The “Taste of Newport” is Sunday, June 3rd rain or shine from 11am-6pm in the 600-700-800 blocks of Monmouth Street featuring 20+ restaurants with items priced $5 and under. The event includes live music, Artists/Artisans, Vintage Campers and a Chalk Art contest. A selection of domestic and craft beers will also be available for purchase.
Live Music Schedule:
700 Block of Monmouth – City Parking Lot:
11am-1pm – Bacchanal Steel Band
1:30-3:30pm – Josh McIntosh & Company
4:00-6pm – Revolver Band
800 Block of Monmouth – Phelan Park:
11am-1pm – Annette Shepherd Trio
1:30-3:30pm – Mack West Band
4:00-6:00pm – Licking Valley String Band
New this year:
Vintage Campers available for viewing exteriors/interiors
Chalk Art Contest for Kids, Teen and Adults – prizes will be awarded per age group
Newport Craft Beers will be represented by: Braxton, Hofbrauhaus and Wooden Cask
Corporate sponsors: Heritage Bank – Hampton by Hilton - St. Elizabeth Healthcare – John Nolan Auto Service and Kerry Chevrolet
Special Thanks to the Following: City of Newport, City Manager Tom Fromme, Commissioner & Mrs. Frank Peluso, “Taste Participants”, Newport Independent Schools, Art’s Rental, Carlisle Enterprises, Inc., Advantage Tent Rental, Pepsi Bottling Co., Rumpke, Southbank Partners, ReNewport and meetNKY LIFT Grant.
For additional information, please contact Bev Holiday 859-655-6341.
Click here for the press release.