Festivals and Fairs

Saturday, July 4

Downtown Mason, Mason

Kick off the day with a Flag Raising Ceremony at 7:30 a.m., followed by a 9 a.m. parade, a sidewalk fair at noon, and the Firemen’s Festival from 1 – 6 p.m.  Then enjoy some Dancing in the Streets from 6 – 9 p.m. and a concert from The Motown Sounds of Touch, all followed… Read more »

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Presidents Park, Edgewood

Join a 5K race in the morning, followed by a parade, then head to the park in the evening for live music, refreshments, and a fireworks show!

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Tower Park, Fort Thomas

Enjoy a community festival with a morning tennis tournament, an antique car show, games, rides, live music, and fireworks!

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Montgomery Park, Montgomery

Start with an Independence Day parade beginning on Cooper Road and traveling up Montgomery Road, followed by a festival in Montgomery Park full of kids games, pony rides, food and drink, and live music.  The local Little League All-Star games takes place at noon on the ball field.

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Diocesan Catholic Children's Home, Fort Mitchell

Nothing beats a summer parade, so don’t miss the City of Fort Mitchell’s annual show, featuring this year’s theme: Together We Build Our Future.

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Lazer Kraze, Maineville

Kids can enjoy $4 laser tag missions all day long at Lazer Kraze!  Also at the Erlanger location (1335 Donaldson Road; 859-371-5729).

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Sisters of Notre Dame Northern Kentucky, Covington

Since 1922, the Sisters of Notre Dame have celebrated Independence Day with the community.  Join in for live music, a silent auction, chicken dinners, pony rides, bingo, cold drinks, games and more!

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Washington Park, Cincinnati

Bring the family for plenty of live music, face painting, carnival games, stilt walkers, and of course, fireworks!

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Blue Ash Summit Park, Cincinnati

Bring the gang for this day-long event complete with food, drinks, a family fun area, national entertainment, and a huge fireworks show!

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Old Historic Loveland, Loveland

Bring the family for a street festival featuring a variety of booths, food and beverages, live music, a family-friendly area for kids, a traditional parade, fireworks, and a performance from the Wump Mucket Puppets (performing at 5 p.m.)!

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Thursday, July 9

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Covington Landing and Rivercenter Boulevard block, Covington

Enjoy the summer, thanks to the COV200!  Enjoy rides, food trucks, live music, historic home tours, a “Bike Centennial,” a dog parade, a special kids activity tent, and more fun.

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Friday, July 10

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St. Pius X Catholic School, Edgewood

Bring the whole family for a fun weekend of rides, games, special events, good food, and more!

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St. Rita School for the Deaf, Cincinnati

Enjoy local food vendors like Kona Ice and The Cone while listening to live entertainment in this annual Greater Cincinnati tradition.  Be sure to check out the many awesome raffle prizes, including a family membership for four to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden!

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Saturday, July 11

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Heritage Village Museum inside Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Heritage Village Museum will be transformed into Appomattox Court House, Virginia, this weekend!  Witness General Lee’s Confederate army attempt to break the Union lines in a re-enactment full of military and civilian demonstrations, education stations, and children’s activities.

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Wednesday, July 15

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Stricker's Grove, Hamilton

Bring the family for loads of rides, games and livestock shows each day during this community fair, including a rodeo on Saturday night!

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Friday, July 17

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Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington

Horse lovers of all ages won’t want to miss BreyerFest, a weekend celebration where real horses and model horses meet with equine entertainment, the largest model horse show in the country, the real horses that inspire the models, and plenty of workshops, seminars, Hands-On-Hobby demos, pony rides, and more good fun.

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Saturday, July 18

Visitor Center, Miami Whitewater Forest, Cincinnati

Celebrate National Ice Cream month and learn how this tasty treat became the snack that we all scream for.  Then make some homemade ice cream to enjoy.

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Wednesday, July 22

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

Head to the Zoo for this family festival full of music, crafts, animals, and plenty of fun.

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Friday, July 24

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Beech Acres Park, Cincinnati

Enjoy three days of live music, games, rides, tasty foods, the “Anderson’s Got Talent” competition, and a fireworks display.

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Gower Park, Cincinnati

Party with a purpose in this festival (complete with rides, attractions and live entertainment) that provides a venue for non-profit local organizations to raise funds, and for the Sharonville community to connect with those groups that help to serve it.

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