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News from Downtown - 08.19.21

Downtown Cincinnati is the place to be this weekend, with something for everyone to enjoy, from bridal shows to festivals and bar crawls. On Saturday, hop around Over-the-Rhine for the Tacos & Tequila Bar Crawl from 1-6 p.m. Your ticket purchase includes three tacos, exclusive margarita, tequila, and beer specials at each location, as well as raffle prizes. Participating businesses include On the Rhine Eatery, Below Zero Lounge, The Drinkery, Mr. Pitiful’s, MOTR Pub, Treehouse Patio Bar, and more. Tickets are selling fast, so purchase yours here.

On Sunday, Bridalrama returns to the Duke Energy Convention Center. Happening from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., this popular wedding show allows couples to meet with vendors that provide services for every aspect of the wedding from event planners to photographers and florists, and much more. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

The Black Family Reunion returns this weekend, with events and programming happening all weekend to celebrate the occasion. The fun kicks off with breakfast tomorrow on Fountain Square from 9-10:30 a.m., along with music by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. On Saturday, the festival continues at Sawyer Point from noon to 8 p.m., with family-friendly games and activities, food, and a variety of vendors providing information on health and wellness, senior services, and other topics. The day ends with a concert by R&B group Dru Hill. On Sunday, the festivities at Sawyer Point include a gospel concert series, along with food and vendor booths, also happening from noon to 8 p.m.

You have the chance to explore The Phoenix at its first-ever open house event, happening next Thursday, August 26 from 4-7 p.m. Attendees can view the event spaces, meet with vendors and sample food offerings from the catering menu. To reserve a spot to tour this historic Downtown Cincinnati venue, click here.

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