Canal Day


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Center Square, Newport
2 N 2nd Street
Newport, Pennsylvania 17074
Region: Dutch Country Roads
Hours of operation: 9 am to 2 pm
Admission fee: Free

Over 60 local artisans, businesses and community organizations will surround the center square of Newport on October 2, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Canal Day, sponsored by the Newport Revitalization and Preservation Society. This annual street fair brings the community together for a day of food, crafts and music. Canal Day will kick off with a spirited pep rally with Newport High School athletic teams, cheerleaders and band at 9 a.m. Popular local band Friend of Bob performs classic rock and roll at 10 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Emerging local talent Alexis Otstott will perform at 12 pm. Their performances are sponsored by Sharar’s Grocery and Downtown Deli. An auction of three original watercolors by Kate Howell will be held at 11:45 am. Canal Day will also feature Newport Fire Company bucket rides and a free children’s area with a bounce house, crafts and alpacas. A stilt walker and a balloon artist will wow the crowd from 10 am to 1 pm, sponsored by Jacobs Insurance Group. Hourly drawings will be held for gift cards from over 17 local businesses. Visit for complete details.

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