Home of the famed Cincinnati Reds, the Great American Ball Park has been hosting devoted fans and sports enthusiasts since 2003. Replete with state-of-the-art technology and excellent seating, the stadium marked its eighth season in the top flight (the MLB) in the 2010 season. Fans will appreciate the Great American Ball Park's scenic and central location on the Ohio River, as well as the many amenities offered here. Check the website or call ahead for tickets and other information.
With ever-changing scenery, white linen table cloths, and a four-course meal, a dining experience aboard the Cincinnati Dinner Train is truly one-of-a-kind. Amble through the greater Cincinnati area as you dine on succulent dishes of prime rib, smoked salmon, and chocolate pecan pie in a vintage 1940's diner car. This unique experience is only available on Saturday evenings, so plan accordingly.
Nestled in the heart of Cincinnati, Fountain Square dates to as far back as 1871. Having been the primary locus of the city's civic and commercial nuances, this iconic square has been an integral part of the city center ever since its inception, and array of restaurants, shops and offices lie strewn across its structural expanse. Perhaps the centerpiece of this sprawling square is the incredibly ornate, bronze-cloaked Tyler Davidson Fountain, which was built when local businessman Henry Probasco wanted to honor his brother-in-law. Popularly known as 'The Square', this cherished landmark comes alive with effervescent dusky hues come night, further accentuated by the mellow glow and gushing fervor of the fountain lying in the foreground. With its tagline 'Where Cincinnati Connects' doing justice to its communal, inclusive and spirited tenor, the Square is, indeed, an indelible landmark of the city. Fountain Square has played host to a string of well-known festivals and events including Oktoberfest, and continues to do so.
For a change of scenery from the regular downtown nightlife, head north to the Go Bananas comedy club. This fun-filled club opens its door almost every day to some of the best comedians nationwide. Be prepared for a side-splitting jokes from noted artists like Bill Burr, Tony Woods, and Troy Baxley, all of whom have repeatedly performed here. Go Bananas is the perfect place to unwind with your friends, and for a comedy club, the bartenders mix some pretty mean cocktails. If you want to keep the fun going after catching a show, head next door to McLevy's Pub, where most of the comedians hang out. Call in advance or go online for your tickets as these tend to sell out quickly.
Opened in 2000, this purpose-built stadium is home to the Cincinnati Bengals, an American Football team with a significant standing in the NFL (National Football League). With a capacity to seat a mammoth 65,515 spectators, the stadium boasts modern facilities for the fans as well as the teams and media-persons. Besides the normal seats, the stadium also offers plush private suites from where you can enjoy the game in peace. The stadium has ample concession options as well as a few fine dining ones for foodies. The collective roar of the fans on game days is something every Bengals fan should experience at Paul Brown. Check website for tickets and more.
Just when the dust settled after the closure of Southgate House's on 3rd Street, the brains behind this magnificent venture revived the glorious concert venue in an old dilapidated church on 6th Street. Considered to be one of the best places to listen to live music in the country, this live music venue/ bar continues the tradition of bringing the best talents in music for the music lovers of Newport. Having hosted magnificent and award-winning bands like The Black Keys, White Stripes and Guided by Voices, as well as bluegrass stalwarts like Jimmy Martin and Ralph Stanley, one can expect many such performances in the future. Grab the drinks specials from the bar and groove to outstanding live music given out by the artists and bands at The Southgate House Revival.
The history of Moerlein beers begins from 1853 CE with Christian Moerlein. One of the largest names in the brewing industry, the history of the brand is intricately linked to the history of beer as well as of the city of Cincinnati. Now, established after nearly a century, the Christian Moerlein Malt House Taproom is open to visitors from Wednesday to Sunday. They also conduct tours from Friday at 7p, Saturday and Sunday at 1p and 3p.
Spread out over 25,000 square feet (2322 square meters), Rheingeist is the place to go for beer fanatics in Cincinnati. While you're sipping on one of their divine brews, you can enjoy a game of ping pong or cornhole with friends, or just take in the sight of the cool murals on the walls. Sample flights of their masterfully brewed beers before taking a tour of the facilities to see how they're made.
Over-the-Rhine Brewery District was the heart of the city's beer brewing industry ever since the early 19th century until the days of prohibition. Today, this district is home to some of the best breweries in the state and organize special brewery tours that should not be missed when visiting the city. These tours take you on a journey through time as you admire 19th Century breweries that have been refurbished as well as some beautiful buildings that are examples of Classical architecture. This district also frequently organizes beer festivals and events that attract numerous visitors every year.
An award-winning lounge and nightclub, Below Zero Lounge is the place to be for a fun-filled evening. One of the more modern spaces in the city, this versatile nightspot is an amalgamation between a contemporary bar, lounge, nightclub and cabaret stage. A line-up of high-profile DJs keep the crowd on their feet, with a fabulous track-list featuring all the hits of the current decade. This is also a popular spot among the LBGTQ community, with a number of dedicated events and shows. Also featuring a weekly karaoke night, drag shows, game nights and comedy shows, there's plenty to keep the crowd entertained at this spot.
Opened in 2013, JACK Cincinnati Casino is a promise of a good time. Visitors can also enjoy many culinary delights including seafood and burgers in the restaurants which are located in the casino and there is a bar as well which serves crafted cocktails. This place also hosts many events including boxing matches and live music performances. A truly fun place to spend your day at with your friends.
The Cincinnati region of the U.S. State of Ohio is bequeathed with one of the finer avenues in the form of the Phoenix Club. The club site carries immense monumental value and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a massive example of the Late 19th and early 20th century Revival styles of architecture. It stands as a perfect avenue for varied events that can be planned and executed in the best of ways.