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Top 5 Cincinnati Oktoberfests

Our unofficial civic holiday goes way beyond Zinzinnati.

Top 5 Labor Day Weekend Events

Cincinnati's unofficial holiday (after Opening Day, and Oktoberfest, and...)

Oktoberfest Face-off: Zinzinnati vs Munich

After a hoppin’ party in 1810 to celebrate German Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, the happy newlyweds decided that such a fun party shouldn’t come to an end. So Oktoberfest was born.

Top 5 End-of-Summer Celebrations

From body paint to chamber music, Cincinnati makes saying goodbye to summer a little easier.

Brand New Bellwether Music Festival Is Ohio’s “Mini Bonnaroo”

“What happens with festivals is that a culture eventually develops. [Bellwether] will be what the campers want to make of this.”

Allyson West is Creating an Independent Film Festival in Cincinnati

Being Cindependent means claiming what it means to live and work here and to be proud of that, and not let anyone talk you out of it.

This Long-Running Festival Means Big Money For Cincinnati

What event has a greater economic impact on the city than the Flying Pig Marathon and Western & Southern Open combined? That would be the Cincinnati Music Festival.

Your Guide to Cincinnati’s Summer Festivals

Nothing says summer in Cincinnati like a festival, be it church-, ethnic-, or neighborhood-based. But there are so many. Herewith, a selective guide to 13 of the wildest, wooliest, tastiest fests this summer.

This Summer’s Six Best Festivals

We’re chock-full of festivals this time of year. But you can’t hit ’em all. We found six worth your time.

Don’t Miss This Year’s Cincy Fringe Festival

Celebrate 15 years of fringe with hundreds of performances and events.

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