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Lewisport Heritage Festival receives big crowds, big success


Ella Chappell and friend Jade Smith had fun on the big swing at the festival.


Lewisport City Administrator Jason Roberts said the 2023 Heritage Festival went very well, and the weather was perfect.  “It was the first festival I’ve worked where we didn’t have to worry about a chance for rain at some point,” he said. “We had a record number of vendors including food and crafts.

New rides were a big hit this year, including more rides for younger kids. Next year the ride company plans to provide more rides for the older kids as well.
We also had a great turn out for the annual tractor pull…We take each year as a learning experience and try to make the next year better. This would never be possible without the help from our Mayor, City of Lewisport employees, City council members, and the festival committee.”

Hanging out at the Heritage Festival are Cindy, Rachel and Maddie Payne, Carrie Dixon and Robin Shultz.

The crowd watching the beauty pageants seem to be enjoying themselves.

Nick Simpson of Lewisport drives his 460 Farmall during the Heritage Fest Antique Tractor Pull last Saturday.


Michael Bland holds Dixie after the Dachshund/Lab mix was picked as Grand Champion at the pet show.


The Lewisport Lions Club booth is always a popular spot for great food and conversation.


Veteran Kent L. Kelly takes a ride with granddaughter Riley Monroe.


Independence Bank honored our veterans during the festival. From left to right are: Eli Gregory, Kevin Keown, Chris Aldridge, Pat McClure, Wayne Stephens, Eddie Nevitt and bank president, Wade Gaynor.

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