LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The festival celebrating "The Champ" came to a close Sunday.

The final day of the 10-day "I Am Ali" festival wrapped up at the Muhammad Ali Center. 

The purpose of the festival is to celebrate the legacy Ali left on the city, and the impact he had on the world.

When the boxing champ died two years ago, the community came together with love, compassion and unity. The goal of the festival is to reignite those same themes each year.

"It became very apparent how much Louisville loved him, how much Kentucky loved him, and how much the world loved him," Jeanie Kahnke, with the Muhammad Ali Center, said. "When he passed away, it was unbelievable what this city saw."

The closing celebration also had face painting, boxing glove chocolates, lemonade stands and a live butterfly dome.


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