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Jul 25, 2019 through Aug 04, 2019

Glier's Goettafest

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Jul 25, 2019 through Aug 04, 2019

Glier's Goettafest

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Goetta, a German dish pronounced "get-uh", is often compared to breakfast sausage or scrapple and is a mixture of pork, beef, steel-cut (pinhead) oats, and seasonings. Glier's Goettafest is a celebration of the local favorite held along Newport's riverfront just down the...

Goetta, a German dish pronounced "get-uh", is often compared to breakfast sausage or scrapple and is a mixture of pork, beef, steel-cut (pinhead) oats, and seasonings. Glier's Goettafest is a celebration of the local favorite held along Newport's riverfront just down the...

Jul 26, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

St. Bartholomew Parish Family Festival

St. Bartholomew Church
9375 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Jul 26, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

St. Bartholomew Parish Family Festival

St. Bartholomew Church
9375 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Enjoy food, games, a basket raffle, live entertainment, a car show on Sunday, and a kid's area with rides.

Enjoy food, games, a basket raffle, live entertainment, a car show on Sunday, and a kid's area with rides.

Jul 26, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

Cincy Soul: The Black Taste

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 26, 2019 through Jul 28, 2019

Cincy Soul: The Black Taste

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy dishes from locally-owned African-American restaurants, food trucks and caterers. The event also provides an opportunity to learn and experience diverse African-American cultures, heritage and traditions through visual performance arts, cultural displays and...

Enjoy dishes from locally-owned African-American restaurants, food trucks and caterers. The event also provides an opportunity to learn and experience diverse African-American cultures, heritage and traditions through visual performance arts, cultural displays and...

Now through Jul 27, 2019

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Now through Jul 27, 2019

Blues, Brews & BBQ

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Brews and BBQ will be available for individual purchase. Family activities will take place in the Pavilion. 

Brews and BBQ will be available for individual purchase. Family activities will take place in the Pavilion. 

Aug 03, 2019

Lebanon Blues Festival

Historic Downtown Lebanon
Mulberry Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Aug 03, 2019

Lebanon Blues Festival

Historic Downtown Lebanon
Mulberry Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Blues bands, foods and deluxe beer garden. More than 150 classic cars in Blues, BBQ and Bumpers Car Show.

Blues bands, foods and deluxe beer garden. More than 150 classic cars in Blues, BBQ and Bumpers Car Show.

Now through Aug 06, 2019

Cincinnati One-Minute Play Festival

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 06, 2019

Cincinnati One-Minute Play Festival

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Witness brand new one-minute plays from Cincinnati playwrights.The One-­Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) is a grass-roots community-engaged theatre festival, founded by Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea. #1MPF is social barometer practice, which investigates...

Witness brand new one-minute plays from Cincinnati playwrights.The One-­Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) is a grass-roots community-engaged theatre festival, founded by Producing Artistic Director, Dominic D’Andrea. #1MPF is social barometer practice, which investigates...

Now through Aug 11, 2019

Hamilton County Fair

Hamilton County Fairgrounds
7801 Anthony Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45216

North

Now through Aug 11, 2019

Hamilton County Fair

Hamilton County Fairgrounds
7801 Anthony Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45216

North

Pig racing, Big Top Circus, Demolition Derbies, farm animal petting farm, livestock and poultry displays, blacksmith demonstration, remote control car racing, wood carving display and much more.

Pig racing, Big Top Circus, Demolition Derbies, farm animal petting farm, livestock and poultry displays, blacksmith demonstration, remote control car racing, wood carving display and much more.

Aug 09, 2019 through Aug 10, 2019

Bellwether Music Festival

Ohio Renaissance Festival Grounds
10542 East State Route 73, Waynesville, OH 45068

North

Aug 09, 2019 through Aug 10, 2019

Bellwether Music Festival

Ohio Renaissance Festival Grounds
10542 East State Route 73, Waynesville, OH 45068

North

Two-day, two-stage alternative music festival. 2019 Artist Lineup: Beach House Cold War Kids Twin Shadow Real Estate Pinback Caroline Rose

Two-day, two-stage alternative music festival. 2019 Artist Lineup: Beach House Cold War Kids Twin Shadow Real Estate Pinback Caroline Rose

Now through Aug 11, 2019

Great Inland Seafood Festival

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Aug 11, 2019

Great Inland Seafood Festival

Festival Park Newport
Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071

South

Featuring premium seafood dishes from restaurants around the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Region and music for all.

Featuring premium seafood dishes from restaurants around the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Region and music for all.

Aug 16, 2019 through Aug 17, 2019

Whimmydiddle Country Music Festival

Marcum Park
116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, OH 45011

North

Aug 16, 2019 through Aug 17, 2019

Whimmydiddle Country Music Festival

Marcum Park
116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, OH 45011

North

Special 2-day Country music festival in Hamilton! Enjoy bands like Del McCoury Band, Turnpike Troubadours, Shooter Jennings and many others! See website for full lineup and schedule. 

Special 2-day Country music festival in Hamilton! Enjoy bands like Del McCoury Band, Turnpike Troubadours, Shooter Jennings and many others! See website for full lineup and schedule. 

Aug 16, 2019 through Aug 18, 2019

Cincinnati Celtic Festival

E. Freedom Way
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Aug 16, 2019 through Aug 18, 2019

Cincinnati Celtic Festival

E. Freedom Way
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Cincinnati Celtic Festival, presented by The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Foundation and Guinness takes place in August this year directly in front of the Great American Ballpark on Freedom Way. Join us to celebrate Celtic Heritage with family fun, great food, Celtic music...

The Cincinnati Celtic Festival, presented by The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Foundation and Guinness takes place in August this year directly in front of the Great American Ballpark on Freedom Way. Join us to celebrate Celtic Heritage with family fun, great food, Celtic music...

Aug 22, 2019 through Aug 24, 2019

Whispering Beard Folk Festival

Smale Riverfront Park
Mehring Way & Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Aug 22, 2019 through Aug 24, 2019

Whispering Beard Folk Festival

Smale Riverfront Park
Mehring Way & Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Whispering Beard offers a return to what made music festivals of yesteryear radically fun and lovable. Grown in a little town called Friendship, IN the Beard provides sanctuary for the scruffy, feels more like a family reunion than a ticketed event, and delivers fantastic sights...

Whispering Beard offers a return to what made music festivals of yesteryear radically fun and lovable. Grown in a little town called Friendship, IN the Beard provides sanctuary for the scruffy, feels more like a family reunion than a ticketed event, and delivers fantastic sights...

Now through Aug 24, 2019

beWILDerfest Music & Beer Festival

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Now through Aug 24, 2019

beWILDerfest Music & Beer Festival

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

 A 2-day music and beer boutique festival that celebrates "wild" music and beer - featuring national, regional and local bands. Over 35 bands will share 3 stages over 2 full days of music. 

 A 2-day music and beer boutique festival that celebrates "wild" music and beer - featuring national, regional and local bands. Over 35 bands will share 3 stages over 2 full days of music. 

Now through Aug 25, 2019

Germania Society Oktoberfest

Germania Society of Cincinnati
3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45251

North

Now through Aug 25, 2019

Germania Society Oktoberfest

Germania Society of Cincinnati
3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45251

North

Wine, schnapps and over 60 taps of beer. Homemade German food, entertainment for all ages, games and gambling.

Wine, schnapps and over 60 taps of beer. Homemade German food, entertainment for all ages, games and gambling.

Aug 23, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019

St Ignatius Loyola Parish Festival

St Ignatius Loyola Parish grounds
5222 Northbend Road, Cincinnati, OH 45247

West

Aug 23, 2019 through Aug 25, 2019

St Ignatius Loyola Parish Festival

St Ignatius Loyola Parish grounds
5222 Northbend Road, Cincinnati, OH 45247

West

St Ignatius Loyola Parish festival is among the largest Catholic summer festivals in Cincinnati. Enjoy plenty of food, beer, cocktails, rides, and games throughout the weekend

St Ignatius Loyola Parish festival is among the largest Catholic summer festivals in Cincinnati. Enjoy plenty of food, beer, cocktails, rides, and games throughout the weekend

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ohio Renaissance Park
10542 E. Ohio 73, Harveysburg, OH 45032

North

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ohio Renaissance Park
10542 E. Ohio 73, Harveysburg, OH 45032

North

Cheer your favorite knight to victory as he competes for the queen’s honor in the thrilling full-armored joust. The lanes are bustling with storytellers, strolling musicians, singers, dancers and villagers welcoming you to a festive day of living history. Feast like royalty on...

Cheer your favorite knight to victory as he competes for the queen’s honor in the thrilling full-armored joust. The lanes are bustling with storytellers, strolling musicians, singers, dancers and villagers welcoming you to a festive day of living history. Feast like royalty on...

Now through Sep 01, 2019

Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks at Riverfest

Sawyer Point & Yeatman's Cove
705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 01, 2019

Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks at Riverfest

Sawyer Point & Yeatman's Cove
705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This traditional, end-of-summer event began more than 40 years ago when WEBN treated the tri-state to a fireworks show in honor of the radio station's 10th anniversary. The party, held annually at Sawyer Point on Sunday of Labor Day weekend, has grown into an all-day affair with...

This traditional, end-of-summer event began more than 40 years ago when WEBN treated the tri-state to a fireworks show in honor of the radio station's 10th anniversary. The party, held annually at Sawyer Point on Sunday of Labor Day weekend, has grown into an all-day affair with...

Now through Sep 08, 2019

Harvest Home Fair

Harvest Home Park
3961 North Bend Road, Cheviot, OH 45211

West

Now through Sep 08, 2019

Harvest Home Fair

Harvest Home Park
3961 North Bend Road, Cheviot, OH 45211

West

Music, rides, 4-H exhibits, flower and horse shows, food and drinks.The annual parade takes place on the 5th at 6pm!

Music, rides, 4-H exhibits, flower and horse shows, food and drinks.The annual parade takes place on the 5th at 6pm!

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