5 Activities for Quality Family Time this Weekend in Cincinnati

Our top pick for this weekend all have one thing in common: the allow for maximum family bonding time! Take a break from the fall flurry for some family time (the laundry from last week’s soccer, football and gymnastics practice can wait.) From sharing a beloved musical with your kids, to taking a family hayride, to spending an afternoon in a boxcar with your crew, let’s all make some family memories this weekend.

Here are 5 activities for quality family time this weekend in Cincinnati:



Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music

Final shows Fri., Oct. 7 – Sun., Oct. 9 at the Aronoff
Take your family to this beloved musical! The Sound of Music features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp. Read our review here.

Harvest Moon Festival

Sat., Oct. 8 from 5-8 at Swaim Park
This local festival is one for the books! Enjoy s’mores, crafts, hayrides, food, entertainment, pony rides, crafts and face painting at Montgomery’s beautiful Swaim Park. Plus, it’s free!

Fall Family Fun Weekends at Brown’s Farm Market

Sat., Oct. 8 and Sun., Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. each day
Enjoy fall fun at Brown’s Family Farm Market! Features: play areas, corn maze, straw maze, animals, picnic areas, farm market, and, of course: pumpkins! All play area activities are free all day every day. Hayrides are $4 a person. All fall decorations, pumpkins, treats etc. are purchased separately in the store.

For more festivals, check out 5 Fall Festivals this Weekend in Cincinnati and 5 (More) Fall Festivals this Weekend in Cincinnati!

Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire

Sat., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 9 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds
Calling all inventors, tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts! Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back, and, with a new location and Makers, this year promises to be more explosive than ever! This family friendly event will once again bring together amateur and professional inventors, artists, crafters, chemists, engineers and performers. This year’s Mini Maker Faire will also feature a film festival on Saturday evening, October 8.

The Fall Flyer

Sat., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 9 at LM&M Railroad
Autumn is the best time for a train ride! Take a relaxing ride with your family aboard the LM&M Railroad’s Fall Flyer. Enjoy a pleasant 1 hour and 15 minute journey between Lebanon and Hageman Junction. You’ll love the uninterrupted time with your kids!

Take a little family time this weekend — you’ll all feel refreshed and recharged for the week! For more happenings around town, be sure to bookmark our Online Calendar.

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