Top 5 Things to Do in Cincinnati This Weekend: May 13-15 August

1st Big Inland Seafood Festival

Here you will find all kinds of seafood, live music, craft vendors and more. Best news from everyone, free entry.

The information: 5-11pm Thursday-Friday, 12-11pm Saturday, 12-9pm Sunday, Festival Park at the Levee, Newport.

The Union Center Food Truck Rally is taking place this weekend.

2nd Union Center Food Truck Rally

35 food trucks and vendors will be on site with live music from 1 p.m. Headliners are Crown Watts and the Everyday People Band. Benefits of Cincinnati Children’s StarShine Hospice.

The information: Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Clock Tower Plaza, Union Center, 9285 Center Pointe Drive, West Chester Township. Rain or shine.

Covington Plaza will be hosting live theater this weekend.

3. “Little horror shop”

The Carnegie presents live theater in the new Covington Plaza Amphitheater with six shows from August 13-22.

The information: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Covington Plaza Amphitheater, 144 Madison Avenue. $ 32, $ 29 Carnegie members, $ 25 students.

The Cincinnati Cyclones hosted the Frozen 5K & 10K in 2020.

4. Thawing 5K / 10K

Usually held in the dead of winter, hockey fans can party early this year. The course follows the banks of the Ohio River and through the transit center under Second Street. Registration includes a technical shirt, finisher medal and 1 Cyclones voucher for every regular season home game. Benefits of the Cincinnati Cyclones Foundation.

The information: Saturday, 9:00 a.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. $ 45.

5. Summer music

Performs the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Program: SummerZOOzik with classic works on the subject of animals, performed by a woodwind quintet.

The information: 6pm and 8pm Saturday, Wings of Wonder Amphitheater, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. Free entry to the zoo and parking included in the ticket. $ 35 and up. 513-723-1182;

Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain returns a shot against Richard Gasquet of France during a quarterfinal match of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament on Friday, August 16, 2019 at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio.

Honorable Mention: Western & Southern Open

Don’t skip your neck workout this week; Tennis is back starting on Saturday. The popular Western & Southern Open tournament will take place from August 14th to 22nd. Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Drive, Mason.

Honorable Mention: Shopping!

If you need retail therapy, your options are plenty this weekend.

Hamilton flea, Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Marcum Park, 106 N. Second St., Hamilton. Free.

Second Saturday flea market, Saturday 10 am-2pm, Laurel Bend, 86 Oldham Drive, Falmouth. Runs every second Saturday of the month from February 13th to December. 11. The market is both inside and outside. All kinds of providers.

The OFF market, Saturday 10 am-4pm, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash.

Waynesville Street Faire, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Main St., Waynesville. With 40 art and vintage / antiques stalls lined up on the street. Live entertainment. Other dates: September 11th.

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