News from Downtown - 08.26.21
Celebrate the grand opening of the newest cocktail bar from Four Entertainment Group (4EG), located at 56 East Court Street, along the new Court Street Plaza. Named Pilar, after Ernest Hemingway’s fishing boat, the bar will offer tropical-themed cocktails, as well as various ales and selection of wines, creating an atmosphere that pays homage to the famous author’s travels around Key West and Cuba. The bar opens at 4 p.m., so stop in for a refreshing cocktail on Saturday.
While you’re Downtown this weekend, visit the new outdoor bar on Fountain Square. The new structure, made from a 20-by-8-foot shipping container, provides a full-service bar for patrons to walk up, order a drink, and have a seat while listening to a live show or enjoying happy hour. Stop by for a drink at the new bar during Fifth and Vine Live this weekend, featuring a great lineup of local and regional bands.
With the sweltering heat we’ve had lately, a winter ballet is probably the last thing on your mind. But you don’t want to miss the great deal on tickets for one of Downtown Cincinnati’s major holiday traditions, The Nutcracker. The Cincinnati Ballet is offering a summer sale, with 30% off tickets to select shows of the holiday favorite, performed at Music Hall from December 16-26. Purchases are limited to 8 discounted tickets. The sale ends tomorrow, August 27, so don’t wait! To make your purchase, click here.
You still have time purchase a ticket for the Contemporary Arts Center’s Fast Forward Gala, happening this Saturday from 6-10 p.m. Get dressed up for the occasion and enjoy this fun, festive art auction and fundraising event to help support programming at the CAC. Food, drinks, and valet parking will be provided. Your ticket also includes admission to the gala after-party, where you can dance the night away from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.