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Feb 24, 2017

Bockfest Precipitation Retaliation Happy Hour

Milton's Prospect Hill Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Feb 24, 2017

Bockfest Precipitation Retaliation Happy Hour

Milton's Prospect Hill Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Drink specials. Snowman-burning at 7 p.m. in response to 2008 Bockfest Parade snow cancellation.

Drink specials. Snowman-burning at 7 p.m. in response to 2008 Bockfest Parade snow cancellation.

Feb 25, 2017 through Mar 5, 2017

Cincinnati Home and Garden Show

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Feb 25, 2017 through Mar 5, 2017

Cincinnati Home and Garden Show

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

Showcase of landscape and interior designs, specialty companies, remodeling specialists, manufacturers, retail stores and contractors.

Showcase of landscape and interior designs, specialty companies, remodeling specialists, manufacturers, retail stores and contractors.

Mar 2, 2017 through Mar 4, 2017

Cincinnati International Wine Festival

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Cincinnati International Wine Festival
Mar 2, 2017 through Mar 4, 2017

Cincinnati International Wine Festival

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

Visiting wine personalities from around the globe pair with area's best chef's for multi-course dinner experiences at various restaurants around the region.

Supports 35 local charities. Winery dinners at areas finest restaurants, sample over 700 wines from around world at grand tastings and bid on rare and exciting auction... Read more

Supports 35 local charities. Winery dinners at areas finest restaurants, sample over 700 wines from around world at grand tastings and bid on rare and exciting auction items.

Mar 3, 2017 through Mar 5, 2017

Bockfest

Christian Moerlein Brewery Event Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Bockfest Hall
Mar 3, 2017 through Mar 5, 2017

Bockfest

Christian Moerlein Brewery Event Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Temporarily named Bockfest Hall, Christian Moerlein Brewery Event Hall is center of Bockfest event. Renaissance celebration of bock beer and the coming of spring. Includes... Read more

Temporarily named Bockfest Hall, Christian Moerlein Brewery Event Hall is center of Bockfest event. Renaissance celebration of bock beer and the coming of spring. Includes food, bock beer and music. Party also at various participating Over-the-Rhine venues.

Mar 3, 2017 through Mar 5, 2017

25 Years of Bockfest: Party Like a Bockstar

Over-the-Rhine

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Mar 3, 2017 through Mar 5, 2017

25 Years of Bockfest: Party Like a Bockstar

Over-the-Rhine

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

3 days of festivities throughout Downtown and OTR. Parade kicks off at Arnold's on Friday. Other highlights: Bockfest 5K, Bockfest dinner, heritage tours, Billygoat Ball,... Read more

3 days of festivities throughout Downtown and OTR. Parade kicks off at Arnold's on Friday. Other highlights: Bockfest 5K, Bockfest dinner, heritage tours, Billygoat Ball, crowning of Sausage Queen, Beard Baron competition, brunch and more.

Mar 4, 2017

Bockfest Sausage Queen and Beard Baron Competition Finals

Christian Moerlein Brewery Event Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Mar 4, 2017

Bockfest Sausage Queen and Beard Baron Competition Finals

Christian Moerlein Brewery Event Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Panel of expert judges determine best applicant for new Sausage Queen and Beard Baron based on personality, presence and talent. Registration for Beard Baron 6-8 p.m. next... Read more

Panel of expert judges determine best applicant for new Sausage Queen and Beard Baron based on personality, presence and talent. Registration for Beard Baron 6-8 p.m. next to stage.

Mar 10, 2017 through Mar 19, 2017

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme

U.S. Bank Arena

Downtown

Approximately 6.94 miles from your location
Ringling Brothers Circus
Mar 10, 2017 through Mar 19, 2017

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme

U.S. Bank Arena

Downtown

Approximately 6.94 miles from your location

Enjoy unexpected circus spectacles at U.S. Bank Arena for the circus's final tour dates in Cincinnati.

Enjoy unexpected circus spectacles at U.S. Bank Arena for the circus's final tour dates in Cincinnati.

Mar 11, 2017

St. Patricks Parade Day: All About Stout

Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
Mar 11, 2017

St. Patricks Parade Day: All About Stout

Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Over 20 stouts for purchase. Live music, pipers and Irish dancers in tent and restaurant. Food and beer available inside and outside.

Over 20 stouts for purchase. Live music, pipers and Irish dancers in tent and restaurant. Food and beer available inside and outside.

Mar 25, 2017 through Mar 26, 2017

Mid-East Percussion and Winds Championship

BB&T Arena

South

Approximately 6.59 miles from your location
Mar 25, 2017 through Mar 26, 2017

Mid-East Percussion and Winds Championship

BB&T Arena

South

Approximately 6.59 miles from your location

Premier percussion and winds teams compete.

Premier percussion and winds teams compete.

Mar 25, 2017

JACK Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes

Turfway Park

South

Approximately 15.02 miles from your location
Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center
Mar 25, 2017

JACK Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes

Turfway Park

South

Approximately 15.02 miles from your location

Since 1972, this horse race has taken over Turfway Park each spring as a nine-furlong competition on the park's main track.

Since 1972, this horse race has taken over Turfway Park each spring as a nine-furlong competition on the park's main track.

Apr 1, 2017

Autism and All Special Needs Expo

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Approximately 13.22 miles from your location
Apr 1, 2017

Autism and All Special Needs Expo

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Approximately 13.22 miles from your location

More than 70 organizations with tables set up to hand out free information on autism and special needs. Free breakout sessions, free children's activities.

More than 70 organizations with tables set up to hand out free information on autism and special needs. Free breakout sessions, free children's activities.

Apr 3, 2017

Reds Community Fund Charity Block Party

Great American Ball Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location
Apr 3, 2017

Reds Community Fund Charity Block Party

Great American Ball Park

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

Food and beverages for purchase. Live music.

Food and beverages for purchase. Live music.

Apr 3, 2017

Findlay Market Opening Day Parade

Findlay Market

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Findlay Market Opening Day Parade, Fountain Square
Apr 3, 2017

Findlay Market Opening Day Parade

Findlay Market

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

Grand Marshal: Lou Piniella

Starts at Findlay Market.

Starts at Findlay Market.

Apr 21, 2017

MariElder's Italian Festival

Fairfax Recreation Center

East

Approximately 3.40 miles from your location
Apr 21, 2017

MariElder's Italian Festival

Fairfax Recreation Center

East

Approximately 3.40 miles from your location

Dinner includes spaghetti/ravioli with meatballs, salad, Italian bread, dessert, tea and coffee. Beer and wine extra. Raffle baskets, split the pot, and dancing. Music by... Read more

Dinner includes spaghetti/ravioli with meatballs, salad, Italian bread, dessert, tea and coffee. Beer and wine extra. Raffle baskets, split the pot, and dancing. Music by Peter Wagner Band.

May 7, 2017

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Paul Brown Stadium

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location
May 7, 2017

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Paul Brown Stadium

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

May 12, 2017 through May 14, 2017

Appalachian Festival

Coney Island

North

Approximately 3.54 miles from your location
May 12, 2017 through May 14, 2017

Appalachian Festival

Coney Island

North

Approximately 3.54 miles from your location

Appalachian crafts, music, dance, storytelling, cooking, cultural treasures, Appalachian living history exhibit, petting zoo. Friday only: Adults $5, ages 55 and up $2,... Read more

Appalachian crafts, music, dance, storytelling, cooking, cultural treasures, Appalachian living history exhibit, petting zoo. Friday only: Adults $5, ages 55 and up $2, children 2-12 $1, under 2 free. Parking $6.

May 20, 2017

Wildflower Festival

Kirby Nature Preserve

North

Approximately 17.51 miles from your location
May 20, 2017

Wildflower Festival

Kirby Nature Preserve

North

Approximately 17.51 miles from your location

Learn about nature. Native plants and hand-crafted items for sale, displays by local environmental organizations, and activities for children.

Learn about nature. Native plants and hand-crafted items for sale, displays by local environmental organizations, and activities for children.

May 27, 2017 through May 28, 2017

Nowhere Else Festival

Nowhere Else

North

Approximately 34.61 miles from your location
May 27, 2017 through May 28, 2017

Nowhere Else Festival

Nowhere Else

North

Approximately 34.61 miles from your location

Boutique music and arts festival on small farm. Variety of workshops and artist presentations.

Boutique music and arts festival on small farm. Variety of workshops and artist presentations.

May 27, 2017 through May 29, 2017

Taste of Cincinnati USA

Downtown Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location
Taste of Cincinnati USA
May 27, 2017 through May 29, 2017

Taste of Cincinnati USA

Downtown Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

On Fifth Street, from Vine to Sentinel. Food from Greater Cincinnati restaurants. Music on multiple stages.

On Fifth Street, from Vine to Sentinel. Food from Greater Cincinnati restaurants. Music on multiple stages.

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