First Financial Bank Summer Series Returns to Washington Park

CO_washington-park-crop3CDC celebrating 10 years of programming since completed renovation

3CDC and First Financial Bank kicked off their Summer Series events at Washington Park this week. Programming includes movies, workouts, music from multiple genres, and more, all free and open to the public. It was 10 years ago, in 2012, that 3CDC completed the renovation of Washington Park and began programming the space with free events. Today, Washington Park welcomes millions of individuals each year from all over, and hosts over 500 events annually. Popular event series including Friday Flow, OTR Performs, Summer Cinema, and Roots Revival are all celebrating their 10th season this summer.

A full liquor license allows 3CDC to offer beer, wine, and liquor at events and at The Porch presented by PPG Paints, which is open in Washington Park 7 days a week.

See below for the full schedule of summer events at the Park. Visit for detailed information and lineups for each series or subscribe to 3CDC’s weekly newsletters to stay on top of all free events offered this summer.

All Washington Park Summer Events are presented by First Financial Bank and produced by 3CDC.

The Porch presented by PPG Paints
Monday-Sunday, Hours Vary

The Porch presented by PPG Paints is open this summer 7 days a week! Washington Park’s Porch lies directly north of the dog park and offers bar service including craft beer, wine, hard seltzer, liquor, and Coca-Cola products. ‘Like’ The Porch on Facebook and find information on operating hours, Porch events, and drink specials.

Jazz at the Park
Monday, 6-9p

Local and regional jazz acts perform every Monday at the Porch presented by PPG Paints, featuring the finest of Cincinnati’s thriving jazz scene. Jazz in the Park is programmed in collaboration with Jazz at the Memo. This series is presented by Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati and GBBN Architects.

Workout on the Green
Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30-7:30p

No contracts. No excuses. Just FREE fitness in Washington Park. All classes are led by licensed, trained instructors. Visit our webpage for weekly lineups. Thanks to our sponsor Melanoma Know More.

Summer Cinema
Wednesday 9-11p

Summer Cinema features a free movie screening every Wednesday at the Park! Dust off those lawn chairs, grab a picnic basket, and join us for a fun, relaxing evening over on our civic lawn. Thank you to United Dairy Farmers, Frisch’s, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Art Museum, altafiber, and First Financial Bank for sponsoring Summer Cinema.

Roots Revival presented by The Johnson Foundation
Thursdays, 7-9p

Looking for a foot-stompin’, finger-pickin’ good time? Roots Revival returns for its 10th season in 2022. Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music at Washington Park’s bandstand. Food will be available from various local food truck and vendors.

Fiday Flow presented by P&G
Select Fridays, 6-9p

Washington Park’s FREE R&B Series, Friday Flow presented by P&G, returns this summer with eleven nights of entertainment! Chrisette Michelle, one of the very first headliners in year one of the series is returning to help us celebrate 10 years of Friday Flow. Follow us on Facebook for more announcements. Concerts are from 7p-10p at Washington Park’s main stage on the civic lawn.

DBL Law OTR Performs
Select Sundays, 7-9p

Enjoy an evening of free arts programming in the Park on select Sundays this summer. Dates will be added throughout the season, check back for details and be sure to follow us on Facebook for detailed descriptions of each show. Thanks to our sponsors DBL Law and GBBN Architects.

FC Cincinnati Pre-Match at the Park presented by ProLink Staffing
Dates and Times Vary

Join us before every FC Cincinnati home game for our Pre-Match at the Park! Festivities will include a DJ, and family activities. Food trucks will be parked on Elm street serving up delicious grub and the Porch presented by PPG Paints will be open serving beer, wine, hard seltzer, and drink specials. Visit our Facebook page for updates for each individual match.  FC Cincinnati Pre-Match at the Park presented by ProLink Staffing and is supported by FC Cincinnati, Frost Brown Todd and CVG Airport.

Dunkin’ Yappy Hour
Dates and Times Vary

Round up your furry friends and meet us in Washington Park every month for a paws-itively spectacular time at Dunkin’ Yappy Hour. Each event will be a little different but you can always count on a dog-friendly, dog-centric good time. Follow us on Facebook for event updates.

Pop Up Play
Dates and Time Vary

Add a bit of creative fun to your day at Pop Up Play! Join us in Washington Park on select weekdays for games, adventures, craft projects and more! Pop Up Play is sponsored with thanks to Urban Sites and The Hubert Family Foundation.

MORE INFORMATION: Please visit for more information.

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