BIG WEEKEND

Come for Mandela, Stay for Kings Island

Thursday April 27 through Sunday April 30, 2017

Visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center's exhibition featuring photos of South African President Nelson Mandela. Drive north for the roller coasters and entertainment of Kings Island.

  • Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

    March 24-August 20, 2017

    This exhibition at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center features photographs that share the last years of the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

  • Kings Island

    All season (weekends only in April and early May)

    Take a ride on the new Mystic Timbers roller coaster or take the kids into Planet Snoopy for family-friendly fun.

  • Carew Tower Observation Deck

    All Year

    Talk about a view from the top! Get a 360-degree perspective of Cincinnati, the Ohio River and Northern Kentucky from the top of the city's second-tallest building.

  • Disney in Concert: Tale As Old As Time

    April 28-30, 2017

    Enjoy a musical celebration with the Cincinnati Pops exploring the magical moments and feats of heroics from Frozen, The Little Mermaid, Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more.

  • Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

    April 22-May 20, 2017

    Comedy and adventure abound in Playhouse in the Park's production starring the famous detective.

  • Creation Museum

    All Year

    Stroll through biblical history with animatronics, planetarium, interactive exhibits and more.

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More Weekend Fun

  • Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris

    February 11-May 14, 2017

    Explore the intersection of French art, fashion, and history at the Cincinnati Art Museum with 75 works of jewelry.

  • JACK Cincinnati Casino

    All Year

    Roll the dice with 100,000 square feet of slot machines, poker tables and more at this downtown Cincinnati casino.

  • The Tempest

    April 28-May 20, 2017

    Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents the romantic tale o magic and monsters, love and liquor, and retribution and redemption.

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe House

    All Year

    Visit the historical and cultural site that was the home of the Uncle Tom's Cabin author and her family.

  • Crafty Supermarket Spring Show

    April 29, 2017

    Head to the Clifton Cultural Arts Center for music by a DJ, hands-on craft activities, local food and free swag bags for the first 100 shoppers.

  • Casting Crowns

    April 27, 2017

    The Grammy Award-winning Christian band performs at BB&T Arena.

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