The Tallahatchie RiverFest, held in historic downtown New Albany, celebrates the creative spirit of the region through which this river flows. With its source near the North Mississippi Appalachian foothills, the Tallahatchie bends its way through forests and wetlands as it crosses the hills into the mighty Mississippi. On William Faulkner's "postage stamp of native soil," with Appalachian country and bluegrass, Delta blues, and New Orleans jazz, New Albany and Union County celebrate the spirit of the artists, craftsmen, writers, and musicians of the region around the banks of the river…The Tallahatchie! The Tallahatchie RiverFest, sponsored in part by the City of New Albany, is coordinated by the Union CouTallahatchie Riverfest, New Albany, MSnty Development Association. This event, celebrating the visual,literary, and performing arts,features a variety of local, regionaland national entertainment. Music entertainment on the Bob Johnson Memorial Stage will be free to attendees. Some children's activities will be fee-based. Last year's festival was attended by an estimated 12,000 people. Steve Azar at New Albany, MS Riverfest September 2011

Gold Sponsors
Riverside Traffic Systems
Baptist Memorial Hospital

Silver Sponsors
New Albany Gazette
Toyota Motor Mfg. Mississippi, Inc.

Kevin Charles Fine Furniture
"The Best Seat in the House"

Bronze Sponsors
BNA Bank
Nichol's Deli
Unite Foundation
Riddle Air Conditioning & Heating

Star Sponsors
Hampton Inn
Holiday Inn Express
U.S. Lawns of NE Mississippi
Get Tann Salon
Sugaree's Bakery

Paul Smithey Construction

Friends of Festival
New Albany Kiwanis Club
Mills & Mills Architects, PC

Big Sky Signs
Bankhead Flowers
Friendly City Tire
John Stroud Agency, Inc.
Rutledge Printing
Rutledge, Davis & Harris, P.L.L.C.
Twitty Insurance Agency
Law Offices of Thad J. Mueller