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Kick Off Summer with Party in the Fort (Mitchell)

Summer kicks off in Ft. Mitchell with Party in the Fort on Friday, May 18.
The event starts at 6 p.m. and runs till 10:30 p.m. at Diocesan Catholic Children's Home (75 Orphanage Road).
Party in the Fort features activities and entertainment for all age groups, along with food and drinks.
“We are excited to host this first of its kind event which celebrates Fort. Mitchell. This event will support two great causes while highlighting small businesses of Northern Kentucky.” said Mayor Jude Hehman.
The rain date for the event is Saturday, May 19.
Local businesses like Bunches of Bows, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and Huntington Bank sponsor the event.
“We moved our business here to be an integral part of this community and this event reflects the business community’s commitment to the City.” said Traci Alexander, owner of Bunches of Bows.
Food will be offered by Greyhound Tavern, Blue Grass Quality Meats, Little Flour Baked Goods, Colonial Cottage, Holy Donuts, Papa Johns and Rollin’ Bowls.
Drinks will be sold by Saddle Club and Bircus Brewing Company.
More than 3,000 people are expected to attend. The Naked Karate Girls, a family-friendly band, will perform. Other entertainment includes kids games, inflatables, and raffles.
The event’s proceeds will be donated to local community non- profits including Live Well Fort Mitchell and DCCH.
The City of Ft. Mitchell is looking for volunteers to assist with the event. Sign up to volunteer and stay posted through the City of Fort Mitchell’s Facebook page.
-Staff report