Here’s everything you need to know about Riverfest this year

Grab your lawn chairs and secure your viewing spot now, because it's almost time for Riverfest.

The 45th annual Western & Southern/WEBN fireworks show is back to its home over the Ohio River, after last year's display was moved to Kentucky Speedway due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ready for the big show? Here's everything you need to know.

When is Riverfest?

The annual Labor Day celebration is Sunday and takes place at Sawyer Point Park and Yeatman's Cove in Cincinnati, Festival Park in Newport and Devou Park and the downtown Riverfest Impact Area in Covington.

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The festival will begin at Sawyer Point Park and Yeatman's Cove at noon and will be broadcast live from WEBN.

Tarp set-up can begin at 7 a.m. Saturday. Tarps and blankets can only be placed with painter's tape, gaffer tape or masking tape. They cannot be secured with duct tape, rocks, bricks or sand.

WEBN asks that you be considerate of others and only reserve a "reasonable amount of space."

When will the fireworks start?

Western & Southern/WEBN fireworks will launch over the Ohio River beginning at 9 p.m.

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In preparation, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley will establish a no wake zone and a river closure on the Ohio River from noon Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday.

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