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Now through Sep 25, 2021

Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel

The Summit Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel

The Summit Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Elevate your practice with Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel! Every Saturday at 9 a.m. May 8 through September 25, 2021, enjoy for a complimentary, donation-based class led by an experienced yoga instructor. Classes are open to all ages and skill levels. *No class 8/14/21

Elevate your practice with Rooftop Yoga at The Summit Hotel! Every Saturday at 9 a.m. May 8 through September 25, 2021, enjoy for a complimentary, donation-based class led by an experienced yoga instructor. Classes are open to all ages and skill levels. *No class 8/14/21

Jun 19, 2021

Wilks Insurance Fishing Derby

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

North

Jun 19, 2021

Wilks Insurance Fishing Derby

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

North

Celebrate Dad on Saturday, June 19th at Pyramid Hill with the annual Wilks Insurance Fishing Derby! Bring your rod and a picnic lunch to the park for a morning of fun. This event is free and open to the public, all you need is your own fishing gear! Kids are invited to...

Celebrate Dad on Saturday, June 19th at Pyramid Hill with the annual Wilks Insurance Fishing Derby! Bring your rod and a picnic lunch to the park for a morning of fun. This event is free and open to the public, all you need is your own fishing gear! Kids are invited to...

Now through Jun 26, 2021

Material Message: Photographs of Fabric

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Jun 26, 2021

Material Message: Photographs of Fabric

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Photographer Marcella Hackbardt returns to the Weston Art Gallery to curate a group exhibition of photographers responding to fabric’s aesthetic, formal, and conceptual potential, exploiting the medium’s malleability to construct messages ranging from notions of the veil to...

Photographer Marcella Hackbardt returns to the Weston Art Gallery to curate a group exhibition of photographers responding to fabric’s aesthetic, formal, and conceptual potential, exploiting the medium’s malleability to construct messages ranging from notions of the veil to...

Now through Aug 29, 2021

Future Retrieval: Close Parallel

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Aug 29, 2021

Future Retrieval: Close Parallel

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Artworks from the museum’s permanent collection are reimagined in this exhibition to create new art that speaks to our twenty-first-century experience.

Artworks from the museum’s permanent collection are reimagined in this exhibition to create new art that speaks to our twenty-first-century experience.

Now through Jul 11, 2021

American Painting: The Eighties Revisited

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jul 11, 2021

American Painting: The Eighties Revisited

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

A reconstruction of the exhibition featuring 41 evocative paintings that sparked an art world commotion in the late 1970s.

A reconstruction of the exhibition featuring 41 evocative paintings that sparked an art world commotion in the late 1970s.

Now through Aug 28, 2021

Music at the Esplanade

Smale Riverfront Park
Castellini Esplanade, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 28, 2021

Music at the Esplanade

Smale Riverfront Park
Castellini Esplanade, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Free community concert at the Castellini Esplanade.

Free community concert at the Castellini Esplanade.

Now through Oct 16, 2021

The Moon and the Man

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Now through Oct 16, 2021

The Moon and the Man

Fibonacci Brewing Company
1445 Compton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Join us in the beer garden at our farm for music and food. Mahope will be on-site at 5pm with amazing Cambodian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients. You'll keep coming back each week for these street tacos! We will be having live music with The Moon and the Man. They are...

Join us in the beer garden at our farm for music and food. Mahope will be on-site at 5pm with amazing Cambodian cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients. You'll keep coming back each week for these street tacos! We will be having live music with The Moon and the Man. They are...

Now through Aug 07, 2021

German Biergarten Experience

Germania Park
3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45251

North

Now through Aug 07, 2021

German Biergarten Experience

Germania Park
3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45251

North

This spring and summer, come experience Germany without leaving Cincinnati! The Germania Society of Cincinnati, an all-volunteer organization, has scheduled a dozen "Biergarten Experience" events with German food, bier and music. The Biergarten Experience is a laid-back...

This spring and summer, come experience Germany without leaving Cincinnati! The Germania Society of Cincinnati, an all-volunteer organization, has scheduled a dozen "Biergarten Experience" events with German food, bier and music. The Biergarten Experience is a laid-back...

Now through Jun 21, 2021

Mindvalley Summit 2021

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 21, 2021

Mindvalley Summit 2021

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Mindvalley’s annual summit is the biggest personal growth event to attend each year, where participants can level up and learn from top teachers, innovators, and changemakers. This year's event is virtual. Register to secure your spot. This year’s featured...

Mindvalley’s annual summit is the biggest personal growth event to attend each year, where participants can level up and learn from top teachers, innovators, and changemakers. This year's event is virtual. Register to secure your spot. This year’s featured...

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Fifth & Vine Live

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 25, 2021

Fifth & Vine Live

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy free concerts on the Square every Friday and Saturday.

Enjoy free concerts on the Square every Friday and Saturday.

Now through Oct 31, 2021

Hyde Park Farmers' Market

Hyde Park Square
2700 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208

Uptown

Now through Oct 31, 2021

Hyde Park Farmers' Market

Hyde Park Square
2700 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208

Uptown

The Hyde Park Farmers' Market (HPFM) is a family-friendly, free event. It brings the community and local farmers/food artisans together on Hyde Park Square every Sunday morning from mid-May until the end of October. HPFM strives to bring our patrons the best tasting, most...

The Hyde Park Farmers' Market (HPFM) is a family-friendly, free event. It brings the community and local farmers/food artisans together on Hyde Park Square every Sunday morning from mid-May until the end of October. HPFM strives to bring our patrons the best tasting, most...

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Juneteenth Festival

Eden Park
Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH

Uptown

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Juneteenth Festival

Eden Park
Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH

Uptown

The annual Juneteenth Festival goes virtual for 2021 with concerts airing on WXIX Fox 19, Community Cable and streaming on YouTube and Vimeo.Juneteenth was first celebrated on June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas, when Union soldiers arrived with the news that the Civil War had...

The annual Juneteenth Festival goes virtual for 2021 with concerts airing on WXIX Fox 19, Community Cable and streaming on YouTube and Vimeo.Juneteenth was first celebrated on June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas, when Union soldiers arrived with the news that the Civil War had...

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Community Park Performance Pavilion
5951 Buckwheat Rd., Milford, OH 45150

East

Now through Jun 20, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Community Park Performance Pavilion
5951 Buckwheat Rd., Milford, OH 45150

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Jun 21, 2021

Make Music Cincinnati

Various Venues
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jun 21, 2021

Make Music Cincinnati

Various Venues
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Live music will once again reverberate throughout Cincinnati on Make Music Day, June 21, 2021. Occurring annually on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, Make Music Cincinnati is a free outdoor music celebration with performances created by anyone and enjoyed by...

Live music will once again reverberate throughout Cincinnati on Make Music Day, June 21, 2021. Occurring annually on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, Make Music Cincinnati is a free outdoor music celebration with performances created by anyone and enjoyed by...

Now through Jun 30, 2021

Strauss Troy Market

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 30, 2021

Strauss Troy Market

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy lunchtime outdoors at the square with food trucks on the plaza and socially-distanced seating. Food trucks will rotate daily and the bar will be open. Visit Street Food Finder’s website to view the daily lineup.

Enjoy lunchtime outdoors at the square with food trucks on the plaza and socially-distanced seating. Food trucks will rotate daily and the bar will be open. Visit Street Food Finder’s website to view the daily lineup.

Now through Aug 30, 2021

Trivia Night

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 30, 2021

Trivia Night

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Head to the Square for gift card prizes and plenty of fast-paced trivia! Teams must consist of no more than eight members in order to play. Fountain Square concessions offer beer, wine, drink specials, and Coca-Cola products for purchase.

Head to the Square for gift card prizes and plenty of fast-paced trivia! Teams must consist of no more than eight members in order to play. Fountain Square concessions offer beer, wine, drink specials, and Coca-Cola products for purchase.

Now through Aug 30, 2021

Jazz in the Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 30, 2021

Jazz in the Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Local and regional jazz acts perform every Monday at Washington Park Porch (Presented by PPG Paints), featuring the finest of Cincinnati’s thriving jazz scene, Free and open to the public, though space may be limited. No reservations required. Cash bar available. Complimentary...

Local and regional jazz acts perform every Monday at Washington Park Porch (Presented by PPG Paints), featuring the finest of Cincinnati’s thriving jazz scene, Free and open to the public, though space may be limited. No reservations required. Cash bar available. Complimentary...

Now through Jul 05, 2021

Bluegrass Jam Session

Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant
112 E. Fourth St., Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Jul 05, 2021

Bluegrass Jam Session

Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant
112 E. Fourth St., Covington, KY 41011

South

Northern Kentucky's and Greater Cincinnati's best bluegrass musicians play in front of fireplace on first floor. All bluegrass pickers invited to participate.

Northern Kentucky's and Greater Cincinnati's best bluegrass musicians play in front of fireplace on first floor. All bluegrass pickers invited to participate.

Jun 22, 2021 through Jun 23, 2021

Animals at Work

Glenwood Gardens
Gatehouse Lawn, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Jun 22, 2021 through Jun 23, 2021

Animals at Work

Glenwood Gardens
Gatehouse Lawn, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Be a robin nest builder, beaver master engineer and much more during this active, creative play and learning time in the great outdoors!

Be a robin nest builder, beaver master engineer and much more during this active, creative play and learning time in the great outdoors!

Now through Jun 29, 2021

Pride Film Series

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Jun 29, 2021

Pride Film Series

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Cincinnati Pride in partnership with our friends at OutReels Cincinnati and Esquire, Mariemont & Kenwood Theatres is proud to announce the free Pride Film Series featuring a series of recent, classic and independently-released films.

Cincinnati Pride in partnership with our friends at OutReels Cincinnati and Esquire, Mariemont & Kenwood Theatres is proud to announce the free Pride Film Series featuring a series of recent, classic and independently-released films.

Now through Jun 22, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Jun 22, 2021

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of love, fairies and woodland hijinks.

Now through Aug 31, 2021

Outdoor Fitness Series

Winton Woods
Harbor Amphitheater, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Now through Aug 31, 2021

Outdoor Fitness Series

Winton Woods
Harbor Amphitheater, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

Take part in free outdoor fitness classes in the park all summer long! Weekly Naturally Fit classes are taught by a Great Parks MovNat-certified trainer. Offerings taught by certified YMCA of Greater Cincinnati instructors rotate among high-intensity workouts, boot camp and...

Take part in free outdoor fitness classes in the park all summer long! Weekly Naturally Fit classes are taught by a Great Parks MovNat-certified trainer. Offerings taught by certified YMCA of Greater Cincinnati instructors rotate among high-intensity workouts, boot camp and...

Now through Aug 31, 2021

Fountain Feud

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Aug 31, 2021

Fountain Feud

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Fountain Square’s version of the classic TV Gameshow, Feud challenges you to identify the most popular answers instead of having to know the correct answers. Feud is hosted with Last Call Productions.Fountain Square offers bar service with beer, wine, hard seltzer and...

Fountain Square’s version of the classic TV Gameshow, Feud challenges you to identify the most popular answers instead of having to know the correct answers. Feud is hosted with Last Call Productions.Fountain Square offers bar service with beer, wine, hard seltzer and...

Now through Jun 30, 2021

Holocaust Speaker Series - Spring 2021

Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center (virtual)
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH 45203

Now through Jun 30, 2021

Holocaust Speaker Series - Spring 2021

Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center (virtual)
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH 45203

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Generously sponsored by Margaret and Michael Valentine and presented in partnership with the...

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Generously sponsored by Margaret and Michael Valentine and presented in partnership with the...

Now through Aug 04, 2021

2021 Party on the Purple

Newport Festival Park
Between Taylor Southgate and Purple People bridges, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Aug 04, 2021

2021 Party on the Purple

Newport Festival Park
Between Taylor Southgate and Purple People bridges, 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...

Jun 23, 2021

Madcap Puppets in the Park

Delhi Park
5125 Foley Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Jun 23, 2021

Madcap Puppets in the Park

Delhi Park
5125 Foley Road, Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Enjoy a performance of “Jack and the Gentle Giant” from Madcap Puppets at the Delhi Park Performance Pavilion. Jack is back in this sequel to the famous fairy tale. With a little help from his talking beanstalk, old Jack and his sons must tame the most despicable giant of...

Enjoy a performance of “Jack and the Gentle Giant” from Madcap Puppets at the Delhi Park Performance Pavilion. Jack is back in this sequel to the famous fairy tale. With a little help from his talking beanstalk, old Jack and his sons must tame the most despicable giant of...

Now through Aug 11, 2021

Wednesdays in the Woods

Burnet Woods
3251 Brookline Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Aug 11, 2021

Wednesdays in the Woods

Burnet Woods
3251 Brookline Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Come celebrate everything great about summer at Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s spirited series of 11 free weekly concerts!Presented by the Louis & Melba Schott Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, CCAC’s annual summer concert series celebrates art, music,...

Come celebrate everything great about summer at Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s spirited series of 11 free weekly concerts!Presented by the Louis & Melba Schott Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee, CCAC’s annual summer concert series celebrates art, music,...

Now through Sep 01, 2021

Reggae Wednesday

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 01, 2021

Reggae Wednesday

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Put a little "weekend" in your Wednesday with the help of free Reggae concerts on the Square. Fountain Square concessions offers beer, wine, drink specials, and Coca-Cola products for purchase. Enjoy food from Just Jerks Ena’s food truck.

Put a little "weekend" in your Wednesday with the help of free Reggae concerts on the Square. Fountain Square concessions offers beer, wine, drink specials, and Coca-Cola products for purchase. Enjoy food from Just Jerks Ena’s food truck.

Now through Sep 29, 2021

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 29, 2021

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bring a blanket or lawn chair for free weekly movies at Washington Park. Food trucks will be on site and the bar will be open.2021 movie schedule:May 26: MoanaJune 2: Fast FiveJune 9: Empire RecordsJune 16: DrumlineJune 23: Bring It On (Pride night)June 30: Jurassic ParkJuly 14:...

Bring a blanket or lawn chair for free weekly movies at Washington Park. Food trucks will be on site and the bar will be open.2021 movie schedule:May 26: MoanaJune 2: Fast FiveJune 9: Empire RecordsJune 16: DrumlineJune 23: Bring It On (Pride night)June 30: Jurassic ParkJuly 14:...

Now through Sep 02, 2021

Rockin' the Roebling

Smale Riverfront Park
Schmidlapp Event Lawn, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 02, 2021

Rockin' the Roebling

Smale Riverfront Park
Schmidlapp Event Lawn, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Free community concert series at Schmidlapp Event Lawn in Smale Riverfront Park.

Free community concert series at Schmidlapp Event Lawn in Smale Riverfront Park.

Now through Sep 30, 2021

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 30, 2021

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Salsa on the Square brought to you by P&G, is back every Thursday with live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Latin Jazz.  Mazunte will be serving up tacos, tostados, and guacamole to hungry patrons on-site. Fountain Square...

Salsa on the Square brought to you by P&G, is back every Thursday with live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia, and Latin Jazz.  Mazunte will be serving up tacos, tostados, and guacamole to hungry patrons on-site. Fountain Square...

Now through Sep 02, 2021

Summer Music on the Levee

Newport on the Levee
1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Sep 02, 2021

Summer Music on the Levee

Newport on the Levee
1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Free music on the Central Plaza at Newport on the Levee.

Free music on the Central Plaza at Newport on the Levee.