A day at River Rec


Members of the VFW Post 4464 performed their funeral rights as a display for the public, something they do seven days a week and on holidays to honor fellow veterans. This member of the honor guard played the bugel.


Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

Families began to come into the amphitheater just before the opening ceremony for River Rec festival.


Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

The GAHS Madrigals performed the National Anthem at the opening ceremony on Monday, kicking off the 2017 River Rec Festival.


Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

VFW Post 4464 fired their arms as part of a salute in their funeral rights for veterans that have passed away.


Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

Two boys chase each other passed a family with a basketball as they head deeper through the inflatables of Gallipolis City Park.


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

One girl dashes out of a inflatable after sliding down to its exit.


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

It’s time to wheel out all the familiar food smells of Gallipolis River Recreation.


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

One little boy gets his face painted alongside a friend.


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

Little Miss Firecracker runner-up 2017 Brionna Lee (left) and Little Miss Firecracker 2017 Bella Roe (right) stand with Little Miss Firecracker 2016 Kylar Green (center).


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

Little Mister Firecracker runner-up 2017 Markyce Still (left) stands with Little Mister Firecracker 2016 Andre Gibson (center) and Little Mister Firecracker 2017 James McCoy (right).


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

Members of the VFW Post 4464 performed their funeral rights as a display for the public, something they do seven days a week and on holidays to honor fellow veterans. This member of the honor guard played the bugel.

Families began to come into the amphitheater just before the opening ceremony for River Rec festival.

The GAHS Madrigals performed the National Anthem at the opening ceremony on Monday, kicking off the 2017 River Rec Festival.

VFW Post 4464 fired their arms as part of a salute in their funeral rights for veterans that have passed away.

Two boys chase each other passed a family with a basketball as they head deeper through the inflatables of Gallipolis City Park.

One girl dashes out of a inflatable after sliding down to its exit.

It’s time to wheel out all the familiar food smells of Gallipolis River Recreation.

One little boy gets his face painted alongside a friend.

Little Miss Firecracker runner-up 2017 Brionna Lee (left) and Little Miss Firecracker 2017 Bella Roe (right) stand with Little Miss Firecracker 2016 Kylar Green (center).

Little Mister Firecracker runner-up 2017 Markyce Still (left) stands with Little Mister Firecracker 2016 Andre Gibson (center) and Little Mister Firecracker 2017 James McCoy (right).

Members of the VFW Post 4464 performed their funeral rights as a display for the public, something they do seven days a week and on holidays to honor fellow veterans. This member of the honor guard played the bugel.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0125-1.jpgMembers of the VFW Post 4464 performed their funeral rights as a display for the public, something they do seven days a week and on holidays to honor fellow veterans. This member of the honor guard played the bugel. Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

Families began to come into the amphitheater just before the opening ceremony for River Rec festival.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0112-1.jpgFamilies began to come into the amphitheater just before the opening ceremony for River Rec festival. Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

The GAHS Madrigals performed the National Anthem at the opening ceremony on Monday, kicking off the 2017 River Rec Festival.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0114-1.jpgThe GAHS Madrigals performed the National Anthem at the opening ceremony on Monday, kicking off the 2017 River Rec Festival. Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

VFW Post 4464 fired their arms as part of a salute in their funeral rights for veterans that have passed away.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0123-1.jpgVFW Post 4464 fired their arms as part of a salute in their funeral rights for veterans that have passed away. Morgan McKinniss | Daily Tribune

Two boys chase each other passed a family with a basketball as they head deeper through the inflatables of Gallipolis City Park.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0292-1.jpgTwo boys chase each other passed a family with a basketball as they head deeper through the inflatables of Gallipolis City Park. Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

One girl dashes out of a inflatable after sliding down to its exit.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0329-1.jpgOne girl dashes out of a inflatable after sliding down to its exit. Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

It’s time to wheel out all the familiar food smells of Gallipolis River Recreation.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0342-1.jpgIt’s time to wheel out all the familiar food smells of Gallipolis River Recreation. Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

One little boy gets his face painted alongside a friend.
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0352-1.jpgOne little boy gets his face painted alongside a friend. Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

Little Miss Firecracker runner-up 2017 Brionna Lee (left) and Little Miss Firecracker 2017 Bella Roe (right) stand with Little Miss Firecracker 2016 Kylar Green (center).
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0431-1.jpgLittle Miss Firecracker runner-up 2017 Brionna Lee (left) and Little Miss Firecracker 2017 Bella Roe (right) stand with Little Miss Firecracker 2016 Kylar Green (center). Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

Little Mister Firecracker runner-up 2017 Markyce Still (left) stands with Little Mister Firecracker 2016 Andre Gibson (center) and Little Mister Firecracker 2017 James McCoy (right).
http://mydailytribune.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/07/web1_DSC_0434-1.jpgLittle Mister Firecracker runner-up 2017 Markyce Still (left) stands with Little Mister Firecracker 2016 Andre Gibson (center) and Little Mister Firecracker 2017 James McCoy (right). Dean Wright | Daily Tribune