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Taste of Newport Returns on June 5

The annual Taste of Newport returns on Sunday, June 5 and will take place between the 700-800 blocks of Monmouth Street from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The event is designed to showcase some of Newport’s finest “tastes” around the city.

Participating food businesses include 27 Bar + Kitchen, BB Riverboats, Bello’s Bike Pops, Bernhard’s Bakery, Bourbon & Broad, Carabello Coffee, Dick’s Last Resort, Dixie Chili, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Gangsters Dueling Piano Bar & Restaurant, Hot Head Burritos, JerZee’s Pub & Grub, LaMexicana Restaurant & Grocery, Lana’s Diner, Mister Softee, Newport Pizza, Packhouse, Peluso Market, Pepper Pod Restaurant, Pompilios, Sis’s on Monmouth, Webb’s BBQ, and Wiedemann Brewing. 

All food items will be priced $5 and under and a selection of domestic and craft beers will also be available for purchase.

Live music in the 700 & 800 blocks of Monmouth featuring alt rock, classic rock, western, country, acoustic, jazz, originals and more! Featured musicians include, Annette Shepherd & Brian Lovely, Cef Michael Band, The Derek Alan Band, Josh McIntosh & Company, Mack West Trio, Revolver Band, Shut Up & Drive Band, and Six Guns South. For showtimes, visit www.newportky.gov.

The 2016 Taste of Newport is sponsored by Kerry Chevrolet, Heritage Bank, BB&T, Rhinegeist & Sweetwater.

Event partners include the City of Newport, Newport Independent Schools, Art’s Rental, Vice Mayor & Mrs. Frank Peluso, Carlisle Enterprises, Inc., Heidelberg Distribution Co., Nelson’s Tents, Pepsi Bottling Co., Rumpke, and Southbank Partners.

For additional information on the event, please contact Bev Holiday at [email protected] or call 859-655-6341. The event wil be held rain or shine.

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