The Findlay Market Opening Day parade is a start to what many consider a Cincinnati holiday.
The parade will start at the Race Street side of Findlay Market at noon and end at the Taft Theatre.
For some of the best places to watch the parade, check out our handy list:
Revolution Rotisserie & Bar
Watch the parade from the patio or store front.
This place will be serving drink specials all morning and as an added bonus, there will be raffles. Some of the prizes include Reds memorabilia, Madtree Rounding Third six pack, Rhinegeist Hustle six pack, Revolution gift card, & a bottle of Watershed.
Doors open at 10 a.m.
Location: 1106 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
Taft's Ale House
Taft’s Ale House will open at 8 a.m. and the first 100 people to buy a Nellie’s Key Lime Caribbean Ale will receive a free commemorative T-shirt.
They will also have several of prizes available. For every beer sold, they will be giving out a Cracker Jack box with a prize in it.
Grand prizes include a food and beer tasting for 10 in their Bell Tower private room, as well as a large pizza per week for a whole year at Taft’s Brewpourium.
Location: 1429 Race St, Over-the-Rhine
This little two-block shaded park will provide respite from the crowds along the route.
Just a bit after the midway point, Piatt Park features plenty of places to sit down and take a break, as well as public Wi-Fi.
Did we mention the park is almost 200 years old?
Location: 100 Garfield Place, Downtown
Formally called “Rally on the Square,” Fountain Square will be filled with music and other family friendly activities.
Madtree Brewing Co. will be serving beer from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will be supporting Give Back Cincinnati, a Cincinnati-based non-profit.
Location: 520 Vine St, Downtown
If you're looking for even more things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, check out the calendar tab at the top of the page.