Top Things to do in Cincinnati this Weekend: June 13 – 16

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, June 13 - June 16.

Thursday

Newport Italianfest

It’s time for the 28th annual Newport Italianfest! Head down to the river for all the authentic Italian food, music and fun from “the Old Country.”
When: Thursday, June 13, 5 p.m. through Sunday, June 16, 9 p.m.
Where: Riverboat Row, Newport, Ky.
Cost: Free to enter

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(Courtesy of the Cincinnati Opera)
(Courtesy of the Cincinnati Opera)

The Marriage of Figaro

The Cincinnati Opera opens its 99th season with a masterful comedy from the mind of Mozart.
When: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
Cost: $8

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Salsa on the Square
Salsa on the Square

Salsa on the Square

It’s time to get up and dance! Salsa on the Square returns to downtown this week and it’s full of Latin beats, jazz, free dance instruction and fun.
When: Thursday, 7 p.m.
Where: Fountain Square, Fifth & Vine streets, Downtown
Cost: Free

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Friday

Band of Heathens
Band of Heathens

Fifth & Vine Live!

Looking for a fun, free event to start your weekend? Come down to Fountain Square for a free performance from The Band of Heathens with Will Hoge.
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: Fountain Square, Fifth & Vine streets, Downtown
Cost: Free

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a photo of titles spelling beer

Jungle Jim's International Craft Beer Festival

It’s all about the beer! Father’s Day Weekend brings back on of the biggest beer fests in Cincinnati as Jungle Jim’s plays host to breweries from around the world.
When: Friday, 6:30 p.m. & Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Where:
Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield
Cost: $25-$65

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Celtic Fest

It’s a weekend full of whiskey, revelry and Celtic spirit! The Emerald Isles come alive as Celtic descendants celebrate their history with this massive party.
When: Friday-Sunday
Where: Renaissance Park, 10542 East State Route 73, Waynesville
Cost: $5-$42

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Saturday

Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus

Just don’t break his heart… Need we say more?
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Miami Valley Gaming, 6000 SR 63, Lebanon
Cost: $38-$55

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Carrie Underwood Cincinnati

Carrie Underwood: Cry Pretty Tour

She’s one of the top female country touring artists in the nation and now Carrie Underwood is bringing her tour to the Queen City. The seven-time Grammy winner will take over the US Bank Arena this weekend.
When: Saturday, 5 p.m.
Where: US Bank Arena, 100 Broadway St., Downtown
Cost: $48-$68

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Juneteenth
Juneteenth

Juneteenth Festival

Carrying on a tradition of June concerts in Eden Park that began in the 1920’s featuring African American artists and audiences. The festival includes performances, food, fun and so much more!
When: Saturday-Sunday
Where: Eden Park, 950 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati
Cost: Free Admission

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A racer takes a tight turn on a go cart track.
(FILE) A racer takes a tight turn on a go cart track.

Mushroom Rally Cincinnati

Hey all you Mario Kart fans! Have you ever wanted to race your friends on a real track for a Mushroom Cup victory? Well now is your chance.
When: June 15 & 16; June 22 & 23
Where: Eden Park, 950 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati
Cost: $55

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Grand Carnivale at Kings Island
Grand Carnivale at Kings Island

Grand Carnivale at Kings Island

The Grand Carnivale is coming to Kings Island! The weekend event features a parade each night highlight the rich traditions of countries from around the world. Plus there will be live music, live performers, crafts, games, and much, much more.
When: June 15-17
Where: Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason
Cost: $20-$145

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Sunday

CATS

Come to Over-the-Rhine where you can eat, drink, shop, and relax at this FREE monthly neighborhood street festival. Rain or shine, every second Sunday of the month from June to October. More than 30 participating shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and cultural venues on Main Street, plus 100+ local vendors, food trucks, live music, street performers, and outdoor beer garden.
When: Wednesday, June 12-Sunday, June 16
Where: Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Downtown
Cost: Varies by seat

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FIFA US Women's team
(Courtesy of the AP)

World Cup Village at the Banks

Grab your red, white, and blue! The US Women’s National Team will defend their World Cup title when they take on Chile in the FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup.
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Freedom Way between Walnut Ave. & GABP, The Banks
Cost: Free Admission

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