VanSciver Children's Area @ Nanticoke Riverfest

Saturday, July 8, 2023 - 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. in Gateway Park


Located in Gateway Park, you will see a large tent filled with different crafts so you can dive right into your creative side. There will be five different stations that include: cupcake magnets, tie dye doorknob hangers with create your own sticker scenes, and color your own slap bracelets!

Live Entertainment

*NEW* Watkins Wonders Petting Zoo: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Watkins Wonders Petting Zoo is a fun, educational, and true petting zoo family experience allowing up-close, hands-on farm animal activity. They will have a cow, sheep, pig, turtle, bunnies, and goats! Be sure to stop by and enjoy the heart-warming experience of finding a new animal friend!

Jungle John Entertainment: Balloon twisting - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. / Jungle John Reptile Show - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. / Balloon Twisting from 1:00p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Come and see Jungle John, along with “Wally Gator” the American alligator, “Larry” the boa constrictor and his other “friends” in this entertaining and educational show! And be sure to allow time to visit with Jungle John before or after his show for a special balloon animal made just for you!

Galaxy Jedi Training: Show - 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. / Walk Around - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

A special galaxy agent and her jedi nemesis are coming to teach the power of the force! They will also be hanging around after the training for pictures – be sure to stop by and see if you have the power to join them!