Is A Riverfest Button Really Worth $10?
For the third straight year, Riverfest buttons are being sold for $10 each. This has led many people to question the value of the festival, so we decided to see what a button was really worth. We checked on the ticket pricing for concerts and similar events around the area and used a conservative average for the same event in Wichita.
How much is a Riverfest Button Worth?
- Flaming Lips - $27
- Ok Go - $39
- Common - $54
- Mavis Staples - $58
- Randy Newman - $88
- Locash - $73
- Flobots - $52
- Less than Jake - $53
- Foxygen - $87
- Darryl Worley - $30
This list alone makes the button worth more than $500. This doesn't include other festival events like the Jet Ski races, Starlight Flotilla, Blacktop Nationals car show and dozens of other activities. Plus ... the people watching is priceless.
*Ticket Prices based on artists next available performance/comparable event.*