Taste of Cincinnati, Produced by Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Presented by Kroger

Festival Information

Taste is back and bigger than ever for 2024! Admission is FREE, so come experience the new as well as the tried and true foods that make our region great. Stay for the entertainment and to mingle with friends and family. You won’t want to miss it!


Saturday, May 25, 2024
11 AM - 11 PM


Sunday, May 26, 2024
11 AM - 11 PM


Monday, May 27, 2024
11 AM - 8 PM



Taste of Cincinnati is held on 4 blocks of Fifth Street, between Main Street and just east of Sentinel Street in downtown Cincinnati.


From the north (I-75 and I-74)

I-75 south to the Fifth Street exit, straight ahead to event site.

From the northeast (I-71)

I-71 South to the Reading Rd exit. Keep left for Gilbert Ave. Gilbert becomes Eight St. The event site will be three blocks to your left (South).

From the south (I-75 and I-71)

North across the Ohio River to Cincinnati; Use Fifth Street exit, straight ahead to event site.

From the southeast (I-471)

North across Ohio River to Cincinnati to US 50 West, exit at Third Street. Event is two blocks North

From Columbia Parkway (US 50) westbound

Use Third or Sixth Street exits to access the event. If exiting from Third, the event is two blocks to the right (North). If exiting from Sixth, the event is one block to the left (South).


The following streets will close at 6:00AM on Wednesday, May 22 and reopen by 5:00PM on Tuesday, May 28th unless otherwise noted below.

  • Fifth Street- closed between Walnut Street and Columbia Parkway
    • Will reopen by 6:00 AM on Tuesday, May 28th
  • Columbia Parkway- closed between Downtown and the Sixth Street ramp
  • Sycamore Street- closed between Sixth Street and Fourth Street (access maintained to garages)
  • Broadway- closed between Fourth Street and Sixth Street
  • Broadway- converted to a temporary 2-way traffic pattern between Seventh Street and Sixth Street
  • Sentinel Street- closed
  • Lawrence Street- closed
A marked detour will be in place directing motorists to northbound I-71 and I-471. Drivers are reminded to use caution around the event site and to use alternate routes if possible.