This Year's Great Outdoor Weekend Events Now Online!

Mark your calendar for September 27-28!
We're back for the 11th annual Great Outdoor Weekend this September. Over Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 27/28), members of Green Umbrella are offering over 120 FREE OUTDOOR events spanning eight counties in and around Greater Cincinnati. This year's Great Outdoor Weekend will be bigger and better than ever: from natural science to guided hikes, climbing, gardening, fishing, paddling--as long as it is outside, we have it in our free, weekend-long sampler program. Want examples? Check out our photos from past years on our Facebook page

Find an event near you:
We have over 120 events in 40 locations throughout the Tri-State area, so there's something for everything. Looking to zipline among the trees? Explore a wetland? Paddle a local river? Use the drop-down search menu on the right to search for events by day, area or organization.

Can't wait until the end of September? No problem!
Visit our year-round outdoor event site, which allows you to search for all different outdoor events in the region. With the help of this site, you can make every weekend a Great Outdoor Weekend! 

Become a Sponsor:
Love the great activities and fun programs hosted during the Great Outdoor Weekend? Want to see this event keep growing? By sponsoring Great Outdoor Weekend, you help offset the costs to do outreach to the greater Cincinnati region and sustain the event for years to come. Every little bit helps--we have a variety of sponsorship levels that will appeal to everyone. To become a sponsor, simply fill out our online form or download a hard copy and mail or fax it in.

Find a program!

Use the dropdowns below to choose from more than 100 free events and programs!