Things To Do

Downtown Cincinnati offers a number of hot spots and fun things to do. Here are a few of our favorites.

  • Wellness Your Way Festival: Part of the Bee-U-Tique Expo, check out this healthy lifestyle festival featuring celebrities and wellness experts.
  • BLINK: An internationally-acclaimed light based art festival taking place during Queen Bee Weekend. Grouplove will perform a concert, presented by Wellness Your Way Festival, on October 12 as part of the BLINK festival.
  • Take a walk up Vine Street to the Gateway Quarter to shop in the various boutiques, have lunch or dinner in some of the best restaurants in the city and to enjoy the German-style architecture of our city.
  • Cincinnati boasts world-class parks along its riverfront. Walk down Walnut Street toward The Banks, a neighborhood filled with restaurants and establishments adjacent to Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds. Take a walk along the Ohio River in Smale Riverfront Park and enjoy the view.
  • Try your luck at the JACK Casino with slots, table games and a number of restaurants from Jack Binion’s to Bobby’s Burger Palace. A free shuttle runs to the casino from select downtown hotels.
  • Treat yourself to a visit to the 21c Hotel spa, located at Walnut and Seventh Streets, downtown. After you are finished, enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop garden.

Downtown Cincinnati: A walkable city

Downtown Cincinnati is a very accessible city where you can walk to a number of restaurants, shops, establishments and attractions.

Use this map to start exploring Cincinnati’s Downtown and all it has to offer.