Weekend Round Up Around Cincinnati and Dayton

January 13-15, 2023

From Cavalcade of Customs at Duke Energy Center to Funk Night at the RiverScape Ice Rink, Cincinnati and Dayton are full of family fun this weekend! Check out our weekend round up:

Dayton Funk Night | Friday | RiverScape MetroPark

Join the MetroParks on select Friday evenings in January and February for theme night! Skate along to your favorite tunes, played by a live DJ! Enjoy a cup of delicious cocoa from the Cafe and warm up in the Kettering Health Comfort Tent during your visit.

Cyclones Hockey | Friday | Heritage Bank Center

Help the Cyclones raise awareness and funds for the Dragonfly Foundation. The Cyclones will wear specialty jerseys to be auctioned off after the game.


National Fishing Expo | Fri-Sun | Sharonville Convention Center

The National Fishing Expos – Cincinnati returns to the Sharonville Convention Center with one of the largest groups of handmade tackle, guides, clothing, accessories and Canadian outfitter vendors in the country. We’ve got the gear you need and deals you won’t believe. Kids 17 and under are free!

Cavalcade of Customs | Fri-Sun | Duke Energy Center

Cincinnati is set to host this year’s must see ISCA/Summit Racing Equipment Championship Finals with competitors from around the country. Two levels of Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, Motorcycles and more! Discount tickets available at area O’Reilly Auto Parts.

Van Gogh The Immersion Experience | Through Feb 26 | 14 West Fourth Street

Hosted at the former Fifth Third Bank building on West Fourth, The Immersive Experience doors open to tall, bright pops of blue swirls and yellow sunflowers. The larger-than-life gallery walls are full of light-projected paintings as soon as you walk inside. Experience hallways of sights and sounds, sit inside Van Gogh’s bedroom of the Arles, watch 360 degree grandiose projected art films, color your own Van Gogh painting and walk through a Dutch farm on the highly recommend Virtual Reality headset.

Heritage Kids Club | Saturday | Heritage Village Museum

Children will learn about the history of early Cincinnati and the historic crafts, trades, and skills of its settlers. They will have the opportunity to explore the past with items from the Heritage Village Museum collections and exploration of the Village’s historic buildings. There will be related stories, activities, and a light snack provided. Everyone will have something to take home to show off their handiwork. Open to ages 5 through 15.

Creative Reuse Drop-In | Saturday | Cincinnati Art Museum

One person’s trash is another artist’s treasure!  Drop in with Indigo Hippo for art with recycled materials! After, stay to explore the art museum with free admission every day.

Art Museum Creative Reuse

Holiday Whopla | Through Jan 16 | Downtown Middletown

Located in historic and charming downtown Middletown, the third annual Middletown Holiday Whopla features a state of the art ice skating rink, beer & wine garden, food trucks, and Holiday Whoville train rides. It is surrounded by larger than life interactive light displays, nestled amongst specialty shops, bars, restaurants, and so much more. Continue a family tradition or start a new one with us this holiday season!

Sharing Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream of One Nation | Sunday | Zion Baptist Church

The Interim Pastor, officers, and members of Zion Baptist Church cordially invite you to an Interfaith Vesper. The speaker will be Christie Kuhns, J.D., President and CEO of Urban League of Southwestern Ohio. Special guests, the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Nouveau Chamber Players, and members of the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati. Please join us as we keep Dr. King’s Dream of One Nation Alive! A reception follows the Vesper.

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