June 11: MAINevent

Summer Kick-Off!

June 11th 12-5p

Rain or Shine

OTR’s favorite and oldest street festival is back! Come enjoy all the vendors and street food you’ve come to know and love. This June 11th, and every other Second Sunday, we celebrate the brick and mortar merchants of Main Street!

We love our neighborhood businesses and it is our aim to celebrate our vibrant OTR community and all the people that make it great! Come hang out in our new biergarten lounge complete with the reinstatement of our Main St.age. Adore-A-Bull Rescue, Cincinnati’s first pitbull rescue organization, will be serving up ice-cold Christian Moerlein draft beer all afternoon. Grab your friends, bring your dog, and meet your OTR neighbors on Main Street! #meetmeonmain

Stage Schedule:

12-1pm: Lauren Eylise, Acoustic R&B soul singer/songwriter

1:15p-2:15pm: Cadillac and Catfish, Purveyors of old time blues, jazz and good music

2:30-3:30pm: TALK, Soul-filled psychedelic rock

3:45-4:45: Pop Empire, Psychrocknroll

Music sponsored in June by Mr. Pitiful’s


The Play Library Kids Area

Crafting booth with Indigo Hippo

Films at the Mini Micro Cinema

Christian Moerlein Beer Menu, all beers $6 CASH BAR ONLY

– OTR Ale: English Pale Ale · 6.0% ABV

– Strawberry Pig: Cream Ale · 4.9% ABV

– Third Wave IPA: IPA · 7.0% ABV

– Purity Pils: Pilsner · 5.5% ABV

Still haven’t had your fill of Second Sunday? Join your local merchants , festival staff and neighbors at the Official Second Sunday on Main afterparty at Mr. Pitiful’s starting at 5:00pm!

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June 12: MAINgames 

Help us kick off the 11th season of SSOM – browse the booths of diverse vendors, the neighborhood’s best food trucks, and awesome live entertainment. Plus, Cincinnati Neighborhood Games will hold OTR’s team qualifying events, like 3-legged race, 40-yard dash, hula hoop, limbo, tug of war, and super-sized jenga, as well as trivia and the stein-holding competition.


July 10: MAINpride

#MeetMeOnMain for the annual PRIDE event sponsored and organized by our beloved Nigel at Below Zero Lounge.

This year’s Main Stage event schedule:

12:30-1:00pm  Dance Fix

1:00-1:30pm    Young Professional Chorus Collective

1:30-2:00pm   Diverse City Youth Chorus

2:00-2:30pm   Mysfit Dancing Group

2:30-3:00pm   Red Hot Dancing Queens

3:00-3:30pm   Salsa Dancing

3:30-3:45pm    Welcome to Brooklyn; Introduction of Hostess/Drag Queen in waiting/ Judges

Line Dancing in honor of Howard Sharon

Missed OTR Drag Queen Contest

3:45-4:15pm    Big Bike Race

4:15-5:00pm    National Anthem led by Will Reed

Drag Races

Mr. Pitiful’s Stage:

12:00-1:30pm   In Details

1:40-3:20pm     Flying Underground – accoustic set with Kelly McCracken

3:30-5:00pm     DJ LCan’tStoptheFuture sounds of multidimensional projects

Bolo J’s Music Tent

12:00-3:00pm   Preston Bell Charles III

3:00-5:00pm     Evie Harris



August 14: MAINevent

A then and now celebration of Main Street. Meet Main Street’s new shops, as well as our historic past.


September 11: MAINlive

Even more live music and performances!


October 9: MAINfinale

Celebrate the last SSOM of the year!