Great Parks of Hamilton County

Outdoor Adventure Expo

Discover all the thrills of the great outdoors right in your backyard! Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or just starting to explore outdoor activities, our Outdoor Adventure Expo is for you. From archery, climbing, and disc golf to biking, boating, and fishing, there's something for guests of all ages to enjoy during this wide-open weekend. Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo is expanding to two days with new adventures for all ages to Find Your Wild on Saturday!

Guests can check out a vast array of activities and programs offered by Great Parks and local organizations. Our interpreters and outdoor adventure experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and guide you through exhilarating experiences.

Fuel up with delicious fare from local food trucks and groove to live music at Winton Harbor. Don't miss this opportunity to explore, learn, and have fun in the great outdoors with Great Parks and our community partners!

Where

Winton Woods  | Harbor
10245 Winton Road
Cincinnati, OH 45231

  • Friday, July 19 - Kids Adventure Expo

    9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

    It’s all about kids on Friday! Bring your youngest friends and family members for an entire day dedicated to introducing children to the wonders of outdoor exploration and adventure! Children will engage in activities such as fishing, rock wall, golf, biking, paddling and more for free!

    Note: The Wet Play area will be closed on Friday

    Exhibitors

    • Metro Bus “Cooling Station”
    • Cincinnati Public Library
    • Archeological Research Institute
    • Queen City Book Bank
    • Thomas More Field Station
    • Orienteering Cincinnati, Inc.
    • ORSANCO – “Life Below the Waterline” traveling freshwater aquarium
    • Hamilton Co. Public Health
    • FC Cincinnati
    • Climb Cincy
    • Girl Scouts
    • Midwest Falconry
    • Oxbow Inc.
    • Cincinnati Children's Hospital
    • Urban Wilderness Program
    • Gorman Heritage Farm
    • WEST Wildlife Rehab
    • Queen City Bike
    • Long Bottom Bird Ranch
    • Ohio Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program
    • Band in a Bus
    • Hamilton County R3source
    • Pig Works
    • Accel Schools

    Entertainment

    • Juggling Show | 10 – 10:45 a.m.
    • Mateo the Magician | 11 – 11:45 a.m.
    • One Woman Acrobat Show | Noon – 12:45 p.m.
    • FC Cincinnati Mascot “Gary the Lion” Appearance | 1 – 3 p.m.
    • Mateo the Magician | 1 – 1:45 p.m.
    • One Man Circus Show | 2 – 2:45 p.m.

    Food & Beverage

    • Great Parks Concessions
    • Bite My Sammie Food Truck (menu)

    Activities

    • Rock Climbing Wall
    • Great Parks Golf & Mini Golf
    • Cincinnati Museum Center – “Forces of Nature” program
    • Great Parks Education Booths – Eagle Program
    • Parky’s Farm – Meet and Greet with Farm Animals
    • Busy Being Kids Yoga
    • Deep Roots Heritage Farm Interactive Chalk Demo

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  • Saturday, July 20 - Outdoor Adventure Expo & 5k/10k

    9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

    *5k & 10k race begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Families and adults can explore Great Parks and partners’ outdoor recreation and educational offerings, enjoy 50% discounts on non-motorized boat rentals, and take their mark at 8:30 a.m. for the 5k or 10k race!

    All 5k/10k participants will receive a custom race medal and t-shirt. Additional prizes will be awarded to the top two finishers in each age group. Registration will remain open until all spaces are full.

    Register Here

    Activities

    • Fly Fishing with Buckeye United Fly
    • Great Parks Fishing
    • Disc Golf with Greater Cincinnati Disc Golf Association
    • Wayfinding with Orienteering Cincinnati, Inc.
    • Rock Climbing with Climb Cincy
    • Portaging with Urban Wilderness Program
    • Flat Water Kayaking with Great Parks Adventure Outpost
    • Camping with Great Parks Adventure Outpost
    • Bird Watching with Great Parks Interpreters
    • Archery with Great Parks (Foam arrows)
    • Horseback Riding with Great Parks’ Riding Center (Artificial practice horses)
    • Soccer with Great Parks Athletics
    • Geocaching with OKIC Geocaching

    Exhibitors

    • Great Parks Employee Services
    • Great Parks Merchandise
    • Cincinnati Cycle Club
    • Nature Nurtures - Women’s Outdoor Adventure Retreats
    • Great Parks Planning Department
    • Great Parks Rangers
    • Pig Works
    • Local Yokels Trading Co.
    • Cincinnati Hikes
    • The Dog Wizard Cincinnati

    Entertainment

    • Varner-Netherton Trio | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Food & Beverage

    • Blondie Brews (menu)
    • Great Parks Concessions
    • Streetpops
    • Bite My Sammie Food Truck (menu)

    Activities

    • Fly Fishing with Buckeye United Fly
    • Great Parks Fishing
    • Disc Golf with Greater Cincinnati Disc Golf Association
    • Wayfinding with Orienteering Cincinnati, Inc.
    • Rock Climbing with Climb Cincy
    • Portaging with Urban Wilderness Program
    • Flat Water Kayaking with Great Parks Adventure Outpost
    • Camping with Great Parks Adventure Outpost
    • Bird Watching with Great Parks Interpreters
    • Archery with Great Parks (Foam arrows)
    • Horseback Riding with Great Parks’ Riding Center (Artificial practice horses)
    • Soccer with Great Parks Athletics
    • Geocaching with OKIC Geocaching

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