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City of Newport cancels participation in Riverfest

No permits or licenses will be issued
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Posted at 8:55 PM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-15 20:55:49-04

NEWPORT, Ky. — In an announcement on their Facebook page, the City of Newport declared that they will not participate in Riverfest in 2020.

Citing restrictions from the COVID-19 outbreak and other logistical issues, the City of Newport said they will not be issuing any city-associated permits or licenses.

The Tri-State's largest fireworks display, scheduled to take place on Sept. 6, is listed as TBD on the area's regional tourism website.