31st Annual Portfest Festival

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
6:00 p.m.  Carnival Opens

Thursday, May 31, 2012
6:00 p.m.  Carnival Armband Night, $15

Friday, June 1, 2012
Advance Tickets $15
At the gate $20
Kids 6 & under FREE!

4:00 p.m.  Gates Open
6:00 p.m.  Carnival Opens
7:00 p.m.  Eric Lee Beddingfield
8:30 p.m.  Charlie Daniels Band

Saturday, June 2, 2012
Advance Tickets only $10
At the gate $15 after 4 p.m.
Kids 6 & under FREE!
Gates open at Noon

6:00 a.m.  Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament
10:00 a.m.  Horseshoe Pitching Tournament
Noon – 6:00 p.m.  Free Family Attractions
1:00 p.m.  Carnival Opens
7:00 p.m.  Riverbilly
8:30 p.m.  Craig Morgan
9:45 p.m.  Medallion Foods Fireworks Extravaganza

Jacksonport State Park
Free Parking
$5 Cooler Charge
General Seating – bring your lawn chairs and blankets

For more information, www.portfest.org

Scheduled for Saturday, June 2
**Activities are FREE with gate admission!!!
Noon to 6 p.m.
Arkansas Steel Children’s Tent?Rock Climbing Wall ?Big E’s Riding Academy Horse Rides
Speedway Entertainment Remote Control Cars
Pedestal Joust  * Giant Trikes?Petting Zoo  *  Obstacle Course?Four-Person Jumper?Moonwalk   *  Giant Slide ?Trackless Train Rides  ?Arts & Crafts/Commercial Vendors ?Arkansas State Parks Programs?Arkansas Game & Fish Aquarium
Magician Rocky Clements ?Portfest Famous Lemonade

Kids’ Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 26 at 8 a.m.
Lockwood Park Extension
Free fishing for kids 12 and under
Trophies in 3 categories
Sponsored by Sonic Drive-In,
Grady Auction & Realty and Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

5K Walk & Run
Saturday, May 26 at 8 a.m.
New Location: ASU-Newport
Eight age divisions, plaques for fastest male & female in each
$100 for overall male & female winners and team traveling trophies
Sponsored by Cintas Corporation and ASU-Newport

Budweiser Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament
Saturday, June 2 at 6 a.m.
White & Black Rivers, weigh-in at Portfest at 3 p.m.
100% payback big bass pot, $2,000 in cash prizes
Sponsored by C&C Distributors/Budweiser

Horseshoe Pitching Contest
Saturday, June 2 at 10 a.m.
Single & doubles tournament at Portfest
$450 cash up for grabs
Sponsored by ASU-Newport

For applications or information on any Portfest-related event, contact the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce or go to www.portfest.org.