Great Inland Seafood Festival opens Thursday

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - The 25th annual Great Inland Seafood Festival takes place this weekend in Newport.

The festival features over 15 local restaurants selling fresh seafood. Games and free entertainment are also featured.

This year's festival will again offer Whole Maine Live Lobsters for $10.95 each. This popular tradition is a hallmark of the Seafood Festival.  The lobsters are usually sold out by early Sunday afternoon.

Event Hours:

Thursday, Aug. 9        5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 10             5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 11         Noon - 11 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 12         Noon - 9 p.m.

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