The Cincy Region knows how to have a good time no matter the season. But as temperatures warm up in March, Cincy heats up with events every weekend. Find things to do in Cincinnati this weekend, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Cincinnati Reds games, and more.
St. Patrick's Day in Cincinnati
Family-friendly events and things to do in Cincy this March
Disney On Ice presents Frozen & Encanto (March 9-12th): Come sing along and dance with Elsa and friends at Heritage Bank Center.
Cincinnati St. Patrick's Day Parade (March 11th, 12 p.m.): Everyone's Irish on St. Paddy’s Day so join in the festivities for the 55th annual parade. The streets will be filled with Irish dancers, bagpipers, floats, and more. The parade starts at Paycor Stadium and makes its way around the block and ends on Freedom Way which is a great area to explore with the historic Roebling Bridge, The Carousel, restaurants, and bars. Looking for more St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the Cincy Region? This list has you covered.
Luck of the Levee (March 17th, 3-7 p.m.): Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the Levee with tons of fun. Wear your green and have the kids enjoy face painting, leprechaun stilt walkers, Irish dancers, and more!
Findlay Market Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade (March 30th, 12 p.m.): Cincy kicks off the baseball season like no other city with a huge parade of local celebrities, former players, floats, and fun.
Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade
Van Gogh Immersive Experience (through June): If you haven’t experienced this breathtaking traveling exhibit you need to add it to your list. This is like no other with masterpieces by Van Gogh that come alive with a 360-degree digital show. A VR experience where you travel through 8 works and submerge yourself in the art as it comes alive all around you.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: Stroll and smile while enjoying animals of all kinds at the best zoo in the country (according to a USA Today poll) our very own Cincinnati Zoo. Every day is a different experience with those wild and fun animals especially the famous Fiona and her little bro Fitz. Get our list of insider tips to make the most of your visit to the zoo.
Fiona the Hippo (photo: @nong.ephraim)
Newport on the Levee: It’s always a good time at Newport on the Levee. This Northern Kentucky attraction is home to the Newport Aquarium, restaurants, bars, a movie theater, and a great outdoor space with perfect views of Cincinnati.
March Food & Drink Events in Cincy
Cookies & Beer (March 8): Pop into Taft’s Brewpourium to indulge in a Beer & Girl Scout Cookie Pairing event. What a treat!
Cincinnati International Wine Festival (March 9th-11th): Sample from over 700 wines from 100 wineries, lite bites, incredible wines, saké, and more. This fantastic event benefits over 30 local charities.
Mainstrasse Village Food & Culture Tour (every Saturday): Take in the quaint neighborhood of Covington and all it has to offer.
Women’s History Month Tasting Tour at Findlay Market (March 18): Celebrate Women’s History Month and taste treats from women-owned businesses in the historic Findlay Market.
Pizza and Wine at Water Tower Fine Wines (March 25th): Enjoy an irresistible pizza buffet and taste incredible wines in Mount. Washington.
Dead Low Brewery Improv Night (March 31st): Grab great brews, food, and belly laughs with a view of the Ohio River.
Arts & Culture Events in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther in Concert (March 12th): The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Cincinnati Pops perform this Oscar-winning score live along with the film.
Tootsie (through March 19th): This hysterical musical was called “the best comedy on Broadway” by Forbes.
Jagged Little Pill (March 28th-April 2nd): A fun jukebox musical with music by Alanis Morissette and Glen Ballard.
Blake Shelton (March 23rd): Sing along with this country superstar at Heritage Bank Arena for his Back to the Honky Tonk Tour.
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra (March 25th): Enjoy Franz Schubert’s 9th Symphony at the Greave Concert Hall at Northern Kentucky University.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (Free admission March 19th): Explore this immersive educational and inspiring museum that interprets stories from the era of the Underground Railroad.
Roberto Lugo: Hi-Def Archives at the Cincinnati Art Museum: Lugo’s exhibit explores the intersections of community, place, and identity while celebrating the craft history of Cincinnati. Admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is free.
March sporting events in Cincinnati
Cincinnati Reds Opening Day (March 30): Kick off baseball season as the Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4:10 p.m. in the legendary Great American Ball Park.
Cincinnati Reds game
Cincinnati Cyclones (throughout March): These hockey games are nonstop entertainment, affordable ticket and food prices, and fun for everyone.
FC Cincinnati (March 18th and 25th): Join the excitement and cheer on our home team at TQL stadium!
With events happening every weekend and beautiful parks and trails to explore, spring is a great time to visit the Cincy Region. For even more events happening in March in Cincinnati, check out our full events calendar. If you’re planning a last-minute spring break for the family, we’ve got some ideas for you!