Top 9 things to do around the Tri-State this weekend


CINCINNATI – The weekend is back here and there’s tons to enjoy across the tri-state. Whether you plan to enjoy the sports of Cincinnati or head to one of the many festivals, we’re sure you’ll find something. Here are the top nine things to do in all tri-states this weekend:

harvest show

With rides, live music, games, hobby competition, art show, flower show, 4H show and more, the Harvest Home Fair returns this weekend. The fairground parade took place on Thursday evening, but spectators still have a lot to enjoy. For those interested, admission to the fair is $5 and children 12 and under are free.

WHAT: harvest show
WHEN: Friday, 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Saturday, noon-11 p.m., Sunday, noon-8 p.m.
WHERE: Harvest Home Park, 3961 North Bend Road, Cincinnati, OH 45211

Oktoberfest 2022 in Covington

Celebrating German heritage and culture, Covington’s Oktoberfest 2022 takes place this weekend. The event, which started in 1979, will feature live music, local food, beer and art. You can raise a mug of German culture all weekend through the MainStrasse village in Goebel Park.

WHAT: Oktoberfest 2022 in Covington

WHEN: Friday, 5 p.m.-11 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

WHERE: Goebel Park, 501 Philadelphia Street, Covington, KY 41011

vintage motorcycle rally

With several brands, models and motorcycles, the Classic British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati welcomes its 32nd Annual Vintage Motorcycle Rally This weekend. Held at the Boone County Fairgrounds, the event will feature a swap meet, motorcycle gear, local bike dealers, door prizes, live music, and more.

For those interested, the event costs $7 per person per day and $10 for weekends. Children 12 and under are free.

WHAT: vintage motorcycle rally

WHEN: Friday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington, KY 41005

LPGA Queen City Championship

Although he kicked off his first round on Thursday, the Queen City LPGA Championship Finals are on Sunday and you can watch previous rounds on Saturday. The tournament is the first time the LPGA has returned to the Queen City in over 30 years, and it’s home to some of the best LPGA players from around the world.

WHAT: LPGA Queen City Championship

WHEN: Saturday, 6:45 a.m., Sunday, 6:45 a.m.

WHERE: Kenwood Country Club, 6501 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45243

Cincinnati Moon Festival 2022

Organized by the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Cultural Exchange Association, the Cincinnati Moon Festival 2022 is a traditional Chinese festival. The festival will offer family-friendly activities, exhibitions and shows. The event will also include a special performance by Jason Chu who will combine music with storytelling and Asian American experiences. For those interested, the event is free for all.

WHAT: Cincinnati Moon Festival 2022

WHEN: Saturday, 3 p.m.-8 p.m.

WHERE: Fountain Square, 520 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

HorrorHound Weekend

Fan of horror movies? You can celebrate anything horror-themed at HorrorHound Weekend at the Sharonville Convention Center. The convention will bring together stars of blockbuster movies like Hocus Pocus, halloween kills, The thing and more. If you are interested, you can buy a weekend pass or a day pass.

WHAT: HorrorHound Weekend

WHEN: Friday, 5-10 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

WHERE: Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246

Watch Cincinnati Sports

It’s a big weekend for Cincinnati sports! The UC Bearcats football team has its home opener at Nippert Stadium at 3:30 p.m. Saturday and the Cincinnati Bengals have its opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at 1 p.m. either game, there will be plenty of restaurants, bars and watch-parties for all games.

WHAT: Watch Cincinnati Sports
WHEN: Saturday, 3:30 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m.
WHERE: Various locations

Art & Wine Festival

Celebrating its 23rd year, the Vinoklet Art & Wine Festival takes over the estate this weekend. The festival will feature live music, art vendors, food and, of course, wine. Admission to the festival is free, but wine tasting tickets and food will be on sale. For a full calendar of events, Click here.

WHAT: Art & Wine Festival
WHEN: Sept. 9, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sept. 10, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sept. 11, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant, 11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

Cincinnati Rollergirls Fall Season Opener

The Cincinnati Rollergirls are back with their long-awaited debut at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. It has been two and a half years since there has been any roller derby action. CRG takes on Vette City Roller Derby, and the gates to the event open at 5 p.m. For those interested, advance tickets are $15 and tickets at the door are $20. For children ages 3-12, advance tickets are $5 and $7 at the door.

WHAT: Cincinnati Rollergirls Fall Season Opener

WHEN: Sept. 10, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: Cintas Center, 1624 Herald Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45207


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