Bourbon barrels in Newport, Kentucky

Meet Me in Newport

Entertainment Abounds in Northern Kentucky

Newport’s roots date back to its founding in 1795, and its multifaceted history includes casinos, mobsters and a stint when it was known as “Sin City.” Today, Newport has transformed into a vibrant riverfront community with a front-row view of the Cincinnati skyline and plenty of things for visitors to see and do. There’s plenty of entertainment at New Riff Distilling, BB Riverboats, Newport Aquarium and Newport on the Levee, plus live music at the new MegaCorp Pavilion venue. Newport is sure to entertain, and the next-door gems of Bellevue and Dayton are charming sister cities you won't want to miss!

Get to Know Newport

Bourbon tasting in Newport, Kentucky

Bourbon Begins in Newport

Distilling fans will love starting their Bourbon State journey at New Riff Distilling in Newport.

Sealife at Newport Aquarium in Kentucky

Millions of Gallons of Fun

The Newport Aquarium and completely redesigned Newport on the Levee promise hours of fun for all ages.

PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation in Newport, Kentucky

Music Fans Rejoice

The new MegaCorp Pavilion in Newport brings national music acts to a dual indoor-outdoor concert venue on the riverfront.

Paddling in Newport, Kentucky

Outdoor Adventures Galore

Whether kayaking in A.J. Jolly Park, running along riverfront trails or exploring wine vineyards, outdoor fans will find their favorites.  

Newport on the Levee in Kentucky

Enjoy Grown-Up Entertainment in Newport

Explore the Sights and Tastes of Newport

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BB Riverboats

101 Riverboat Row
Foot of Columbia Street
Newport, KY 41071

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Purple People Bridge

1 Levee Way
Newport, KY 41071

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Dixie Chili

733 Monmouth Street
Newport, KY 41071

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600 Washington Avenue
Newport, KY 41071

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New Riff Distilling

24 Distillery Way
Newport, KY 41071

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Newport Aquarium

1 Levee Way
Newport, KY 41011

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Newport on the Levee

One Levee Way
Newport, KY 41011

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Hofbrauhaus Newport

200 E. Third St.
Newport, KY 41011

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Aloft Newport on the Levee

201 E 3rd Street
Newport, KY 41071

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Hampton Inn & Suites Newport

275 Columbia Street
Newport, KY 41071

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A.J. Jolly Park and Campground

1565 Race Track Road
Alexandria, KY 41001

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StoneBrook Winery

6570 Vineyard Ln.
Camp Springs, KY 41059