their creativity.

14:00 – Lil Bluz

14:15 – Brandon & Archie

14:30 – Leon Bond

14:45 – Raven Rockstar

15:00 – Court

15:15 – Lee-Lee

15:30 – Jess Ong

16:00 – Smile

16:30 – Sir Valentine

17:00 – Close
A raffle will be called shortly before Riverfest closes.

Notice: Some entertainment is not assigned to the main stage, these will take place in various locations around The Quay

PLUS there is so much else going on! 

Bouncy Castles; Arts & Crafts; Stalls; Face Painting; Emergency Services; Demonstrations; Carnival Fairground Rides, Food & Drink Traders; Live Music; Plaza Ices; Wolfguard Vikings; Vectis Corps of Drums Marching Band; Medina Marching Band; FAT Samba; Dancers & Performers; Magic Shows; 200 Years of the RNLI; BBC’s Gemma Hunt with Swashbuckle; Tractors & Bikes; Eazi Bar; Raffle & Tombola; Pirate Stall; Kids Games AND MORE!

Riverfest 2024