May 2022 Local Events throughout Cincinnati and N Kentucky; SE Indiana; and Dayton and Springfield, Ohio


May is here and it’s a great time of year to explore your community. There are plenty of fun things to do throughout Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky; Southeastern Indiana; and Dayton and Springfield, Ohio. Find a local event or two from our list. They are in order by region and then by date.

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Go to: Southeastern Indiana Events


CINCINNATI, OHIO EVENTS

Disney’s Frozen (CENTRAL)
Through May 1, 2022
Aronoff Center tor the Arts at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
A smash hit based on the movie

l Shall Not Be Moved / Your Negro Tour Guide (CENTRAL)
Through May 7, 2022
Ensemble Theatre at 1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Two plays about civil rights

Ragtime (CENTRAL)
Through May 7, 2022 (various dates)
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Music Theatre performances

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (WEST)
Through May 15, 2022
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at 801 Matson Pl., Cincinnati, Ohio

Becoming Dr. Ruth (CENTRAL)
Through May 15, 2022
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
America’s favorite sex therapist

School Girls: Or the African Mean Girls Play (CENTRAL)
Through May 22, 2022
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Teenager drama

Butterflies of the Nile (CENTRAL)
Through June 19, 2022
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio

Fortified Hill and IndiGenius Exhibition (NORTH)
Through July 3, 2022
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park at 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
Contemporary art makers display their work



Flying Pig Marathon (CENTRAL)
May 1, 2022
Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Run!

Weekend Walkabout (WEST)
May 1, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Walking tour through the cemetery

Zoo Babies (CENTRAL)
May 1–May 31, 2022
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at  3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cute baby alert!

Jazz at the Park (CENTRAL)
May 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2022 (+Mondays through September)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati

Madeira Art Fair (EAST)
May 2, 2022
Miami Road in downtown Madeira, Ohio
Enjoy looking at the talent of artisans

Wine Wednesday Concerts – Fountain Square (CENTRAL)
May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022
Fountain Square at 5th and Vine St., downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
5pm–8pm; Wine specials at the Fountain Bar

Salsa on the Square (CENTRAL)
May 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2022 (+Thursdays June – September 29)
Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Regional Latin bands will be playing; Latin food!

Women Leaders of the Arts and Crafts Movement (NORTH)
May 2, 2022
Verity Lodge at 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, Ohio
Highlighting important women from the 19th and early 20th centuries

The Avenue Experience
May 4, 2022
Throughout College Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Get a behind the scene tour of what’s happening in College Hill followed by a party in Patrick’s Park at 5923 Hamilton Ave.

Carol Burnett: Evening of Laughter and Reflection
May 4–5, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Carol will take audience questions

Cincinnati Streetcar Food Tour (CENTRAL)
May 4 and 18, 2022 (+Jun 1/15/29, Jul 13/27, Aug 10/24, Sep 7/21, Oct 5/19, Nov 2/16, Dec 7)
Findlay Market at 1801 Race St., Cincinnati, Ohio
The streetcar will take you to destinations for tastes at 4 restaurants/specialty shops

Public Tram Tour (WEST)
May 4, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy riding the tram while touring

Into the Woods (NORTH)
May 5–8, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
Musical about a baker and his wife

All-American Food Tour in Pendleton (CENTRAL)
May 6 and 20, 2022 (+Jun 3/17, Jul 1/29, Aug 12/26, Sept 16/30, Oct 14/28, Nov 12)
Ziegler Park ar 1322 Sycamore St., Cincinnati, Ohio
3-hour walking tour to historic buildings, public art and food/cocktail

Mission Possible (EAST)
May 6–2, 2022
Loveland Stage Company at 111 S. 2nd St. (Rt 48), Loveland, Ohio
A spoof

Spring Concert Series – Fountain Square (CENTRAL)
May 6–7, 13–14, 20–21 and 27–28, 2022
Fountain Square, 5th and Vine Streets, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
7pm–10pm; Fountain bar will be open!

Appalachian Festival (EAST)
May 7–8, 2022
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Crafts and food

Asian Food Fest (CENTRAL)
May 7–8, 2022
2nd Street near The Banks, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live entertainment, local and Asian beer, activities

Breakfast with the Animals (CENTRAL)
May 7 and 20, 2022 (+June 4 and 30; July 9 and 16; August 6 and 19)
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy early admission to the zoo as well as a full breakfast buffet. See the animals as they awake! Obtain tickets asap – this event sells out!

Cincy Cinco Latino Festival (CENTRAL)
May 7–8, 2022
Fountain Square, Fifth Street, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, dance and food

Early Morning Bird Walk (WEST)
May 7, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

German Biergarten Experience (WEST)
May 7 and 21, 2022
Germania Park at 3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
German food, beer and music

Original Findlay Market Tour (CENTRAL)
May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2022 (weekly tours through Dec 3, 2022)
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
90-minute tour includes meeting merchants. and samples from 5 shops

Rivergrass Festival (EAST)
May 7–8, 2022
Riverfront Live at 4343 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour (CENTRAL)
May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2022 (+Jun 4/11/18/25, Jul 2/9/16/23/30, Aug 6/13/20/27, Sep 3/10/24, Oct 1/8/15/22/29, Nov 5/19, Dec 3)
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
3-hour walking tour starting at Findlay Market to Washington Park to Music Hall; Lunch from 4 restaurants and a glass of beer or wine

SpringFest (NORTH)
May 7, 2022
Lebanon, Ohio
Local artists, food and vendors

South Lebanon Spring Food Truck Festival (NORTH)
May 7, 2022
Rogers Park at 210 S. High St., South Lebanon, Ohio
Food, music and more

Westside Market (WEST)
May 7, 2022 (+Jun 4, Jul 2, Aug 6, Sep 3, Nov 26)
Westwood Town Hall at 3017 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
100+ local vendors, food trucks and activities
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Yoga in the Park (EAST)
May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2022 (+ Saturdays thru Sept 30)
Chamberlin Park, Blue Ash Rd., Deer Park (Cincinnati), Ohio
Weather permitting; $5

Walnut Hills Food and Drink Tour (EAST)
May 7, 2022 (+Jun 4)
Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Ohio
Sample food and drink from local restaurants and bars

Art on the Vine (CENTRAL)
May 8, 2022 (+Jun 5)
Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Support local artists

Mother’s Day (WEST)
May 8, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Flowers distributed to all visitors

Queen for a Day (NORTH)
May 8, 2022
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Shopping event

Vinoklet Winery Mother’s Day Lunch and Craft Show (WEST)
May 8, 2022
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Hamilton Flea (NORTH)
May 10, 2022 (+Jun 11, Jul 9, Aug, 13, Sep 10)
Marcum Park in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Urban artisan market!

May Festival (CENTRAL)
May 10–28, 2022
Various locations

Findlay Market Mini Tour (CENTRAL)
May 11 and 25, 2022 (+Jun 8/22, Jul 6/20, Aug 3/17/31, Sep 14/28, Oct 12/26, Nov 9/23/30, Dec 14/28)
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
One-hour walking tour of the market; tips and stories

Bold Moves Festival (CENTRAL)
May 12–22, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Six rotating performances

Art in Bloom
May 13–15, 2022
Cincinnati Art Museum at 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio

Garth Brooks Concert (CENTRAL)
May 13–14, 2022
Paul Brown Stadium, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Hear his music in the round!

Salsa on the Square (CENTRAL)
May 12, 19 and 26, 2022 (+Jun 9, 16, 23, and 30; Jul 7, 14, 21 and 28; Aug 4, 11,18 and 25; Sep 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29)
Fountain Square at 5th and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live Latin bands and dance instructors

Hyde Park Food and Drink Tour (EAST)
May 13, 2022 (+Jun 10/24, Jul 8/22, Aug 19, Sep 9 /23, Oct 7/21, Nov 11, Dec 9)
The Echo at 3510 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Start at The Echo and then discover more dining on the square

Santa Cecilia Trece de Mayo (EAST)
May 13, 2022
St. Cecilia School at 4115 Taylor Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Walk on Wilburn
May 13, 2022 (+Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 12, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9)
East Walnut Hills business district along Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Shop, eat and enjoy

The City Flea (CENTRAL)
May 14, 2022 (+Jun 11, Jul 16, Aug 20, Sept 17, Oct 8 and Dec TBD)
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
See what treasures you can find from 100+ vendors! Food trucks, too

Escape the Village (EAST)
May 14, 2020 (+Jun 18, Jul 16, Aug 20 and Sep 17)
Heritage Village Museum at 11450 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville, (Cincinnati) Ohio
Escape-room challenge from one of two escape rooms; reservations required

Food Truck Rally – Loveland (EAST)
May 14, 2022
Shopper’s Haven Plaza at 675 Loveland-Madeira Rd., Loveland, Ohio
25 food trucks, live music and play area

Girls Night Out (NORTH)
May 14, 2022 (+Aug 13 and Nov 12)
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Shopping and more

Hamilton Flea (NORTH)
May 14, 2022 (+Jun 11, Jul 9, Aug 13 and Sep 10)
Marcum Park in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Urban artisan market!

The Off Market (EAST)
May 14, 2021 (+Jun 11, Jul 9, Aug 13 and Sep 10)
Summit Park at 4335 Glendale Milford Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
Artisans, brewers, bakers and farmers gather to sell

Optimize Your Well-Being Community Symposium (CENTRAL)
May 14, 2022
The Graduate Hotel at 151 Goodman Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Non-pharmacological approaches to pain management (9am–3pm)

The Real Taco Fest (CENTRAL)
May 14, 2022
Smale Riverfront Park at 166 W. Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Taste the best tacos in town! Afternoon and evening sessions

Red, White and Wine Train (NORTH)
May, 14, 2022
LM&M Railroad, downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy Valley Vineyard wine

Who Concert (CENTRAL)
May 15, 2022
TQL Stadium at 1501 Central Parkway (West End), Cincinnati, Ohio
Who are you?

Dance Theatre of Harlem (CENTRAL)
May 17–18, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio

Tiny Beautiful Things (CENTRAL)
May 18 – June 25, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A writer becomes an advice columnist

Touch a Truck (EAST)
May 18, 2022
Summit Park at 4335 Glendale-Milford Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
4pm–7pm
All kinds of trucks to explore

Cincinnati International Wine Festival (CENTRAL + OTHER LOCATIONS)
May 19–21, 2022
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street and select restaurants
Taste all kinds of wine with 700 wines from 100 wineries
May 19: Winery Dinner Series at select restaurants
May 20–21: Grand tastings at Duke Energy Convention Center

Monroe Food Truck Fair
May 19, 2022
Monroe Community Park at 500 S. Main St., Monroe, Ohio

Rockin’ the Roebling (EAST)
May 19 and 26, 2022 (Thursdays through Sept 2)
Smale Riverfront Park at the Schmidlapp Event Lawn; Mehring Way and Main St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music

Third Thursday Concerts in Loveland (EAST)
May 19, 2022 (+Jun 16 and Jul 21)
Downtown Loveland at the Hometown Cafe Patio at 111 Railroad Ave., Loveland, Ohio

David Shaw’s Big River Get Down (NORTH)
May 20–21, 2022
RiversEdge Amphitheater at Marcum Park, 116 Dayton St., Hamilton, Ohio

Hamler CountyFest (NORTH)
May 20–21, 2022
Hamler Park at 100 S. First St., Hamilton, Ohio
Music festival

International Wine Festival (CENTRAL)
May 20–21, 2022
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Taste all kinds of wines

May Festival (CENTRAL)
May 20–28, 2022
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A Cincinnati tradition

Pride and Prejudice (CENTRAL)
May 20 – June 18, 2022
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel

RiversEdge Simmer Concert Series (NORTH)
May 20–21 and 27, 2022 (+June, July & August dates)
RiversEdge Amphitheater in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy music along the Great Miami River

Rod’s Project Farm Market and Trade Days (NORTH)
May 20–21, 2022
Clinton Count Fairgrounds at 958 W. Main St., Wilmington, Ohio
Food and craft vendors, entertainment, car show, horse show

Artisan Fair (West)
May 21, 2022
Arts Center Front Lawn at 9158 Winton Rd., CIncinnati, Ohio (Springdale)
Handmade goods, farmers market

Cherry Street Murder Mystery Train (NORTH)
May 21, 2022 (+Jun 18, Jul 16, Aug 27, Sep 24 and Oct 8/15/22/29)
Lebanon Mason & Monroe Railroad at 16 E. South St., Lebanon, Ohio
An evening of mystery featuring the Mason Community Players; solve the mystery

Clean Up Day in Symmes Township (EAST)
May 21, 2022
Brave Park at 11605 Lebanon Road, Symmes Twp., Cincinnati, Ohio

Geo Fair (EAST)
May 21–22, 2022
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Look at cool rocks

Harrison Food Truck Rally (WEST)
May 21, 2022
Downtown Harrison, Ohio
All-day event

May 4th Voices (NORTH)
May 21–22, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
Narratives about the shootings at Kent State University

Our Lady of Victory Festival (WEST)
May 21–22, 2022
810 Neeb Road, Delhi Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, games and food

Oxford Wine & Craft Beer Festival
May 21, 2021
Memorial Park, High Street, Oxford, Ohio

Silverton Color Fun Run/Walk (EAST)
May 21, 2022
Ficke Park at 7044 East Avenue, Silverton (Cincinnati), Ohio

Concert in the Park – Loveland (EAST)
May 22, 2022 (+Jun 12, 26, Jul 31, Aug 28 and Sep18)
Nisbett Park at 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, Ohio
DORA until 11pm

Fight For Air Climb Cincinnati (CENTRAL)
May 22, 2022
Great American Ballpark at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Climb stairs and raise funds for lung disease

Furry Friends Festival (CENTRAL)
May 22, 2022
Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Loveland Concerts in the Park (EAST)
May 22, 2022 (+Jun 12/26, Jul 31; Aug 28; Sept 18)
Nisbet Park and Amphitheater at 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, Ohio
Bring your chairs and blankets for this free concert. 6pm–8pm

Public Tram Tour (WEST)
May 22, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Concert in the Park (Loveland) (EAST)
May 23, 2022 (+Jun 12, 26; Jul 31; Aug 28; Sep 18)
Nisbet Park at 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, Ohio
Free concerts from 6pm–8pm

Tori Amos Concert (CENTRAL)
May 24, 2022
Taft Theatre at 317 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hump Day Concert Series (NORTH)
May 25, 2022 (Wednesdays through Aug 10)
Voice of America MetroPark Athletic Complex at 7850 VOA Park Dr., West Chester, Ohio
Free concerts – General admission tickets required. Music begins at 7pm

Candelight: From Bach to The Beatles
May 26, 2022 (+Jun 9)
Rhinegeist Brewery at 1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Listen to music via candlelight!

Memorial Day Weekend at Arlington Cemetery
May 26–30, 2022
2145 Compton Road, (Mt. Healthy) Cincinnati, Ohio
Field of Memories (May 26–30)
Flag Raising Ceremony (May 29)

The Takeover – Live Music in the Park (NORTH)
May 26, 2022 (+Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jul 7, 14, 21, 28; Aug 4, 11, 18)
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Pointe Dr., West Chester, Ohio
6pm–9pm at the clock tower

Final Friday (CENTRAL)
May 27, 2022
Pendleton Art Center at 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Art, music and food!

Memorial Day Weekend (WEST)
May 27–30, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Peter and The Starcatcher (NORTH)
May 27–29, 2022
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
An adventure story based on the novel

RiversEDGE 2021 Concerts (NORTH)
May 27, 2022 (+June 9, 18 and 25; plus dates in July/Aug/Sep)
116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, Ohio
Live music along the river

Symmes Honors Veterans (EAST)
May 27, 2022
Home of the Brave Park at 11605 Lebanon Rd., Symmes Township (Cincinnati), Ohio

Tom Segura World Tour
(CENTRAL)
May 27–28, 2022
Arnoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio

Coney Island Opening Day (EAST)
May 28, 2022
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Quarter mile or water slides, nation’s largest pool

Jazz on the Square (NORTH)
May 28, 2022 (+Jun 25, Jul 23, Aug 27)
Downtown Middletown, Ohio

Soak City Water Park at Kings Island Opening Day (NORTH)
May 28, 2022
6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason, Ohio
Ride the rides and swim!

Taste of Cincinnati (CENTRAL)
May 28–30, 2022
5th Street, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy sampling food from local restaurants

Tiny Beautiful Things (WEST)
May 28 – June 25, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Play about life experiences

Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra (EAST)
May 30, 2022 (+Sep 4)
Blue Ash Towne Square at 9520 Town Square Ave., Blue Ash, Ohio
Outdoor the music

Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade – Blue Ash (EAST)
May 30, 2022
Towne Square at 4433 Cooper Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
10:15am – parade/ceremony
7:00pm – orchestra concert at Blue Ash Towne Square

Memorial Day Ceremony (WEST)
May 30, 2022
Green Township Veterans Park at 6231 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Memorial Day Parade in Loveland (EAST)
May 30, 2022
Loveland Elementary at 600 Loveland Madeira Rd., Loveland, Ohio
Parade begins at 9am. Ceremony at W. Loveland Ave. after the parade

Memorial Day March and Ceremony (EAST)
May 30, 2022 at 9:30am
Madeira, Ohio
March begins at Madeira Middle School at 6612 Miami Avenue and heads north to Dawson Road
Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial at McDonald Commons Park at 7451 Dawson Road.

Memorial Day Parade – Milford (EAST)
May 30, 2022
Downtown Milford, Ohio
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Memorial Day Parade (WEST)
May 30, 2022
Starts at Mack Firehouse at 6120 Bridgetown Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
11am

Memorial Day Parade – Deer Park, Silverton and Sycamore Township (EAST)
May 30, 2022
Parade begins in Silverton at 10am and goes to Sycamore Township; stops at the Deer Park Veteran’s Memorial in Chamberlin Park on Blue Ash Rd.

Memorial Day Parade – West Chester (WEST)
May 30, 2022
Historic Olde West Chester Business District on West Chester Road

St. Jude Bridgetown Festival (WEST)
May 31– June 2, 2022
5924 Bridgetown Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, food and fun

To Kill a Mockingbird (CENTRAL)
May 31 – June 12, 2022
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Harper Lee’s book on stage


NORTHERN KENTUCKY EVENTS

Yoga on the Levee
May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022 (+Wed through Oct 26)
Newport on the Levee at One Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
6pm–7pm

Freedom Park Yard Sale
May 7, 2022
500 Freedom Park Dr., Crestview Hills, Kentucky
Find a treasure; 9am–12pm

JunkFest
May 7, 2022
Augusta, Kentucky
Find a treasure

Welcome American Countess Steamboat
May 9, 2022
Augusta, Kentucky
Launched at the O’Neil Boat Landing, vendors and music

Universal Energy Expo
May 7–8, 2022
Northern Kentucky Convention Center at 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, Kentucky
100+ Readers, healers and vendor

Big Love
May 12–15 and 19–22, 2022
Washington Opera House at 116 W. 2nd St., Maysville, Kentucky
A production by the Maysville Players

Florence Y’Alls Opening Day
May 12, 2022
7950 Freedom Way, Florence, Kentucky
Playing Tri-City ValleyCats

Smoke on the River BBQ Fest
May 13–15, 2022
Covington Plaza at 144 Madison Ave., Covington, Kentucky
Live music and food!

Burlington Antique Show
May 15, 2022 (+Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 21, Sep 18 & Oct 16)
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idelwood Rd., Burlington, Kentucky
Find a treasure!

Florence Public Works Night Out
May 17, 2022
Florence Mall on Mall Road, Florence, Kentucky
Check out the trucks


Ft. Wright Community Yard Sale
May 20–21, 2022
Throughout Ft. Wright, Kentucky
9am–2pm

Spunk
May 20 – June 4 2022 (various dates)
Falcon Theatre at 646 Monmouth St., Newport, Kentucky
Three tales of survival

Bellevue Blossoms Spring Fest
May 21, 2022
Washington and Fairfield Avenues, Bellevue, Kentucky
12pm–5pm; students art work on display; vendors, crafters and artisans

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra
May 21, 2022
Newport Car Barn at 1102 Brighton St., Newport, Kentucky
Studio 54 revisited

Studio 54 Revisited
May 21, 2022
Newport Car Barn at 1102 Brighton St., Newport, Kentucky
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra performs disco

MainStrasse Village Flea
May 22, 2022 (+Jun 26, Jul 24, Aug 28, Sep 24 and Oct 23)
MainStrasse Village at the George Steinford Park, Covington, Kentucky
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Acoustic Jam
May 26, 2022 (+June 23)
Senior Center at 550 Freedom Park Drive, Crestview Hills, Kentucky

Party at the Park Concert
May 26, 2022 (+Jun 9, Jul 14, Aug 11)
Memorial Park at 2003 Jack Woods Parkway, Independence, Kentucky
Music begins at 7pm

Movie Night on the Levee
May 26, 2022 (last Thursday through Oct 27)
Newport on the Levee at One Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
7pm–9pm

Park Hills Memorial Day Parade
May 30, 2022
Park Hills, Kentucky
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DAYTON AND SPRINGFIELD OHIO

There Should Be Roses
Through May 21, 2022
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Retirement home employees are led on a pursuit through San Francisco

The Music Man
Through May 22, 2022
Comedia Dinner Theatre at765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
An oldie, but a goodie!

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Paris Flea Market
May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022 (+Sundays Jun 5–26; Jul 3–31; Aug 7–28; Sep 4–25; Oct 8–30)
Dixie Drive-In Theater at 6201 N. Dixie, Dayton, Ohio
Buy, sell and trade!

How I Became a Pirate
May 3, 2022
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 Central Ave., Springboro, Ohio
Children’s lunch-and-learn theater

Madagascar The Musical
May 3, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria on stage!

Fly Fishing at Eastwood MetroPark
May 4, 2022
1385 Harshman Rd., Dayton, Ohio
Ages 14+

2nd Street Market
May 6–8, 13–15, 20–22 and 27–29, 2022 (Fri–Sun year round)
600 E 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Local growers, bankers, artisans and more

Black Violin at The Schuster
May 6, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Blend of classical, hip hop, R&B and bluegrass music

First Friday Car Show
May 6, 2022
Public Square on Main Street, Troy, Ohio
look at some cool cars

Relay For Life
May 6, 2022
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Raising funds

BrickUniverse Dayton LEGO Fun Convention
May 7–8, 2022
Dayton Convention Center at 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton, Ohio
Legos!

Dayton Art Institute Museums On Us
May 7–8, 2022
456 Belmont Park North, Dayton, Ohio
Free museum access to Bank of America cardholders on the first full weekend of the month

Goat Yoga
May 7, 2022
Helke Park on Randler Ave., Vandalia, Ohio
Beginner-level yoga poses with baby goats!

Spring Birding Hike
May 7, 2022
Narrows Reserve at 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Find birds!

Deeds Carillon Concerts
May 8, 22 and 29, 2022 (dates through December)
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Listen to the 51 bells!

Indy Polkamotion
May 8, 2022
922 Valley Street, Dayton, Ohio
American Czech Club has polka music and more

Spring Fields & Flowers Marketplace
May 7–8, 2022
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
90 booths with artisans, crafters, farmers, flowers and more

Fairborn Food Truck Rally
May 11 and 25, 2022 (+Jun 8/22, Jul 13/27, Aug 10/24, Sep 14/28, Oct 12)
103 W. Main St., Fairborn, Ohio
+Night farmers market

Beethoven 9: Joy to the World
May 13–14, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic Masterworks Services

Friday the 13th
May 13, 2022
103 West Main St., Fairborn, Ohio
Live music, food trucks, and beer celebrating the 13th

Beethoven 9: Joy to the World
May 13–14, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic performs Ocean (tribute to life in the oceans) and Symphony

Indiecraft
May 13–15, 2022
101 S. Fountain Ave., Downtown Springfield, Ohio
Music festival with breweries and food trucks-

Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally
May 13, 2022 (+Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 12, Sep 9 and Oct 14)
Yellow Cab Tavern at 700 E. 4th Street, Dayton, Ohio
Dinner and dessert food truck, live entertainment

Champions Center Open Show
May 14–15, 2022
4122 Laybourne Rd., Springfield, Ohio
Horse show

Darke County Food Truck Rally & Craft Show
May 14, 2022
Darke County Fairgrounds at 800 Sweitzer St., Greenville, Ohio
Live music, petting zoo

Dayton Liederkranz Tuner Biergartens
May 14 and 28, 2022 (+Jun 11/25; Jul 9/23)
1400 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Recorded music, outdoor seating, bier and food!

Night Rides
May 14 and 28, 2022 (+Jun 11/25; Jul 9/23)
Various locations (Xenia, Jamestown, Yellow Springs)
Must wear a helmet and have bike lights

2022 Original Dancing with the Dayton Stars Competition
May 14, 2022
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio

Tab-a-Pull-ooza
May 14, 2022
2nd Street Market at 600 E. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Bring your pull tab collections for a friendly competition
Benefits Ronald McDonald House

3rd Sunday at Front Street
May 15, 2022 (+Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 21, Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 20 & Dec 18)
1001 East 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Art galleries, market, food trucks and music

Touch A Truck
May 14, 2022
North Park at 195 Tamarack Trail, Springboro, Ohio
Cruisers, fire trucks, service vehicles and more on hand

Green Grasshoppers – Bird Sleuths
May 17, 2022
James Ranch Park at 177 Fairground Rd., Xenia, Ohio
Use observation and detective skill

Vandalia Garage Sale Weekend
May 19–22, 2022
Throughout Vandalia, Ohio
Find a treasure

Hamvention
May 20–22, 2022
Greene County Fairgrounds at 120 Fairground Rd., Xenia, Ohio
Amateur radio gathering

Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market
May 20–21, 2022 (+Jun 18–19, Aug 20–21, Sep 16–18, Oct 15–16, Nov 19–20)
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Find a treasure

Spring Fest in the Burg
May 20–22, 2022
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Ave., Miamisburg, Ohio
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Live entertainment, parade, rides and more

Bird Walk at the Mound
May 21, 2022
Indian Mound Reserve at 2750 US Rt. 42 E., Cedarville, Ohio
Search for bird species

Dayton Opera: Epic Opera
May 21–22, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Opera performs

The Downtown Adventure
May 21, 2022
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Scavenger hunt

Open Aircraft Days at the Air Force Museum
May 21, 2022 (+Jun 18, Jul 16, Aug 13, Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 11, Dec 10)
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
An aircraft is available for an up-close look

2022 Superhero Donut Run
May 21, 2022
Centerville High School at 500 E. Franklin St., Centerville, Ohio
Wear your costume!

Trust Olympics
May 21, 2022
Russ Nature Reserve at 2380 Kemp Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Teams of 2 compete in various obstacles and tasks that involve trust

Blessing of the Bikes
May 22, 2022
Kil-Kare Raceway at 1166 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Xenia, Ohio
Receive a blessing for a safe riding season

Fleurs de Fete
May 22, 2022
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
300 wine samplings and tastes from local restaurants

Gnome Homes & Fairy Fortresses

May 24, 2022
James Ranch Park at 177 Fairground Rd., Xenia, Ohio
Learn how to build tiny homes in your yard

Jim Witter: The Piano Man
May 24, 2022
CHS Performing Arts Center at 500 E. Franklin St., Centerville, Ohio
Music of Billy Joel and Elton John

Buckeye Reining Series
May 26–29, 2022
Champions Center at 4122 Laybourne Rd., Springfield, Ohio
Horse show

Memorial Day Weekend at Youngs Dairy
May 26–30, 2022
6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, Ohio
Carnival rides

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
May 26–28, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy this classic book on Broadway

Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival
May 27–29, 2022
Yoctangee Park at Chillicothe, Ohio
Memorial Day Parade, live entertainment, rides

The Old Man and the Old Moon
May 27 – June 11, 2022 (various dates)
Dayton Theatre Guild at 430 Wayne Ave., Dayton, Ohio
A magical folktale

Rockin’ into Summer Bash
May 27, 2022
Charles I. Lathrem Senior Adult Center at 2900 Glengarry Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Live music, dancing and more

Springfield Swap Meet and Car Show
May 27–29, 2022
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
View cars and vendors with parts and accessories

St. Mary Parish Festival
May 27–29, 2022 (need to confirm)
528 Broadway, Piqua, Ohio

Steve Martin and Martin Short
May 28, 2022
Fraze Pavilion at 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Comedy legends

Carillon Park Concert Band Performances
May 29, 2022 (+Jun 5/12/19/26; Jul 3)
Carillon Park at Deeds Carillon Plaza at 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Heritage Day Festival
May 29, 2022
Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing a concert. Enjoy historical activities such as candle dipping and musket firing

Beavercreek Memorial Day Ceremony
May 30, 2022
Veterans Memorial Park at 1911 N. Fairfield Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair; ceremony begins at 2pm


SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA

Ripley County Park Hop
Through May 7, 2022
Versailles State Park at 1004 US 50, Versailles, Indiana
Scavenger hunt as you visit 14 parks in Ripley County; finale at Versailles State Park on May 7

Batesville Sky
Through June 2022
121 Shopping Village, Batesville, Indiana
Artistic inspiration of the sky after a storm
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ALS Car Show
May 1, 2022
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Look at cool cars

Tri-State Antique Market
May 1, 2022 (+Jun 5, Jul 3, Aug 7, Sep 4)
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at US 50 and Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
200+ vendors with vintage goods

Rising Sun Community-wide Yard Sale
May 5–7, 2022
Throughout Rising Sun, Indiana
Find a bargain

Chocolate Experience
May 6, 2022
The Galley in Batesville, Indiana
Chocolate and wine pairings

Vogt Farm Hanging Basket Festival
May 6, 2022
Vogt Farm at 12115 N. State Rd. 129, Batesville, Indiana
Enjoy the flowers

Batesville Masonic Lodge Monthly Breakfast
May 7, 2022
119 W. Pearl St., Batesville, Indiana
Lodge #663 hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast starting at 6am

Batesville Kiwanis Family Carnival
May 12–14, 2022
Village Green parking lot, downtown Batesville, Indiana
Lots of fun

Spring Wine Walk
May 13, 2022
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Sip wine for charity

Fourth Friday in Downtown Madison
May 27, 2022
Downtown Madison, Indiana
Live music and local shopping

Riverfront Run Car Show
May 27–28, 2022
Madison, Indiana
Look at some cool cars

Memorial Day Celebration – Rising Sun
May 30, 2022
Rising Sun, Indiana

Updated May 13, 2022

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