Top Things to do in Cincinnati This Weekend: August 15-18

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, August 15-August 18.

Thursday

Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals

See the Redlegs continue their quest for a playoff spot as they take on the St. Louis Cardinals. Weekend promotions include Fireworks Fridays and Johnny Bench Bobblehead Night
When: Thursday-Sunday
Where: Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown
Cost: Starting at $12

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Iron Maiden At Riverbend Music Center

Rock legends Iron Maiden make a stop in the Queen City on their Legacy of the Beast Tour. Special guest The Raven Age is also set to perform.
When: Thursday 7:30PM
Where: Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati
Cost: Tickets starting at $31.50

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Friday

Toby Keith at BB&T Arena

Grammy nominated and country music icon Toby Keith comes to the tri-state on his ‘That’s Country Bro!’ tour. Special guest Mitchell Tenpenny is also set to perform.
When: Friday, Doors 6PM, Show 7:30PM
Where: BB&T Arena, 500 Louie B Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY
Cost: Tickets starting at $29.50

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Courtesy Nicholson's Cincinnati Celtic Festival

Cincinnati Celtic Fest

Celebrate Cincinnati’s deep Celtic roots. Bring the whole family for great fun, food and even a highland dancing competition!
When: Friday-Sunday
Where: The Banks, 50 E Freedom Way, Downtown
Cost: FREE

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Courtesy Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati

Community Garden Workday

Come and help build your community through gardening and education. No experience necessary. All green thumbs welcome!
When: Friday, 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Julie Hanser Community Garden, 2627 Stanton Ave., Cincinnati
Cost: FREE

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Saturday

FC Cincinnati vs. NYCFC

See the Orange and Blue take on New York City FC at Nippert Stadium. Salute to Service Night.
When: Saturday, 7:30PM
Where: Nippert Stadium, University of Cincinnati Campus, Clifton
Cost: Starting at $15

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Western & Southern Open

Come and see some of the greatest tennis stars in the world!
When: Thursday-Sunday
Where: Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Dr., Mason
Cost: Adults starting at $20, Kids starting at $10

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Hot Summer Nights

Get your dancing shoes on with the best music from the 50’s and 60’s. Live entertainment from The Belairs.
When: Saturday, 4-9:30PM
Where: Main and Poplar Streets, Rising Sun, IN
Cost: FREE

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Sunday

Korn and Alice In Chains at Riverbend Music Center

All of the hard rock you could ask for. Legends Korn and Alice in Chains bring their energy to the Queen City. Special guests Underoath and FEVER 333 also set to perform.
When: Sunday 6PM
Where: Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati
Cost: Tickets starting at $26

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Check out Cincinnati's Breweries

Take a load off and have a pint at one of the tri-state’s 50+ breweries.

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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.