Things To Do In Cincinnati This Weekend: Oct. 11 – 14

If you're looking for things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, you've come to the right place. We're back with our weekly roundup of this weekend's best events, Oct. 11 - 14.


Zoo Brew

Zoo Brews

Local brewmasters talk shop and the science of beer, alongside food, animal encounters and more. Benefits the Lindner Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife

When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Avondale

Cost: Included with zoo admission

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Parky's Farm

Halloween Nights

If you’re looking for some family-friendly Halloween action on a Thursday, stop by Parky’s farm for their Halloween Nights, featuring wagon rides, light displays and more.

When: Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Parky’s Farm, 10073 Daly Road, Springfield Township

Cost: $3

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Eddie Griffin at the Liberty Funny Bone

He’s an actor, he’s a comedian and he’s coming to the Liberty Funny Bone this weekend. Don’t miss your chance to see the legendary Eddie Griffin with 4 shows this weekend.

When: Friday, shows at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturday, shows at 7 and 10 p.m.

Where: Liberty Funny Bone, 7518 Bales St., West Chester

Cost: Tickets start at $40

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Haunted Hall

Cincinnati Pops: Haunted Hall

It’s the Cincinnati Pops show you know and love with a little Halloween flair. Check out “Haunted Hall” with seasonal selections and more.

When: Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.

Where: Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-The Rhine

Cost: $15

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Living Tour

Downtown Tour of Living

Get a glimpse into what life is like living downtown with this special tour, walking to some of Cincy’s best condos, lofts, apartments and more.

When: Saturday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Downtown Cincinnati

Cost: $10

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Ohio Sauerkraut Festival

Love it or hate it (you should probably love it), sauerkraut is a Cincinnati staple and this festival celebrates it in a big way. Swing by for plenty of food, drinks, vendors and more.

When: Saturday and Sunday

Where: Downtown Waynesville, OH.

Cost: Free

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Big Whisker Revival

The Big Whisker Revival 5

Get ready to see the best beards in the region this weekend at the Big Whisker Revival. Hosted by the Cincinnati Beer Barons, this mustache and beard competition raises money for charity, and it’s pretty much guaranteed to be a great time.

When: Saturday, 5 p.m.

Where: The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport

Cost: $15

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Brink Brewing Chili Cookoff and Homebrew Competition

Chili + beer = the most Cincinnati afternoon you can have. Stop by Brink Brewing for their 2nd annual Chili Cookoff and homebrew competition. This year’s twist? Your chili has to have Brink beer in it. Taste, sip and have a great Saturday.

When: Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: Brink Brewing, 5905 Hamilton Ave, College Hill

Cost: Free

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Cat Fest

CAT Fest

Live music, food, family fun and plenty of raffles are going down on the Purple People Bridge this Saturday, raising money for teh Center for Addiction Treatment.

When: Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Where: Purple People Bridge, Downtown

Cost: $10

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Bengals vs. Steelers

The players can say it’s just another week, but we all know that’s totally not true. IT’S STEELERS WEEK and they’re coming to the jungle in what’s sure to be a high-intensity showdown. Whether you’re going to the game or just tailgating outside of PBS, we know that Sunday revolves around this.

When: Sunday, 1 p.m.

Where: Paul Brown Stadium, Downtown

Cost: Tickets start at $92

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Things to do in Cincinnati

Great Ohio River Swim

Would you do it? Dozens of brave souls are swimming the Ohio River from Ohio side to Kentucky and back, benefitting the Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati.

When: Sunday, 8 a.m.

Where: Serpentine Wall, downtown

Cost: Free to watch, $20 – $40 to swim.

Looking for even more things to do in Cincinnati this weekend? Check out the calendar tab at the top of the page.