Come for May Festival, Stay for The Reds

Thursday May 17 through Sunday May 20, 2018

Experience May Festival in it's first season in Music Hall following the building’s renovation. Plus, make plans to see the The Reds take on the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park.

  • Cincinnati May Festival

    May 18-26, 2018

    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.

  • Cincinnati Reds Baseball

    May 18-20, 2018

    Don't miss the excitement as the hometown team takes on the Chicago Cubs.

  • MainStrasse Village Maifest

    May 18-20, 2018

    Celebrate the coming of spring in MainStrasse Village with arts and crafts booths, German and international foods, music, children's play area, amusement rides, street chalk art contest and more.

  • The City Flea- Holiday Market

    May 19, 2018

    Shop unique wares at this popular urban flea market in Washington Park featuring vendors, food and music.

  • FC Cincinnati Soccer

    May 19, 2018

    Wave your orange and blue as the hometown soccer team takes on North Carolina.

  • Zoo Babies

    May 1-31, 2018

    Cuteness overload! Visit the Cincinnati Zoo to sneak a peek at some of the newest arrivals like baby hippo Fiona and Malayan tiger cubs Cinta and Jalil.


More Weekend Fun

  • MUSE, Cincinnati Women's Choir: Looking Back, Moving Forward

    May 19, 2018

    Celebrate 35 years of musical excellence and social justice activism as MUSE presents their spring concert Looking Back, Moving Forward.

  • Ark Encounter

    All year

    Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018 including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more.

  • Rhiannon Giddens

    May 20, 2018

    Co-founder of the GRAMMY award-winning band Carolina Chocolate Drops performs solo in a variety genres including gospel, jazz, blues, and country.

  • Tropical Dinner Cruise

    Most Fridays through May

    Enjoy a taste of the islands and enjoy the spirit of Hawaii while enjoying the sites along the Ohio River.

  • Miami Valley Gaming

    All year

    Enjoy over 1800 exciting gaming machines, harness horse racing, four restaurants, classy bars, and constantly changing entertainment all under one roof.

  • Bye Bye Birdie

    May 2-27, 2018

    Enjoy this popular musical about 1960's small-town America and Rock & Roll at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre.