NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - Portfest is just two days away and the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce has been on a mission to relocate this year's festival to downtown Newport.
According to Julie Allen, director of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce, tonight is the opening night of the carnival.
"Two stages will be set up tomorrow," she said. "We have ICE coming. We have food vendors starting to set up tomorrow. We have all of our porta potties in place. Our special VIP areas, backstage areas, and feeding areas are already set up. So things are coming a long nicely and we should be ready by four o'clock Friday."
Chamber officials have also been working to make sure everything is in place with security.
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