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Apr 28, 2018 through Apr 29, 2018

Princess Days

Newport on the Levee

South

Apr 28, 2018 through Apr 29, 2018

Princess Days

Newport on the Levee

South

Come see all of your favorite princesses live in a festive atmosphere as they perform, interact and provide a magical event creating one of a kind memories! Attendees will have the amazing opportunity to experience characters sing, act, dance and provide magical...

Come see all of your favorite princesses live in a festive atmosphere as they perform, interact and provide a magical event creating one of a kind memories! Attendees will have the amazing opportunity to experience characters sing, act, dance and provide magical...

Now through Apr 30, 2018

Zoo Blooms

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

Now through Apr 30, 2018

Zoo Blooms

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will transform into a magnificent explosion of color when Zoo Blooms kicks off this spring. The zoo promises to be a palette of artistic color with a combination of more than 80,000 tulips. As one of only two accredited botanical gardens...

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will transform into a magnificent explosion of color when Zoo Blooms kicks off this spring. The zoo promises to be a palette of artistic color with a combination of more than 80,000 tulips. As one of only two accredited botanical gardens...

Now through Jun 16, 2018

International Butterfly Show: Butterflies of Madagascar

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Now through Jun 16, 2018

International Butterfly Show: Butterflies of Madagascar

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

The 2018 Butterfly Show “The Butterflies of Madagascar” celebrates the exotic flora, fauna, and extraordinary landscape of this unique African country. Giant baobab trees, remarkable stone forests, and illustrious lemurs of Madagascar set the stage for the thousands of...

The 2018 Butterfly Show “The Butterflies of Madagascar” celebrates the exotic flora, fauna, and extraordinary landscape of this unique African country. Giant baobab trees, remarkable stone forests, and illustrious lemurs of Madagascar set the stage for the thousands of...

Apr 27, 2018 through Apr 29, 2018

Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous

Williamsburg Community Park

North

Apr 27, 2018 through Apr 29, 2018

Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous

Williamsburg Community Park

North

Featuring representations of life in 18th century. Period vendors, children's hands-on area, demonstrations of period crafts and skills, music, Native American drumming and dance.

Featuring representations of life in 18th century. Period vendors, children's hands-on area, demonstrations of period crafts and skills, music, Native American drumming and dance.

Apr 29, 2018

Intertwined Through Adoption - A Celebration of Women

Trihealth Pavilion

North

Apr 29, 2018

Intertwined Through Adoption - A Celebration of Women

Trihealth Pavilion

North

This event unites and honors the multiple generations intertwined through adoption. Please join us if you are a Birth Mother, Birth Grandmother, Adoptive Mother, Adoptive Grandmother or Adult Adoptee. Meet and share stories with other women whose lives are touched by adoption....

This event unites and honors the multiple generations intertwined through adoption. Please join us if you are a Birth Mother, Birth Grandmother, Adoptive Mother, Adoptive Grandmother or Adult Adoptee. Meet and share stories with other women whose lives are touched by adoption....

Apr 29, 2018 through May 27, 2018

Heart Beat Drum Circle with Baba Jubal

Bi-Okoto African Drum and Dance Theatre

Apr 29, 2018 through May 27, 2018

Heart Beat Drum Circle with Baba Jubal

Bi-Okoto African Drum and Dance Theatre

Bi-Okoto Cultural Center presents: Heart Beat Drum Circle with Baba Jubal. Bi-okoto is bringing the Drum Circle into Cincinnati Community through Baba Jubal. Baba Jubal Harris has been using his knowledge of African music and culture to inspire children and adult. Through his...

Bi-Okoto Cultural Center presents: Heart Beat Drum Circle with Baba Jubal. Bi-okoto is bringing the Drum Circle into Cincinnati Community through Baba Jubal. Baba Jubal Harris has been using his knowledge of African music and culture to inspire children and adult. Through his...

May 01, 2018 through May 31, 2018

Zoo Babies

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

May 01, 2018 through May 31, 2018

Zoo Babies

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

General admission prices: $17 online ($19 at gate) $12 children and seniors ($13 at gate) Celebration of animal families and newest additions. Includes family activities and entertainment.

General admission prices: $17 online ($19 at gate) $12 children and seniors ($13 at gate) Celebration of animal families and newest additions. Includes family activities and entertainment.

Now through May 24, 2018

Yappy Hour

Washington Park

Downtown

Now through May 24, 2018

Yappy Hour

Washington Park

Downtown

Mix and mingle with drink specials and furry best friend on The Southwest Porch and in Dog Park.

Mix and mingle with drink specials and furry best friend on The Southwest Porch and in Dog Park.

May 03, 2018

Live Board Game

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

May 03, 2018

Live Board Game

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

The people are the pieces in this interactive combination of Sorry, Charades and Quelf! Join Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at Rhinegeist Brewery for a game of epic proportions. You'll step onto the board and play a life-size game that will challenge your creativity and ignite...

The people are the pieces in this interactive combination of Sorry, Charades and Quelf! Join Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at Rhinegeist Brewery for a game of epic proportions. You'll step onto the board and play a life-size game that will challenge your creativity and ignite...

May 03, 2018

Marvel Themed Trivia Night

Mac's Pizza

South

May 03, 2018

Marvel Themed Trivia Night

Mac's Pizza

South

Join us we kick off our Themed Trivia Series! Thursday May 3, 7:30...all things Marvel Universe! Everyone likes a good superhero/villain showdown so why not answer questions and win prizes? Lots of prizes and giveaways courtesy of Braxton Brewing and New Belgium Brewing.

Join us we kick off our Themed Trivia Series! Thursday May 3, 7:30...all things Marvel Universe! Everyone likes a good superhero/villain showdown so why not answer questions and win prizes? Lots of prizes and giveaways courtesy of Braxton Brewing and New Belgium Brewing.

May 04, 2018 through May 05, 2018

P&G Health and Fitness Expo

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

May 04, 2018 through May 05, 2018

P&G Health and Fitness Expo

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

National exhibitors, sponsors and vendors, packet pick-up, volunteer sign-up and more. Part of Flying Pig Marathon Weekend.

National exhibitors, sponsors and vendors, packet pick-up, volunteer sign-up and more. Part of Flying Pig Marathon Weekend.

May 04, 2018 through May 06, 2018

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Paul Brown Stadium

Downtown

May 04, 2018 through May 06, 2018

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Paul Brown Stadium

Downtown

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, powered by P&G, is the third-largest first-time marathon in the country. Welcoming athletes of all running abilities and from across the country and world, Flying Pig Marathon weekend offers activities and events for the whole family. More...

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, powered by P&G, is the third-largest first-time marathon in the country. Welcoming athletes of all running abilities and from across the country and world, Flying Pig Marathon weekend offers activities and events for the whole family. More...

May 04, 2018 through May 06, 2018

Cincy-Cinco Latino Festival

Fountain Square

Downtown

May 04, 2018 through May 06, 2018

Cincy-Cinco Latino Festival

Fountain Square

Downtown

May 04, 2018

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon Block Party

The Banks

Downtown

May 04, 2018

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon Block Party

The Banks

Downtown

Celebrate 20 years of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon with a free concert featuring Nashville's indie pop band, COIN! Other performers include Moonbeau, ETrayn, and Telehope.

Celebrate 20 years of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon with a free concert featuring Nashville's indie pop band, COIN! Other performers include Moonbeau, ETrayn, and Telehope.

May 05, 2018

Toyota 10K Run

Cincinnati Reds

Downtown

May 05, 2018

Toyota 10K Run

Cincinnati Reds

Downtown

Runners and walkers. Event starts on Pete Rose Way and finishes in Yeatman's Cove.

Runners and walkers. Event starts on Pete Rose Way and finishes in Yeatman's Cove.

May 05, 2018

Tri State Running Company 5K

Yeatman's Cove

Downtown

May 05, 2018

Tri State Running Company 5K

Yeatman's Cove

Downtown

Course begins on second street and finishes in Yeatman's Cove. Part of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon weekend.

Course begins on second street and finishes in Yeatman's Cove. Part of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon weekend.

May 05, 2018

National Train Day

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

North

May 05, 2018

National Train Day

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

North

Join the LM&M Railroad as we celebrate the importance of trains in America. Children (Under 17) can ride the Turtle Creek Valley Flyer prices for as low a $5! The LM&M Railroad will be offering FREE locomotive cab tours in the Lebanon Station to all passengers and the...

Join the LM&M Railroad as we celebrate the importance of trains in America. Children (Under 17) can ride the Turtle Creek Valley Flyer prices for as low a $5! The LM&M Railroad will be offering FREE locomotive cab tours in the Lebanon Station to all passengers and the...

May 05, 2018 through May 06, 2018

The Harlem Globetrotters

Kings Island

North

May 05, 2018 through May 06, 2018

The Harlem Globetrotters

Kings Island

North

On May 5-6, roller coasters like Mystic Timbers, The Beast, Banshee and Diamondback won't be the only attractions delivering fun and thrills for guests. As the official juice drink of the Harlem Globetrotters, TUM-e YUMMIES is excited to bring you the ball handling wizardry,...

On May 5-6, roller coasters like Mystic Timbers, The Beast, Banshee and Diamondback won't be the only attractions delivering fun and thrills for guests. As the official juice drink of the Harlem Globetrotters, TUM-e YUMMIES is excited to bring you the ball handling wizardry,...

Now through Jul 14, 2018

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Now through Jul 14, 2018

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Enjoy the cult classic film acted out with Cincinnati shadowcast, The Denton Affair. This film is all about audience participation so feel free to come in costume, sing along, and dance to the Time Warp! MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY: NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 17 WILL BE PERMITTED...

Enjoy the cult classic film acted out with Cincinnati shadowcast, The Denton Affair. This film is all about audience participation so feel free to come in costume, sing along, and dance to the Time Warp! MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY: NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 17 WILL BE PERMITTED...

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