Few things are as fun as the summer art festival scene. And if you haven’t been to out-of-the-way Northern Kentucky in the summer, you may actually want to give this a try. Yes, this sounds a bit out of the way, but it’s truly a delight. Here is a list of some of the amazing festivals brewing in Northern Kentucky this summer.
23rd annual Italianfest: Come wine and dine like an Italian. The events kick off at the Bocce Ball Tournament at Pompilios Restaurant on June 11th. They continue from Thursday to Sunday. Get more information here: www.newportky.gov.
Newport Motorcycle Rally: This takes place from July 3-6 where you can participate in the contest for the best bike and enjoy live music, fireworks, prizes and more. This is at the Newport Festival Park and Newport on the Levee. See more here: www.newportmotorcyclerally.com.
Boone County Heritage Day and Chalkfest: You won’t want to miss this feast for the eyes on July 12th. Enjoy the sidewalk chalk art by local artists and see the vintage auto show sponsored by the Boone County Historical Museum. For more information, call859-371-5882.
Kentucky Art Outpost: July 25-27 you’ll be able to see some of the greatest art in Kentucky. Dozens of regional artists will come together to present their glass, photos, ceramics, jewelry and crafts. The event is at the World Peace Bell Park in Newport. Learn more here.www.southbankpartners.com. Phone: 859-655-7700.
These are just a few of the many great events Northern Kentucky has to offer this summer. This just might be the family get-away worth doing this year!