Whether you're planning a family vacation, a romantic weekend getaway, or a trip to visit friends and family, here are some popular attractions and events to include in your visit.
Summertime is the perfect time to cool off at Coney Island's Sunlite Pool, The Beach Waterpark, and Soak City Waterpark at Kings Island then enjoy some baseball with Florence Freedom and Cincinnati Reds. If an evening of music is more your style, check out the free entertainment options at Fountain Square, Washington Park and Newport on the Levee.
Twister water slide at Coney Island
June is chock full of festivals like Newport Italianfest, Cincinnati Juneteenth Festival, Bunbury Music Festival and RoeblingFest. Cincinnati Opera's Summer Season begins in mid-June with captivating performances all summer long.
2013 Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinnati
July starts with a bang over Independence Day weekend. Then it's time to enjoy NASCAR racing action at Kentucky Speedway. Rounding out July is Cincinnati Music Festival with two evenings of jazz, R&B, blues and hip-hop performances at Paul Brown Stadium.
August offers food, fun, sports and music! The month kicks off with LumenoCity in Washington Park, Glier's Goettafest along Newport's riverfront, and Cincy Blues Fest at Sawyer Point, followed by Western & Southern Open at Linder Family Tennis Center, and Ohio Renaissance Festival.
Labor Day weekend celebrates the end of summer with a bang at Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks, but the fun doesn't end there. Be sure to come back for Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA and MidPoint Music Festival in September.
Western & Southern/WEBN Fireworks presented by Cincinnati Bell at Riverfest
Find even more summer fun here. Then be sure to document your visit on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #SUMMERinCINCY.