If you’re like us, you’re looking at the calendar in disbelief. How is it already August?? Rather than mourn the end of summer, we’re going to savor every last ounce of the season. And what better way to ‘do summer’ than by attending one of these summer festivals?
Here are 5 festivals for families this weekend in Cincinnati:
For foodies: Milford Street Eats Food Truck Rally
Aug. 5 in Downtown Milford
This popular Milford festival returns for a fourth year, and features food from more than 30 local restaurants.
For goetta gurus: Glier’s Goettafest
Aug. 3-5 at Newport on the Levee
A weekend stuffed from top to bottom with live entertainment, family-focused goetta games, and super inventive food, what makes it all so grand is the gathering of the goetta-lovin’ community who travels from all corners of the country, to decorate with festivity and joy Northern Kentucky’s Newport on the Levee at the breathtaking Ohio Riverfront.
For the outdoorsy: Ohio River Paddlefest
Aug. 5 at Gilday Park
Don’t miss the largest paddling celebration in the U.S.! After finishing the 9.0 mile float, enjoy our Finish Line Festival, complete with music, food, and vendors. Shuttle buses will be on-site for transportation from the finish line. The Festival runs until 2:00 pm with the last shuttle leaving at 1:30 pm.
For kids: Splish Splash Bash at Winton Woods
Aug. 6 from 2-4 p.m.
Wear clothes that can get wet, because you are in for a messy good time as we play all sorts of water games. Explore the world of water as nature’s essential ingredient. All ages will want to drop by and get in on the act, with hands-on fun and learning for all. Winton Woods/Harbor (Free)
For the nostalgic: St. John Parish Festival
Aug. 4-6 at St. John Parish
Craving a classic summer festival? St. John Parish Festival has rides, games, food and all your festival favorites!