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Don’t know where to start your weekend? We’ve got you covered. Plan your weekend with this 2021 Cincinnati Music Festival Guide.
Cincinnati Music Festival headliners.
Hotel deals for downtown Cincinnati during the Music Festival weekend.
Enjoy seafood, BBQ and veggie food options at CincySoul.
Party at elite Black-owned clubs and lounges.
The Cincinnati Music Festival is a Midwest favorite for Black people and more. Hometown residents get to show off the Queen City as their friends, family and tourist bask in its vibrant culture. The weekend will shine with Black arts, entertainment, cuisines and education. So men, grab your outfits and ladies fluff your curls. Here is your 2021 Cincinnati Music Festival Guide.
2021 Cincinnati Music Festival Hotels and Accommodations
– Check out these hotel deals in downtown Cincinnati and surrounding areas, CVG Airport and Newport on the Levee.
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– Not finding a hotel? Check our area Air BnBs to make your stay more intimate.
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Parties, events and more will be added closer to the Cincinnati Music Festival date.
The information in this article is as current as of the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information before taking action. These events are not affiliated with The Voice of Black Cincinnati.
Things to do in Downtown Cincinnati.
Ready to have fun? Downtown Cincinnati has a variety of bars, breweries, restaurants and museums everyone can tap into. Check out these five cool entertainment districts and the many Black-owned clubs and lounges where many Black Cincinnatians will be.
Live concerts from nostalgic Hip-Hop R&B artists will also be taking place on stage. Seating is limited but there is plenty of standing room.
Where can I shop and eat during the Cincinnati Music Festival?
Experience exquisite, homestyle cuisines and desserts downtown on Fountain Square at CincySoul: Black Taste. Veggie options will also be available.
Other food and retail vendors will be located around Fountain Square and outside of Paul Brown Stadium through Vibe Marketplace.
If you would like a more sit-down-and-chill venue, here is a list of Cincinnati Black-owned restaurants waiting for your arrival.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Cincinnati Music Festival
What can I bring into Paul Brown Stadium for the Cincinnati Music Festival?
The NFL clear bag policy will NOT be in effect for the Cincinnati Music Festival. All bags will be checked upon entrance to the Stadium and all persons are subject to search by metal detectors. Paul Brown Stadium DOES NOT ALLOW the following items:
– Alcoholic beverages, beverage containers, bottles and cans with the exception of unopened bottled water
– Obscene or indecent clothing
– Recording equipment
– Illegal substances
– Seat cushions
– Binoculars case
– Laser pointers
– Noise making devices
– Weapons of any kind
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Where should I park for the Cincinnati Music Festival?
– Parking lots that surround Paul Brown Stadium, in downtown Cincinnati and in Northern Kentucky will be open. 2019 costs ranged from $15 to $25 per parking space. Most lots will open at 5:30 p.m. each night.
– Cincy EZ Park allows you to pay for meter parking online from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Sunday.
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