Cincinnati Festivals Return

The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce announces that several popular festivals will be returning this year:

Asian Food Fest is the banner event for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and is the first large Cincinnati food festival scheduled for 2022. The event will feature over 25 local Asian restaurants and establishments along with live entertainment from May 7-8. 

Taste of Cincinnati, one of the nation’s largest free culinary arts festivals, returns to downtown Cincinnati from May 28-30 along Fifth Street from Walnut to Sentinel. This Cincinnati culinary tradition started in 1979, features more than 65 restaurants, food trucks, and Findlay Market vendors along with several stages of live entertainment. 

America’s Oktoberfest returns to downtown Cincinnati September 16-18. Oktoberfest Zinzinnati showcases the rich German heritage of Southwest Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food, and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be America’s largest Oktoberfest with more than 700,000 people attending in 2021. 

BLINK, illuminated by ArtsWave, the region’s engine for the arts, returns October 13-16, 2022. Last experienced by over 1.3M people in 2019, the four-night, 30 city block, outdoor art experience inspires innovation and creativity through street art, projection mapping, and light-based installations.