9 Places to take the Kids this Weekend in Southwest Ohio

There’s a busy Saturday planned in Southwest Ohio! Take the kids out to one of these awesome events:


Bunnies and Blooms | 10a-8p

Put a bit more spring into your step and hop on into the Spring Show “Bunnies & Blooms” at Krohn Conservatory! Not only do they have live bunnies hopping among the tulips and the daffodils in the show room, but the show also features a collection of classic books featuring bunnies, as well as formal, vegetable garden themed plantings.

Everything Thomas | 10a-6p

Visit the EnterTRAINment Junction indoor celebration of Thomas the Train with Thomas-themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunt, coloring & crafts. Enjoy the indoor kid’s train ride PLUS see all the Thomas merchandise all 15%-50% off!

Penguin Days at the Cincinnati Zoo | 11a & 2:30p

March to the Cincinnati Zoo to see King Penguins waddle on weekends during Penguin Days! Enjoy Penguin Parades Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays this winter while the Zoo rolls out the red carpet for our cold-weather friends. 

Love on the Levee | 12-3p

Calling all Levee lovebirds; grab your family, partner or bestie to join Newport on the Levee for a sweet celebration of love! Enjoy Valentine’s Day themed sips and snacks, live music & more!

Valentines Bash with Great Parks | 1-3p

Join Great Parks at Woodland Mound for an afternoon of fun with games, crafts, and other activities for the whole family! Meet some of our lovable animal ambassadors, make some Valentines, and learn how some animals show their love to each other.

Grimmz Fairytales with Dayton Live | 1p & 4p

Meet two modern-day hip-hop street performers, Jake and Will, who bring the stories of the Brother Grimmz to life with a contemporary urban spin, as they and a few of their friends turn records and dance circles around some of the most beloved and well-known fairy tales collected by the famous German brothers of old.

Alice (in Wonderland) | 2p & 8p

Webre’s colorful, humorous interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s trippy story is a visual feast with spectacular sets and over-the-top costumes, accompanied by a buoyant score from composer Matthew Pierce performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Follow the White Rabbit into Springer Auditorium and meet the Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat but watch out for the Red Queen or it’ll be off with your head!

Valentines Day Parents Night Out | 5-8p

It’s Parents Night Out at We Rock The Spectrum- Erlanger! Music, games, open play and more while the parents enjoy a night out on the town. $30 per child, $25 siblings. Must register.

Owl Prowl with Butler MetroParks | 6-7:30p

Explore Governor Bebb at night while we learn about the owls that live in the parks. Enjoy a fire and hot chocolate while discovering what makes owls such special hunters. Then we’ll venture into the cold and look for native owls out in the park.

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