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Fountain Square

5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
+1 513-621-4400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice skating” (84 reviews)
“rock bottom” (20 reviews)
“focal point” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
5th and Vine Sts, 5th and Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Central Business District
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+1 513-621-4400
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"ice skating"
in 84 reviews
"rock bottom"
in 20 reviews
"focal point"
in 15 reviews
"downtown cincinnati"
in 80 reviews
"tables and chairs"
in 21 reviews
"big screen"
in 29 reviews
"christmas tree"
in 17 reviews
"gathering place"
in 13 reviews
"carew tower"
in 23 reviews
"special events"
in 12 reviews
"tyler"
in 35 reviews
"davidson"
in 34 reviews
"oktoberfest"
in 24 reviews
"carriage"
in 13 reviews
"graeters"
in 25 reviews
"westin"
in 13 reviews
"jumbotron"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was staying in Downtown Cincinnati 5 nights, and there was something going on here each day. Concerts most nights, World Cup viewing party one day. Food truck, picnics, people using provided chairs and bringing their own. A large, high quality screen and sound system...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been back since early 2000, so getting to see all the renovations complete was wonderful. We ate ice cream by the fountain and the kids ran all over the place. I remember a time where I would get pan handled there, but not today,...More

Thank sbaltz4856
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a nice shady place to eat lunch on a hot summer day. There are nice tables under big shade trees. We appreciated the clean, free restrooms.

Thank luke47
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So impressed with the growth of wonderful activities on Fountain Square. The addition of the Jumbotron for events is great. Just went to see the amazing band "Soul Pocket" last night on Fountain Square. Wonderful diverse audience. Well behaved audience. The fountain was beautiful. Just...More

Thank ngslater
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Cincinnati we always stop by the Fountain Square. There always seems to be some kind of event going on. It is located near all the downtown hotels. There are many bars and restaurants surrounding the square. There is a tourism information...More

Thank MountaineerLu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this a nice place to eat, and there is a lot to do nearby. In itself, the square is not particularly engaging unless there is an event of some kind -- but in the middle of other things, it makes a scenic and...More

Thank PhotoXavi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always something going on here from food trucks to live music and a beautiful historic fountain. Graeters ice cream as well! Well worth the visit.

Thank Kipkay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice square with live music and near major hotels. Saw some protestors. Nothing too fancy just a nice common space.

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love going down to the Square because I feel like it is a great experience for someone who has a large family. Myself, my husband, and my two children like to spend time outside and we like to enjoy events where it might...More

Thank Clayton A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the lights on the fountain!! Gorgeous. There was live music the v entire weekend!! Very nice and relaxing

Thank Margaret H
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39Casey
19 June 2016|
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Response from Beauregard70 |
The chess pieces are at Smale Park on the riverfront.
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sherry804
18 December 2015|
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Response from Horse_Attack | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the German market that you are reference is 'Findlay Market' which is on the northwest side of downtown. I think that it is only open during daytime hours. It is better and livelier during warmer months
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adgunn
20 July 2015|
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Response from Javertsbarricade | Reviewed this property |
No, just November through February (I think).
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