Ribbon cut on 50th Three Rivers Festival

Jack Hammer, the executive director, said the festival features all of the family favorites, as well as some new additions that you'll have to see for yourself.

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 3:25 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- The 50th annual Three Rivers Festival officially kicked off Friday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Junk Food Alley.

Jack Hammer, the executive director, said the festival features all of the family favorites, as well as some new additions that you'll have to see for yourself.

This year's festival and ribbon cutting was a celebration of not only the last 50 years, but all of the volunteers who have made it possible.

"We want to engage the community in more places and in new spaces around us here, with the river front, as we grow into our next 50 years. We're very very excited abotu this festival," Hammer said.

Festival fun continues Saturday morning with the annual parade.

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