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Top 10 Events and Festivals in the Cincinnati Ohio Area USA

Here Top Events USA highlights the top 10 Cincinnati Ohio USA Events, festivals and fairs.

The most popular events and festivals taking place in Cincinnati and the area around Cincinati of Ohio include the Cincinnati Flower Show and the Cincinatti Riverfest

See below for a complete list of the main Cincinnati Ohio US events

Cincinnati Flower Show
Cincinnati, Ohio

top floweer and garden eventsin the USACalled the "king of all flower shows" by the Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, the Cincinnati Flower Show, one of the most acclaimed flower shows in the USA, this event included here as one of the Top 10 events and festivals in the Cincinnati Ohio area USA, features world class exhibits, social events, gardener's and plant markets, a lecture series and tours. The Cincinnati Flower Show is the only such event in North America to be endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society of Great Britain, producer of the world renowned Chelsea Flower Show.

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Macy’s Music Festival
Cincinnati, Ohio

No other place in the world has a larger celebration of R&B musicians than Macy’s Music Festival in Cincinnati. This two-night event, one of the main Cincinnati US events, has been known to attract crowds up to 65,000 people nationwide in the Cincinnati Bengals’ own Paul Brown Stadium. Past performers include Ohio natives the O’ Jays, Mary J. Blige, Patti LaBelle and Earth, Wind and Fire. Dating back to the early 1960s, Macy’s Music Festival was dubbed the original jazz festival and has since put Cincinnati on the map as a premier destination for summer music festivals.

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Cincinnati Riverfest
early September
Cincinnati, Ohio

Making this one of the Top 10 events and festivals in the Cincinnati Ohio area USA, Riverfest attracts more than half a million enthusiasts every year with bands performing on the Serpentine Wall and P&G Pavilion stages, skydiving jumps, family activities, and live art all coming to a climax with the fireworks, one of the largest fireworks displays in the Midwest, at 9:05pm.

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Ohio Renaissance Festival
beginning September to end October
Harveysburg – between Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio

One of Ohio’s premier family events, the Ohio Renaissance Festival takes place in an authentically re-created, 30-acre, 16th Century English village. Attracting Queen Elizabeth I herself, entertainment includes everything from full-armored jousting between knights in shining armor to costumed performers displaying Renaissance music, dancing, juggling, sword-fighting and more. Food available includes everything with Renaissance flavors, from giant turkey legs to bread bowl stews, and more than 135 master artisans and crafters offer everything from jewelry to items of demonstrated glass blowing and leather crafting.

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Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
mid to late September
Cincinnati, Ohio

Top Oktoberevents  in the USARecognized as North America’s largest Oktoberfest, and now one of the main Cincinnati US events, for more than three decades Oktoberfest Zinzinnati has been an increasingly popular attraction with more than 500,000 visitors each year. Highlights of the event include several venues of live entertainment including big bands, German folk dancers and accordion players, fun events, almost 100 booths offering German food, beer and wine, and a large selection of amusement rides and other activities for children.

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Tall Stacks – Cincinnati Riverboats
early October
Cincinnati, Ohio

Top Boat Shows in the USANot an annual event, the Tall Stacks – Cincinnati Riverboats events is nevertheless one of the world’s largest gathering of riverboats and one of the most popular events in the USA. It features chances for visitors to take tours of, or take cruises on, over 350 different steamboats in the port of Cincinnati and to enjoy the riverboats themselves as well as live music, food, boat races, and all kinds of entertainment.

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October weekends
Cincinnati, Ohio

Held at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Hallzooween features a host of unusual, unique Halloween events for children trick-or-treating their way around Cincinnati Zoo. Some of the special features at this event include Pumpkin Pandemonium, the Zoo animal’s version of trick-or-treating, the Little Creatures Carnival, a scavenger hunt, pumpkin patch, spooktacular train ride, scare-ousel, strolling characters, face painting, and mini pumpkin decorating activities.

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Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction
mid – end December
Cincinnati, Ohio

Voted Ohio’s Best Family Entertainment Center, and recognized as one of Cincinnati’s top themed attractions, EnterTRAINment Junction is the world’s largest indoor train display and host to the increasingly popular Christmas event that offers everything from hands-on fun at the 25,000 square feet of model railway tracks, to beautiful winter train displays that are free to the public, and taking a "Journey to the North Pole" and meeting Mrs. Claus and Santa himself.

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