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The Town of Newport and the Newport Riverwalk Committee are busy planning for the 3rd Annual Newport Riverwalk Festival that will be held on Saturday, August 3rd from 9 AM to 4 PM. The Festival will be held at the scenic Riverwalk Park, next to the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge on Main Street in Newport. Everyone is encouraged and invited to take part in this annual Newport tradition. The day will be full of fun activities for all ages including, big parade, pony rides, chili contest, watermelon eating contests, food vendors, music, free children’s activities, adult cornhole tournament (new $40 pre-registration fee or $50 day of event), dunk tank, plus much more. All children’s events are free. All money generated will be used to support the future Riverwalk Festivals. In the meantime, if interested in participating or getting involved sign-up sheets, waiver, parade and volunteer forms are available online at: Sign-up is suggested for the Cornhole Tournament. For more information check-out the Riverwalk Newport Maine on Facebook.