July 4 is a special day for all Americans, but it was especially auspicious this year in Ft. Thomas, where residents celebrated the start of their country and their community.
Apart of a week long celebration for the city's 150th birthday.
FORT THOMAS, Ky. -- This year marks a special Independence Day celebration for Fort Thomas.
The city is holding a weeklong celebration for its 150th anniversary.
The July 4 evening festivities include a symphony orchestra concert and fireworks display. Earlier, there was a parade, tug of war, mustache/beard contest, a hot dog eating contest and other events.
Watch the video above to see some of the fun and to hear from Little Miss Fort Thomas.
There will be more events all week, including a concert Saturday headlined by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones.