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Join Us At The World Peace Festival

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The 2016 World Peace Festival has been moved 0.3 miles to Newport on the Levee (1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071). Due to inclement weather expected tomorrow, the event will be held inside the mall near the ticket office for the AMC movie theater. Parking is available in the garage or on the street.


The World Peace Festival of Cincinnati & No. Kentucky will be held this Saturday, October 1st.  It is a music and art celebration of the United Nations “International Day of Peace.”  This local event takes place at the World Peace Bell (425 York St., Newport, KY 41071) from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Like the Olympic games, this festival serves as a cry for solidarity for a more just and peaceful world.  The theme of this year’s festival is “Peace is a Human Right.”  In an effort to promote a more peaceful world, the festival gathers diverse ethnic groups from our larger community to celebrate and honor our unique gifts.

Our local World Peace Festival is a family-friendly event which includes:

  • Activities for Kids
  • Pizza and Ethnic Foods
  • Tai-chi and Yoga
  • Live band
  • Meditation
  • Cultural Dances and Music
  • Storytelling
  • Fair Trade Merchandise

Community Friends Meeting will have a table set up at the event! Please see the attached flyer for addition details.