Fall is less than one month away, which means soon the leaves will be changing, the weather will be cooling down and several festivals will be getting underway in the Cincinnati area.
These festivals cover a wide variety of interests, from hip-hop music and recreations of medieval society and the Wild West to wine and craft beer.
If you are looking for fun things to do this Fall, read more about these festivals below. If you or a loved one suffers an injury while you are out having fun, be sure to contact a personal injury attorney at O’Connor, Acciani & Levy to determine if you have grounds for a legal claim. You could be entitled to various forms of compensation.
Ohio Renaissance Festival
Next month, 30 acres of Ohio’s Renaissance Park will be transformed into an authentic recreation of a 16th-century English village, complete with hundreds of costumed performers, including knights, musicians, singers, dancers and villagers.
Watch a full-armored joust or enjoy one of the 100 other shows and performances occurring on 12 stages around the park. You can also try numerous games of skill, including knife-throwing and archery.
There is also an open-air shopper’s marketplace where hundreds of merchants and craftsmen will display their unique products.
The Ohio Renaissance Festival is open every Saturday and Sunday from Sept. 2 through Oct. 29. The festival is also open on Labor Day. Doors open each day at 10:30 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.
Harvest Home Fair
This has been an annual event in the Cincinnati area for 158 years. It lasts for four days and begins with a parade through Cheviot, Ohio.
The event includes:
- Animal exhibits
- Horse shows
- Flower and art shows
The fair runs from Sept. 7 through 10 at Harvest Home Park in Cheviot. Tickets for adults are just $5 and the event is free to everyone 12 years old and under.
Taste more than 200 craft beers from around the country at this year’s Cincy Beerfest in Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. There will also be live music and food from local food trucks and vendors.
The event occurs on Sept. 8 and 9. Tickets range from $35 to $50, depending on whether you want to enjoy full pints or just tastings of the different craft beers.
If you like hip hop and electronic dance music, make sure to check out Ubahn Fest from Sept. 8 through 9 at the Riverfront Transit Center below Second Street in downtown Cincinnati.
The artists who will be performing include:
- Gucci Mane
- 2 Chainz
- Big Sean
- Steve Aoki
- Big Boi
A two-day pass costs $120 while single-day passes are $75. However, you can save $10 on a single-day pass by purchasing a ticket before you go to the venue.
Clinton County Corn Festival
This event takes place on the Clinton County Fairgrounds from Sept. 8-10 and is a way to celebrate agricultural heritage. The event will feature:
- Various types of food made from corn
- Music acts
- Tractor pull
- Antique farm machinery
- Car show
The corn festival is open on the following dates and times:
- 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 8
- 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sept. 9
- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 10
Old West Festival
This festival is a recreation of Dodge City during the Wild West era, including horse-riding shows, trick shooting exhibitions and gun-fighting shows. There is also a saloon and recreations of Wild West-era stores and shops. Make sure to try the rattlesnake chili and turkey legs too.
The Old West Festival starts on Sept. 9 and is open every weekend through Oct. 5. Tickets for adults are $14.99 and tickets for children are $11.99.
Cincinnati has claim to the largest Oktoberfest in the U.S., drawing crowds of more than 500,000 people for a three-day celebration of German beer, food, music and culture.
The event also includes contests for stein hoisting and brat eating, along with the World’s Largest Chicken Dance and the Running of the Wieners, a race with dachshunds dressed in hot dog bun costumes.
There are seven stages where people will perform live German music and 30 food vendors serving nearly 200 types of food.
The event is in downtown Cincinnati for three days from Sept. 15-17:
- Sept. 15 from 5 p.m. 12 a.m.
- Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
- Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
ISH: Cincinnati’s Jewish & Israeli Arts & Cultural Festival
The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati is presenting ish, an event featuring Jewish and Israeli-style art and culture. There will be artisans, performers and food vendors from around the Cincinnati area.
This art and cultural festival welcomes participation from non-Jewish Israeli, Christian, Muslim and Palestinian artists and organizations.
The event takes place in Washington Park on Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The best part is that the event is absolutely free.
Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic
If you like eating gourmet food and drinking wine, this event is for you. You can sample a variety of local cuisine and participate in wine tastings and seminars, culinary demonstrations, chef competitions and food-panel discussions. The festival features more than 150 chefs, brewers, vintners and artisans.
The Food + Wine Classic takes place at Yeatman’s Cove and runs from Sept. 22 to 23. Tickets range from $75 to $115, depending on when you buy them.
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A personal injury can do a lot more than ruin a good time at a Fall festival, it can lead to serious medical issues, lost wages, pain and suffering, and many other damages.
If you think the injury could have been prevented, you may be entitled to compensation for all of the damages you suffered.
Schedule a free, no obligation legal consultation with our attorneys to review your situation and determine if you have legal options.