Parks Breaks Ground on the Tom Jones Commons

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A group of people all laugh and hold the ceremonial groundbreaking shovels.
  Cincinnati Parks Foundation, with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Park Board, officially broke ground on October 28, 2019 for the new Tom Jones Commons. Thanks to a gift from donor Tom Jones, over half a million dollars worth of improvements will develop the lower reservoir area at Eden Park. A large crowd …

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5 Cincinnati Parks Perfect for Enjoying Fall Colors

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An aerial view of Burnet Woods, in full fall color change.
Fall is the favorite season for many thanks to colorful leaves (and pumpkin spice everything). While Cincinnati Parks aren’t known for pumpkin spice anything, they are known for scenic fall color! Cincinnati’s color peak is typically around the 3rd and 4th week of October. Some years it lingers into early November. While the summer drought …

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Hats Off Luncheon Fundraising Kicks-Off

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The Hats Off Luncheon A wonderful spring-time event, The Hats Off Luncheon is Cincinnati Parks Foundation’s largest and most exciting fundraiser. Created by The Women’s Committee of Smale Riverfront Park in 2007, the Hats Off Luncheon quickly became one of the premier fundraisers in the city by attracting the support of top business and community …

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Cincinnati Parks’ Urban Campsite a Huge Success

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An overhead view of the Cincinnati Parks Urban Campsite illuminated at night.
In case you somehow missed it, the light, art and projection mapping event known as BLINK finally returned to Cincinnati earlier this month. October 10-13, the free event spanned more than 30 city blocks, filling downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Cincinnati Parks had their own BLINK site located on the Schmidlapp Event Lawn in Smale …

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8 Ways to Celebrate Fall in YOUR Cincinnati Parks

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A mother, father and small child sit with their dog on a picnic blanket.
The summer heat is finally passing and the leaves are beginning to fall. Halloween is almost here and there are TONS of ways to celebrate in YOUR Cincinnati Parks! We’ve gathered a list of some of the best activities for families and adults to get you celebrating the fall season. From Spooky Campfire Stories and …

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