#MeetMeOnMainÂ for the return of Second Sunday on Main’s “Pride” event on July 12.
12pm – 5pm
Main Street, Over-The-Rhine, 12th St. to Liberty St.
- Free activities at the YMCA Kids Square at 13th & MainÂ
Hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, crafts, and more from community partners YMCA and Kind Bars, Art Academy of Cincinnati,Â WordPlay, and Peaslee Neighborhood Center
- Live music on three stages
- Over 100 vendors
- Cincinnati Sports Leagues Beer Garden.Â All tips on July 12Â benefit this month’s beer ambassadors,Â Caracole
- The annual Drag Races and Tryke Races! Open registration for last-minute teams opens at 1:30 PM. Early registration is encouraged by contacting Brooklyn Steele-Tate at ContrellM@gmail.com.Â Water balloon sales benefit Pride 2015.
12:00Â Brittany Gillstrap -Â Art on the Streets tent, Orchard & Main
12:30Â Diverse City Youth Chorus – MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
1:20Â Cookin HeartsÂ – Rock Paper Scissors tent, 13th & Main
1:30 Cincinnati Menâ€™s ChorusÂ -Â MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
2:15Â Pride Introduction & Missed OTR Drag Queen ContestÂ Â -Â MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
Introduction of Hostess, Drag Queen in waiting, and Judges
2:20 Tryke RacesÂ – MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
Ladies are encouraged to enter in teams of four.Â We provide a Big Wheels tricycle, leather vest, sunglasses and leather cap. You provide the $40 entry fee and team of four.Â Riders willÂ dress in theÂ vest, hat and sunglasses at starting line, peddle/scoot to exchange line and exchange items and return. Once all four team members have completed the task, the race is over.
2:30 Celebrity Chef Series presented by Findlay Market -Â Mr. Pitifulâ€™s, 1323 Main St.
Live cooking demo and complimentary samplesÂ by Louis Snowden (Fresh Table at Findlay Market). Each audience member receives the recipe to follow along. Doors open at 2 PM. No reservation required.
2:40 Jazz for KidsÂ – Rock Paper Scissors tent, 13th & Main
3:00 Young Professional Chorus Collective Â – MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
3:30Â Annual Drag Races -Â MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
A race for hunks in heels! From the starting line,Â the first member from a team of 4 gets dressed in a dressÂ (slip over the head style), wig, handbag and step-in heels (no slip onâ€™s, must be 2″ high), thenÂ runs one block to the exchange line, where heÂ passes off the same items to the next team member who runs back down the course. The race is complete once all four team members have completed course. Teams are to supply their own items and must be approved by our Drag Queens in waiting prior to race. If in doubt, please bring back up items.
3:30Â Serenity FisherÂ -Â Art on the Streets tent, Orchard & Main
4:00 Freeze KittenÂ -Â MOTR Stage, 14th & Main
The LoversÂ – Rock Paper Scissors tent, 13th & Main
MAIN STREET SPECIALS
- The Drinkery (1150 Main): Pop-Up Shop, 12-5 PM
Vinyl Records (Grover & Spam), Clothing, Shoes,Â Art (Hiscraft, Matt Meyung,Â The Screen Door Prints),Â Home Goods (Phoenix Vintage at Riverside Center Antique Mall & Resale Center).Â DJ Spam will be spinning vinyl while everyone shops and drinks. $5 Bloody Marys & Mimosas.
- Famous Neons UnpluggedÂ (1208 E. 12th St): Open at noon for brunch on the patio
- Rock Paper ScissorsÂ (1301 Main St.): 25% off everything on the sales table
- Original Thought RequiredÂ (1307 Main): 15% off purchases during SSOM
- Art Beyond BoundariesÂ (1410 Main)Â Face painting, music, and workshop series “ArtSpire” from 2 to 3 pmÂ
- Liberty’s Bar & BottleÂ (1427 Main): SECOND SUNDAY WINE TASTINGS, 12-6.
All wines available for retail purchase. 10% case discounts are available as always. $5 Mimosas and no corkage on bottles of Sparkling, free Holtman’s Donuts while supplies last, Reds game on TV and more to come.