Thursday, June 23, 2016

July 4th Carnival (on the 3rd) expected to draw crowd

Fireworks over the New River Gorge
More than 1,500 guests are expected to indulge in fun and fireworks this year during the annual July 3 Family Carnival on Sunday at Adventures on the Gorge. Many more are sure to gather along country roads near the resort to witness what's become one of the region's hallmark displays.

Beginning at 4 p.m., the family fest features plenty of activities for children, including games and contests with prizes and access to the resort's pool near the rim of the gorge. Admission is free, though food and access to programs may not always be, according to P.J. Stevenson, marketing director for the resort.

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