Come for Cincinnati May Festival, Stay for Zoo Babies

Thursday May 16 through Sunday May 19, 2019

Wondering what to do in Cincinnati this weekend? Head to Music Hall to hear the sonorous sounds of the Cincinnati May Festival all weekend long. Plus, stop by Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for a glimpse of the fresh faces and fan favorites.

  • Cincinnati May Festival

    May 15-25, 2019

    The oldest, greatest choral festival in the western world features the May Festival Chorus, Youth Chorus and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra with performances at Music Hall.

  • Zoo Babies

    May 1-31, 2019

    Cuteness overload! Visit the Cincinnati Zoo to sneak a peek at some of the newest arrivals plus juvenile favorites like Fiona the hippo and Kendi the rhino.

  • Cincinnati Reds Baseball

    May 17-19, 2019

    Root, root, root for the home team when the Reds take on the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • A Flea in Her Ear

    May 15 - June 2, 2019

    See this hilarious performance of David Ives' fresh translation of Georges Feydeau's classic turn-of-the-century French sex farce live on stage at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

  • Ark Encounter

    All year

    This full-sized reconstruction of Noah's Ark stretches more than one and a half football fields in length and is taller than a modern four-story house.

  • Rascal Flatts

    May 16, 2019

    See country super star Rascal Flatts with special guests Billy Currington and Jimmie Allen at Riverbend Music Center.


More Weekend Fun

  • You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

    April 20-May 18, 2019

    The Peanuts gang comes to life onstage in this whimsical and witty musical at Playhouse in the Park.

  • Winslow Homer to Georgia O’Keeffe: American Paintings from The Phillips Collection

    February 13-May 19, 2019

    Presented by Taft Museum of Art, this exhibit traces a century of the modern creative spirit in the United States, ranging from realistic landscapes to bold abstract forms.

  • Mamma Mia!

    May 1-May 26, 2019

    Enjoy this live performance featuring ABBA's greatest hits at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre.

  • Salsa on the Square

    Thursdays, May 2-September 26, 2019

    Dance the night away with live salsa, merengue, cumbia and Latin jazz music on Fountain Square.

  • We Don't Stop

    May 18, 2019

    MUSE presents their 36th Annual Spring Concert that promises to be an uplifting and empowering celebration at House of Joy.

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    May 10-May 18, 2019

    Cincinnati Music Theatre presents this lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story at Aronoff Center.