Newport Blast


July 3
5:00 pm

This summer, Newport on the Levee, meetNKY (the Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau), and BB Riverboats are bringing a brand-new Independence Day celebration to Northern Kentucky in conjunction with the city of Newport. Dubbed “Newport Blast,” the event on July 3 will be held at The Levee, where guests will experience the spirit of Americana with a carnival-themed extravaganza followed by a Rozzi Fireworks and Drone Display.

Schedule of Events:

  • 5PM to 10 PM: Enjoy face painting, live music, games, hot dog eating contest, and more in The Plaza
  • 10PM to 10:30 PM: Catch the firework and drone show presented by Rozzi Fireworks from The Riverwalk

Hot Dog Eating Contest Presented by Five Guys:

Who will be crowned the champion?

Join us for a fun-filled event and a chance to win an amazing staycation package at the Levee, featuring:

  • A stay at Aloft Hotel
  • Levee branded swag
  • Gift cards to onsite businesses

*Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Sign up here.

Visit the BB Riverboats website for additional activities and day-of cruise tickets.

Please be advised that outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. We kindly ask all guests to refrain from bringing any alcoholic beverages onto Riverboat Row. To ensure the safety and enjoyment of guests, it is important to note that all alcohol consumption is only permitted within the designated areas at Newport on the Levee. Thank you for your coorperation and understanding.

Please be aware that by attending this event, you consent to your likeness being used, without compensation, in photo or video footage captured onsite. Newport on the Levee reserves the right to use any and all media for future publicity.

If you are interested in becoming involved in our events or learning more about sponsorship opportunities, please complete the application in the link here.

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