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Your 2024 Cincinnati Music Festival Guide


Cincinnati Music Festival weekend activities

What’s happening during the Cincinnati Music Festival

Food festivals, Black vendors, keynote speakers, career fairs, and more! 


The Cincinnati Music Festival is back for its 35th year. The Cincinnati Music Festival, traditionally known as the Cincinnati Jazz Festival, will occur at Paycor Stadium along the Ohio Riverfront.

In addition to performances, check out various events during the Cincinnati Music Festival. Attendees can enjoy professional events, speaker series, food, shopping, parties, and more to experience Cincinnati’s Black culture. View the Cincinnati Music Festival guide below to ensure your weekend is jam-packed with fun.


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Events happening during the Cincinnati Music Festival


Check back to see everything happening during the week leading up to the Cincinnati Music Festival and Cincinnati Music Festival Weekend with this Cincinnati Music Festival guide. Many events have a ticket limit, so be sure to confirm details and attendance before acting.


Additional Experiences in Cincinnati


Need more than what is on the Cincinnati Music Festival Guide? In addition to scheduled events, Cincinnati has plenty to explore during Cincinnati Music Festival weekend.








Museums and Historical Sites


Zoos, Aquariums, Parks, and Botanical Gardens



Additional Information


Parking and Travel

Parking lots surrounding Paycor Stadium, downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky will be open. Most lots will open at 5:30 p.m. each night.

Cincy EZ Park allows you to pay for online meter parking from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Take Cincinnati METRO to the venue. Get real-time updates with the METRO App.

The Cincinnati Bell Connector is a free three-mile circulator that can quickly move concert-goes through our downtown.


Written by: Crystal Kendrick

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Written by Latoya Stiggers

Writer, The Voice of Black Cincinnati