Photos: Riverfest (Kentucky side) 2022

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Rainclouds didn’t deter people from celebrating Riverfest on the Kentucky side on Sunday, Sept. 4. Our own Alecia Ricker was there — check out photos from the festivities along the riverfront and at Newport on the Levee.

Plots of hillside claimed early in the afternoon in anticipation of the Riverfest fireworks Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
A few zzz’s to fuel up for more festivities at Riverfest 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Live music kept the crowd moving and grooving all day during the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Cotton candy from Queen City Cotton Candy was on hand satisfying many a sweet tooth at the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Storm clouds loomed overhead but didn’t deter the boaters awaiting the Riverfest fireworks on the river on Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Funky Sunshine offered DIY Tie Dye at the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Face-paintings were available for kids during the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Face-paintings were available for kids during the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Complementary caricatures were available to visitors to the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Rain held off for most of the early afternoon as families gathered at Newport on the Levee for the Riverfest celebrations Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
FC Cincinnati offered field goal kicks for kids during the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Classic airplanes buzz overhead Newport coming from Lunkin Airport during their Airport Days event Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Kids get balloon animals and face paintings during the Newport on the Levee Riverfest celebration Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Parking lots become daytime campgrounds on Sunday, Sept 4, 2022 as people await the Western Southern/WEBN Riverfest fireworks. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
Storm clouds loomed overhead but didn’t deter the spectators visiting the pre-fireworks festivities along the Levee on Sunday, Sept 4, 2022. Photo by Alecia Ricker.
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