Festival Hours

Taste of Cincinnati Days & Hours

Saturday, May 25, 2024 – 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Sunday, May 26, 2024 – 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Monday, May 27, 2024 – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*There is no admission for for Taste of Cincinnati. Menu items range from $2-$8.

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).

Street Closings
Closing at 6 p.m. Friday and reopening at 5 a.m. Tuesday:

Fifth Street between Main and Sentinel streets
Sycamore Street between Fourth and Sixth streets
Broadway between Fourth and Sixth (no access to I-71 or I-471)
Sentinel from Eggleston to Fifth Street
Columbia Parkway West must exit at either Third or Sixth Streets for Downtown Access
No parking will be permitted on any of those streets, however access will be provided to parking garages and hotels. Many parking garages and lots are along 3rd, 4th and 6th streets.

Cincinnati Streetcar

The Cincinnati Streetcar is a 3.6-mile loop with 18 stations between The Banks, Downtown and Over-the-Rhine that easily connects you to Taste of Cincinnati and other attractions. Free.

Cincinnati Red Bike
Red Bike is Cincinnati’s shared bike system. There are 57 stations and 442 bikes located throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Metro Bus Service
Metro is Southwest Ohio’s Fixed Route bus service. Regular Metro bus service will be running during Taste of Cincinnati.

Uber & Lyft
Uber and Lyft ridesharing are both available in Cincinnati. Simply download the Uber or Lyft app and request a ride. Please be aware that rates may increase during special events like Taste of Cincinnati.