27th ANNUAL NEWPORT ITALIANFEST Presented by Jake Sweeney Fiat
Dates: June 7, 8, 9, 10
Location: Newport Riverfront
Times: Thursday 5 p.m. — 11 p.m. Opening Ceremony at 7 p.m.
Friday 5 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Fireworks
after Reds game
Saturday 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Fireworks at 11 p.m.
Sunday Noon — 9 p.m.
Join us for the 27th Newport Italianfest, named a Top 20 Event for June by the Southeast Tourism Society and held along Newport’s Riverboat Row between the Purple People and Taylor-Southgate Bridges. The festival has authentic Italian food and live Italian music performed by entertainers from around the nation and from “the old country”, a Golf Outing, and a Family Photo Booth showcasing the history of Italian families that settled in Newport generations ago. Other fun includes a cooking contest, games and rides for the little ones. Events kick off with a Bocci Ball Tournament at Pompilio’s Restaurant on Wednesday. The event averages over 100,000 visitors. For more info, call 859-292-3666.