Fountain Square will be an official viewing location for this summer's World Cup. The announcement means all three of the USA's first round games will be broadcast live on the big screen during the month-long soccer tournament being held in Brazil from June 12 - July 13.
Watch Party Dates:
Monday June 16 vs Ghana 6:00 p.m. Match Kickoff
Sunday June 22 vs Portugal 6:00 p.m. Match Kickoff
Thursday June 26 vs Germany 12:00 p.m. Match Kickoff
The 2014 MidPoint Indie Summer lineup has been announced. The free, outdoor concert series organized by 3CDCand sponsored by the MidPoint Music Festival takes place Friday nights May 30 through August 29 on Fountain Square and features many of the bands that make the local music scene great.
The Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation, or 3CDC, was founded in 2003 to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of development activities in the city. Since then, 3CDC has managed the renovation of Fountain Square, Over-the Rhine’s Gateway Quarter, Washington Park, and dozens of other projects. 3CDC President & CEO Stephen Leeper and Vice President of Communications Anastasia Mileham talk about efforts to revitalize the city during the last decade, and current projects the organization is working on.
The Macy’s Holiday Tree installation, delayed a week due to a snapped trunk in the original tree, is planned for this Saturday, November 16. The new 55-foot Norway Spruce will adorn Fountain Square, on the corner of Fifth and Vine, through early January.
The tree is traveling about 220 miles from Rittman, Ohio and is set to arrive by 6 a.m. Initial tree installation will run from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and decoration is expected to be complete by Wednesday of the following week.