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The city of Providence is gearing up for the annual Providence Uptown Fall Festival, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 2. For the first time, this year’s event will be capped off by OVW wrestling.

After missing a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Providence Uptown Fall Festival returns on Saturday, Oct. 2, bigger and better than ever before.

The day will kick-off with the Providence Uptown Fall Festival Carshow beginning at 10 a.m. More than 55 awards are scheduled to be given out. Those include Best GM, Best Mopar, Best Ford and Best Non Big Three. There will also awards for best of show, mayors choice and a number of era specific awards.

The rest of the fall festival activities will get under way at 11 a.m. and run through 5 p.m., with live entertainment, vendors, food, bingo, games, face painting, bouncy houses and more.

Live entertainment will include music from Whiskey Alibi from noon until 2 p.m. and The Sorrells Boys from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m., while magician Eric Tyree will take the stage at 4 p.m.

For the first time ever, the event will feature live wrestling action from Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) beginning at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Providence Community Center, just as the rest of the day’s activities are wrapping up.

For more information on the car show, owners should contact Doug Hammers at 270-339-0477.

Contact Matt Hughes at matt@journalenterprise.com or 270-667-2069

Contact Matt Hughes at matt@journalenterprise.com or 270-667-2069