Come for Cincinnati Music Festival, Stay for The Reds

Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28, 2019

Here are some things to do in Cincinnati this weekend. The best voices in hip-hop, R&B, soul, jazz and gospel come to Paul Brown Stadium for Cincinnati Music Festival. Plus, enjoy America's favorite pasttime during a Cincinnati Reds baseball game.

  • Cincinnati Music Festival (photo: Madison Schmidt)

    Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G

    July 25-27, 2019

    This annual music festival returns with headliners Mary J. Blige, Earth, Wind & Fire, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Maxwell and more at Paul Brown Stadium.

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  • Mr. Redlegs

    Cincinnati Reds Baseball

    July 26-28, 2019

    Get some peanuts and Cracker Jack and watch as the hometown team takes on the Colorado Rockies.

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  • Vibe on Fountain Square (photo: Cincinnati USA CVB | Louis Rideout)

    Cincy Soul: The Black Taste

    July 26-28, 2019

    Fountain Square hosts this festival all weekend featuring locally-owned African-American restaurants, food trucks and caterers.

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  • Glier's Goettafest (photo: @hidekikealoha)

    Glier's Goettafest

    July 25-August 4, 2019

    Live music, games and, of course, all the goetta you could possibly want right on the Newport riverfront.

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  • Porgy and Bess (Photo: Philip Newton)

    The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

    July 20-28, 2019

    For only the second time ever, Cincinnati Opera will present the Gershwins’ great American opera Porgy and Bess on the Music Hall stage.

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  • Ark Encounter

    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.

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  • Miss Holmes (Photo: CSC)

    Miss Holmes

    July 17-August 4, 2019

    This clever reimagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic characters stars Miss Sherlock Holmes and her stalwart companion Doctor Dorothy Watson at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

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  • BB Riverboats(photo: A Imaging)

    BB Riverboats

    All year

    Enjoy a meal and sightseeing during a breathtaking cruise along the Ohio River.

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  • Sharonville Convention Center

    Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show

    July 27-28, 2019

    Find unique beads at great prices with exhibitors offering helpful advice at Sharonville Convention Center.

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  • Creatures: When Species Meet (Photo: CAC)

    Creatures: When Species Meet

    May 10-August 18, 2019

    This exhibit at Contemporary Art Center brings together an international coterie of artists and academics that enlist this untamed, “wild” other as partners in the production of art.

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  • Behringer-Crawford Museum

    Music at BCM

    Thursdays all season

    Enjoy this outdoor concert series surrounded by trees at Behring Crawford Museum.

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  • It's not called Safetywheel...


    July 27, 2019

    Big kids at heart take to the streets of Pendleton for downhill Big Wheel racing!

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