The Best Upcoming Events in the City
As the days of August tick away, the end of summer is getting closer and closer. Summer is often one of the most exciting times to be in the city, with so many big events and activities being held at every turn. The good news, is that even though summer is soon coming to a close, there is still plenty of fun to be had in the Cincinnati area. The late summer and early fall is already jam packed with exciting cultural events that will keep the spirit of summer alive even as the temperatures start to drop. You and your family or friends will find that there still plenty of things to do all over Cincinnati.
Support the Arts
Many people who choose to attend and participate in big city events to feel the desire to support and embrace the community around them. There is no better way to support your community than by supporting local artists and craftsmen. Cities like Cincinnati are not widely known for having a thriving art scene. However, locals know that Cincy is full of wonderful and talented people who have much to offer in terms of art, crafts, and other handmade and finely crafted products. If the idea of supporting these local artisans sounds appealing to you, you should check out the Crafts and Drafts exhibition being held at the Everything But The House Warehouse on September 6th. Crafts and Drafts is not your grandmother’s craft fair. Not only will you find fun and edgy products on sale from many local artists, but you and your friends and family can also partake in a few tasty drafts as you explore the many interesting booths on display.
Later in September is the annual Midpoint Music Fest being held in various music venues across the city. The festival is one of the most widely anticipated music events in the Cincinnati area. It draws major artists from all over the country, and also provides opportunities for up and coming bands to gain some exposure and ground swell from music fans in the Cincinnati area. The festival draws large crows consisting mainly of a millennial audience. Some exciting bands heading to the festival this year are Ok Go, Chromeo, and The Afghan Wigs. You can find information on the entire line up of bands and venues taking part in the festival this year online.
Take in A Football Game
Along with the closing of summer also comes the start of football season. Football fans in the Cincinnati area are getting pumped up for another fantastic year cheering on the Bengals. If you’re looking for a fun event, you don’t need to look much further than Paul Brown Stadium. Every time there is a home game there is an exciting event calling your name in downtown Cincy. Just throw on your favorite jersey and prepare yourself for a night full of fantastic fun and football.
Remember when you are planning an event to make sure you cover all your bases. You might want to grab a bite to eat in one of the cities favorite restaurants or bars. You may also want to think about arranging for transportation, especially if you plan on throwing back a few drinks. The safety of you and your loved ones on the road is of the utmost importance.
With the start of fall around the corner, Cincinnati is gearing up for yet another season full of wonder events. You can learn more about the festivals, fairs, and musical acts heading into the city by doing a bit of research online. No matter what your tastes or interests, there is always something out there for you to do in the big city.
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