‘Ritas on the River rescheduled for May

Louisiana Living

(4/4/19) Due to the forecasted rain and hazardous conditions on April 6th, ‘Ritas on the River featuring the Taco Festival has been rescheduled to May 18th. “Weather is always a factor when planning outdoor events.

We are happy that we will be able to move this event to a later date rather than changing venue or canceling,” said Downtown RiverMarket & Development Director Myra Gatling-Akers.

Any tickets purchased for the ‘Ritas on the River margarita samplings will be honored on the new date. If you need a refund due to the date change, refunds can be requested through Eventbrite if purchased online or by e-mailingMyra.Gatling@ci.Monroe.La.US. All refund requests must be made by April 18th to be honored.

Tickets for the new date are available at DowntownRiverMarket.com  It is free to attend the event, but tickets are available for those 21 years or older who would like to sample margaritas from area top restaurants and bars. The event is held from 10am-4pm at the Origin Bank RiverMarket at 316 S. Grand Street with tastings happening from 12-4pm.

‘Ritas on the River also features a taco festival. Attendees can purchase a wide array of tacos from various vendors at the market. Other food will be available for purchase as well.
Shop and sip on the Ouachita River. Find unique items from artisan vendors at the event while enjoying the margaritas and food.

If you or someone you know love the outdoors, then Dreamcatcher’s Enterprise is the vendor to see! Dreamcatcher’s Enterprise features tents, sleeping bags, pillows and more. Dawn Hodges and her father founded the company, getting its name from his Cherokee Indian Heritage. Dawn says, “I never dreamed I would be a designer and inventor, especially of tailgating gear and camping equipment.”

Dawn presented their newest idea of MySnoozie at a pitch competition at LA Tech, which won first place for best idea and product. MySnoozie is the ultimate sleeping bag that can be used as a pillow and a backpack. This product can only be purchased on Kickstarter at a reduced price before it is available to the public. Dreamcatcher’s Enterprise is a family business that sales products for the whole family to enjoy. Visit their Kickstarter for more information on MySnoozie.

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