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Jul 21, 2018

Roar on The River

Fernbank Park

West

Jul 21, 2018

Roar on The River

Fernbank Park

West

Join us on Saturday, July 21 for our 2nd annual Roar on the River at Fernbank Park.The cost is $25 per rider and $15 per passenger. Schedule: 8:30-10:00 am Registration 10:00-10:30 am Mandatory Safety Meeting 10:30 am Kickstands Up. Ride Starts. (The ride will last pproximately...

Join us on Saturday, July 21 for our 2nd annual Roar on the River at Fernbank Park.The cost is $25 per rider and $15 per passenger. Schedule: 8:30-10:00 am Registration 10:00-10:30 am Mandatory Safety Meeting 10:30 am Kickstands Up. Ride Starts. (The ride will last pproximately...

Now through Jul 21, 2018

Local Daylily Farm Open to Public

Arrasmith Farm

South

Now through Jul 21, 2018

Local Daylily Farm Open to Public

Arrasmith Farm

South

Like a Monet painting, a profusion of colorful daylilies splash across a scenic country hillside just minutes from Route 8 and the Ohio river. Enjoy the horses and old barn as you stroll past 100's of daylily varieties in new vibrant and pastel colors with ruffles, doubles, and...

Like a Monet painting, a profusion of colorful daylilies splash across a scenic country hillside just minutes from Route 8 and the Ohio river. Enjoy the horses and old barn as you stroll past 100's of daylily varieties in new vibrant and pastel colors with ruffles, doubles, and...

Now through Aug 19, 2018

An Apothecary Soul Garden

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Now through Aug 19, 2018

An Apothecary Soul Garden

Krohn Conservatory

Uptown

Take a stroll through the apothecary garden filled with herbs and healing plants. Not only will you learn about traditional remedies and recipes used to treat ailments, but you can explore our own rendition of a rustic and charming apothecary shop! You will find a calming blend...

Take a stroll through the apothecary garden filled with herbs and healing plants. Not only will you learn about traditional remedies and recipes used to treat ailments, but you can explore our own rendition of a rustic and charming apothecary shop! You will find a calming blend...

Now through Jul 31, 2018

Christmas in July

EnterTRAINment Junction

North

Now through Jul 31, 2018

Christmas in July

EnterTRAINment Junction

North

Visitors can enjoy the trappings of the winter holidays during Christmas in July at EnterTRAINment Junction. The Journey to the North Pole themed walk-through experience features a snowy winter wonderland, reindeer stables, elves’ workshop, Mrs. Claus’ kitchen and, of...

Visitors can enjoy the trappings of the winter holidays during Christmas in July at EnterTRAINment Junction. The Journey to the North Pole themed walk-through experience features a snowy winter wonderland, reindeer stables, elves’ workshop, Mrs. Claus’ kitchen and, of...

Jul 21, 2018

Anime Ohio

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Jul 21, 2018

Anime Ohio

Sharonville Convention Center

North

A celebration of anime, cosplay, and Japanese culture. Meet voice actors, listen to panels, learn in workshops, and join the cosplay costume contest.

A celebration of anime, cosplay, and Japanese culture. Meet voice actors, listen to panels, learn in workshops, and join the cosplay costume contest.

Now through Aug 25, 2018

Princess Cruise

BB Riverboats

South

Now through Aug 25, 2018

Princess Cruise

BB Riverboats

South

We respectfully request that all Royal Princesses join us for an enchanting afternoon aboard our Princess Cruise. Enjoy a unique cruise featuring a DJ, dancing and appearances by some of your favorite fairy tale princesses that we all love. Bring your "Little Princess" onboard...

We respectfully request that all Royal Princesses join us for an enchanting afternoon aboard our Princess Cruise. Enjoy a unique cruise featuring a DJ, dancing and appearances by some of your favorite fairy tale princesses that we all love. Bring your "Little Princess" onboard...

Now through Aug 25, 2018

Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride

Bonnybrook Farms

North

Now through Aug 25, 2018

Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride

Bonnybrook Farms

North

A Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride offers a FUN Evening of GREAT Food and Camaraderie for Families, Friends and Groups of all Sizes on a Beautiful and Historic 370 Acre Working Farm. Work up a hearty appetite before dinner with some "Fun on the Farm" Activities: Clodhopper Golf • Giant...

A Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride offers a FUN Evening of GREAT Food and Camaraderie for Families, Friends and Groups of all Sizes on a Beautiful and Historic 370 Acre Working Farm. Work up a hearty appetite before dinner with some "Fun on the Farm" Activities: Clodhopper Golf • Giant...

Jul 21, 2018

Dinner with Charles Dickens

Golden Lamb Restaurant

North

Jul 21, 2018

Dinner with Charles Dickens

Golden Lamb Restaurant

North

Michael Coyan re-enacts author Charles Dickens’s popular lecture featuring his travels through America in the 1840’s.  Michelle Abrams plays a female reporter interviewing Mr. Dickens.                       ...

Michael Coyan re-enacts author Charles Dickens’s popular lecture featuring his travels through America in the 1840’s.  Michelle Abrams plays a female reporter interviewing Mr. Dickens.                       ...

Jul 21, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant

North

Jul 21, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Historic Buildings Open House

Shawnee Lookout

West

Now through Aug 26, 2018

Historic Buildings Open House

Shawnee Lookout

West

Take a step back in time and catch a glimpse of life in the 1800s. See a cabin built in 1795 and two-story springhouse/schoolhouse dating from 1800.

Take a step back in time and catch a glimpse of life in the 1800s. See a cabin built in 1795 and two-story springhouse/schoolhouse dating from 1800.

Now through Jul 22, 2018

The Bradbury Tattoos: A Rock Opera

Memorial Hall

Downtown

Now through Jul 22, 2018

The Bradbury Tattoos: A Rock Opera

Memorial Hall

Downtown

Space aliens... nuclear war... the end of the world. Humans confront their impending demise in the new science fiction rock opera "The Bradbury Tattoos," premiering at Cincinnati's Memorial Hall on Friday, July 13 (6:00 and 9:00 p.m.), and Sunday, July 22 (5:00...

Space aliens... nuclear war... the end of the world. Humans confront their impending demise in the new science fiction rock opera "The Bradbury Tattoos," premiering at Cincinnati's Memorial Hall on Friday, July 13 (6:00 and 9:00 p.m.), and Sunday, July 22 (5:00...

Jul 22, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Washington Park

Downtown

Jul 22, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Washington Park

Downtown

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Jul 23, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw

U.S. Bank Arena

Downtown

Jul 23, 2018

WWE Monday Night Raw

U.S. Bank Arena

Downtown

See your Favorite RAW WWE Superstars including:   Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Bobby Lashley vs Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn & Elias 

See your Favorite RAW WWE Superstars including:   Roman Reigns, Braun Strowman, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Bobby Lashley vs Jinder Mahal, Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn & Elias 

Jul 24, 2018

Brandon Bailey Johnson Meet and Greet

Herzog Music

Downtown

Jul 24, 2018

Brandon Bailey Johnson Meet and Greet

Herzog Music

Downtown

Please join us for a meet and greet with Guinness World Records holder for "Youngest Professional Music Producer" Brandon Bailey Johnson (free and for all ages!) before catching his appearance at Urban Artifact in Northside later that evening. His afternoon appearance at Herzog...

Please join us for a meet and greet with Guinness World Records holder for "Youngest Professional Music Producer" Brandon Bailey Johnson (free and for all ages!) before catching his appearance at Urban Artifact in Northside later that evening. His afternoon appearance at Herzog...

Now through Jul 31, 2018

Twilight Tuesdays

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

Now through Jul 31, 2018

Twilight Tuesdays

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Uptown

Enjoy the zoo after hours with half-off admission starting at 5:00pm

Enjoy the zoo after hours with half-off admission starting at 5:00pm

Now through Jul 25, 2018

Summer Series For Kids

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

North

Now through Jul 25, 2018

Summer Series For Kids

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

North

Summer Series for Kids is a specialized events for children, aged 5 through 12. These events are programs designed by local educators and artists to offer entertaining, interactive and educational experiences for students and adults. The programs are free with paid admission and...

Summer Series for Kids is a specialized events for children, aged 5 through 12. These events are programs designed by local educators and artists to offer entertaining, interactive and educational experiences for students and adults. The programs are free with paid admission and...

Jul 25, 2018

Happy Hour: Cocktail Chemistry

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

North

Jul 25, 2018

Happy Hour: Cocktail Chemistry

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

North

Come learn the science behind your favorite potions! You’ll learn how to carbonate your beverage with dry ice, light up your party with fluorescent drinks, and layer on the fun with density drinks like B-52’s. You’ll also learn how to make simple syrups, balance flavors...

Come learn the science behind your favorite potions! You’ll learn how to carbonate your beverage with dry ice, light up your party with fluorescent drinks, and layer on the fun with density drinks like B-52’s. You’ll also learn how to make simple syrups, balance flavors...

Now through Jul 25, 2018

Crown Jewels of Jazz Series

St. Aloysius Orphanage

Uptown

Now through Jul 25, 2018

Crown Jewels of Jazz Series

St. Aloysius Orphanage

Uptown

The Crown Jewels of Jazz Series is back every Wednesday at 6:30 pm this July! Join us on the lawn at St. Aloysius to enjoy hot jazz performances, grab dinner from some of the area’s most famous food trucks, and enjoy free parking at Mercy Health. Organized by Learning Through...

The Crown Jewels of Jazz Series is back every Wednesday at 6:30 pm this July! Join us on the lawn at St. Aloysius to enjoy hot jazz performances, grab dinner from some of the area’s most famous food trucks, and enjoy free parking at Mercy Health. Organized by Learning Through...

Jul 25, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

St. Lawrence Square

West

Jul 25, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

St. Lawrence Square

West

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Now through Jul 29, 2018

Vibe Marketplace

Fountain Square

Downtown

Now through Jul 29, 2018

Vibe Marketplace

Fountain Square

Downtown

Enjoy food, shopping, art, and live music.

Enjoy food, shopping, art, and live music.

Now through Oct 25, 2018

Community Night

Findlay Market

Downtown

Now through Oct 25, 2018

Community Night

Findlay Market

Downtown

Join us for Community Night at Findlay Market! Each Thursday, a rotating lineup of arts groups, community groups and non-profits will showcase their amazing talents, and provide entertainment and learning opportunities. 

Join us for Community Night at Findlay Market! Each Thursday, a rotating lineup of arts groups, community groups and non-profits will showcase their amazing talents, and provide entertainment and learning opportunities. 

Now through Aug 31, 2018

Oakley Summer Series

Geier Esplanade

Uptown

Now through Aug 31, 2018

Oakley Summer Series

Geier Esplanade

Uptown

Community event featuring live music and entertainment

Community event featuring live music and entertainment

Jul 27, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Mt. Healthy City Park Stage

North

Jul 27, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Mt. Healthy City Park Stage

North

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Jul 27, 2018 through Jul 28, 2018

Moving Arts Cincinnati

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

Jul 27, 2018 through Jul 28, 2018

Moving Arts Cincinnati

Aronoff Center for the Arts

Downtown

A premiere opportunity to see contemporary dance by both world renowned and up and coming choreographers, while being engulfed in visual art displays, and musical performances. 

A premiere opportunity to see contemporary dance by both world renowned and up and coming choreographers, while being engulfed in visual art displays, and musical performances. 

Jul 27, 2018

Tropical Disco

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Jul 27, 2018

Tropical Disco

Rhinegeist Brewery

Downtown

Get down, getaway-style. On Friday, July 27th, Rhinegeist transforms into a Tropical Disco! Think blacklight dance floor, live DJs, facepainting, Luau-inspired fare provided by Sartre OTR, a stellar slate of brews, and frozen margaritas, featuring a new, tropical canned beer....

Get down, getaway-style. On Friday, July 27th, Rhinegeist transforms into a Tropical Disco! Think blacklight dance floor, live DJs, facepainting, Luau-inspired fare provided by Sartre OTR, a stellar slate of brews, and frozen margaritas, featuring a new, tropical canned beer....

Jul 28, 2018 through Jul 29, 2018

International Cake Exploration Societé 43rd Annual ICES Convention and Show

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

Jul 28, 2018 through Jul 29, 2018

International Cake Exploration Societé 43rd Annual ICES Convention and Show

Duke Energy Convention Center

Downtown

The International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES) promotes the love and passion of cake decorating and sugar artistry. A truly international organization, we have thousands of members around the globe. We offer many opportunities for “Caring & Sharing” in the sugar arts...

The International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES) promotes the love and passion of cake decorating and sugar artistry. A truly international organization, we have thousands of members around the globe. We offer many opportunities for “Caring & Sharing” in the sugar arts...

Jul 28, 2018

DANGERWHEEL

Pendleton Neighborhood

Downtown

Jul 28, 2018

DANGERWHEEL

Pendleton Neighborhood

Downtown

On a certain summer's night, family and friends gather as the tranquil neighborhood of Pendleton transforms into two blocks of asphalt, speed and down-hill competition! THIS IS DANGERWHEEL! This 4th annual tournament of bravery and outdoor jollification is composed of two key...

On a certain summer's night, family and friends gather as the tranquil neighborhood of Pendleton transforms into two blocks of asphalt, speed and down-hill competition! THIS IS DANGERWHEEL! This 4th annual tournament of bravery and outdoor jollification is composed of two key...

Jul 28, 2018

Justin Fohl Benefit Fundraiser

Brookville Indiana American Legion

West

Jul 28, 2018

Justin Fohl Benefit Fundraiser

Brookville Indiana American Legion

West

Justin was injured in a catastrophic work accident which required amputation of his left leg. At only 23 years old and a member of the Army National Guard, Justin has a long road ahead of him. Come out and have some fun to help this kind hearted young man make his journey...

Justin was injured in a catastrophic work accident which required amputation of his left leg. At only 23 years old and a member of the Army National Guard, Justin has a long road ahead of him. Come out and have some fun to help this kind hearted young man make his journey...

Jul 28, 2018

Urban Pong Table Tennis Tournament

Washington Park

Downtown

Jul 28, 2018

Urban Pong Table Tennis Tournament

Washington Park

Downtown

Urban Pong presented by Skyline Chili welcomes 64 table tennis top-competitors who will battle for timeless ping pong glory and a prize package including a pair of tickets to the W&S Open Finals Match as well as a miniature replica of the coveted Rookwood Cup trophy.

Urban Pong presented by Skyline Chili welcomes 64 table tennis top-competitors who will battle for timeless ping pong glory and a prize package including a pair of tickets to the W&S Open Finals Match as well as a miniature replica of the coveted Rookwood Cup trophy.

Jul 28, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Madeira City Parks & Rec

East

Jul 28, 2018

Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Madeira City Parks & Rec

East

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a free performance series, throughout the summer.

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