Things To Do In Cincinnati This Weekend: Sept. 6 – 9

If you're looking for things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, you've come to the right place. Check out our weekly guide to the biggest and best events happening in the Tri-State.

Thursday

Harvest Home Fair

Harvest Home Fair

Deemed “The Biggest Little Fair in Ohio”, the wildly popular Harvest Home Fair is back for its 159th year. It all starts with the big parade, followed by live music, food, amusement rides and more.

When: Thursday – Sunday

Where: Harvest Home Park, Cheviot

Cost: Free

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Sam Evans

Sam Evans at Go Bananas

Now in New York, Cincy’s very own Sam Evans is back in the Queen City to headline Go Bananas this weekend. After winning the 2012 Funniest Person in Cincinnati contest, Evans went on the be named one of the new faces at the Montreal Just for Laughs festival. Don’t miss your chance to see his hilarious show.

When: Thursday – Sunday

Where: Go Bananas Comedy Club, Montgomery

Cost: $8 – $14

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Friday

Mainstrasse Oktoberfest

Mainstrasse Village Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest season rolls on, this weekend in Mainstrasse. Don’t miss Covington’s celebration of all things Bavaria with all the food, music and beer you know and love.

When: Friday – Sunday

Where: Mainstrasse Village, Covington

Cost: Free

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Listermann Tenth Anniversary

Listermann 10th Anniversary

Can you believe it’s been 10 years since Listermann opened its doors? Now known as one of Cincy’s most beloved breweries, they’re celebrating their birthday with a big 3-day festival. Friday night is a ticketed event to try rare beers from Cincy and beyond. Saturday is the annual Oktoberfest party and Sunday is Family Day. If you love Listermann and good beer, this is a can’t miss event.

When: Thursday – Sunday

Where: Listermann Brewing, 1621 Dana Ave, Norwood

Cost: Free on Saturday and Sunday, $60 on Friday for special ticketed event.

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Saturday

Red Bull Soap Box Race

Red Bull Soap Box Race

One of Cincy’s most unique races returns this Saturday at Eden Park. The Red Bull Soapbox race is a crazy, super-fun and hilarious event where 60 teams test their handcrafted, non-motorized vehicles on a downhill course.

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Eden Park Drive, Eden Park.

Cost: Free

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Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ Festival

Live Jazz, great BBQ and good times await you at the Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ festival, now at its new location in Madisonville’s Bramble Park.

When: Saturday, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: Bramble Park, 6300 Bramble Ave, Madisonville

Cost: Free

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The O.F.F. Market

MadTree hosts The Oakley Fancy Flea market this Saturday, featuring boutiques, handmade items and, of course, plenty of good beer.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: MadTree Brewing, 3301 Madison Road, Oakley

Cost: Free

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NKY Music Festival

NKY Music Festival

A visit to Devou Park is always a good decision, especially when it’s hosting the NKY Music Festival. Stop by this family-friendly event to relax and enjoy the end of summer this Saturday.

When: Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Devou Park, Covington

Cost: Free

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Great American Beer Rush

Great American Beer Rush

Fifty West and Taft’s are joining forces for the inaugural Great American Beer Rush. Teams will compete in an Amazing Race-style bar crawl through downtown.

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Washington Park, Over-The-Rhine

Cost: $25 per person

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Sunday

Second Sunday on Main

Second Sunday on Main is celebrating King Records this month with live music from The Comet Blue Grass Allstars and the Queen City Kings. Paired with more than 100 vendors in the heart of OTR, we can’t think of a better way to spend your Sunday.

When: Sunday, 12 p.m.

Where: Main Street, Over-the-Rhine

Cost: Free

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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.