Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend, July 13-15

Symmetry in nature. Taken at Spring Grove Cemetery.

 

Friday, July 13:

Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Expo, Winton Woods*, 9:30am – 3pm. Join in for the largest free outdoor environmental education event for children in the Midwest! This unique opportunity will encourage kids’ interest in the great outdoors and recreational activities. Come out and discover more than 20 exhibitors and interactive activities. Details

IHM Summerfest 2018 6:00pm-12:00am The 2018 Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Summerfest, Northern Kentucky’s largest church festival, takes over Burlington, KY this weekend. IHM’s Summerfest has run for 25+ years. The festival includes traditional food, rides and games. Details 

Bacon, Bourbon, and Brew Festival: 5:00pm-11:00pm What do you have when you take one of America’s most loved breakfast meats and celebrate it along with Beer and Bourbon Enthusiasts? Bacon, Bourbon and Brew unite in a festival July 12th-15th at Newport on the Levee’s Festival Park. Details

Spring Grove Date Night Outdoor Movie hosted by Spring Grove Cemetery 7:00pm-11:30pm It’s time for the 3rd annual Outdoor Movie offered at Spring Grove! The evening will begin with dinner and dessert. The Dapper Doughnut, Sunny Side Brunch & More, and Quite Frankly will be on site with their food trucks. The movie will begin around 9:00 pm.  Our featured movie is Grease in celebration of it’s 40th anniversary. Details 

Cinema in the City, Seasongood Pavilion, starts at 7pm. This month’s featured movie is “Elf”. Music from Sound Body Jazz Orchestra. Details

 

Saturday, July 14:

Blues Brews and BBQ at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park 3:00pm-9:00pm  It’s time for the Third Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ for live blues bands, BBQ vendors, and craft beer tastings. Admission is $10 for members, $15 for non-members and $5 for children 6 – 12 years of age. Brews and BBQ will be available for individual purchase. Family activities will take place in the Pavilion. Details 

Hamilton Flea 10:00am-4:00pm Head north for Hamilton Flea which features a wide variety of local artisans who specialize in handcrafted goods and unique, high-quality services. Held in historic downtown Hamilton’s newly established Marcum Park. Details

IHM Summerfest 2018 5:00pm-12:00am The 2018 Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Summerfest, Northern Kentucky’s largest church festival, takes over Burlington, KY this weekend. IHM’s Summerfest has run for 25+ years. The festival includes traditional food, rides and games. Details 

Westwood Second Saturdays hosted by Westwood 5:00pm-10:00pm Enjoy a new theme every month. Details 

The O.F.F. Market at Madtree Brewery 10:00am-4:00pm Oakley’s neighborhood monthly marketplace and stomping ground to specialty food and beverage vendors, independent small businesses, artists, and farmers from across the region. Details

Bacon, Bourbon, and Brew Festival 12:00pm-11:00pm What do you have when you take one of America’s most loved breakfast meats and celebrate it along with Beer and Bourbon Enthusiasts? Bacon, Bourbon and Brew unite in a festival July 12th-15th at Newport on the Levee’s Festival Park. Details

Crazy Cardboard Boat Regatta at VOA Park 11:00am-3:00pm BOATS! BOATS! BOATS! Cardboard boats, that is. The MetroParks of Butler County presents the 9th Annual Crazy Cardboard Regatta on Saturday. Do you think you have what it takes? Sign up today! Details

 

Sunday, July 15:

Third Sunday Funday, Taft Museum of Art, 1:00pm-4:00pm. This month’s theme is “Wild West”. Explore the West by visiting our exhibition Ansel Adams: A Photographer’s Evolution, learn about photography at the Art Cart, and make a work of art to take home. Meet a mini horse and his friends from Honey Hill Farm, 1–2 p.m. Join the gang from Wump Mucket Puppets at 2 p.m. for their new Western show, “Tales from Bucket Gulch.” Details

Bacon, Bourbon, and Brew Festival 12:00pm-9:00pm What do you have when you take one of America’s most loved breakfast meats and celebrate it along with Beer and Bourbon Enthusiasts? Bacon, Bourbon and Brew unite in a festival July 12th-15th at Newport on the Levee’s Festival Park. Details 

Tales from Bucket Gulch hosted by Wump Mucket Puppets 2:00pm-3:00pm Stop by Taft Theatre for a Western-themed, puppet variety show. Details

Cin City Reptile Show 10:00am-4:00pm It’s summer, it’s hot, get out of the heat and check out the new hatchlings & everything else you’d need at the show. Details 

IHM Summerfest 2018 4:00pm-10:00pm The 2018 Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Summerfest, Northern Kentucky’s largest church festival, takes over Burlington, KY this weekend. IHM’s Summerfest has run for 25+ years. The festival includes traditional food, rides and games. Details

Nostalgia Weekend at Carol Ann’s Carousel hosted by Smale Riverfront Park 11:00am-6:30pm Travel back in time to the 1920s-1940s when carousels were the favorite past time! Learn more about the history of carousels; enjoy fun board games, themed crafts, activities, and fun with Explore Nature! Details 

Pop up Play with Happen Inc at Washington Park 3:00pm-4:30pm. Join Happen, Inc., a local, award-winning nonprofit bringing families and communities together through art and creative experiences, for a free art activity at Pop-Up Play presented by Kroger! The sun is out so it’s time to decorate your own sunglasses! Details 

World Cup Watch Party at Fountain Square, 10:00am-2:00pm. Watch the final game of the World Cup on the big screen, play futsal on the Ginga courts, and enjoy drinks from the Fountain Square Bar. Details 

 

Ongoing:

Mission Aerospace is the newest exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center

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.

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emporer of China is at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 12

 

*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 841 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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