February 2022 Local Events and Things to Do in Cincinnati, Ohio; N Kentucky; SE Indiana; and Dayton and Springfield, Ohio

February 2022 local events

Although February is the shortest month of the year, there are lots of fun events and things to do. Check out our list covering events throughout Cincinnati; Northern Kentucky; Southeastern Indiana; and Dayton and Springfield, Ohio. Events are in order by region and then by date.

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CINCINNATI OHIO AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY

August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Through February 12, 2022
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Complexities of racism and artistic exploitation (Tony Award nominated play)

Red Speedo
Through February 12, 2022 (various dates)
Falcon Theatre at 646 Monmouth St., Newport, Kentucky
A play about swimming and dreaming

Fountain Square Ice Skating
Through February 22, 2022
Fountain Square at corner of Vine and 5th Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Book your dates!

Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Through February 27, 2022
Cincinnati Playhouse at the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
A play about a Catholic Irish family

The Sound of Music
Through February 13, 2022 (various dates)
The Carnegie at 144 Madison Ave., Covington, Kentucky
A classic musical

The Science Behind Pixar
Through April 24, 2022
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Discover how Pixar comes to life!

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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets
February 1, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Pink Floyd music

Cincinnati Auto Expo 
February 3–6, 2022
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati’s only annual automotive industry event showcases the latest new cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers and hybrids available on the market today

Between the Lines & Outside the Margins
February 4–12, 2022 (various dates)
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert

Curves, Curls & Choreography
February 4–5, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Revolution Dance Theater presents a new era in ballet

Dudley Taft
February 4, 2022
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Concert

First Friday
February 4, 2022
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Art, music and food!

Music of John Williams
February 4–6, 2022
Music Hall at 1240 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops play selections of a great composer

Olympic Skate Party
February 4, 2022
Fountain Square on Fifth and Vine, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
DJ Diamond will be there! (reservations required)

Beatle Manic Magic
February 5, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
Tribute to the Beatles

Cincinnati Cyclones Frozen 5K
February 5, 2022
Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Run, run, run

Greater Cincinnati Fly Fishing Show
February 5, 2022
Oasis Conference Center at 902 Loveland-Miamiville Rd., Loveland, Ohio
Exhibits, demonstrations and more

Original Findlay Market Tour
February 5, 12, 19 and 26, 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

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical JR
February 5–6, 2022
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
An extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination

Beyond Market Tasting Tour
February 6 and 20, 2022 (+Mar 13, Apr 10 & 24, May 22, June 12, July 10 & 24, Aug 21, Sept 11, Oct 2 & 23, Nov 6 & 20, Dec 11)
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
3-hour experience with beer and wine tastings, appetizers and a dessert

Cin City Reptile Show
February 7, 2022 (+Mar 14)
Holiday Inn at Centre Park of West Chester at 5800 Mulhauser Road, West Chester Ohio
Ssssssssnakes!

Boston Brass
February 6, 2022
Hall Auditorium at 101 S. Campus Ave., Oxford, Ohio
One-of-a-kind musical experience with a 5-piece brass band concert

Bengals Fan Rally
February 7, 2022
Paul Brown Stadium, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
6pm–7pm with Gary Owen as host

My Fair Lady
February 8–20, 2022
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
A Broadway favorite

Findlay Market Mini Tour
February 9, 16 and 23, 2022 (+Mar 2/16.30, Apr 13/22, May 11/25, 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

An Evening with Pete Rose
February 10, 2022
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Fundraising event

Hearts Afire Weekend
February 11–13, 2022
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Carriage rides, performers, ice sculptures and more

Hyde Park Food and Drink Tour
February 11, 2022 (+Mar 11, Apr 1/22, May 13, Jun 10/24, July 8/22, Aug 19, Sept 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

Walk on Wilburn
February 11, 2022 (+Mar 11)
East Walnut Hills business district along Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Shop, eat and enjoy

Who Dey Events
February 10–13, 2022
Fountain Square at 520 Vine Street, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, fun and games; see the game on the LED board

Cupid’s Undie Run
February 12, 2022
Galla Park at 175 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Run in your long johns!

Findlay Flavor Zone
February 12–13, 2022
Findlay Market at 1801 Race St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, food and drinks for a football party to root on the Bengals

Foxy Shazam
February 12, 2022
The Andrew J Brady Music Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert

Galentine’s Day
February 12, 2022
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio

Love on the Levee
February 12, 2022
Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Live music, sips and snacks

My Furry Valentine
February 12–13, 2022
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Adoption event

Robin Spielberg
February 12, 2022
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Piano concert

Rooted
February 12 – March 20, 2022
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
A play about the study of plans and idiosyncrasies of people

Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour
February 12, 2022 (+Mar 5/19, Apr 9/23, May 7/14/21/28, 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; Enjoy lunch from 4 restaurants and a glass of beer or wine

Tango & City Noir
February 12–13, 2022
Music Hall at 1240 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

The Banks Football Party
February 13, 2022
DORA district will have music, food, beverages from 2pm–6:30pm + 4 viewing areas on Freedom Way and the Schmidlapp Event Lawn

Game Day on the Levee
February 13, 2022
Newport at the Levee
Music, balloon artists and tailgate party from 4:30pm–6:30pm

Chocolate in the Chapel
February 15, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Sample and purchase sweet treats

Menopause the Musical
February 15– 27, 2022
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
A Broadway favorite
Hot flashes!

Dream Theater
February 16, 2022
The Andrew J Brady Music Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert

Cinderella
February 17–27, 2022 (various dates)
Music Hall at 1240 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Ballet performs a classic fairy tale

Mary Todd – A New American Musical
February 17–20 and 24–27, 2022
Washington Opera House at 116 W. 2nd St., Maysville, Kentucky
A production by the Maysville Players

All-American Food Tour in Pendleton
February 19, 2022 (+Mar 25, Apr 8/22, May 6/20, 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

Let’s Go Hiking: Scavenger Hunt

February 19, 2022
Huffman Park at 2100 John Gray Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
Explore and learn!

Mittenfest 2022
February 19–20, 2022
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tickets required. Craft beer, DJ, food trucks and more

Queen
February 19 – March 19, 2022
Ensemble Theatre in at 1127 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
Studying bees becomes complicated

Valley of Sun featuring Blessed Black & Armadeus
February 19, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
Heavy rock

Art on the Vine
February 20, 2022 (+Mar 13 and Apr 10)
Rhinegeist Brewery at 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Support local artists

The Thing with Feathers
February 22, 2022
The Southgate House Revival at 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, Kentucky
Live concert

Proper Pruning Techniques
February 24, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn about pruning trees and shrubs

Cold Nights & Warm Spirits
February 25, 2022
Ault Park at 5090 Observatory Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Whiskey, music and fun

Final Friday
February 25, 2022
Pendleton Art Center at 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Art, music and food!

Shen Yun
February 25–27, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Traditional Chinese culture in a theatrical experience

The Sunshine Boys
February 25–27, 2022
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Comedy play

William Shakespeare’s Hamlet
February 25 – March 20, 2022
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Mysterious death of a king

The Women of Lockerbie
February 25 – March 6, 2022 (various dates)
Bell Tower Arts Pavilion Theater at 3270 Glendale Milford Rd., Evendale (Cincinnati), Ohio
Inspired by the true story with the Tri-County Players

20th Century Cincinnati
February 26–27, 2022
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Mid Century furniture and accessories

Cincinnati Home and Garden Show
February 26–27, 2022 (+March 3–6, 2022)
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Over 400 exhibitors – get lots of great ideas!

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged
February 26–27, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63 S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
Irreverent fast-paced tour of William Shakespeare’s plays

Winter Carnival
February 26, 2022
Fairfield Ave., Dayton, Kentucky

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DAYTON AND SPRINGFIELD, OHIO

Hamilton – Broadway in Dayton
Through February 6, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
A Broadway hit!

Godspell
Through February 13, 2022
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Musical from the 70s

The Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition
Through February 13, 2022
The Mall of Fairfield Commons at 2727 Fairfield Commons, Beavercreek, Ohio
Admire masterpieces close up (reproductions, of course!)


Dinosaur World
February 2, 2022
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Experience dinosaurs
Art Hops at Front Street
February 4 and 20, 2022 (+Mar 4 and 20)
1001 E. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Live music, art demos, food trucks and art exhibitions

Black History & Cultural Walk

February 4, 2022
Main Street, Troy, Ohio
Tickets required

Classic Albums Live (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

February 4, 2022
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Classic album in its entirety

Eintracht Fish Fry Friday
February 4, 2022 (+March 11)
2707 Troy St., Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy fried or baked cod and more

The Norwegians
February 4–19, 2022 (various dates)
Dayton Theatre Guild at 430 Wayne Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Comedy about women scorned in Minnesota

Princess Who?
February 4–6, 2022
Town Hall Theatre at 27 N. Main Street, Centerville, Ohio
A princess wakes up with no memory

Love Your Craft Show
February 5–6, 2022
Clark County Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ohio
All kinds of crafts, home-made foods, candles, jewelry and more

Anais Mitchell
February 10, 2022
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio
Folk music

My Little Valentine
February 11, 2022
Vandalia Rec Center at 1111 Stonequarry Rd., Vandalia, Ohio
Craft class for 3–6 year old Vandalia residents

Our Lady of the Rosary Fish Fry
February 11, 2022
22 Notre Dame Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Fresh from scratch

Sapphire Celebration
February 11–13, 2022
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Ballet performs

Open Aircraft Days at the Air Force Museum
February 12, 2022 (+Mar 12, Apr 23 and May 21)
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at 1100 Spaatz St., Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
Get a close look at the aircraft

Seth’s Big Fat Broadway Show
February 12, 2022
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio
Seth Rudetsky performs

Skinner Pipe Organ Performance
February 14 and 20, 2022 (+Mar 6/20, Apr 3/17)
Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
Listen to the pipe organ in the newly renovated auditorium

Everything That’s Beautiful
February 17– March 6, 2022
The Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
The Human Race Theatre presents a play about relationships

Phantom of the Opera
February 17 – April 3, 2022
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
A classic Broadway show

Miami County Home and Garden Show
February 18–20, 2022
Hobart Arena at 255 Adams Street, Troy, Ohio
Get inspired for improving your home

The Ladies of Swing
February 18–19, 2022
Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic and vocalist Carmen Bradford

2nd Street Market
February 18–20 2022 (+Feb 25–27)
600 E 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Local growers, bankers, artisans and more

Roadwarriors Annual Fish Fry and Monte Carlo
February 19, 2022
VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars at 1123 S. Brown School Rd., Vandalia, Ohio
Fundraiser or the softball team. Great dood, raffles and more

Springfield Swap Meet and Car Show
February 19, 2022
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
View cars and vendors with parts and accessories

3rd Sunday at Front Street
February 20, 2021 (+Mar 20, Apr 17, May 15, Jun 19, July 17, Aug 21, Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20 & Dec 18)
1001 East 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Art galleries, market, food trucks and music

When Women Ruled the World with Kara Cooney
February 20–21, 2022
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
National Geographic Live with a professor of Egyptology

2022 Dayton Auto Show
February 24–27, 2022
Dayton Convention Center at 22 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
30 manufacturers will be showcasing their cards

Beavercreek Weekend of Jazz
February 25–26, 2022
Beavercreek High School at 2660 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio
Learn about jazz music

February Family Fun Night
February 25, 2022
Vandalia Rec Center at 1111 Stonequarry Rd., Vandalia, Ohio
Aquatic center, climbing wall, laser tag, snacks, arts and crafts

Finding Wright: A Dayton Opera Premiere
February 25 and 27, 2021S
Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
A story about Katharine Wright, sister of the 2 Wright brothers

Micro Drone Races
February 25–27, 2022
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Timed drone races throughout the Korean War Gallery

Dayton Off Road and Outdoor Expo
February 26–27, 2022
Roberts Centre at 120 Gano Road, Wilmington, Ohio
Monster trucks, Jeeps and more!

In Person – Inside Out

February 26–27, 2022
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Modern dance

Trey Mclaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar
February 26, 2022
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio
Gospel and musical theater

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SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA

Winter Wonder – Batesville Sky
Through February 25, 2022
Downtown Batesville, Indiana
Visual display with over 100 lit snowflakes

Batesville Masonic Lodge Monthly Breakfast
February 5, 2022
119 W. Pearl St., Batesville, Indiana
Lodge #663 hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast starting at 6am.

Chocolate & Wine Walk
February 11, 2022
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Sweets, treats, wine tastings and carriage rides

Annual Cherry Thing-A-Ling
February 19–21, 2022
Schmidt’s Bakery at 125. Batesville Shopping Village, Batesville, Indiana
An annual tradition of deliciousness!

2022 Party Place Bridal Expo
February 19, 2022
RomWeber Marketplace at 7 South Eastern Ave., Batesville, Indiana
Vendors, ideas and more

Special Olympics 2022 Polar Plunge
February 19, 2022
Versailles State Park at 1387 US 50, Versailles, Indiana
Braving the elements for charity

Fourth Friday in Downtown Madison
February 25, 2022
Downtown Madison, Indiana
Live music and local shopping

St. Anthony of Padua – Over 21 Dance
February 26, 2022
St. Anthony Catholic Church at Schad Hall, Morris, Indiana
Live music




Updated: February 9, 2022