Rain and Riverfest: How festival organizers juggle the party with Kansas weather


Wichita's biggest party, the Wichita River Festival (or Riverfest), kicks off on Friday and many of you have asked how the recent storms will affect Riverfest.

Organizers say they are working with the City of Wichita to watch the weather conditions daily. Riverfest officials will check in with Chief Meteorologist Lisa Teachman prior to events and they will make any changes or cancellations as needed.

The Riverfest app will have up to date weather cancellations and schedule information.

Watch the video above to hear from Teri Mott, the Marketing Director of Wichita Festivals, on how Riverfest officials put alternative rain plans into effect.