Labor Day Weekend Events in Cincinnati, Ohio {2022}

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and the weekend is long! Labor Day in Cincinnati is often a weekend to watch the fireworks (in person or on TV), enjoy picnics and family get togethers, and so much more.

Roebling Bridge at sunset

We’ve rounded up all the special events, activities, and parties we could find for your 2022 Labor Day enjoyment.

Friday, September 2:

First Friday: September Fall in Love with Art:
Head to downtown Middletown for September First Friday where the eateries, boutiques, breweries, bars, art studios and shops are all open late for you! In addition, the Pendleton Art Center artists will be in full force and have activities inside and out. {details}

Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink:
The Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink is back for the holiday weekend! Get all the details here!


Saturday, September 3:

WestSide Market:
Enjoy local brews from West Side Brewing, 100+ Local vendors, food trucks, baked goods, kid friendly activities and so much more! Happening from 10am-3pm at 3017 Harrison Avenue. {details}

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Summer Park Series:
The orchestra will play “The Pack is Back (Sinatra, Martin, and Davis)” on Sept. 3 (Devou Park) and Sept. 4 (Ft. Thomas Water Tower), both nights start at 7:30pm. These casual concerts are free and open to the public.  Admission is free, though registration is encouraged. Those who register receive concert & weather updates. {details}

Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink:
The Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink is back for the holiday weekend! Get all the details here!


Sunday, September 4:

Fibonacci’s Mount Healthy Farmers Market:
Fibonacci Brewing Company hosts a farmers market on the first Sunday of each month, 11am-2pm, through November. {details}

Riverfest 2022:
For more than 40 years, Rozzi Fireworks has been lighting up the night sky every Sunday before Labor Day in Cincinnati, Ohio.  What started out as a small show in 1977, for local rock radio station WEBN, has blossomed into a spectacle of light, color, and sound.  Every year since, Rozzi Fireworks has innovated and expanded this show, to help make it the premier fireworks event in Cincinnati. The show will be shown on Channel 12 starting at 9pm. {details}

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Summer Park Series:
The orchestra will play “The Pack is Back (Sinatra, Martin, and Davis)” on Sept. 3 (Devou Park) and Sept. 4 (Ft. Thomas Water Tower), both nights start at 7:30pm. These casual concerts are free and open to the public.  Admission is free, though registration is encouraged. Those who register receive concert & weather updates. {details}

Bluegrass Sundays:
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. {details}

Art on Vine:
This local art show will be at Fountain Square, noon-6pm. Shop from 80+ vendors at this hometown market. {details}

Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink:
The Court Street Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink is back for the holiday weekend! Get all the details here!


Monday, September 5:

West Chester Symphony at Keehner Park Amphitheater:
They’re celebrating their 25th Labor Day concert at Keehner Park. 6:30-8:30. {details}

Labor Day Picnic at Stricker’s Grove:
The park will be open from noon to 8pm. Admission includes all rides, roller coasters, mini golf, and free soft drinks. Food and alchohol are available for purchase. Admission is $18 per person with kids 2 and under free; parking is free. {details}


Go for a Bike Ride! Check out our 15 of the Best Cincinnati Bike Trails and 9 of the Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails in Cincinnati for some ideas.

Biking at Miami Whitewater

Create your own Creamy Whip Trail using our list of the 25+ of the Best Creamy Whips and Ice Cream Shops in Cincinnati.

creamy whip spots in cincinnati

Find a new-to-you park to visit with our 15+ of Our Favorite Cincinnati Parks list.

the bridge at Rentschler Park

Or get outside and go for a hike! Find a fun path here: Hiking in Cincinnati: 11 of our Favorites.

wooded trail at Parky's Farm

All events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or postponed. You should always double check with the event source before you head out the door. Links for each event are provided so that you can be sure the date is still accurate before you head out.

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