Fall is an amazing time of year here in Wyoming—football Friday nights, the Fall Festival, Halloween, and more! What’s Up Wyoming has created a guide to what’s happening over
the next few months in our community, so you don’t miss a thing this season.
Editor’s Note: Bookmark this article and check back often, as events will be added or updated with more details as they come.
Every Wednesday in September
Oktoberfest Showdown at Station Family + BBQ: Station is going all out with a robust lineup of the best beers brewing in Cincy right now. Head down to Station every
Wednesday for a flight and place a vote for your favorite that week. Then, come back for the finals, when the winner of each week competes in the culminating event, the Second
Annual Smoketoberfest, on Wednesday, September 28.
Bengals Sundays at The W Lounge: During select Bengals games, The W Lounge will commandeer the street corner of Wyoming, Crescent, and Van Roberts Avenues to host
old-school tailgate parties with food and drink specials. Keep an eye on their social media and website for dates, menus, and details!
Friday, September 16
Wyoming Cowboys Tailgate at the Wyoming Meat Market (5–7 p.m.): Come on over to the Meat Market for a whole hog roast before the football game. It’s all first come, first served.
Friday, September 16 – Sunday, September 18
September Pop-Up Dog Park (dawn to dusk) at the Village Green
Saturday, September 17
Fall Market at the Work+Shop (10 a.m.–2 p.m.): The Work+Shop is hosting a fall market full of your favorite local vendors! Follow on Instagram, @theworkplusshop, to see the vendor list.
Sunday, September 18
Live Jazz Brunch at Station Family + BBQ (11 a.m.–2 p.m.): Station hosts Liz & The Perfectly Adequate Trio. Show up hungry and enjoy a mimosa while you’re there.
Friday, September 23
Bartender for a Cause Night at The W Lounge (5-11 p.m.): Local residents will be slinging drinks to raise money for Valley Interfaith Food Bank. AJ Cheesesteaks Food Truck will provide food and Wyoming Avenue will be shut down. Party in the street with music, food, drinks, and all for a great cause. Wyoming High School football will be live streaming, too!
Wednesday, September 28
SMOKETOBERFEST at Station Family + BBQ (5–8 p.m.): This is the final showdown of Cincinnati’s best beers at the Second Annual SMOKETOBERFEST. The winning beers from the previous four weeks will compete for the crown. Live music will be performed by the Fest Meister. No tickets are required.
Saturday, October 1
Wyoming Fall Festival on Wyoming Avenue and the Village Green: The 39th Annual Fall Festival will feature more than 80 different vendors and live musical performances
throughout the day. Kids can enjoy several bounce houses and games.
Friday October 7
Cowboy Comeback Join alumni of all ages, their parents, partners & friends at the Civic Center on Friday, October 7, from 8 – midnight. There will be an open bar (beer & wine; cash bar for mixed drinks), DJ, light bites, and LOTS of fun for only $30 per person. Tickets and more information are available here.
Friday, October 7 & Saturday, October 8
Wyoming High School Football Homecoming Parade and Game (Friday) and Homecoming Dance (Saturday).
Saturday, October 8
Walk-A-Bite around Wyoming (2 p.m.–10 p.m.): The Wyoming Independent Restaurant Association presents a progressive dinner and drink walking tour of Wyoming restaurants and cocktail bars. This event features Wyoming Community Coffee, Arepa Place, Tela, Gabby’s, The W Lounge, Cowboy Cones, and the Wyoming Pastry Shop. Tickets are $90 each and can be purchased here.
Friday, October 14
Wyoming Cowboys Tailgate at the Wyoming Meat Market (5–7 p.m.): Head over to the Meat Market for a whole hog roast before the football game. It’s all first come, first served.
Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16
October Pop-Up Dog Park (dawn to dusk) at the Village Green
Saturday, October 15
Kids Market at the Work+Shop (10 a.m.–2 p.m.): The Work+Shop is hosting a market to encourage mini makers! If you have a child 18 or under who wants to test their
entrepreneurial abilities, apply to participate at theworkplusshop.com.
Sunday, October 16
Lobster Bake at the Wyoming Meat Market (6–8 p.m.): Join the Meat Market for their second Lobster Bake, featuring one whole Maine lobster, Wagyu filet, baked potato, corn on the cob, clam chowder, roll, and blueberry pie from the Wyoming Pastry Shop. The event will take place on Crescent Avenue and can be either dine-in or carry-out. All tickets must be purchased ahead of time. $75 per person.
Sunday, October 23
Halloween Hoopla at the Civic Center (1–4 p.m.): Halloween Hoopla will feature a
pumpkin carving and decorating contest, and a craft sponsored by the Fine Arts Center and the City. The 22nd annual Howling Pooch Parade will start at 2 p.m. with registration
starting at 1 p.m. The dogs compete for prizes in various categories.
Saturday, October 29
Wyoming Sears Homes Walking Tour (10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.): During this 90-minute, easy walking tour, view the exteriors of 15 Sears Kit homes in Wyoming. Learn how to identify the architectural details of a Sears home and why Cincinnati has more Sears houses than any other city in the United States. Register here.
Sunday, October 30
Halloween Bash at the Wyoming Meat Market (6–8 p.m.): Wear your costume and celebrate All Hollow’s Eve at the Meat Market with a chili bar, whole hog roast, live music,
games, and candy for the kids!
Monday, October 31
Trick or Treat throughout the City (6–8 p.m.)
Friday, November 18 – Sunday, November 20
November Pop-Up Dog Park (dawn to dusk) at the Village Green
Friday, November 18 & Saturday, November 19
Wyoming Firefighters Association Turkey Raffle at the Civic Center (7 p.m.): This fun, family-friendly event has been a Wyoming tradition for more than 80 years.
Sunday, November 20
November Market at the Work+Shop (10 a.m.–4 p.m.): The last Work+Shop market of the year will feature 25+ artisans, bakers, farmers, music, and a wine tasting.