If you're looking for things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, you've come to the right place. Here is our breakdown of the top events going on this weekend, May 16 - May 19.


Garden Bros. Circus

Garden Bros. Circus presents a fast paced, 90-minute show in a Theatrical European 3 ring setting featuring the Human Pyramid, daring aerial, 6 motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, the Crazy Cossack Horse Riders and comedy.

When: Thursday, 4:30PM & 7:30PM
Where: Warren County Fairgrounds, 665 N. Broadway, Lebanon
Cost: $10-$36

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Underworld Jazz Festival: In Her Voice featuring Tank & the Bangas

Celebrate the power of Black women through performance and poetry at In Her Voice, a collaboration between Underworld Jazz Festival & Queens Village. Performers include Tank & the Bangas, Lauren Eylise, Jennifer Simone, MC Jori An Cotton and DJ Apryl Reign. Premiere of video Because We Love Her: Love Letters to Black Women. Poetry by In Her Voice North College Hill Poetry Crew.

When: Thursday, 7PM
Where: The Woodward Theater, 1404 Main Street, Cincinnati
Cost: $15

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Rascal Flatts at Riverbend Music Center

Rascal Flatts brings the Summer Playlist Tour 2019 with special guests Billy Currington, Jimmie Allen, and Verbal Ase to Riverbend Music Center on Thursday, May 16th.

When: Thursday, 7:30PM
Where: Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati
Cost: $34-$93.75

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Battle of the Brews

Heads up beer fans. Raise your glass to the Battle of the Brews! It’s both a craft beer tasting and a competition between the breweries involved. Held in historic Moonlite Gardens, Battle of the Brews brings together craft beer, live music, great food, and games.

When: Friday, 7PM-11PM
Where: Coney Island Amusement Park, 6201 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati
Cost: $12

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One World Cincy

Celebrate the diverse cultures in Cincinnati with music, food, and dance.

When: Friday, 7PM-10PM
Where: Fountain Square, 520 Vine Street, Cincinnati
Cost: Free Admission

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Live From Jabba’s Palace: The Star Wars Comedy Variety Show

This fun, eclectic show features sketch comedy, improv games, stand-up, and hilarious videos, all set a long time ago in a galaxy far away. Will the mighty Jabba be entertained by his slaves… or will they be fed to the gargantuan Rancor monster? If you are a fan of the Star Wars universe, you will love this show! Bonus: stay after the show and snap a pic of yourself being snatched by the Rancor’s hideous claw.

When: Friday, 8PM
Where: Clifton Performance Theatre, 404 Ludlow Ave, Cincinnati
Cost: $10-$20

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CinciClassic Retro Gaming Expo

CinciClassic is a retro video-gaming event featuring retro consoles, arcade cabinets, pinball, tournaments, vendors, guest speakers and much more! All ages and levels of gaming experience welcome!

When: Saturday: 11AM-8PM
Where: Highlander Event Center, 90 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas
Cost: Adults $10, Under 12 Free

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Aurora Bicentennial Pioneer Day

Celebrate Aurora’s 200th birthday at this free, family friendly event. Children can explore early 1800’s history, crafts, and culture at Hillforest and the adjacent Harris Pioneer cabin.

When: Saturday: 10AM-2PM
Where: Hillforest Victorian House Museum, 213 Fifth St, Aurora, Indiana
Cost: Free Admission

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Tribute to Elvis and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to enjoy an Elvis tribute and DJ Mark Elliott. Dance with Steve for donations to American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Performances also include Jeannie Marie and Marilyn Sparks from “The Avenues.”

When: Saturday, doors at 7PM, show at 8PM
Where: Coney Island Moonlight Pavilion, 6201 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati
Cost: $25

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Darci Lynne Farmer

Winning ‘America’s Got Talent’ at just 12-years old by the most votes for a final performance in the history of the show, singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer impresses audiences across the country with her sweetheart disposition and undeniable, show-stopping talent beyond her years.

When: Sunday, 3PM
Where: Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St, Cincinnati
Cost: $29.75-$99.75

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Maifest at the German Heritage Museum

Celebrate the arrival of spring at German Heritage Museum. Accordionist John G. Banner will be providing German music for the day, and the Donauschwaben dance groups will perform at 3PM.

When: Sunday, 1PM-5PM
Where: The German Heritage Museum, 4764 W Fork Rd, Cincinnati
Cost: Free Admission

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The Seed Bash Party!

Check out everything that has been happening to get “The Farm” ready! Enjoy Eli’s BBQ, the band Blu Million, hayrides and activities for kids. Find your new garden plot or signup for one! This event is free and open to the public but there will be food and items for sale.

When: Sunday, 4PM-7PM
Where: Anderson Township Historical Society Urban Farm, 2550 Bartels Road, Cincinnati
Cost: Free Admission

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