Friends having a good time at one of the most popular festivals in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Celebrate Summer with These 5 Festivals in Cincinnati, Ohio

Summer is in full swing in Ohio. If you ask us, we think our state has plenty to offer you this season! So, grab a cool drink and get your calendar out. It’s time to take a sneak peek at these upcoming festivals in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Music Festival (July 25th-27th)

Ready for some fun? Check out this three-day extravaganza at the Paul Brown Stadium. The Cincinnati Music Festival will feature a variety of artists, including Maxwell, Mary J. Blige, and Earth, Wind & Fire. If you’re interested, be sure to purchase your tickets online.

Glier’s GoettaFest (July 25th-28th)

Need food to go with all that celebrating? If so, you’ll want to head down to the river for Glier’s GoettaFest at Newport’s Festival Park. Organized to celebrate goetta, the German-inspired sausage made of meat and grain, this event has more to offer than food. You’ll also get to enjoy live music and fun activities!

Goetta is one of the most popular local foods in Cincinnati, and there’s no better way to sample it than at this festival! You’ll find every incarnation of goetta here, from goetta empanadas to goetta fried rice.

Festival 513 (July 26th-27th)

The popular Festival 513 attracts many visitors annually. Here’s why: It’s a complementary event to the Cincinnati Music Festival and features our city’s best merchants and food booths. So, don’t miss this opportunity to experience two festivals at once and get some yummy grub! 

Great Inland Seafood Festival (August 8th-11th)

Are you a seafood connoisseur? If so you, won’t want to miss the Great Inland Seafood Festival. This event will be held at Festival Park in Newport, Kentucky, on the south bank of the Ohio River. Newport is located directly across from Cincinnati. In fact, the two locations are less than 10 minutes apart in driving distance.

So, come on out to celebrate Cincinnati’s unique take on inland seafood, while enjoying delicious craft beer and local music! Trust us: it’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss!

Cincinnati Celtic Festival (August 16th-18th)

Finally, check out the Cincinnati Celtic Festival, which will be held in front of the Great American Ballpark on Freedom Way. Join the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick Foundation to learn more about Cincinnati’s Celtic heritage. Of course, come ready to enjoy traditional Celtic foods, beverages, and music!

All in all, these festivals in Cincinnati offer plenty of value for everyone. Want to live near all the action?

If so, contact us. We’d be happy to answer all of your questions and arrange a personalized tour of our apartment community at The Drexel at Oakley. Also, be sure to check out our blog to keep up to date with local events and activities. 

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