COV200 Summer Celebration July 9-14

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Covington, KY - A giant Ferris wheel, food trucks, live music and activities for children will all be part of the more than sixty events and activities taking place July 9-14, 2015 along the banks of the Ohio River in Covington.

COV200, the all-volunteer group behind the City of Covington's bicentennial celebration, announced the much-anticipated details of the event, which will showcase Covington's history and family friendly appeal. The celebration, which is now being called The Bank of Kentucky Summer Celebration, will feature six days of activities and musical entertainment hosted on the Covington Landing and in the RiverCenter Blvd block area between Scott Blvd and Madison Ave. 

"For more than 25 years, The Bank of Kentucky has taken pride in our community and in invested in it," said Norm Desmarais, COV200 Chair. "We are very excited about their support to make this an event that will showcase our community and bring people together in celebration."

Highlights of The Bank of Kentucky Summer Celebration include a 50-foot Ferris wheel and 125-foot fun slide located on the former Covington Landing; free games and activities for children of all ages at the Duke Energy Activity Tent; over 20 live music acts performing at the Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell Stage; and a wide variety of food options featuring local Covington businesses.

Official sponsors include BB&T (formerly The Bank of Kentucky), Gateway Community and Technical College, Corporex, Duke Energy, Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell, TiER1 Performance, UpTech, Braxton Brewing, WCPO Insider

"We are proud to lend our support to a historic year of celebration by being the title sponsor of the Summer Celebration for the community," said Andy Hawking, Executive Vice President, The Bank of Kentucky.

Covington Mayor Sherry Carran looks forward to welcoming the thousands of visitors who will attend this event. "The Bank of Kentucky Summer Celebration is a shining example of how those who love our great city have come together to provide such a wonderful family friendly event for our residents, businesses and those visiting the region this summer. It is the passion of the people in our great city who truly embody the spirit of its history and its future."

For more details and to learn how to get involved, visit COV200's website.

Posted on June 04, 2015.