Best Things to Do in Cincinnati, August 2022

August in Cincinnati – it’s likely to be our hottest month of the year. But we won’t let that stop us from enjoying some events around town, right? From the mobile pop-up roller rink to Family Fun Days at the park to an End of Summer Luau, August is shaping up to be a great end to summer of 2022.

Enjoy this month long list of Things to Do in Cincinnati for the month of August:

July 30-August 7: National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (Dayton, OH) is hosting a Space Celebration. The week will be full of space themed events and activities. See a Lunar Rover Vehicle, special aircraft look-ins, model rocket launches, Space-Themed trivia, Star Wars costumed characters and SO much more!

August 2: It’s National Night Out 2022! National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. NNO provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. See details on events below.

August 3: Pierce Twp. Police Dept. is hosting a National Night Out at Pierce Twp. Park starting at 6pm. This is a free family event that includes a cook-out, music, and games in a festival-type atmosphere. They will showcase many of their public safety programs and the community will have an opportunity to meet police officers and other local officials.

August 3: The Clermont County Sheriff National Night Out event takes place at the Batavia Township Community Center, 6-9pm. Enjoy free food, kids games and meet the Dive Team, Fire and EMS.

August 4: Head to Smale Park for Family Fun Days, 10am-1pm. Enjoy free ice cream from UDF, face painting stations, balloon artists, animal encounters, live music and puppet shows. Mad Cap Puppets will provide August’s entertainment.

August 5 – 6: The St. Bernard German Luau is happening on Friday (5pm-midnight) and Saturday (12pm to midnight) at their City Hall on Vine Street. Enjoy live music, a dog costume contest, beer, cocktails, pulled pork dinner, food trucks, mug slide, kid games, and more.

August 5-7: The Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink is back!

Find out what qualifies for the Aug 5-7, 2022 Tax Free Weekend in Ohio here

August 5-7: New Richmond is hosting River Days. Enjoy live music, carnival games and rides, a poker tent, inflatables for the kids, and more. Fireworks are at 10pm on Saturday.

August 5: Learn Latte Art Basics at Carabello Coffee in Newport, Ky. They will cover the basics of milk steaming, proper steaming technique, and then dive into how to pour hearts, rosettas, and tulips. Tickets required. Starts at 6pm.

August 6: Westside Market (showcasing over 100 local vendors, food trucks and offers family fun activities) will be at Westwood Town Hall, 10am-3pm.

August 6: The Sawyer Point Summer Concert Series continues and the August concerts wrap up the season. Enjoy live music from 2 to 10pm. Headliner is Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band (8:30-10pm). Additional acts include Brothers Smith (2-3:30pm), Peridoni (4-5:30pm), and Ernie Johnson From Detroit (6-7:30pm).

August 7: It’s time for Fibonacci Brewing Co’s once a month Farmers Market, 12-3pm.

August 8-12: It’s First Responder and Healthcare Worker Appreciation Week at Coney Island. First Responders and Healthcare Workers will receive free General Admission (with valid First Responder and Healthcare Worker ID) during teacher appreciation week. Up to 4 additional guests will receive $5 off admission as a thank you to those who serve our community. This offer is valid at the gate only.

August 10-14: It’s Free Days at the Village… Heritage Village Museum that is. Discover the history of Ohio during the 1800s with several buildings open and interpreters in historical clothing performing demonstrations. Admission is free (Aug 10-14) and hours are Aug. 10-13: 10am-5pm, Aug. 14: 1-5pm. Great Parks vehicle sticker required to get into Sharon Woods.

August 12: It’s time for the 9th Annual Union Centre Food Truck Rally, 11am – 10pm.

August 12: Pyramid Hill is hosting Meteor Night on the Hill. Stay up late to observe a meteor shower and watch Home from 8pm – 12am. The event is included with the cost of admission to the park.

August 13: The O.F.F. Market makes will be at Summit Park, 10am-4pm. The O.F.F. Market is a monthly marketplace that brings together small businesses, artisans, brewers, bakers, farmers and the like to provide a unique shopping experience that supports strong community connections and strives to grow a hearty local economy.

August 13: The Hamilton Flea, Hamilton’s first curated, urban artisan market, will be at Marcum Park from 10am to 4pm. Live music too! Both days are 9am-4pm.

August 14: Admire some sweet rides at the Court Street Car Show, 11am-3pm. Court Street Plaza and Frisch’s will be hosting this monthly car exhibition featuring a unique and eclectic gathering of car enthusiasts. The event will also feature live music.

August 14: Kidchella Family Music Festival is happening at Cottell Park in Deerfield Twp, 1-4pm. This free event will be filled with music from local artists, local vendors, Deerfield Fire Rescue, Warren County Sheriff’s Office, yummy treats to purchase, and more!

August 18: It’s time for the Ault Park Summer Music Festival, 6-10pm. Join in for fantastic live music from the band Floyd and the Walkmen. Admission is FREE. Local favorite food, craft beer/wine/hard seltzer and water will be available for purchase. Kids’ entertainment will be provided by Cincinnati Circus and Beech Acres from 6-8pm.

August 20: Head to Heritage Village Museum (at Sharon Woods) for Escape the Village, an escape room style challenge. Choose from one of two escape room adventures: “Morgan’s Raiders of the Lost Art” or “Leaving the Station.” Each session can accommodate four to eight people. Reservations required.

August 20: The City Flea will be at Washington Park, 10am-4pm.

August 21: The Burlington Antique Show is at the Boone County (KY) Fairgrounds, 6am-3pm. Admission charged, parking is free. Rain or shine.

August 25: They’re hosting a Wine Tasting Experience at the Loveland Castle! Purchase your tickets fast, August 24th is sold out! The Loveland castle will be glowing with string lights and fire pits. Definitely an experience that you will not want to miss. Enjoy a wonderful glass of wine while overlooking the Little Miami River sitting in the fabulous Loveland Castle gardens. Live entertainment tops off the evening. Let’s not forget the awesome South American wines that will be showcased – hand selected wines for this great experience.

August 26-28: Germania kicks off Oktoberfest season with their 50th Oktoberfest. Hours are Friday: 6-11pm, Sat.: 2-11pm, Sunday: 12-7pm. Admission charged.

August 26-27: It’s the End of Summer Party on the Purple People Bridge. This is the final event of their 150th Anniversary sequence of summer events. The event will feature live music, food trucks, and drinks.

August 26-27: Cincy Brew Ha-Ha returns to Sawyer Point for its 13th year, 5pm-midnight. Featuring more than 75 beers, ciders & wine along with over 80 comedians on 3 stages. Cincy Brew Ha-Ha creates the perfect recipe for a great time with friends, laughter and plenty of beer. Comedy is free; beer tickets and wristbands for sale.

August 26: Art After Dark should be at The Cincinnati Art Museum. They list this monthly event during the current month so we don’t have the July details yet.

August 27: It’s a End of Summer Luau at Green Township Veterans Park, 11am-2pm. It’s free fun for the entire family with hot dogs, drinks, popcorn, and more.