VanSciver Children's Area @ Nanticoke Riverfest

Saturday July 9, 2022 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Located in the grass lot on Market Street, 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: 

  • colorful magnet making
  • keychain design station
  • sand art station
  • *NEW* water bead sensory play station 
  • bubble station 

NEW this year! 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 have bunnies, goats, sheep, pigs, chicks, and a pony!  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!

The Descendants: Show - 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. / Walk Around - 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • The Descendants Mal and Evie are delighted to join their best fans in a sing-along as well as perform some of their favorite songs! They will also be hanging around after the performance for pictures, so be sure to come by to say hi and get your picture taken!