Gateway Foundation RiverBlast Tickets on Sale

Tickets are on sale for the best view of the Labor Day Weekend Riverfest fireworks.

RiverBlast, the annual fundraiser of the Gateway Community and Technical College Foundation, offers unprecedented close-up views of the August 31 fireworks and the comfort of waiting for the big show in the Newport Aquarium. The event includes free viewing of the Aquarium exhibits; appetizers; optional interaction with a penguin, baby alligator and turtle; a multi-course dinner; silent auction and raffle. An individual viewing seat is reserved on a private, secure patio for every guest.

Presenting sponsor is St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Corporate sponsors are Bilz Insurance, CVG and Emerson Industrial Automation. Toyota is invitation sponsor.

Tickets are $150 a person. A guaranteed parking spot can be purchased as well. Phone the Gateway Foundation at (859) 442-1176 or visit the website at