Newport Nights 2020
Thursday, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Friday, and Saturday 6:00 - 9:00 pm
We're excited to announce, our all-new acoustic music series, “Newport Nights." Every Thursday, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and Friday, Saturday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm you can enjoy music from talented local performers while relishing the delicious food and beverage of Bridgeview Box Park. See here for a full schedule of performers. Stay in the loop for updates and details by joining our event page here.
Wellness on the Levee 2020
Fridays at 9:00 am
Our wellness series is making its second annual return to the Levee! This time we are taking class outside to better promote social distancing. Get in the right headspace before your weekend and this time you get to do it with a great riverfront view! Every Friday, meet your Yoga Bar instructor for a complimentary class on the riverwalk level between the Brother's Bar & Grill patio and Purple People Bridge. Sign up for class here.
Bridgeview Box Park Grand Opening Celebration
Saturday 6/27 11:15 am - 11:00 pm
You are invited to the Grand Opening Celebration of Bridgeview Box Park, the first major milestone for the re-imagination of the New-Newport on the Levee.
Join us as we cut not 1 but 2 ribbons this day. First, runners walkers and bikers can get excited because we are cutting the ribbon to the Riverfront Commons Pedestrian Bridge that connects the Taylor Southgate Bridge to the Riverwalk Level of Newport on the Levee. Shortly after, we will be cutting the ribbon to Bridgeview Box Park, a vibrant new destination for the community in an open-air environment to relish in the waterfront views. Think of this as your own backyard where you will find a tiki-themed bar, delicious baked goods, coffee, Asian street food, empanadas, craft beer, wine, bourbon, and more.
Here is a taste of what you can expect: https://bit.ly/3ejb9a8
-The Riverfront Commons Pedestrian Bridge ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 11:15 AM at the Taylor Southgate Bridge.
-The Bridgeview Box Park ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 11:45 AM at the Box Park.
-Live acoustic music will be playing from noon until 11:00 PM
Bon Mi Street
Che on Wheels
Leaf & Limb
Second Sight Spirits
The Little Spoon
Wooden Cask Brewing
Bring the kids, dogs, bikes, and a spirit of fun. Can’t wait to see you there!
Join the event page and share it with your friends here!
Shipwreck: Realm of the Eels Grand Opening
Friday, March 6, 2020
Shipwreck: Realm of the Eels launches this Friday morning, March 6 at the Newport Aquarium. This immersive new exhibit invites guests to explore the ruins of a long-ago sunken ship scattered across the sea floor, now home to hundreds of animals including mysterious eels, brightly colored fish and curious creatures as they thrive in this accidental reef.
Purchase tickets here.
Kids Get into the Aquarium at No Extra Charge
Ends Sunday, March 1, 2020
Discover the Wonder this Winter at Newport Aquarium! During Winter Family Days, one kid gets in FREE with each full price adult.
Winter Family Days is one of the most affordable family fun experiences around because you and your child can see majestic sea life, touch amazing creatures and explore the underwater world - all for the price of one adult ticket.
Buy tickets here.
Summer Music on the Levee 2020 Band Submission
Begins Thursday, January 30, 2020
Want to part of Summer Music on the Levee? Submit your band information here and you might be chosen to be part of our 2020 lineup!
Submit your band here.
Love on the Levee
Begins Friday, February 14, 2020
Enjoy Valentine's Day fun with the entire family at #LoveOnTheLevee! Meet us in the gallery building from 4:00 - 7:00 PM for Valentine's Day craft-making and face painting! When you're finished get a group photo taken in front of our all-new living wall provided by Urban Blooms and receive a complimentary photo session in our Levee photo booth. Make this Valentine's Day unforgettable when you visit the Levee!
Join our Facebook event page here.
Star Wars Augmented Reality at Newport on the Levee
Begins Friday, December 21, 2019
Bring your favorite Star Wars characters to life on your smartphone! While on Levee property, sign into the "Fioptics Free Wi-Fi" network and gain access to this augmented reality experience! Select each character button to see different assets and animations. Tap anywhere on the screen to move the characters. Press the camera button to create an image that can be saved to your phone or shared on social media!
Menorah Lights on the Levee
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Join us this Sunday at 6:00 PM as we celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with special guest Rabbi Noah Ferro of Northern Hills Synagogue - Congregation B'nai Avraham. This celebration will take place at "The Stage on the Levee" inside of our Gallery building. Refreshments will be served to attendees.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Concert Featuring the Naked Karate Girls
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Find the ugliest Christmas sweater possible and join us for our brand-new Ugly Christmas Sweater Concert! Taking place in our Gallery Building the Naked Karate Girls will be bringing their hilariously energetic talent to The Stage On The Levee! Win prizes for the ugliest Christmas sweater and more on Saturday, December 21 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM!
Join the event page here.
Winter Solstice Yoga
Saturday, December 21, 2019
On Saturday, December 21st at 10:00 am The Yoga Bar is offering Levee guests a complimentary Winter Solstice yoga class inside our Gallery building from "The Stage on the Levee"! Bring a yoga mat and your favorite holiday-themed attire, because this center-staged class with live music is aimed to get you in the right headspace for the holidays! After class enjoy a complimentary Mimosa with friends and family!
Reserve your spot in class here.
Santa's House on the Levee
Friday, November 29 to Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Santa's House on the Levee is an award-winning, immersive, RFID-powered holiday experience which takes place in Santa and Mrs. Claus' beautiful and modern home located inside The Gallery Building—complete with a red-carpet arrival, sounds of a crackling fire, evergreen trim, Christmas décor and trees with stacks of wrapped presents, postal bags of letters, maps of the world highlighting Christmas Eve travel routes and coat racks of elf hats and jackets—all creating a unique, all-senses experience for big and little kids alike. Bookcases of toys from years’ past help remind all generations of their favorite holiday memories.
Reserve time with Santa here.
The Village on the Levee Black Friday Market
Friday, November 29, 2019
Are you looking for a personalized gift for the Holidays? We're celebrating the opening of The Village on the Levee by adding a neighboring market filled with artisans, craft makers and more! Find this neighboring market for one day only this Friday from 12-8 PM in the Barnes & Noble space! Vendors include Stitch & Glo, Golden Grace Boutique, K&K Home Goods, Pugalicious Treats, The Wraperie, Queen Bee Ceramics, Mean Beard Co., Copperhead Vinyl Creations, Bittersweet Designs, Your CBD Store, Decades Rock N Pop Shop, and Glam Chixx Makeup and Beauty Bar.
Join our event page here.
Scuba Santa 2019
Friday, November 29 to December 31, 2019
Celebrate a Cincinnati holiday tradition with Scuba Santa at Newport Aquarium! It’s a Water Wonderland full of playful penguins, colorful holiday lights, and a flurry of magical bubbles.
See Scuba Santa swim underwater with a tank full of sharks and tell him what you want for Christmas. Meet cheerful elves straight from the North Pole and join in the fun as Scuba Santa fills the Theater with bubbles. His magical bubbles will float and fall all around you and every time a bubble pops, a wish will come true for someone throughout the world.
Light Up the Levee 2019
Saturday, November 23, 2019
Join us for our 11th Annual Light Up the Levee Tree Lighting Celebration as we officially kick off the holiday season! This magical evening begins with Santa's grand helicopter arrival followed by family activities, the season’s first snowfall, the lighting of our 50-foot tree with 1.4 million lights, and more surprises. Cap off the night with an afterparty filled with food, beverage and live music from the Clyde Brown Band.
Events details and more magical announcements coming soon!
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Children’s Activities: face painting, balloon animals, coloring, cookie decorating and photo opportunities with Elsa & Anna from Frozen2 and Star Wars’ Storm Trooper
5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
The Village on the Levee Shops Open
5:30pm – 10:00 PM
Food Truck Row: Sweet & Meats BBQ (BBQ & soul food), Hungry Brothers (pitas & loaded fries) and Funnel Vision (funnel cakes)
Third Street Valet Circle
Tree-side Musical Performances by UC Vocaholics
Santa Claus’ Helicopter lands at The Levee
Riverboat Row by Newport Aquarium
Beechwood Independent Schools Marching Band performs & parades Santa & Mrs. Claus to their House on the Levee—and then on to the Grand Christmas Tree
Aquarium Plaza to Gallery Building to Central Plaza
Tree-side Events with Light Up the Levee emcee, FOX19’s Frank Marzullo
Tree-side Ballet Performances by Rebekah Degnan
Newport Mayor Jerry Peluso & NAP Chief Investment Officer Tim Perry remarks
First Snowfall from Levee Rooftops
Tree-side Musical Performance by Southern Gateway Chorus
Grand Illumination | Tree Lighting
Tree-side Musical Performance by Southern Gateway Chorus
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Light Up the Levee After Party, featuring music by The Clyde Brown Band and cocktails by Rotolo