48th Annual Rend Lake Water Festival
We would like to invite everyone to take part in this year's Rend Lake Water Festival.
May 1st – 4th: Carnival by Brady’s Amusements
Wednesday - Friday 6-10 pm Saturday 11-4 & 6-10 pm
Carnival is located in the NE corner of the Benton Public Square.
May 2nd: Slow Glow Bike Ride with Cycle1 Cycling Studio
May 3rd: Little Mister & Little Miss Rend Lake Pageant at the Middle School & Live Music Provided by Robbie Shea at Capitol Park
May 4th: Parade, Food Vendors, a Talent Competition and Live Music provided by Savannah Rose and Atlanta Burning @ Capitol Park.
This event is organized by the Benton / West City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Rend Lake Water Festival Committee.
"A DAY AT THE LAKE"
This event would not be possible without the generous support of our local community sponsors. To join your fellow organizations to make this event bigger and better, check out our Event Sponsorships. Please contact the chamber office for more information. 618-438-2121
Premier & Signature Sponsors
Logan Church of God
Peoples National Bank & WEEKS in Benton
2019 Prizes provided by:
Peoples National Bank, US Bank, & Legence Bank.
Slow Glow Ride
A fun family-friendly bike ride that passed some of the historic sites and haunts of Benton. All ages welcome. Younger riders have to be able to ride a bicycle without training wheels or should be pulled in a bike trailer or a tag-a-long bicycle attached to an adult’s bike. This is an evening ride and we will be Starting around dusk so lights encouraged but not required.
Little Mister / Little Miss Rend Lake
Special thanks to WEEKS in Benton for the use of vehicles for the parade.
Public parking lots are available on the west side of the Benton Public Square. Parking is also available along the street. Please follow any street signs regarding special parking zones!
Event Sponsorship is available. Please contact the chamber office for more information. 618-438-2121