Washington Park

You can learn about Cincinnati's most famous record label with dozens of events and special shows on this six-page list for King Records Month 2016. 

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Delicious Food & More At This Year's Asian Food Fest

May 6, 2016

The 6th Annual Asian Food Fest returns to Washington Park on May 14 and 15, bringing visitors a wide range of Asian cuisine, vendors and performing arts. Joining David Delegator for a preview of this year's fest is Tessa Xuan, the event's marketing director.

The Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic returns for its second year next month, with an expanded schedule, a grand tasting, and more than 100 chefs, artisans, beverage pros and storytellers, coming together for three days of food, wine, and cocktails, in celebration of our regional dynamic food and beverage scene.

Green roofs, also known as eco-roofs or nature roofs, have become increasingly more popular as people and organizations realize their benefits, from better storm-water management and reduced CO2 impact to cutting down summer air conditioning costs. You may not realize it, but Washington Park is a green roof. And a 2,400 square foot green roof grows on top of Giraffe Ridge Barn at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Our constantly connected, tuned-in world can become stressful and often crowds out the ability to just sit and think, to slow down and relax. Maybe it's time to explore the benefits of doing nothing more than sitting quietly, shutting out much of the noise that surrounds us.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will salute the legacy of King Records with a celebration in Washington Park on Sunday, May 31. Celebrating King Records will feature an evening of food, music and memories, capped with a staged concert reading of KJ Sanchez’'s play CINCINNATI KING.

The City Flea Returns

May 15, 2015

The City Flea returns to Washington Park this Saturday, May 16. Find out more about this community event from its founder, Lindsay Dewald.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Remember that C-shaped arrow in Washington Park? Well, it's out of here.

Artist Philip Short loaded it up on a small trailer Wednesday afternoon and began the drive back to North Carolina.

But not without answering a few questions from WVXU listeners.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

It sprung up in early April... a big, orange C-shaped arrow sitting in the  middle of Washington Park. People walk by and take pictures of it, or selfies with it. There's a lid on the end of the arrow, but no sign explaining its existence.

Tana Weingartner / WVXU

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has announced the popular “Lumenocity” event will be returning to Washington Park in August for a third year.  But unlike the previous two concerts, this year people will have to pay to attend.

The 2015 “Lumenocity” will take place for five-nights from August 5 through 9.  It features a 3-D image projection mapping on the front of Music Hall choreographed to music performed by the CSO. 

  The 13th annual MidPoint Music Festival kicks off this Thursday, offering festival goers three days of music, fun, food and drink, in various venues throughout Over the Rhine and downtown. While headliners at this year’'s MidPoint are The Afghan Whigs, Chromeo and OK Go, the festival continues to embrace emerging artists, the bands people will be talking about next year.

Howard Wilkinson

Trailing in the polls and the contest for campaign dollars, Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald brought most of the statewide Democratic ticket with him Tuesday morning for a rally in Cincinnati's Washington Park, one of the last stops on a eight-city bus tour of the state.

There were about 75 supporters who showed up for the morning event, but FitzGerald sees the “Tour to Restore Ohio” as a way of making up for the lack of financial resources and drumming up enthusiasm among the Democratic base in Ohio.

Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic

Sep 5, 2014

  A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread - and Thou.”.. along with more than 40 of the city’s top chefs, vintners and brewers, all coming together for two days of tastings, contests, parties, lectures and demonstrations, to show off Cincinnati'’s ever-growing and dynamic food scene.

That'’s what'’s happening September 12 and 13 in Washington Park and downtown Cincinnati, with the inaugural Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic.  

Here to give us a preview of the event are City Stories Media Co-Directors and founders of the Food + Wine Classic, Courtney Tsitouris and Donna Covrett, along with Kathleen Norris from Urban Fast Forward, who has been an advisor for the Food + Wine Classic.

For a schedule of events, please visit cincinnatifoodandwineclassic.com.

Cincinnati's Asian Food Fest returns for its fifth year with a new location, new fun events and a new focus on more authentic cuisine.


Aug 2, 2014

LUMENOCITY returns for three magical nights!

On Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 1-3, Cincinnati's Washington Park will be the site for great music, stunning new animations, an all-new LUMENOCITY Village, and a few surprises.