Welcome to the
Kerrville River Festival

October 16,2021 at Louise Hays Park

A Free Event Brought To You By The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department

Get Outdoors. Be Active. Play.

The 2021 Kerrville River Festival is a celebration of getting outdoors and Kerrville’s incorporation and heritage.

The 2021 Kerrville River Festival, scheduled for October 16, 2021, is expanding this year to inspire and motivate community members to get outside for a fun day of outdoor adventure. It’s a combination of Get Outdoors Day activities along with celebrating the Annual Anniversary of Kerrville’s incorporation.

Add a lineup of great entertainment and lots of kid’s activities and you have a great FREE event for the whole family. “Get Outdoors. Be Active. Play.”

Who doesn’t want to get out this Fall after spending much of the last year and more socially-distanced?

The Kerrville River Festival will now feature local booths, exhibits, and activities designed for good old-fashion fun for the entire family. The Kids’ Zone will feature a wide array of activities this year.

It amounts to a whole day of free family outdoor-themed activities and exhibits, concerts and thrill shows, and fun things to do for kids. The day’s fun ends with a celebratory fireworks show.

Scheduled Exhibitors & Activities

Exhibits, games, kids’ zone, exercise classes, fun run, volleyball tournament, performances and much, much more.

Large Kids' Zone with lot of fun activities with bounce houses, rock wall, games, balloon artists and more.
Fun run, exercise classes, volleyball Tournament, Lot of exhibitors and community performances
Four concerts and a circus thrill show featuring Jerrod Niemann, Austin MEADE, wILLOW cITY AND rYAN rOSS bAND


Basement Brewers of Texas will take on the Craft Beer Run for the 2021 Kerrville River Festival. Look for online registration as we get nearer to the event. Previous Craft Beer Runs featured race shirts, beer and snacks for the registration fee. The Run will start at 8:00 a.m. in Louise Hays Park. Stay tuned for further details.

Kerrville Sand Volleyball Association Tournament (9:00 a.m.)

The Kerrville River Festival is pleased to have the Kerrville Sand Volleyball Association sponsor this event. This 4’s, 8-team, coed tournament will be a single elimination event and will take place at the volleyball sand courts at the back entrance to Louise Hays Park. Come out and watch great hometown volleyball.

Kids Zone (Noon to 6:30 p.m.)

The Kerrville River Festival expanded Kids’ Zone will have lots of things to occupy kids throughout the afternoon. This fenced off area will offer an array of great fun activities. There will be bounce houses, rock walls, bungee jumping, balloon artists, a trackless train, and other pursuits to occupy them while their parents get to visit with exhibitors. Stay tuned as we add more activities to this major focus of the Kerrville River Festival.

Community Organizations Pop-Up Showcases: (10-to-15-minute performances)

  • Big Seed Pop-Up: Big Seed provides a medium for youth throughout the Texas Hill Country to explore and develop their artistic passion. These condensed events increase opportunity for performer engagement and community involvement, and help spread the love of art, film, and music in unexpected places.

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Scheduled Performers

Main HeadLiner: Jerrod Niemann Country Music Star

Cirque Akrobat Circus thrill show

Opener: Austin Meade Texas Country Rock Star

Willow City Band

Ryan Ross Band

Smoking (including Vaping), Coolers, Dogs, outside alcohol and glass containers not permitted in festival area

Major Sponsors

Ken Stoepel Ford

Ken Stoepel Ford

Stage Sponsor

tinsley realty group

Tinsley Realty Group

Beer Concession Sponsor

state aire

State Aire

Shuttle Bus Sponsor


Hill Country Distillers
Hill Country Distillers


River Trail Cottages

Ryan Ross Band Sponsor

Kerrville Sand Volleyball Association




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