Salina Arts and Humanities is gearing up for the upcoming Smoky Hill River Festival, an annual event that celebrates arts, music, and community in the Salina area.
The festival, which will take place from June 8th to 11th, will feature a wide range of activities and attractions, including live music performances, art exhibits, food vendors, and more. This year’s festival will also include a special focus on the theme of “renewal,” reflecting the community’s resilience and strength in the face of challenges.
According to Brad Anderson, the executive director of Salina Arts and Humanities, the festival is an important part of the community’s identity and culture. “The River Festival has become an iconic event for Salina, and we’re excited to bring it back this year with a renewed sense of purpose and energy,” Anderson said in a statement.
The festival is expected to draw thousands of visitors from the Salina area and beyond, and organizers are taking steps to ensure that the event is safe and enjoyable for everyone. This includes implementing health and safety protocols in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as providing accessible accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
Overall, the Smoky Hill River Festival promises to be a fun and engaging event for people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you’re a longtime Salina resident or a first-time visitor to the area, the festival offers a unique opportunity to experience the best of what the community has to offer.