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Cincinnati Weekend: June 17-19

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The weather will be beautiful this weekend, so get out and attend one of the many events in the Tri-State.

Friday

MainStrasse Village "Original" Goettafest:

Sample everything from Goetta Reubens and Goetta Balls to Goetta loaded Tater Tots while enjoying live music, arts and crafts and kid’s activities.

Location: MainStrasse Village, Main Street, Convington

Time: Friday, 5:00-11:30 p.m., Saturday, noon-11:30 p.m., Sunday, noon-9:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Website: http://www.mainstrasse.org/2016/05/goettafest/

The Strumbellas with Motherfolk:

An evening of live Indie music. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor features, and Coke products. 

Location: Washington Park, Civic Lawn

Time: Motherfolok: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., The Strumbellas: 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Website: http://washingtonpark.org/event/the-strumbellas-with-motherfolk/  

Jungle Jim’s International Beer Fest:

One of the largest and longest-running Beer Festivals in Cincinnati, with over 100 breweries and more than 400 beers.

Location:  Jungle Jim’s International Market, 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield

Time: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Admission: $55, Friday: $45, Saturday: $45; non-drinker $20.

Website: http://www.junglejims.com/beerfest/  

Saturday

Barre on the Bridge:

Learn what Pure Barre is all about with a unique class experience from one of the largest, most established barre franchised in the nation.

Location: Purple People Bridge

Time: 8:15, 9:30, and 10:45 a.m.

Admission: FREE

Register: purebarre.com

Slide the City:

Take a ride on a record breaking waterslide thought the streets of Cincinnati. Slide the City is bringing a 1,000 foot slide to Cincinnati with entertainment, local vendors and live music.

Location: 2631 Jefferson Avenue

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Admission: Last Call: $40, Day of: $45

Website: https://www.slidethecity.com/location/cincinnati/

Juneteenth Festival:

A family friendly festival celebrating the end of slavery in America featuring a kid’s area, food and plenty of history.

Location: Eden Park, 950 Eden Park Drive

Time: Noon-9:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Website: http://www.juneteenthcincinnati.org/juneteenth/index.html

City Flea:

A once monthly urban flea market featuring dozens of local vendors ranging from artisan pizza makers to plant studios. 

Location: Washington Park

Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Website: http://www.thecityflea.com/about/

Airhead’s 30th Birthday Bash:

Celebrate Airheads' 30th Birthday with an Airheads hot air balloon, fun family activities, live music, food, and locally made candy.

Location: Smale Riverfront Park, West Mehring Way

Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1728343827405428/ 

Dad Fest:

Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day weekend with inflatables, popcorn, photo booths and more! Even catch a special screening of the Minion Movie at sunset.

Location: Oakley Square

Time: 5:00-10:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/247021785666878/

Steve Miller Band:

The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed back in 1966 led by Steve Miller and guitar and lead vocals.

Location: PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, 6295 Kellogg Ave

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Admission:  $50-$95

Tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com/

Sunday:

Can’t Stop Dancing:

LGBTQ-friendly bars around the Tri-State will light 49 candles for each victim of the Pulse Nightclub massacre. 

Location: 9 area bars are participating

Time: 2:00 a.m.

More Information: http://www.fox19.com/story/32227555/tri-state-lgbtq-bars-to-honor-shooting-victims-with-candlelight-vigil

Bacon Fest:

It’s the biggest Father’s Day Celebration in Cincinnati, featuring everything Dad’s love - Bacon, Burgers, Brews, and Bands!

Location: Coney Island Amusement Park, 6201 Kellog Avenue

Time: Noon-8:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Website: http://coneyislandpark.com/event-calendar?cID=127

Fatherhood Community Celebration:        

Dad’s and families can enjoy a day full of and entertainment, arts and crafts, food and beverages, live music, sports activities, and more. The event is hosted each year by the Talbert House.

Location: Sawyer Point, Downtown Cincinnati

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE

Website: http://www.talberthouse.org/news/events-2/fatherhood_community_event-5/

OTR Performs:

DBL Law presents an evening of arts in the Park that is sure to please the whole family. This Sunday check out OTR Improv, one of the best improv troupes in Cincinnati.

Location: Washington Park

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Admission: Free

Website: http://washingtonpark.org/event/otr-performs-6/2016-06-19/

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