Best Things to Do in Cincinnati, September 2022

September in Cincinnati – get ready to spend some time outside and enjoy some end of summer, beginning of fall events and activities. This is THE month for Oktoberfest celebrations, Labor Day fireworks, and so much more!

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

September 2-4: The Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink is back for the holiday weekend!

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

September 3: It’s Old Timers’ Day at Rabbit Hash, noon-9pm. Enjoy lots of live music, craft vendors, and more. The event says “please carpool”.

September 4: The WEBN Fireworks will light up the sky. Watch for updates here.

September 4: Head to MadTree Brewing for Bluegrass Sundays, 1-4pm. Enjoy live bluegrass music presented by the Missy Werner Band while you enjoy their spacious taproom with good people, drinks, and food.

September 4: Art on Vine will be at Fountain Square, 12-6pm.

September 5: Stricker’s Grove will hold their annual Labor Day Picnic. Admission includes all rides, roller coasters, mini golf, and free soft drinks. Park hours are noon to 8pm. Rides are open starting at 1pm and are closed for one hour at dinner time (between 4 and 5pm).

September 8-11: The Harvest Home Fair returns for 2022. It all starts with a parade on Sept. 8, 6pm. Enjoy food, rides, an Artisan Market, Flower Show, an Art Show, and much more. Thursday admission is free, admission charged for the rest of the Fair.

September 9: It’s Moonlight Movie Night featuring Encanto! ArtsConnect brings the excitement of outdoor big screen movies to Springfield Township! Clifford George fields will open early for family games and activities. At dark, enjoy free family movies under the stars on our huge, 16 ft inflatable screen. (Start times will vary with the date of the event). Bring blankets, lawn chairs and a flashlight. Hot dogs, popcorn and pop will be available for purchase. Families are welcome to bring their own food. No alcohol permitted at these events. Admission is free, donations appreciated! Weather dependent.

September 9-11: Covington Oktoberfest is back! Head over to our Oktoberfest list for the details.

September 9-11: Vinoklet hosts their popular Art & Wine Festival. Enjoy multiple vendors, wine, beer, food, ad live music. Admission and parking are free.

September 10-11: Head to Butler County Regional Airport to see the 61st Flying Circus Model Airshow, 11:30am-3:30pm. The event will feature over 200 model aircraft of all kinds from helicopters to jets including many historical reenactments! At the show they will demonstrate all of their various forms of R/C modeling in ways that challenge their pilots and provide entertainment for the spectators. 

September 10: The Remains play as part of the Evendale Summer Pavilion Series.

September 10: The O.F.F. Market 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.

September 10: See the coolest Fords – new, old, and in between when Woody Sanders Ford hosts “All Ford 2022”. Get the details at our list of Classic Car Shows Near Cincinnati.

September 10: You can head to Green Twp. for their car show as well. Get the details at our list of Classic Car Shows Near Cincinnati.

September 10: It’s time for another Hamilton Flea, happening at Marcum Park, 10am-4pm. Spend a day in beautiful downtown Hamilton exploring all the new restaurants, shops, and bars while checking out the premiere, curated urban flea market experience in the area!

September 10: The 13th Annual Westwood Art Show is happening at the Westwood Town Hall business district, 11am-5pm. You’ll find more than 50 unique vendors on the grounds along with food, drink, activities for all ages, and more.

September 10: Bellevue Park hosts the 21st Annual Art in the Park, 10am – 5pm. Art in the Park is a fine Arts and Craft show featuring the areas best artists all in one beautiful place. You can also enjoy the live music, local food, beer, wine and activities for the kids.

September 10: Fall Finds on the Farm Craft Show is happening at Niederman Family Farm, 9am-3pm.

September 10: The HighGrain Village Oktoberfest Party is happening in Silverton, 11am-10pm.

September 11: It’s British Car Day – a classic car show that eatures 32+ classes of British and European cars. Get the details at our list of Classic Car Shows Near Cincinnati.

September 12: Memorial Hall will open the doors for tours as part of Ohio Open Doors. There will be two tour times: 3pm and 5:30pm. Registration is required for this free event.

September 15: It’s time for the Ault Park Summer Music Festival, 6-10pm. Join in for fantastic live music from the band Saffire Express. 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.

September 15: Camp Washington: The Home of Makers is happening as part of the Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Open Doors program (4-9pm). Explore the Camp Washington neighborhood of Cincinnati and its rich history as the home of makers. Walking tours of the historic buildings and pop up presentations will highlight the industries that built Camp’s reputation as a place for maker’s while a farmer’s market will highlight some of the makers that call Camp home today. All activities are free. Registrations required for the tours.

September 16-18: Cincinnati Oktoberfest is happening downtown. Get all the details over on our Oktoberfest list.

September 17-18: The Benton Farm Fall Craft Show is happening at the farm, 9am-4pm. They’ll have 125+ vendors plus food trucks and live music. The Ag Barn will be open so you can see the animals (including newborn baby goats). Admission charged.

September 17: Get free admission to local museums on this, Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day. Harriet Beecher Stowe House will offer you free admission with a ticket from the Smithsonian Museum Day site. Watch for more details as the date grows closer.

September 17: The City Flea will be at Washington Park, 10am-4pm

September 21: They’re hosting another Wine Tasting at the Loveland Castle. These tickets sold out last month so be sure to grab them while you can!

September 23-24: The Whispering Beard Folk Fest is happening at Carriage House Farm in North Bend, Ohio. They’ll have 18 bands. Gates open at 2pm each day. Camping is available. Tickets required.

September 23-24: Loveland Oktoberfest is the place to be! Get all the details over on our Oktoberfest list.

September 23-25: Newport Oktoberfest is happening at the Newport Riverfront. Get all the details over on our Oktoberfest list.

September 23: It’s Moonlight Movie Night featuring Space Jam a New Legacy! ArtsConnect brings the excitement of outdoor big screen movies to Springfield Township! Clifford George fields will open early for family games and activities. At dark, enjoy free family movies under the stars on our huge, 16 ft inflatable screen. (Start times will vary with the date of the event). Bring blankets, lawn chairs and a flashlight. Hot dogs, popcorn and pop will be available for purchase. Families are welcome to bring their own food. No alcohol permitted at these events. Admission is free, donations appreciated! Weather dependent.

September 24-25: The Great Outdoor Weekend offers a variety of outdoor sampler events across 10 counties in the Great Cincinnati area. Choose from over 100 free events over the weekend.

September 24-25: It’s time for Art Fair at Pyramid Hill, a juried show that brings together more than 100 artists to sell their handmade creations throughout the weekend. The artists’ booths are set amongst the monumental modern and contemporary sculptures that dot their gorgeous grounds. The Art Fair also features live music, family-friendly activities and food.

September 24: Head to Sonder Brewing for their Sonder and Friends Oktoberfest. Get all the details over on our Oktoberfest list.

September 24: The American Sign Museum is hosting Family Day: The Magic of Signs, 10:30am-2:30pm. Try your hand at different interactive stations to learn about hand-carving, animation, and circuts in signmaking. Create your own “glass” sign. Enjoy a magic show at 12pm and neon bending demonstrations at 1pm and 2pm. This program is free with regular Museum admission: $15 for adults, $10 for Youth/Seniors/Military, FREE for Children 12 and under.

September 24: The Eagles Project, an Eagles tribute band, will be playing at the Evendale Pavilion starting at 7:30pm.

September 24: Art Affaire 2022 will blanket the streets of downtown Milford.

September 30: The Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink is back for the first weekend of October (but opening on Friday, Sept. 30)!

September 30-October 2: Cincinnati Donauschwaben’s Oktoberfest is happening! Get all the details over on our Oktoberfest list.