BIG WEEKEND

Come for Star Wars, Stay for Coney Island

Thursday August 17 through Sunday August 20, 2017

Come face to face with Darth Vader's mask, see Princess Leia's iconic gold bikini in person and so much more at Star Wars and the Power of Costume at Cincinnati Museum Center. Then take the family east of downtown for water adventures and classic amusement park rides at Coney Island.

  • Star Wars And The Power of Costume

    May 25-October 1, 2017

    Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes the iconic costumes from the famous movies presented in the Smithsonian traveling exhibition.

  • Coney Island

    All Season

    Cool off with a splash in Sunlite Pool, grab a refreshing drink from the full-service tiki bar, zip down water slides, or stay dry on Coney's Classic Rides, watching live shows and playing mini golf.

  • Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion

    August 18-20, 2017

    Three days of concerts, community activities, a parade, interactive art, health screenings and more.

  • Jane Benson: Half-Truths

    July 15-October 22, 2017

    The artist uses music to tell the story in a dual-channel video that serves as the show's centerpiece and tells the story of two Iraqi brothers who escaped from Baghdad in early 2002. At Contemporary Arts Center.

  • BB Riverboats

    All Season

    Cruise the Ohio River on a kid-friendly or romantic dinner or sightseeing cruise.

  • Western & Southern Open

    August 12-20, 2017

    The best in men's and women's tennis converge at the Lindner Family Tennis Center to compete. Plus lots of fun special events and activities for all ages.

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More Weekend Fun

  • Carol Ann's Carousel

    All Year

    Take a ride on one of 44 whimsical Cincinnati-centric characters in this glass-enclosed carousel with views of the Ohio River.

  • Newport on the Levee

    All Year

    Dine, drink and be entertained at this entertainment center on the Ohio River.

  • Summer Music Festival

    August 17, 2017

    Bring the family to Ault Park for live music, drinks for purchase, and ice cream for the kids.

  • Dagaz Acres Zipline Adventures and Leadership Center

    All Year

    Featuring dual ziplines, tree-top canopies, and bridges you will find a unique outdoor adventure that is safe and still delivers a thrill of a lifetime.

  • Green Day

    August 20, 2017

    The American punk rock band performs at Riverbend Music Center.

  • Tunes at the Taft

    August 19, 2017

    Enjoy an afternoon of music, friends and fun with complimentary sweet treats provided by Graeter's and a cash bar.

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