420 Riverboat Row
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 291-6700
Fax: (859) 291-6702
Primarily a dockyard of sorts for riverboats, the Serpentine Wall, a series of steps by the riverside, is a venue that hosts several events, concerts and shows. Whether it is a display of fireworks, or the popular Riverfest, or simply a celebration of sorts, you can get to the serpentine wall, set off on a cruise or enjoy exciting shows that take place on one of the riverboats docked here. The venue is quite appealing even when visited on dull, summer days. Call ahead for further details.
P&G Pavilion is one of the best venues that plays host to numerous concerts and events. More over what drives people to this venue is that the events here are mostly free. Almost every weekend there is either a cultural event or a concert held here. Famous bands like Duran Duran, Barenaked ladies, The village people and more have enthralled the crowd with amazing performances. Check the website or call ahead for further information.
At this Fandango Theater, more than a dozen of the newest movies are shown.
Just when the dust settled after the closure of Southgate House's on 3rd Street, the brains behind this magnificent venture revived the glorious concert venue in an old dilapidated church on 6th Street. Considered to be one of the best places to listen to live music in the country, this live music venue/ bar continues the tradition of bringing the best talents in music for the music lovers of Newport. Having hosted magnificent and award-winning bands like The Black Keys, White Stripes and Guided by Voices, as well as bluegrass stalwarts like Jimmy Martin and Ralph Stanley, one can expect many such performances in the future. Grab the drinks specials from the bar and groove to outstanding live music given out by the artists and bands at The Southgate House Revival.
Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park is a professional theater that has been producing plays for diverse audiences for the last 45 years. The theater is well acclaimed and has been awarded the Tony in 2004 and 2007. The acts include classics, contemporary, musicals, dramas, comedies and hits. Many actors that have performed here have gone on to become film and television stars. The young are always invited to the performances here. The theater also offers acting classes, internships, summer camps and student programs.
Currently a historic Showboat, the Majestic Riverboat is popular for theater and art displays. Whether on a lookout for comedies or musicals or dramas, the oldest riverboat is a center-piece of performing and visual art. The preserved showboat is buzzing with activities, not just as a tourist attraction but as a center of art and cultural events. Call for more details, or check the website.
Cincinnati's largest indoor arena, the U.S. Bank Arena seats over 17,000 and includes spacious private party suites, luxurious executive suites and club seating. The list of the entertainers who have performed here goes on and on, including Dave Matthews Band, Billy Joel, Bill Cosby, Garth Brooks, Eric Clapton, Metallica, KISS, Elton John and many more. The Arena also hosts several shows throughout the year such as WWF, Disney on Ice and Monster Truck Rallies. Many sporting events also make their way here like the USA Men's Basketball Tournament, Ice Skating World Championships, Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey, indoor soccer and arena football.
Cincinnati's National Indoor Football League, The Marshals are scheduled to play from March to July.
Home of the famed ball players and local side the Cincinnati Reds, is the Great American Ball Park. The year 2003 marked the beginning of the park as a major sport facility. Replete with the state-of-the-art technology and excellent seating arrangement, the Great American Ball Park marked its eighth season in the top flight (the MLB) in the 2010 season. Check the website or call ahead for tickets and other information.
Ranks as one of the nation's largest presenters of professional touring Broadway productions. Experience Broadway's most exciting shows at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.
Part of the Aronoff Center for the Arts, the compact Jarson-Kaplan Theater is ideal for smaller performances and meetings. Seating only 437, this intimate theater has a unique design with high-quality acoustics. Previous shows the theater has hosted include Contemporary Dance Theater performances, The World Piano Competition, and Blake Bowden's stage adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings trilogy.Definitely an experience you cannot afford to miss!