Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend, August 24-26

The American Sign Museum recently repurposed the old Cincinnati Gardens signage, mountin it on the Monmouth side of their building. Well done, Sign Museum!

 

Friday, August 24

Family Tours hosted by Sunrock Farms 10:00am-12:00pm The family tour is a 2 hour guided tour highlighting the most enjoyable areas. Families learn about farm life and enjoy holding, hugging and feeding the animals on a real farm!  A minimum of 10 people is required on each tour. Details

Scoopski Potatoes Truck Stop hosted by Impractical Jokers 1:00pm-4:00pm Have you ever wished for a scoopski potatoes truck that travels across America serving free, gourmet mashed potatoes? Well, genie does as you wish! So put on your best pair of brick flops and come on out to visit the truck. Details

August Market: Charm at the Farm Vintage Market is an open air shopping vintage market located on a 56 acre farm in quaint Lebanon, OH, just north of Cincinnati. The best local artisans and shops come together only three fabulous weekends a year exclusively at Charm at the Farm. This innovative market provides rustic gifts, furniture, and home decor all in one vibrant place. Friday is VIP shopping only; Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 10am-3pm. Details

Signs and Songs: Robin Lacy and DeZydeco hosted by Rhinegeist and American Sign Museum 6:00pm-9:00pm The American Sign Museum presents their Summer Music Series. This six-piece group formed in the late 80’s, putting a modern twist on traditional New Orleans-style grooves. Enjoy the sounds of Blues, Zydeco, and Country Rock through their unique instrumentation featuring accordion, saxophone, and rubboard. Details

Germania Oktoberfest, Friday: 6pm-midnight. Germania’s Oktoberfest features traditional German food, including their famous sauerkraut balls, legendary Oktoberfest chicken, Schwenkbraten, Wursts, delicious German pastries, and much more! There’s live German music all weekend, dancing, and fun for the whole family. They have all NEW carnival rides, games for kids, as well as games of skill and chance for the big kids. And they offer a wide variety of Imported German merchandise and gifts, including Steins, Trachten, and more. Details

2018 Cincy Brew Ha-Ha hosted by The Cure Starts Now and Cincy Brew Ha Ha, Friday 5pm-midnight and Saturday 4pm to midnight. America’s Largest Beer & Comedy Festival returns to Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point Park for its 12th year! Featuring more than 100 beers, ciders & wine along with over 80 comedians on 4 stages. Cincy Brew Ha-Ha creates the perfect recipe for a great time with friends, laughter & plenty of beer. Details

All In at Moonlite Gardens Dance Party hosted by Coney Island Amusement Park, 7:00pm-midnight. For over 20 years, these Friday-night dances have become a summer tradition in Cincinnati. Dance under the stars to fantastic live music from some of the area’s best bands while J.D. Hughes, spins tunes in between sets. Details

The Big Lebowski 20th Anniversary hosted by The Esquire Theatre, Mariemont & Kenwood 10:00pm-12:00am Grab your ticket and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Big L. The White Russians will be flowing! Come dressed as your favorite character. It takes guys as simple as the Dude and Walter to make a story this complicated…and they’d really rather be bowling.  Details

 

Saturday, August 25:

Summer Concerts in the Park at Sharon Woods*, 7-9pm. Enjoy a free evening of popular music, from Bach to the Beatles, with the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight! Don’t forget to bring your blanket or lawn chairs. Details

Chocolate Tasting with Cincy State Midwest Culinary Institute hosted by The Cincinnati Museum Center, 12:00pm-3:00pm. Join The Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State in Chocolate: The Exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center for chocolate tastings. Details 

Germania Oktoberfest, Saturday 2pm-midnight. Germania’s Oktoberfest features traditional German food, including their famous sauerkraut balls, legendary Oktoberfest chicken, Schwenkbraten, Wursts, delicious German pastries, and much more! There’s live German music all weekend, dancing, and fun for the whole family. They have all NEW carnival rides, games for kids, as well as games of skill and chance for the big kids. And they offer a wide variety of Imported German merchandise and gifts, including Steins, Trachten, and more. Details

2018 Cincy Brew Ha-Ha hosted by The Cure Starts Now and Cincy Brew Ha Ha, Friday 5pm-midnight and Saturday 4pm to midnight. America’s Largest Beer & Comedy Festival returns to Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point Park for its 12th year! Featuring more than 100 beers, ciders & wine along with over 80 comedians on 4 stages. Cincy Brew Ha-Ha creates the perfect recipe for a great time with friends, laughter & plenty of beer. Details

August Market: Charm at the Farm Vintage Market is an open air shopping vintage market located on a 56 acre farm in quaint Lebanon, OH, just north of Cincinnati. The best local artisans and shops come together only three fabulous weekends a year exclusively at Charm at the Farm. This innovative market provides rustic gifts, furniture, and home decor all in one vibrant place. Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 10am-3pm. Details

Saturday Morning Roasterie Tour Hosted by La Terza Artisan Coffee Roasterie, 9:30am-10:30am. Get an insider look at what a Specialty Coffee Roasterie operation looks like with their new interactive Roasterie Tour. Guests will walk through the speciality coffee roasterie and sample coffees from the three major coffee growing regions of the world. Details 

Olivia Party! Hosted by Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore, 2:00pm-3:00pm. August 25th is the birthday of author Ian Falconer, the author of the Olivia books! Blue Manatee is celebrating with a party sure to wear out the busiest of little piggies, with stories, games, snacks, and more! Details 

Back to School Youth Symposium: Welcome to My World hosted by The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 2:00pm-4:00pm. Social issues such as the use of the racial slurs and violence in schools have become part of the daily conversation. Out youth are being confronted with terms that adults are still challenged to defend. This youth symposium is an opportunity for youth to use their words to express their thoughts and challenge others to give up complacency and achieve a greater understanding. Details 

2018 Cincy Brew Ha-Ha hosted by The Cure Starts Now and Cincy Brew Ha Ha, 4:00pm-11:59pm. America’s Largest Beer & Comedy Festival returns to Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point Park for its 12th year! Featuring more than 100 beers, ciders & wine along with over 80 comedians on 4 stages. Cincy Brew Ha-Ha creates the perfect recipe for a great time with friends, laughter & plenty of beer. Details 

 

Sunday, August 26:

Tunes at the Taft hosted by The Taft Museum of Art 11:00am-5:00pm Museum founders Anna and Charles Taft were devoted supporters of music in the community. The Taft Museum of Art continues that tradition with a variety of concerts throughout the year, including the Chamber Music Series, Tunes at the Taft, and the Fall Jazz Series. ALL concerts are free and open to the public. Details

Germania Oktoberfest, Sunday 12-8pm. Being the first Oktoberfest in the Cincinnati area each year, this is the “Official Kickoff of the Oktoberfest Season in Cincinnati.” And on Sunday afternoon (Aug 26) they will mark this kickoff with a parade of dignitaries from dozens of Southwest Ohio’s German organizations and the Tug-of-War teams, plus a very special ceremony featuring their dueling Bürgermeisters — just before the much-anticipated Tug-of-War competition. Details

National Dog Day hosted by Washington Park, 11:00am-9:00pm. Every day is National Dog Day at Washington Park but August 26th is the OFFICIAL National Dog Day and they’re celebrating in the dog park and at the Porch at Washington Park!  Enjoy the fun all day for dog-themed drink specials at the bar. Treats and water bowls will be available for your furry friends to enjoy while you have a human beverage. Details

JCC Farmers’ Market hosted by Mayerson JCC 9:30am-1:00pm Stock up on apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year), and browse a variety of produce from local farms at the many other booths! Dozens of vendors will be on hand selling everything from challah and honey cake to coffee and hummus. Details

August Market: Charm at the Farm Vintage Market is an open air shopping vintage market located on a 56 acre farm in quaint Lebanon, OH, just north of Cincinnati. The best local artisans and shops come together only three fabulous weekends a year exclusively at Charm at the Farm. This innovative market provides rustic gifts, furniture, and home decor all in one vibrant place. Sunday 10am-3pm. Details

Family Fun Day at Belterra Park hosted by Belterra Park Gaming 1:00pm-5:00pm Join Belterra Park Cincinnati for their final Family Fun Day of the season. Enjoy free admission, live music, face painting, a petting zoo, pony rides, balloon animals, a magician and more! Details

 

Ongoing:

Mission Aerospace is the newest exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center

#ChocolateAtCMC is open through January 6, 2019. Get all the sweet details and ticket information: www.cincymuseum.org/chocolate

Newport Aquarium has an evening deal for you. During Summer Family Hours, get one free children’s admission with each full-price adult. Offer valid Sunday-Friday after 4 pm. This offer is available online only.

*Great Parks for Hamilton County requires a Motor Vehicle Permit for entrance to the parks.

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.

About Bridgett Raffenberg 868 Articles
Cincinnati lover, Mom, wife, travel enthusiast, Wordpress lover (not necessarily in that order). Founder of 365 Things to do in Cincinnati.

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