Coney Island
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
May
  8 - 10Appalachian Festival
The 46th Annual Appalachian Festival is sponsored by the Appalachian Community Development Association. Visitors can enjoy hundreds of down-home crafts, non-stop music on four stages, storytelling performances, traditional dance performances, and lots of food! Traditional craftsmen will be demonstrating their techniques and selling their wares. The living history village features "live" campers dressed in 1840's clothing who'll be demonstrating Appalachian mountain life 150+ years ago.   more info
  16Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Walk Now for Autism Speaks is an inspirational and impactful opportunity to raise money and awareness to help change the future for all those who struggle with autism. Participating in Walk Now for Autism Speaks empowers you to make a difference and provides you with an opportunity to honor someone with autism.   more info
  17Rusty Races
Coney Island and The Rusty Griswolds, uber popular party band and founders of the Rusty Ball, are joining together to present a first-ever running event to benefit local charities.   more info
  17Lauren's Fight for the Cure
Lauren Hill, a 19-year-old Mount St. Joseph University student and basketball player, is battling a rare and inoperable form of brain cancer. She was diagnosed with brain cancer in November, 2013 at the age of 18. Showing her immense courage, Lauren continued to play basketball during her six weeks of radiation and chemotherapy. Help Lauren's Fight for the Cure at a special fundraiser from 1:00-6:00pm featuring live music, raffle, car show and more.   more info
  23Cincinnati Warbirds WWII Swing Dance and USO Show to Honor Veterans
Featuring Tom Daugherty Orchestra's "Swing Canteen" recreating Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps Band and Swing Dancers from Cincyswing.com. Click the "more info" link for event full details.   more info
  23Coney Island Opening Day
Coney Island opens for our 129th season of summer fun! In celebration of Memorial Day weekend, military personnel get a FREE Pool & Rides Combo Ticket!   more info
  29 - 31Summerfair
Summerfair is Cincinnati's premier festival of fine arts and crafts. The fair will feature more than 300 fine artists and craftspeople from around the country as well as regional performers, a variety of gourmet arts, and the Youth Arts Rocks! area for kids.   more info

June
  18 - 20Paddlefest
The Ohio River Way Paddlefest is the largest canoe and kayak paddling event in America with over 2,200 paddlers. The weekend kicks off with the Kids Outdoor Action Expo on Thursday, the Ohio River & Outdoor Music Festival on Friday, and Paddle the Ohio on Saturday.   more info

July
  316th Annual LaRosa's Balloon Glow
Coney Island comes alive on Friday, July 3rd! Live music, family entertainment and Classic Rides make for a fun-filled evening. Later, the evening sky illuminates when hot air balloons of every color glow for all to see. The grand finale for the event is a spectacular Rozzi Fireworks display over the banks of Lake Como.   more info

September
  5Cruise-A-Palooza
This classic car show features hundreds of makes and models from all through the years! Professional judges will award trophies to the top 50 cars. Prizes and music by DJ Hughes make this event fun for the entire family!   more info
  26'Fire Up the Night' International Fireworks Competition presented by Dr. Pepper and Crush
See four fireworks shows in one night! You'll be amazed as teams from around the world compete for best fireworks display, followed by a stunning finale by Rozzi's! Plus, enjoy Coney's Classic Rides, live entertainment, and Party IN Sunlite Pool! Join us for this spectacular display of sound, color and music along with an evening of family fun like no other!   more info

October
  10 - 25Fall-O-Ween Festival
All your fall favorites plus some Halloween fun make for one great family event! Enjoy Trick or Treat Trail for kids, Fright Lights musical light show, Coney's Classic Rides, musical entertainment, farmyard friends and more!   more info