March 2019 Fun Things to Do throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

 

March events 2019

Enjoy a fun community event or festival during March. There are home and garden shows, plays, Bockfest, a St. Patrick’s Day Parade,  bacon fest (yum!) and so much more going on throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

Cincinnati Home & Garden Show 
Through March 3, 2019 
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati’s largest and longest running spring showcase with an amazing array of the area’s newest and innovative home products and services!

The Last Wide Open
Through March 10, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
A romantic play!

Early Spring Show – Fabulous Foliage
Through March 10, 2019
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy spring on a winter’s day!

Hamilton
Through March 10, 2019
Aronoff Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
This smash hit will be a sell out!

Always Plenty of Light at the Starlight All Night Diner
Through March 16, 2019
Know Theatre of Cincinnati at 1120Jackson Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
An asteroid threatens the earth and you escape to a diner (which might be a time machine)

Around the World in 80 Days
Through March 17, 2019 (various dates)
The Human Race Theatre Company at the Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
The classic tale is brought to life in this play

American Painting From the Phillips Collection
Through May 19, 2019
Taft Museum of Art at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy viewing works from Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keeffe and more

For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design
Through June 2, 2019
Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
Traveling exhibition with 100 paintings by 79 artists that tells the story of the National Academy from the early 1800s in the the 21st century.

Volcanoes
Through June 9, 2019
Robert D. Linder Family Omnimax Theater at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Experience a boiling volcano up close!

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
Through August 18, 2019
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn about daily life during the time of the Pharaohs

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Disney’s Dcapella
March 1, 2019
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
DCapella is a Disney Music Group singing Disney hits a capella

Second Look Saturday at Pendleton Art Center
March 1–2, 2019
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Meet artists and enjoy food, music and more!

Orchestral Fireworks
March 1–2, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra presents music from another realm!

GemStreet USA 
March 1–3, 2019
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Fine jewelers, talented artists, and knowledgeable collectors present the earth’s most cherished gems, minerals, fossils and more for sale

27th Annual Bockfest 
March 1–3, 2019
Bockfest Hall and various venues in Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Celebrate the Coming of Spring, Over-the-Rhine’s brewing heritage, and bock beer at the largest Bockfest in the United States

Baby
March 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2019
Middletown Lyric Theatre at 1530 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Stresses for parents to be

Our Mother’s Brief Affair
March 1–3, 8–10, 15–17, 2019
Dayton Theatre Guild at 430 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
A mother confesses about an affair

The Winter’s Tale
March 1– 17, 2019
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Jealousy, rage and banishment

Paris 1900: City of Entertainment
March 1 – May 12, 2019
Cincinnati Art Museum at 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
The 1900 International Exposition transformed Paris.

ArtsWave Days – Arts on the Hill at Cincinnati Art Museum
March 2, 2019
Cincinnati Art Museum at 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free admission to the museum with various live performances throughout the day.

ArtsWave Days – Arts on the Hills at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
March 2, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
See a free preview of  Two Trains Running! Reservations required.

International Festival
March 2, 2019
Dayspring Church at 1060 Smiley Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Family-friendly festival celebrating global culture, food and art!

Gaelic Storm
March 2, 2019
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Celtic rock!

Maple Syrup Festival
March 2, 2019 
Hueston Woods State Park in Oxford, Ohio
Feast on food with maple syrup!

The Pirates of Penzance
March 2–3, 2019
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic Family Series sets sails with pirates via the opera!

A Doll’s House – Part 2
March 2–30, 2019
Ensemble Theatre in at 1127 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
An acclaimed Broadway play.

Two Trains Running
March 2–30, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
During the civil rights movement this play takes place a local diner

Cincinnati Spring Avant-Garde Art and Craft Show
March 3, 2019
Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center at 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Loveland, Ohio
Artists and crafters will have their crafts for sale.

Perfect North Slopes Spring Carnival
March 3, 2019
Perfect North Slopes at 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Decorated box race, garbage bag race and more!

Best Restaurants 2019
March 4, 2019
Braxton Brewing Company at 27 West 7th Street, Covington, Kentucky
Sample the area’s restaurant’s best dishes and brews!

The 28th Annual Mardi Gras for Homeless Children
March 5, 2019
Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky
A culinary celebration benefiting Bethany House Services, Brighton Center’s Homeward Bound and Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Inc.

On Your Feet
March 5–10, 2019
Schuster Center at One West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway musical!

Cincinnati International Wine Festival
March 7–9, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy wine and food!

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 7-10, 2019
Corbett Auditorium
Musical based on the animated version of this 1830 novel

Disney On Ice Presents: Frozen
March 7–10, 2019
US Bank Arena at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Let it snow!

Classical Roots – International Women’s Day
March 8, 2018
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra presents an African American musical experience with 150 singers from regional churches

Cirque Mechanics: 42ft
March 8, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S. Fountain Avenue in Springfield, Ohio
A modern circus to enjoy!

Trick
March 8, 2019 (+April 13 and May 25, 2019)
Falcon Theatre at 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky
Geared for the entire family, enjoy a throwback to Vaudeville

Waynesville, Ohio 222nd Birthday Celebration
March 8–9, 2019
Main Street, downtown Waysnesville, Ohio
Celebrate Waynesville!

Lebanon Quilt & Fabric Arts Show
March 8–10, 2019
Warren County Fair Grounds at 665 North Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Quilts, patterns, fabrics and more

The Dayton Home & Outdoor Living Show
March 8–10, 2019
Dayton Convention Center at 22 East Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Get all kinds of home ideas!

Jurassic Quest
March 8–10, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
80 realistic-looking dinosaurs!

Metamorphoses
March 8–10, 2019
School for Creative & Performing Arts at 108 W. Central Parkway. Cincinnati, Ohio
Adaptation from the classic Ovid poem

To Kill a Mockingbird
March 8–17, 2019

Dayton Playhouse at 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton, Ohio
A classic play

48th Annual Spiral Stakes 
March 9, 2019
Turfway Park at 7500 Turfway Road, Florence, Kentucky
Northern Kentucky’s biggest springtime party . . . where Derby Dreams begin

Cabin Fever Arts Festival
March 9, 2019
S. State Community College at 100 Hobart Drive in Hillsboro, Ohio
Enjoy learning all about cabin arts – removing bark, etc…

Dancing on Main
March 9, 2019
228 Second Street, Aurora, Indiana
Luck of the Irish theme!

That Spring Thing Hometown Expo 
March 9, 2019
Springboro High School at 1675 S. Main Street, Springboro, Ohio
Warren County’s largest business expo with 200 exhibits.

Nutter Center Sports Card Show
March 9, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Buy, sell and trade!

Lisa Fischer: Just A Kiss Away
March 9–10, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will be playing along with Lisa Fischer as she sings music from Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, Sting and more

Great Parks Mystery Dinner Series
March 9 and 23, 2019 (+April 6 and 27 and May 4 and 18)
Mill Race Banquet Center at Winton Woods at 1515 West Sharon Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Help solve a crime while enjoying dinner

Cin City Reptile Show
March 10, 2019
Sharonville Convention Center t 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ssssssssnakes!

Cincinnati Heart Mini Marathon
March 10, 2019
P&G Gardens at Fifth Street (1 Procter & Gamble Plaza), downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers –  heart disease and stroke

Life on the Vertical
March 10–11, 2019
Victoria Theatre at 138 North Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
National Geographic Live! Learn about rock-climbing some of the tallest walls in the world

House Party 
March 14, 2019 (+April 11 and May 9)
Taft Museum of Art at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Come to the Taft house and explore from 5pm–8pm. The lights will be on! Live music

American in Paris + Ameriques
March 15–16, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Gershwin’s jazz-style music as performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Best of John Williams II
March 15–16, 2019
Schuster Center at One West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Enjoy the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

Is He Dead?
March 15–17 and 22–24 2019 
Lebanon Theatre Company at 10 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio
A comedy in three acts

Rumpelstiltskin
March 15–17, 2019
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, Madisonville, Ohio (and other touring locations)
The classic tale of a miller’ daughter , her father and a prince

All American Outdoor Expo
March 15–17, 2019
Dayton Convention Center at 22 East Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Learn all about the outdoors – fishing, hunting, exploring.

53rd Annual Cincinnati St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 16, 2019 
Downtown Cincinnati, OH
Celebrate the life of one of Ireland’s greatest Saints

My Favorite Murder Live
March 16, 2019
Aronoff Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
True crime comedy podcast performed live

Lawrenceburg Pub Crawl
March 16, 2019
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Various participating stops!

Professional Bull Riders Velocity Tour
March 16, 2019
Nutter Center at Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton Ohio
Watch fearless bull riders

Vienna Boys Choir
March 16, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S. Fountain Avenue in Springfield, Ohio
Renowned voices will be performing

Taste of Ohio Festival
March 16–17, 2019
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio
Showcasing area restaurants and food businesses

DaytonArea Celtic Harp Ensemble
March 17, 2019
230 E. High Street, Springfield, Ohio
Dayton Area Celtic Harp Ensemble will play Irish music – just for St. Patrick’s Day!

Miamisburg’s St. Patrick’s Day Party
March 17, 2019
Star City Brewing Company at 319 South 2nd Street, Miamisburg, Ohio
This is the 2nd annual party with live music and food trucks. Wear green!

Free Wall Night at Vandalia Recreation Center
March 19, 2019 (+ April 16, 2019)
Vandalia Recreation Center at 1111 Stonequarry Road, Vandalia, Ohio
Climb the wall for free! 6+ years old

On Your Feet
March 19–24, 2019
Aronoff Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
A musical about Gloria Estefan coming to America and rising to the top

Director’s Cut Firebird + Rite of Spring
March 21–24, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Ballet presents dance to the music of Igor Stravinsky

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
March 21 – April 7, 2019
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at 801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
Musical based on a Texas brothel

A Brahms Treasury
March 22–23, 2019
Schuster Center at One West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Different expressions of Johannes Brahms.

The Lion in Winter
March 22 – April 6, 2019
Falcon Theatre at 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky
Comedy and drama with this play about the English Plantagenet family

Baconfest
March 23, 2019
Hannon’s Camp America at 8510 Camden-College Corner Road, College Corner, Ohio
7th annual tribute to… bacon! Enjoy chocolate covered bacon, grilled cheese with bacon, potato soup with bacon and more!

Diary of S Worm, A Spider &  A Fly
March 23, 2019
Victoria Theatre at 138 North Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
Rock and roll – bug style!

Kelly Clarkson
March 23, 2019
US Bank Arena at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
A grammy award-winning superstar!

Mutt Madness
March 23, 2019
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street (Over-the-Rhine), Cincinnati, Ohio
Local shelters will have adoptable dogs. Your dog is welcome to attend!

The Thanksgiving Play
March 23 – April 21, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Satire about culturally sensitive about an elementary school’s Thanksgiving play

Butterfly Show – The Butterflies of Ecuador
March 23–June 16, 2019
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
The butterflies are here!

Cincinnati Guitar Show
March 24, 2019
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Buy, sell or trade guitars!

Vienna Boys Choir
March 25, 2019
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the voices from this world-famous choir

Tyler Childers
March 25–March 27, 2019
Madison Theater at 730 Madison Avenue, Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy Appalachian Mountain music

Findlay Market Opening Day Parade 
March 28, 2019
Findlay Market and through downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
A tradition since 1920!

Opening Day in Washington Park
March 28, 2019
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Starts at 10am with music and games. Watch the parade pass by@

Plane Talks: National Vietnam War Veterans Day
March 29, 2019
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, 1100 Spaatz St., Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
Vets and military pros will share their stories

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival
March 29–30, 2019
Roberts Centre at 123 Gano Rd., Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Bluegrass, old-time and gospel music!

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at Fitton Center for Creative Arts
March 30, 2019
Fitton Center for Creative Arts at 101 S. Monument Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy mosaic flag making, pottery molding, weaving, etching processing, dancing and a live performance

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at UC Clermont
March 30, 2019
UC Clermont at 4200 Clermont College Drive, Batavia, Ohio
Enjoy beading, face painting, craft making and a live presentation

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at Kennedy Heights Arts Center
March 30, 2019
Kennedy Heights Arts Center at 6546 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a Balinese dance workshop, wearable outfit creation, fiber art and more!

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at The Barn
March 30, 2019
The Barn (Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center) at 6980 Cambridge Avenue, Cincinnati (Mariemont), Ohio
Art scavenger hunt, manga drawing and a shadow puppet class

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at Wyoming Fine Arts Center
March 30, 2019
Wyoming Fine Arts Center at 322 Wyoming Avenue, Cincinnati (Wyoming), Ohio
Group music making, instrument petting zoo, hip-hop dance class and more!

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at Behringer-Crawford Museum
March 30, 2019
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Road, Covington, Kentucky
Free admission at the museum, plus scavenger hunt, theater, dance, music, crafts and more!

ArtsWave Days – Hands on Arts at Clifton Cultural Arts Center
March 30, 2019
Clifton Cultural Arts Center at 2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy music, dance, visual arts and more!

ArtsWave Days – Fairfield Community Arts Center
March 30, 2019
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
Face painting, decorating class and a live performance

Dayton Philharmonic: Top Twenty Rock Hits of All Time
March 30, 2019
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy grooving to the music!

Sons of Serendip
March 30, 2019
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 South Fountain Avenue, Springfield, Ohio
America’s Got Talent sensation!

Langree Conducts Beethoven
March 30–31, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be playing Beethoven and Prokofiev

Ruffles of Rust Expo
March 30–31, 2019
Butler County Fairgrounds, Hamilton, Ohio
A traveling boutique show

Aladdin
March 30–April 7, 2019
Aronoff Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Ballet presents a family favorite

Swing
March 30 – April 14, 2019
The Carnegie at 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, Kentucky
Fast-paced dance moves to enjoy

Musica Sacra with CCM Chorale
March 31, 2019
St. Boniface Church at 1750 Chase Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Giamcomo Puccini’s Messa Di Gloria