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Festivals & Special Events

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You’ll never be able to say there’s nothing to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky! Search thousands of events in our online database. We make it easy for you to filter by category – like festivals and special events – and/or by date so you can create the perfect itinerary for your getaway. There’s always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made in the Cincinnati region!

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Now through May 16, 2021

"Reach for the Stars" for Sarah House Cincinnati

Virtual Fundraiser
, Villa Hills, KY 41017

Now through May 16, 2021

"Reach for the Stars" for Sarah House Cincinnati

Virtual Fundraiser
, Villa Hills, KY 41017

"Reach for the Stars" for Sarah House Cincinnati is a virtual fundraising event featuring an online silent auction. Sarah was a vibrant young lady when she died of childhood cancer at the age of 16. She was a sophomore and cheerleader at Colerain High School and had dreams of...

"Reach for the Stars" for Sarah House Cincinnati is a virtual fundraising event featuring an online silent auction. Sarah was a vibrant young lady when she died of childhood cancer at the age of 16. She was a sophomore and cheerleader at Colerain High School and had dreams of...

Now through May 31, 2021

Zoo Babies

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through May 31, 2021

Zoo Babies

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Celebrate the newest arrivals at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden throughout the month of May. Six-foot-tall stork statues displayed throughout the Zoo lead visitors to all of the cutest little baby faces.

Celebrate the newest arrivals at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden throughout the month of May. Six-foot-tall stork statues displayed throughout the Zoo lead visitors to all of the cutest little baby faces.

Now through Sep 06, 2021

Butterfly Show

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Sep 06, 2021

Butterfly Show

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Each spring, thousands of free-flying butterflies flutter among visitors and throughout the tropical landscape inside Krohn Conservatory. This year marks the 25th anniversary and features Butterflies of Bali. Visitors will also encounter a bit of Bali, referred to as “the...

Each spring, thousands of free-flying butterflies flutter among visitors and throughout the tropical landscape inside Krohn Conservatory. This year marks the 25th anniversary and features Butterflies of Bali. Visitors will also encounter a bit of Bali, referred to as “the...

May 17, 2021

17th Annual George Knittle Memorial Bayley Golf Classic

Western Hills Country Club
5780 Cleves Warsaw Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45233

West

May 17, 2021

17th Annual George Knittle Memorial Bayley Golf Classic

Western Hills Country Club
5780 Cleves Warsaw Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45233

West

A charity golf event to benefit Bayley Assisted Living residents and Adult Day members in need. Bayley is a continuum of care Retirement Facility and Community Wellness Center on the west side of Cincinnati. Our goal is to promote optimum health and well-being for seniors by...

A charity golf event to benefit Bayley Assisted Living residents and Adult Day members in need. Bayley is a continuum of care Retirement Facility and Community Wellness Center on the west side of Cincinnati. Our goal is to promote optimum health and well-being for seniors by...

May 18, 2021

Rain- A Tribute to the Beatles

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

May 18, 2021

Rain- A Tribute to the Beatles

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the Beatles’ greatest hits to life in addition to all of your early favorites. This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note...

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the Beatles’ greatest hits to life in addition to all of your early favorites. This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note...

Now through Aug 04, 2021

2021 Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge
Access via Newport on the Levee in KY, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Aug 04, 2021

2021 Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge
Access via Newport on the Levee in KY, Newport, KY 41071

South

Presented by ColdIron Events and the Purple People Bridge, the free weekly summer party series — which includes live music, food trucks, beer, wine, and spirits — will run every Wednesday evening until August 4. Christian Moerlein, Little Kings, Braxton Brewery and Vive are...

Presented by ColdIron Events and the Purple People Bridge, the free weekly summer party series — which includes live music, food trucks, beer, wine, and spirits — will run every Wednesday evening until August 4. Christian Moerlein, Little Kings, Braxton Brewery and Vive are...

May 19, 2021 through May 20, 2021

Carol Burnett

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

May 19, 2021 through May 20, 2021

Carol Burnett

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

During ‘An Evening of Laughter and Reflection’, Television Legend Carol Burnett will take questions from the audience and show video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show where her studio audience had an...

During ‘An Evening of Laughter and Reflection’, Television Legend Carol Burnett will take questions from the audience and show video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show where her studio audience had an...

Now through Jun 01, 2021

Yelp's Wellness Wagon

Various Locations + Virtual Events
520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Jun 01, 2021

Yelp's Wellness Wagon

Various Locations + Virtual Events
520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

The past year has been tough on a lot of us. While the world may be looking a bit more normal, that's no excuse to let your mental health go by the wayside. We've put together this wellness-themed event series to pull you out of the pandemic and bring your mindset from living to...

The past year has been tough on a lot of us. While the world may be looking a bit more normal, that's no excuse to let your mental health go by the wayside. We've put together this wellness-themed event series to pull you out of the pandemic and bring your mindset from living to...

May 21, 2021 through May 30, 2021

Cincinnati May Festival

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

May 21, 2021 through May 30, 2021

Cincinnati May Festival

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The music festival that would transform the musical tastes of America and, at the same time, enhance Cincinnati’s image and national reputation began in 1873. From its beginnings, the Festival has also depended upon and fostered the talents of vocal and instrumental...

The music festival that would transform the musical tastes of America and, at the same time, enhance Cincinnati’s image and national reputation began in 1873. From its beginnings, the Festival has also depended upon and fostered the talents of vocal and instrumental...