Summerfair Cincinnati returns to Coney Island with restricted restrictions

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One of Cincinnati’s crown jewel experiences returns to Coney Island this weekend. Cincinnati Summer Fair is back for its 54th year and begins Friday afternoon. Tens of thousands of visitors have come over the past few years. 2020 led to a modified trade fair experience. This year, more than 270 artists from around the country showcase their creations, including those made during the pandemic. “The artists kept sending me emails,” said Summerfair CEO Jayne Utter. “A guy emailed me and said, ‘I’m so excited. It’s like my first day of kindergarten. I have new shoes and everything.’ So they haven’t done an art show in 14 months, some of them. And that’s their living. They’re just so excited to be here. Your warehouse is amazing. You’ve had the time to create new items. “This is the first big event on Coney Island since most coronavirus health orders were dropped in Ohio on Wednesday. Still, Summerfair says it stops 6 feet between stalls, provides hand sanitizer, and encourages people to wear masks if they want. Tickets cost 10 US dollars and can be purchased at the entrance or here with cash. Children aged 12 and under have free admission. Opening hours: Friday, June 4th – 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM; Saturday, June 5th – 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM: 00:00 Sunday, June 6th – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Customers can also buy food and drink and listen to live music and the money raised during the fair will be used for student artists, art programs and local artists ler used. To find out more about the suppliers and this year’s art offerings, click here.

One of Cincinnati’s crown jewel experiences returns to Coney Island this weekend.

Summerfair Cincinnati is back for its 54th year, starting Friday afternoon. Tens of thousands of visitors have come over the past few years. 2020 led to a drive-through modified trade fair experience.

This year, more than 270 artists from around the country will showcase their creations, including those created during the pandemic.

“The artists kept emailing me,” said Summerfair managing director Jayne Utter. “A guy emailed me and said, ‘I’m so excited. It’s like my first day of kindergarten. I have new shoes and everything.’ So they haven’t done an art show in 14 months, some of them. And that’s their livelihood. They’re just so excited to be here. Your warehouse is amazing. You’ve had the time to create new items. “

This will be the first major Coney Island event since most of the coronavirus health orders were cleared in Ohio on Wednesday. Still, Summerfair says it maintains 6 feet of space between stalls, provides hand sanitizer, and encourages people to wear masks if they so choose.

Tickets are $ 10 and can be purchased in cash at the entrance or here. Children up to 12 years are free.

Opening hours:

  • Friday, June 4th – 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 5th – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 6th – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Customers can also purchase food and drink and listen to live music.

The money raised during the fair will go to student artists, art programs, and local artists.

To learn more about the vendors and this year’s art features, Click here.