Top Things to do in Cincinnati This Weekend: September 5 – 8

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, September 5 - 8.

Thursday

Courtesy Harvest Home Fair

Harvest Home Fair

Come visit “the biggest little fair in Ohio”! The annual parade kicks off Thursday followed by three days of fun for the whole family. Musical guests Chantelle and the Digs, The Whammies, and the Westside Community Band all set to perform.
When: Thursday-Sunday
Where: Harvest Home Park, 3961 North Bend Rd., Cheviot
Cost: $5, Children 12 and under are FREE

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Courtesy Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati

Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati

See films and documentaries all about the sub-continent of India. Join in on post-screening discussions to bring awareness and understanding of Indian culture.
When: Thursday-Saturday, September 14
Where: Multiple Locations – See website for more details.
Cost: Starting at $10

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Friday

Cincinnati Reds vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

See the Reds take on the Arizona Diamondback at GABP. Weekend promotions include Fireworks Fridays, Fiesta Rojos: Hispanic Community Night, and Ken Griffey Jr. Bobblehead Night!
When: Friday-Sunday
Where: Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown
Cost: Tickets starting at $5

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Courtesy Cincinnati Pops

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with the Cincinnati Pops

If you’re a Star Wars fan, you do NOT want to miss this! See the second installment of the original Star Wars Trilogy with the Cincinnati Pops playing John Williams’ iconic score live to the film. May the Force be with you, always.
When: Friday-Sunday
Where: Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-The-Rhine
Cost: Starting at $25

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Courtesy Great Parks of Hamilton County

Stars, Sparks & Stories

The sparks and stories are provided. Your family is the star. Campfire songs, games and tales plus nature trivia!
When: Friday, 7PM-8PM
Where: Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 3455 Poole Rd., Colerain Township
Cost: FREE – Registration Required

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Saturday

FC Cincinnati vs. Toronto FC

Come see the Orange and Blue take on their foes from north of the border. Plenty of seats still available.
When: Saturday, 7:30PM
Where: Nippert Stadium, University of Cincinnati Campus
Cost: Starting at $15

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Courtesy Price Hill Pacer 5k

Price Hill Pacer 5k

It’s the 14th annual Price Hill Pacer 5k! Join Santa Maria Community Services and Price Hill Will for a family friendly run through the streets of Price Hill. Enjoy plenty of food, entertainment and post race festivities.

When: Saturday, 8:30AM
Where: Elder High School, 3900 Vincent Ave., Price Hill
Cost: Starting at $25

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Courtesy Great Parks of Hamilton County

Weekend in the 1800's

Take a step back in time and see what life was like at the turn of the 19th century. Bring the whole family and interact with settlers, make crafts, and learn about Ohio’s rich history.

When: Saturday-Sunday
Where: Shawnee Lookout, 2008 Lawrenceburg Rd., North Bend, OH
Cost: FREE

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Sunday

Courtesy Riverbend Music Center

The Head and The Heart at PNC Pavilion

Come see Seattle-based indie-rock artist The Head and The Heart make a stop in the Queen City. Special guests The Moondoggies also set to perform.
When: Sunday, 8PM (Doors 6:30PM)
Where: PNC Pavilion, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati
Cost: Starting at $29.50

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Courtesy Great Parks of Hamilton County

My Great Park in Pictures Photo Walk

Ever wanted to learn how to take amazing nature photos? Now’s your chance! Learn from photojournalist Melinda Hartong how to capture those shots you’ve always wanted, even from your smartphone! No experience necessary.
When: Sunday, 5PM
Where: Woodland Mound, 8250 Old Kellogg Rd., Cincinnati
Cost: FREE

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