Lewiston Smelt Festival!by jpauly
2017 ANNUAL LEWISTON SMELT FESTIVAL WITH 90 WEST
LEWISTON, NY - "Lewiston Never Smelt So Good" will ring true again as
the Village of Lewiston kicks off the first festival of the season on Cinco de
Mayo, Friday, May 5th. The
popular festival is hosted by The
Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, the Niagara River Anglers will batter and fry 400 pounds of smelt, given out as free samples (donations are accepted and go towards Niagara River Angler's community programs) and sponsored by DiMino's Lewiston Tops, Niagara River Greenway Commission, Modern Corporation and Waste Management, Inc. Anthony DiMino has been a major sponsor the past three years and also assists with ordering and storing the smelt for the Anglers. Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the event. The free smelt is given out until it runs out.
Smelt-tasters can enjoy entertainment from 90 West on Friday night. This event is geared toward an adult audience. The tent, stage, and tables are supplied by Falls Tent and Awning.
Lewiston restaurants will also be busy preparing their own culinary variation of smelt over the weekend. Participating restaurants can be identified by a decorative fish flag outside their door. For additional information, contact the Chamber office at 754-9500 or online at www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com