Downtown Events

Downtown and Over–the–Rhine Events

Friday, June 14 – Sunday, June 16, 2019

For more events, visit www.downtowncincinnati.com.

Cincinnati Reds

Friday, June 14, 7:10 p.m.

Saturday, June 15, 7:10 p.m.

Sunday, June 16, 1:10 p.m.

Great American Ballpark, 100 Nuxhall Way

https://www.mlb.com/reds

Reds take on the Texas Rangers. Friday is Military Appreciation Day, Saturday is Barry Larkin Bobblehead Day, and Sunday is Father’s Day License Plate Day.

CATS

Friday, June 14, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 15, 2:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 16, 1:00 and 6:30 p.m.

Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St.

https://www.cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/cats

Cats, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in more than 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—"Memory." Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Cats tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.

City Flea at Washington Park

Saturday, June 15, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Washington Park, 1230 Elm St.

https://cincinnatiusa.com/events/city-flea-washington-park

The City Flea is Cincinnati's original curated, urban flea market that takes place once a month at Washington Park and various other locations through out the year. Since its conception in 2011 The Flea has seen dozens of vendors grow from hobby to full time business and it is with much pride that we consider ourselves not only a monthly market, but a small business incubator, community organization, and city advocate. The Flea is a place to keep your dollars local, support small business and experience YOUR city in a unique and engaging way. Vendors include vintage dealers to artisans, pizza makers to plant studios.

The Record Room

Saturday, June 15, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Low Spark, 15 West 14th St.

https://cincinnatiusa.com/events/record-room

Herzog Music will be taking over Low Spark for a pop-up record shop.

Vinyl will be spinning, and a collection of eclectic records will be available for you to browse while sipping on our house cocktails. Herzog Music is located in the historically marked spot where Cincinnati’s first R&B was recorded under Henry Glover for King Records, where Hank Williams Sr. also cut classics like “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” Herzog will accept cash, Venmo, & PayPal.

Carrie Underwood

Saturday, June 15, 7:00 p.m.

U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway

http://usbankarena.com/event/2019/06/carrie-underwood-cry-pretty-tour-360

Seven-time Grammy winner and Pollstar’s three-time top female country touring artist, Carrie Underwood, will launch a new arena tour, The Cry Pretty Tour 360, in Spring 2019. Sponsored by CALIA, the new tour will make a stop at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena on Saturday, June 15. She will be joined on tour by special guests Maddie & Tae and Runaway June.

3rd Annual Old School Classic Rhythm & Groove Concert Dance Party

Saturday, June 15, 8:00 p.m.

Music Hall, 1241 Elm St.

https://www.cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/old-school-classic

This is the biggest ‘we don’t want to sit down, we want to get down’ concert dance party of the year, with DJ D-Real spinning music and featuring R&B superstar diva Cherrelle (‘I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On’, ‘Where Do I Run To’, ‘Everything I Miss At Home’).And you can bet your last money everybody will be dressed to the nines, honey.

World Cup Village Street Party

Sunday, June 16, 10:00 a.m.

The Banks, 150 E. Freedom Way

https://cincinnatiusa.com/events/world-cup-village-street-party

Come watch World Cup Soccer and enjoy live music. Freedom Way will be closed between Great American Ballpark and Vine St. for game viewing on a giant video screen hanging from the ballpark. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase along with food.

In between the street parties, fans and rooting groups are encouraged to gather at the Banks host bars, who will be showing almost all the action from the Women’s World Cup and offering specials throughout the month.

World Cup Watch Party

Sunday, June 16, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fountain Square, 520 Vine St.

https://myfountainsquare.com/events/world-cup-watch-party-5/

Cheer on your favorite FIFA Women's World Cup team on Sunday, June 16 at Fountain Square's World Cup watch party with School of Ginga!

Fans can watch the World Cup on the big screen, play futsal on the Ginga courts, and hang with the FC Cincinnati mascot. Sunny Side Brunch will be at the Square and our bar will be serving beer, wine, liquor and Coca-Cola products! Events at Fountain Square brought to you by Fifth Third Bank.

Father’s Day at Taft’s Ale House

Sunday, June 16, 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Taft’s Ale House, 1429 Race St.

https://cincinnatiusa.com/events/fathers-day-tafts-ale-house

Taft's is bringing back their Mother's Day special for all the dads, too. Celebrate Father's Day at the Ale House! For only $25 you'll get:

One welcome beer of choice

One full meal with your choice of: 1 entree salad or 1 sandwich with a side

One dessert

Plus any one 6-pack to-go of your choosing

This is a steal of a deal as the combination above is normally worth a minimum of $36! This deal sold out for Mother's Day, so secure your spot while you can! You must show proof of purchase to your server when you're seated, whether that is shown via your payment confirmation on your phone or printed out. Tip and gratuity included. Taft's Ale House will also be operating as normal on Father's Day, so if you don't want the ticket deal above, feel free to join us for a snack, a brew or a full meal!

Third Sunday Fundays

Sunday, June 16, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St.

https://taftmuseum.org/experience/families-children/fundays/

Bring the whole family to the Taft Museum of Art to experience a free afternoon of great art, hands-on fun, family-friendly performances, and animal encounters. Most activities are ongoing throughout the afternoon, so stop by when you have time and stay as long as you can. FREE. No reservations required.

Celebrate cultures from around the world this Funday! “Travel” to different countries found in the Taft collection, visit the L’Affichomania exhibition, and create your own paper plate necklace inspired by the Maasai people of Kenya and Tanzania. Enjoy a bilingual English and Spanish musical performance by Evan and Vanessa at 1:30 or 2:30 p.m., followed by a traditional Indian dance performance by the Nrityarpana School of Performing Arts at 3 p.m.

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