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Things To Do In Cincinnati This Weekend: Sept. 13 – 16

If you're looking for things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, you've come to the right place. We're breaking down all of the best events happening in the Tri-State this weekend, Sept. 13 - 16.

Thursday

Bengals

Bengals vs. Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium

Home opener. Under the lights. Division rivalry. Is there any better setting for the first Bengals home game of the season? PBS will be bumpin’ on Thursday night with all the tailgate festivities you know and love happening right outside. Seize The Dey.

When: Thursday, 8:20 p.m.

Where: Paul Brown Stadium, Downtown

Cost: Tickets start at $43

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Friday

Cincinnti Comic Expo

Cincinnati Comic Expo

Comic books, panels and plenty of celebrities will be invading the Duke Energy Center this weekend for the wildly popular Cincinnati Comic Expo. With celebs like Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones), Levar Burton (Reading Rainbow), Clark Gregg (The Avengers) and more stopping by, this is sure to be one of the best events of the weekend.

When: Friday – Sunday

Where: Duke Energy Convention Center, Downtown

Cost: Single day passes start at $20

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The Dent Schoolhouse

Opening night at the Dent Schoolhouse

You know it’s Halloween season when the Dent Schoolhouse opens its doors for the first weekend of the season. If you’re a self-proclaimed Halloween head, you owe it to yourself to ring in the season with one of the best haunted houses in town.

When: Friday

Where: Dent Schoolhouse, 5963 Harrison Ave, Dent

Cost: $20

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Tommy

The Who’s Tommy in Concert

This 5-time Tony Award-winning musical is bringing the classic album “Tommy” from the Who to Memorial Hall with a full band, psychedelic projections and more.

When: Friday, 8 p.m.

Where: Memorial Hall, 1222 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine

Cost: Tickets start at $28

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Loveland Strong Street Fest

Loveland Strong Street Fest

Downtown Loveleand will be packed with entertainment, live music, tastings, and even a Frogman Race (yeah, that’s a thing).

When: Friday – Sunday

Where: Downtown Loveland

Cost: Free

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Saturday

Fifty Fest

Fifty Fest

When Fifty West does a beer festival, you know it’s not gonna be like all the others. This east side brewery is hosting a night of live music, rare beer tastings, food and more. Wanna go? Here’s how you can save some money on your ticket. 

When: Saturday, 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Where: Fifty West Brewing, 7668 Wooster Pike, Columbia Township

Cost: $10 at the door, $7 in advance

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The City Flea

The City Flea

Shopping, boutiques, handmade goods, food all packed into the always beautiful Washington Park. If you’re looking for a place to take a Saturday stroll, look no further.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Washington Park, 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine

Cost: Free

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Baby and Beyond Expo

TriHealth Cincinnati Baby & Beyond Expo

If you’ve got a bun in the oven, you owe it to yourself to swing by the Baby and Beyond Expo. Swing by the Sharonville Convention Center to check out vendors, experts and more.

When: Saturday – Sunday

Where: Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville

Cost: $8

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Observatory

Scopeout Telescope Festival

Dozens of astronomers are bringing their telescopes to the Cincinnati Observatory this Saturday to show off their knowledge, passion and sweet gear. It’s only $5 and you’ll get the chance to see some amazing views of the night sky (weather permitting).

When: Saturday, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Place, Hyde Park

Cost: $5, free for Observatory members.

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Sunday

FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati vs Toronto FC 2

The orange and blue are back at Nippert this Sunday, battling Toronto FC 2 on their way to the playoffs.

When: Sunday, 4:30 p.m.

Where: Nippert Stadium, 2700 Bearcat Way, Clifton

Cost: Tickets start at $10

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Dog Swim

Dog Swim at Ziegler Pool

There aren’t too many pool days left this year, so don’t miss this chance to take your pup to Ziegler Park for the dog swim. Registration is required, so read up on the rules and register here.

When: Sunday, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: Ziegler Park, Over-the-Rhine

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate

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