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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Fort Thomas Sesquicentennial - Saturday, July 8: Party of All Parties

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Saturday, July 8: Party of All Parties

10:00 AM:  Amazing Race. Get a team together to participate in this city wide scavenger hunt. It’s a fast paced challenge to see which team can collect the most points. 

12:00 PM:  Bike Parade/Decorating Contest. The current mayor, Eric Haas, won this challenge in 1967 and he will judge the winner of this event. So dress up your bike and get in the parade.

1:00 PM:  Pet Parade. Calling all dogs, cats, fish, birds, and whatever is your pet. Bring it for the parade.  

1:00 – 3:00 PM: Pet Talent Shows, Pet Vendors, Family Pet Photos. Reduced price on microchipping and DNA testing that day.

2:00 PM: Crowning of Pet Mayor from the Pet Wants essay contest.

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2:00 PM: Cool Critters.
 Experience a menagerie of animals.

2:30 PM: St. Elizabeth Pet Blessing. Bring your pet for an animal blessing. Each pet will receive a Saint Francis medal. 

4:00 – 7:00 PM:  8th Annual Antique Car Cruise-In.  Please share your beautiful vehicle with us. The first 100 vehicles will receive a special Sesquicentennial Car Plaque.  Then stay for the bands that start at 5:30 and we promise they will keep you dancing all night long.  For more information about registration please contact Lonnie Slone at 859-750-7710.

Inflatables throughout the day.

Concerts in the Amphitheater:
Food trucks start at 5:30 p.m. 

5:30 PM:  Borderline
7:00 PM:  Leftovers

9:00 PM:  Mighty Mighty BossToneS (headline act)

Since their inception in 1984, the Mighty Mighty BossToneS have been one of rock music’s most prolific touring and recording bands.  During their 30+ year career they have played thousands of shows all over the world and released a slew of ground breaking albums.  The BossToneS are credited as a progenitor of the ska-punk genre, and the creators of its sub-genre ska-core, which mixes ska with punk and hardcore. They were a key figures in the ska scene and one of the first bands to popularize the genre in the musical mainstream with their platinums selling 1997 album “Let’s Face It” and its hit single “The Impression That I Get.”

10:30 PM: Britney’s Lipstick


  1. Where does the pet parade and blessing take place?

  2. Was not impressed with the show, it all sounded the same and was too loud. It's a shame that it was the "headline" act for our cities 150th celebration. I definitely enjoyed the merchants acts more.