The Banks to host Flying Pig Marathon, America Ninja Warrior in May

May will be a busy month at The Banks, starting with the Flying Pig Marathon, along with six Cincinnati Reds home stands and ending with America Ninja Warrior.

Here are some of the highlights for this upcoming month:

  •  The Flying Pig Marathon (May 3-5)
    Cincinnati’s favorite marathon turns 21 this year. Whether you’re a runner, walker or spectator, enjoy the largest weekend party in town held on the streets of The Banks and Smale Riverfront Park.

  • Asian Food Fest (May 11-12)
    The Asian Food Fest moves to The Banks along Freedom Way. This vibrant community festival celebrates the culture and cuisine from a multitude of Asian countries, and will feature live entertainment, craft beer, family activities and more.

  • American Ninja Warrior (May 24-25)
    NBC’s American Ninja Warrior is coming to the Queen City. Cincinnatians are encouraged to cheer on some All-Star favorites or try their hand at the course as the hit television show films its eleventh season along Second Street. 

  • Taste of Cincy (May 25-27)
    A few blocks north of The Banks, the nation’s longest running free culinary festival will feature live entertainment, over 50 restaurants and food trucks, and new this year, the first ever Eat & Run 5k. Registration is open for the 5K at

  • Cincinnati Reds Home Stands
    During May, the Cincinnati Red’s will host six home stands at Great American Ball Park.

    • May 3-6 vs. San Francisco Giants

    • May 14-16 vs. Chicago Cubs

    • May 17-19 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

    • May 27-29 vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

    • May 31- June 2 vs. Washington Nationals

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