Top Things to do in Cincinnati This Weekend: March 12 – March 15

It's looking like another great weekend across the tri-state! Here is our breakdown of what's going on from March 12 - March 15.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) many events are likely to be, or have already been, canceled. Make certain to visit the event links below before making any plans.


Courtesy Cincinnati International Wine Festival

Cincinnati International Wine Festival

Raise a glass of your favorite wine at the Cincinnati International Wine Festival! Not only does your ticket gain you entry, but all the wine and food you can enjoy. There is sure to be a wine for you at this event.
When: Thursday – Saturday
Where: Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown
Cost: Starting at $70

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Courtesy Turner Farm

Cooking For Heart Health

Join Dr. Florence Rothenburg to learn everything about heart-healthy food. Explore current research about the Mediterranean Diet and how it could reduce stress and inflammation.
When: Thursday, 11AM-1PM
Where: Turner Farm Teaching Kitchen, 7400 Given Rd., Cincinnati
Cost: $65

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Courtesy Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest

Who doesn’t love life-sized dinosaurs? Bring the family and enjoy interactive baby dinosaurs, walking dinosaurs and a 50-foot Megalodon! This is a can’t-miss event for the dinosaur lover in your family.
When: Friday-Sunday
Where: Duke Energy Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown
Cost: Starting at $22

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Courtesy Cincinnati Arts Association

Scared Scriptless

Join two stars of the famous TV show, Whose Line Is It, Anyway? Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood as they make a stop in the tri-state! Prepare to laugh your butt off as these two masters of improv comedy make up skits and songs right on the spot. You might just get to join in the fun on-stage!
When: Friday, 8PM
Where: Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Downtown
Cost: Starting at $39.25

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Etta At Last: A Tribute To Etta James

Join Dr. Marlina Smalls, a Middletown native and accomplished vocalist, as she puts on a night featuring the songs of Etta James! This show also serves as a fundraiser for the Middletown Music Festival!
When: Friday, 8PM-10PM
Where: Sorg Opera House, 63 South Main St., Middletown, OH
Cost: Starting at $50

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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

There are many spots in the Queen City getting an early start on St. Patrick’s Day. Some call it “St. Practice Day”. So, check out our guide to all things Irish for a comprehensive list!

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FC Cincinnati vs DC United

The Orange and Blue return for their first home game of the season! This is the last year at Nippert, so come out and give the team all the support you can! Still looking for their first point of the season, FC Cincinnati takes on DC United in an Eastern Conference showdown.
When: Saturday, 5:30PM
Where: Nippert Stadium, University of Cincinnati, Clifton
Cost: Starting at $20

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A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy

Join the New World Players chamber ensemble as they play music from one of the most beloved video game franchises in history. This is a show you do not want to miss.
When: Saturday, 8PM
Where: 20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd., Cincinnati
Cost: Starting at $35

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Courtesy DownTowne Listening Room

Songs, Stories & Strumming

Come see acclaimed artist Georgia Middleman make a stop in the Queen City. Her songs have been recorded by the likes of Faith Hill and Reba McEntire! You will need to request tickets but it will be worth it!
When: Saturday, 7:30PM
Where: DownTowne Listening Room, Downtown
Cost: $18 suggested donation

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Courtesy Avant-Garde Art and Craft Shows

Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

Support your local artists all for a good cause! Over 70 local vendors will be on hand to sell their handmade items. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank.
When: Sunday, 10AM-4PM
Where: 902 Loveland-Miamiville Rd., Loveland, OH
Cost: $3, FREE ages 12 and under

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Courtesy Cincinnati Parks

Pancakes In The Woods

It’s time to celebrate the maple season! Ever wanted to tap a tree and see how maple syrup is made? This is the place to be! Enjoy pancakes and sausages grilled by local celebrity chefs!
When: Sunday, 9AM-1PM
Where: California Woods Nature Center, 5400 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati
Cost: $7 suggested donation

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