Saturday, June 17th from 10am to 6pm
3rd & Court Streets, Covington, KY

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  • Roebling Bridge tours lasting 45-60 minutes will cover the bridge’s structural features and provide historical information. Tours will begin at 10:00 a.m.
  • The Riverwalk Statues tours will provide information about the seven statues and the people they represent.
  • At 12:00p.m., on the west side pedestrian walkway of the bridge, people will join hands linking Covington and Cincinnati for a ‘Hands Across the Roebling Suspension Bridge’ photo.
  • On Stage: Electronic large screen displays of films and a historical photo slide show.
  • A replica Lego model of the South Pier by Mark Clark will be on display.
  • The walking tours of the Licking Riverside Historic District will point out various significant homes and buildings the district.
  • Tours of the Covington floodwall will introduce you to the murals created by the artist Robert Dafford.
  • There will be performances by time period characters: Forget-Me-Not Dancers, Abe Lincoln, and John Roebling.
  • At 1:00 p.m. there will be proclamations by representatives of Ohio and Kentucky’s Governor’s offices, representatives of Cincinnati’s and Covington’s Mayor’s offices, KY Transportation Cabinet, and DOT officials, and comments by Kriss Roebling.
  • At 1:30p.m. winners of the Roebling Bridge Photo Contest will be announced and prints of their photos will be available for purchase.
  • Unique and beautiful Roebling Bridge items and photographs will be for sale and by silent auction. Silent auction items will include a “Trip to the Top” of the Roebling Suspension Bridge.


  • The CCSBC History Tent – 17 Historical Exhibitors
  • Displays of historical photographs and artifacts by the CCSBC, the Kenton County Public Library, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the Behringer-Crawford Museum, and others.
  • A short professional documentary film produced by the Kenton County Public Library and funded partially by the CCSBC, will be playing on the main stage.
  • Winning photographs of the Roebling Suspension Bridge Photo Contest will be on display and a slide show will present all photo contest entries.  The 2018 Anniversary Roebling Bridge Calendar will be available for purchase

* All Activities, Tours, Exhibits, and Presentations will be FREE except for Merchandise:

RoeblingFest is presented by:

Cincinnati Bell
Covington Cincinnati Suspension Bridge
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Roebling Point
Embassy Suites
KY Transportation Cabinet
Kenton County Public Library
Marriott Cincinnati Rivercenter
Clark Schaefer Hackett CPAs & Advisors