Cincinnati Family Magazine

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April 23, 2024

Best Bet Events | Sept. 15 – 19

Make some fun plans with your Cincinnati Family for the last week of Summer!!!

Photo from Blooms & Berries Facebook page


wed 15


Grab a spot on the great lawn and get ready for a fun outdoor movie-night with the family. Featuring Big Hero 6. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash; 7:30 p.m.; movies begin at dusk;


thu 16

FREE OKTOBERFEST ZINZINNATI Back and better than ever, Oktoberfest is now a four day event! Dine on delicacies like metts, sauerkraut and creme puffs, enjoy live music, bust out some dance moves (including the chicken dance!), watch the infamous weiner dog race and SO much more. 

  • Sep 16, 5 p.m. – midnight
  • Sep 17, 11 a.m. – midnight
  • Sep 18, 11 a.m. – midnight
  • Sep 19, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Downtown Cincinnati, 2nd Street, Cincinnati; 5 p.m. – 12 a.m.; food and drink available for purchase;


fri 17


Watch as 12 year old Miguel follows his dreams of becoming a musician while the Cincinnati Pops perform Michael Giacchino’s beautiful score live-to-film. Sarah Hicks, conductor. 

  • Friday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 18 at 2 p.m.

Music Hall , 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati; 7:30 p.m.; tickets starting at $25; 513-381-3300 or

sat 18

BLOOMS & BERRIES FALL ON THE FARM 2021 There is so much fall fun down on the farm at Blooms & Berries. Families can make their way through corn and straw mazes, hop on the pumpkin bounce pad, take a hayride, pick a pumpkin, meet petting zoo friends, browse tasty seasonal baked goods and so much more!   

Need to Know Info: 

  • Open daily Sept 18 – Oct 31
  • Online Ticket Sales only- Sales go live September 7
  • Toddler Tuesday is back! Children ages 2 -4 receive half-off admission with a paying adult.
  • NEW for 2021! Grandparents Day on Thursdays, grandparents receive half-off admission with paying children admission. 
  • Use code SeptSave in September to save $2! (not applicable or Toddler Tuesdays or Grandparents Thursdays)

Blooms & Berries , 9669 Ohio 48, Loveland; 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; see website for pricing details; (513) 697-9173 or


Celebrate Got Milk Day by watching cow milking demonstrations, bottle feeding a baby calf and meeting a farmer! The first 100 guests will receive free chocolate milk. Guests can also enjoy Fall Festival (small fees apply, see website for details) with hayrides, u-pick pumpkins, farm animals, barrel train rides, a corn maze and more! Country Pumpkins Farm, 1835 Sherman Mount Zion, Dry Ridge; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.; (859) 905-9656 or



Spend the day navigating through a maze filled with friendly ghosts, visit an indoor pumpkin patch and watch pumpkin filled cargo trains make their way all around scale train neighborhoods and cities. EnterTRAINment Junction, 7379 Squire Court, ; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; $14.95 adults, $11.95 seniors (65+) and children 3 – 12, free 2 and under ; 513-898-8000 or

sun 19


Help celebrate the launch of a new local non-profit, Abilities Without Limits. This organization will hire special needs employees to create inspirational shirts, which will be sold at Puzzle Pieces. This exciting event will feature food trucks, ice cream, Star 93.3 live broadcasting, balloon animal artists, face painting, bouncy houses and more! Puzzle Pieces , 11912 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; 513-583-1874 or


Explore Cincinnati Ballet’s new Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance with performances, sample classes, family activities and more.  The Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance , 1801 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati; 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; 513-562-1111 or

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Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).