July 4th may be over, but the summer fun is most certainly not! This weekend features some of the most fun and unique events in Cincinnati we’ve seen all summer! From Taco Festivals to Civil War reenactments to Ice Cream 5Ks, this weekend promises to be anything but boring.
Here are 5 exciting events this weekend in Cincinnati:
Petals & Pedals
Daily through Aug. 27 (Closed Mondays)
The 2017 Krohn Summer Floral Show “Petals and Pedals – Take a Ride on the Floral Side” is celebrating biking and summer flowers — so ride your bike to Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park and receive a dollar off admission to the Summer Show! You can park your bike right out front. Then, come inside and enjoy the bounty of beautiful summer blooms! The 2017 Summer Show is presented by Scherzinger Termite and Pest Control.
Ice Cream 5K
July 8 at 9 a.m. at Sawyer Point
This family friendly 5K, along Cincinnati’s riverfront parks, features ice-cream on the course and after-party. It’ll also feature a kids 1 mile run and a baby/toddler crawl/walk. Proceeds benefit the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
July 8 at Sawyer Point
A General Admission ticket provides access to taco-topia. Inside the event, you’ll find about 50 restaurants dishing out $2 tacos and bars and beverage stations serving margaritas, beer, water and soda.
Super Why Limited
July 8 and 9 at LM&M Railroad
Take a train ride with Whyatt from Super Why! Whyatt will visit passengers on board the train. A story teller will be on board reading a book featuring Whyatt and other Super Why characters.
Civil War Weekend
July 8 and 9 at Heritage Village Museum
See a full reenactment—right in Sharonville! Our annual event includes military drilling and daily battles, speakers, hands-on activities, and building tours–fun for all ages! Come to meet Abraham Lincoln, make an 1800’s toy, discover civilian scenarios in our buildings, or to see the soldiers battle. No registration required. Admission fee: $10 for adults, $6 for ages 5-11, free for 4 & under and members.