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Five Cool Entertainment Districts

Experience Cincinnati's finest shopping, delectable dining and exciting entertainment in these trendy entertainment districts.

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Fountain Square

At Fountain Square you’ll discover tasty restaurants such as, Via Vite, Rock Bottom Brewery and Graeter', countless activities and events, such as Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, the US Bank Ice Rink, and the PNC Summer Music Series, along with many hotel and shopping destinations. 

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The Banks Entertainment District

Phase one of a new downtown entertainment district, located between the Reds and Bengals stadiums on the Ohio River, aptly titled The Banks, is now open. Winner of the “2013 National Planning Excellence Award,” The Banks includes a slate of new retailers and restaurants.

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Over-the-Rhine (OTR) is Cincinnati's oldest and most historic neighborhood, has been transformed and re-born! Since 2006, $93 million had been invested in the development of locally-owned restaurateurs, boutiques, shops and bars.

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JACK Casino

The new $400 million, downtown casino hosts an excellent lineup of entertainment on their outdoor plaza throughout the summer. JACK Casino also features a 31-table World Series poker room along with restaurants such as Prism and Bobby Flay' Bobby' Burger Palace.

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Arts & Backstage District

Located just north of Fountain Square, this district is home to the Aronoff Center, Contemporary Arts Center and 21c Museum Hotel, the #1 hotel in the country by Condé Nast Traveler Readers.  Nearby award-winning restaurant and entertainment venues include, Nicholson's Tavern & Pub, Boca, Sotto, Nada, Igby’s, Silver Ladle, and Jeff Ruby’s.

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