Great Parks of Hamilton County

National Night Out

Get to know your neighbors at National Night Out, hosted by the Great Parks Ranger Department!

During National Night Out, meet the Great Parks Rangers, as well as other local law enforcement agencies and first responders. Guests will also encounter animal ambassadors, learn more about Great Parks’ conservation initiatives, and get up close with park and emergency vehicles!

Bring the whole family to enjoy games, music, food and community camaraderie throughout the evening.

Great Parks is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic closely and will make adjustments as necessary, with guidance form the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Hamilton County Public Health.


Thursday, August 18
6–8 p.m.


Winton Woods | Harbor
801 Lakeview Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45231



Motor vehicle permits are waived and therefore not required for this event. 

  • View the Evening's Activities

    Interactive activities and games will be happening throughout the event, including:

    • Live music from Hamilton County Police Association Most Wanted band
    • Gaga Ball 
    • Animal Ambassador Encounters
    • Dunk Tank
    • Kids' Driving Course
    • Golf demos
    • Beer Goggles Course
    • K9 Unit demos from Springfield Township Police Department, Forest Park Fire Department and City of Sharonville Police Department
    • Free food and dessert
  • Participating Agencies

    Meet law enforcement officers and first responders from local agencies:

    • Hamilton County Police Association SWAT Team
    • Hamilton County Police Association Dive Team
    • Springfield Township Fire Department
    • Village of Greenhills Fire Department
    • City of Norwood Fire Department
    • City of Forest Park Police Department
    • Village of Greenhills Police Department
    • University of Cincinnati Police Division 
    • Village of Glendale Police Department
    • Greater Cincinnati Hazmat
    • Hamilton County Fire Chiefs Urban Search & Rescue
  • Vehicles You Can See

    Get a closer look at the vehicles used at Great Parks and vehicles used by local agencies:

    • Helicopters: Air Care and Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
    • Hamilton County Sheriff's Office CIS crime scene vehicle
    • City of Norwood Fire Department historic fire engine
    • Metro Bus
    • Police cruiser