Top Weekend Picks in Cincinnati

Check out our top weekend picks in Cincinnati! Adopt a new family member at My Furry Valentine or watch Hot Wheels monster trucks soar at Truist Arena… there’s plenty to do this weekend in the city!

Funky Fridays | Fountain Square | Fri 4-8:30p

It’s the final Funky Friday of the year! Skate to the freshest, funkiest beats at the UC Health Ice Rink, presented by Fifth Third Bank. We have a fantastic lineup of DJs to set the tone and bring the vibes to your Friday nights. Visit for reservations!

Baby Tours: Colors of the Rainbow | Cincy Art Museum | Fri 11a, 2p, 3p

This 40-minute experience will introduce you and your infant (ages 0-2) to the world of art with a tour designed to stimulate their developing minds. We will explain the positive effects of visual stimulation with masterpieces that will mesmerize the Art Museum’s youngest visitors. Visitors will meet in the Schmiddlapp Gallery, be led on a guided tour, then will do a baby-safe artmaking activity in the Rosenthal Education Center.

My Furry Valentine | Sharonville Convention Center | Sat-Sun 10a-5p

My Furry Valentine, presented by Petco Foundation, BOBS by Skechers and Ten, is the Tri-State’s largest companion animal adoption event. The event’s mission is to find homes for as many homeless animals as possible, to help end the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable cats and dogs. Hundreds of adoptable dogs and cats are brought together in a festive and family-friendly event, making it fun and easy to find your perfect pet! Adopter swag bags, raffle prizes, vendor booths will be at MFV!

Winter Star Weekend | Woodland Mound | Sat 1p and 2p

You are in for an out-of-this-world experience in our inflatable Dome planetarium! Marvel at the night sky in winter and learn some of our brightest stars and constellations. Space is limited.

Princess & Frog | Children’s Theatre | Sat 2p and 5p, Sun 2p

When a beautiful, but spoiled, princess throws her new golden ball down the palace garden well, she encounters an enchanted prince-turned frog, whose only hope at breaking his curse and turning back into a human is to be invited for dinner. Oh… and to be kissed on the nose by a princess. This fresh new musical adaptation will have you croaking the showtunes all the way home!

Hot Wheels Monster Truck Glow Party | Truist Arena | Sat 12:30p and 7:30p, Sun 2:30p

The first-ever Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party brings audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster truck toys in the DARK! Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Boneshaker™, Bigfoot® and more, plus the all-new Gunkster™, will light up the floor in outrageous monster trucks competitions and battles. Event performances will also feature a dazzling dance party, spectacular laser light shows and Hot Wheels toy giveaways during our top weekend pick.

Mardi Gras Parade | Mainstrasse | Sat 7p

Watch the family-friendly parade from the sidewalks at the annual Mainstrasse Mardi Gras Parade. Kids can catch beads and toys tossed from the colorful floats and parade participants.

Valentines Day Sweet and Savory Stroll | Findlay Market | Sun 10a-4p

Celebrate the sweetest day of the year and our top weekend pick with your sweetheart or favorite foodie friends at our annual Valentine’s Day Sweet & Savory Stroll. Spend the afternoon strolling through the market and enjoy our participating merchants’ sweet and savory samples with a glass of bubbly, live music, and warm heaters.

Searching for Salamanders | Sharon Woods | Sun 2p

Come hike the Gorge Trail with Great Parks and see if we can find some salamanders. We’ll explore the wet world of our amphibious friends and hope they have come out for Spring.

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