CINCINNATI – This weekend is full of tacos, food trucks, art, Pride and more.
CINCINNATI FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL: Friday 11 am-10pm. Summit Park, 4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash. Enjoy familiar foods or find a new favorite at the Cincinnati Food Truck Festival, presented by the Cincinnati Food Truck Association. www.summitparkblueash.com
LAST FRIDAY: Friday 5-9pm. Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Free. Browse the work of dozens of artists at the Pendleton Art Center as they return from Final Friday after a brief hiatus due to COVID-19. pendletonartcenter.com
MIDDLETOWN PRIDE: Friday 5-9pm. Downtown Middletown, Inc., Downtown Middletown. Free. Celebrate Pride Month during the third annual event in Middletown. Everyone is welcome. The event will include a Color Crawl and High Heal Dash. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
FEDEX GROUND ROCKIN TACO FESTIVAL: Friday 5 pm-11pm; 12 noon-11 p.m. Saturday; Sunday noon-9 p.m. Covington Plaza, Covington. Free. Who needs a taco Tuesday when there’s a tacos festival going on all weekend? The newly opened Covington Plaza on the Ohio River in Covington will host the FedEx Ground Rocking Taco Festival all weekend with live music, dancing, beer, margaritas and tacos. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
DINOSAUR ADVENTURES: Friday and Saturday 9 am-8pm; 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday. Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. 40-80 USD per vehicle. The journey to prehistoric earth continues this weekend. The Dinosaur Adventure drive-through trip from Coney Island features life-size dinosaurs in this 30- to 45-minute event. This is a time-reserved event. www.dinosauradventure.com
MUSIC ON THE MARKET: Friday 5-7pm; Saturday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. Queen City Hemp, It’s Commonly Jazz, and Cincinnati Music Accelerator are hosting a number of free outdoor performances at the Findlay Market this weekend. Erwin Stuckey will start on Friday from 5pm to 7pm, followed by Nichetone from 12pm to 2pm on Saturday and Natural Progression from 4pm to 6pm on the same day. www.findlaymarket.org
20-21C PRIDE BLOCK PARTY: Saturday 4-6pm. 21c Museum and Hotel, 609 Walnut St., Downtown. Free admission. The 21c Museum and Hotel is partnering with neighboring Nicholson’s Pub this Pride Month to transform Gano Alley. Bring the whole family and enjoy activities like street chalk, soap bubbles, face painting, and kids’ slushies. Also sip craft beer and white claw floats while you enjoy burgers, brats, and hot dogs. (And put on your best dancing shoes. A DJ will be playing music.) For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
PIONEER PARK SPRING FLING: Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Pioneer Park, 3952 Madison Pike, Covington. Free. Join others for a day of shopping, dining, and fun at Pioneer Park. More than 50 vendors will offer their creations during this one-day event. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
LEBANON OHIO GARDEN TOUR: Saturday and Sunday 11 am-5pm. Lebanon Train Station, 198 S. Broadway St. Lebanon. $ 15 online; $ 20 on site; Children under 12 years free. Stroll through Lebanon’s unique gardens. This year, the tour offers a scavenger hunt through a colorful flower farm, hillside, forest garden, and herb and perennial gardens at the train station. More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.