Riverfest kicks off in St. Charles

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ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) - The weather has been a concern for organizers of events and festivals around the area. St. Charles is gearing up there for Riverfest at Frontier Park along the riverfront.

This weekend marks the 42nd year for the event. They have lots of music, food, and rides for the kids. Fireworks will be set off on Sunday and Monday.

American Idol finalist Dalton Rapattoni is performing Friday along with a meet and greet. Organizers say the rain won`t stop them from having a good time.

Riverfest goes until 10:30pm Friday. Saturday the festival opens at noon and shuts down at 10:30pm. Then on Sunday they open at noon and fireworks go off at 9:20pm. Then on the 4th of July the parade kicks off at 10am along with the festival at noon and fireworks again at 9:20pm.