150 anniversary makes July 4 celebration extra special in Fort Thomas

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.

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