5:30 a.m.-midnight - Metro operates the Tall Stacks Park and Ride at General Electric Co. in Evendale.
6 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. - TANK operates the Tall Stacks Park and Ride facility at Turfway Park racetrack.
6-9 a.m. Morning in-dock riverboat tours (Tour Ticket required)
HOW TO GET IN
Tickets are available at the gate.
Tour Ticket, $18, allows you to tour as many riverboats as you like (not including the Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen), from 6-9 a.m. and includes a Tall Stacks Admission Pin.
Admission Pin: $15.
Cruise tickets: $18-$75 per person.
7 a.m. - Delta Queen and Mississippi Queen return to port.
8-9 a.m. - Hot-air balloon races, Yeatman's Cove, Cincinnati.
9 a.m. - Festival gates open.
9 a.m. - Sawyertown activities begin.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. - River Industry Exhibits open in Newport.
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. - River Taxi ferries passengers between Cincinnati and Newport for $5 per person roundtrip.
10 a.m.-8 p.m. - Newport Barracks and Encampment, Taylor Park in Newport.
2-5:30 p.m. - Riverboat Races. Heat 6 features the re-match in the "Race for the Golden Antlers" between the Delta Queen and the Belle of Louisville. Heat 7 pits the Creole Queen against the Majestic. Heat 8 pits the Mississippi Queen against the General Jackson.
8 p.m. - Fireworks.
Concert and theater schedule
11 a.m. - Children's Theatre performs Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
Noon - Kolping Saengerchor, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.
12:15 p.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
The Tall Stacks festival takes place rain or shine. There will be no refunds, rain checks or exchanges.
No coolers, beverages or food. No pets (except for trained service animals), large bags/backpacks, lawn chairs, umbrellas with pointed ends or recreational sporting goods.
No weapons, foul/abusive language, obscene gestures or indecent clothing.
Guests must be 21 or over to purchase alcoholic beverages. Proper ID required.
Recording or photography is prohibited at any stage performance unless pre-approved by the band. Check www.tallstacks.com for more information.
12:30 p.m. - Kenny Smith Ministry Singers, Public Landing Stage.
1 p.m. - Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.
1:25 p.m. - Murphy's Law, Public Landing Stage.
1:30 p.m. - Tom Sawyer, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
2:10 p.m. - Karen Clark-Sheard, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.
2:30 p.m. - Steve Schmidt, Public Landing Stage.
3 p.m. - Air Force Band of Flight, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
3:35 p.m. - Blue Wisp Big Band, Public Landing Stage.
3:35 p.m. - Sonny Moorman Group, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.
4:30 p.m. - Kathy Wade, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
4:40 p.m. - Southern Gateway Chorus, Public Landing Stage.
4:45 p.m. - John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.
5:35 p.m. - The Blind Boys of Alabama, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
5:45 p.m. - Keith Little, Public Landing Stage.
6:30 p.m. - B.B. King, American Financial Stage at P&G Pavilion.
6:50 p.m. - Sweet Alice Hoskins, Public Landing Stage.
6:55 p.m. - Mavis Staples, Great American Insurance Stage at Yeatman's Cove.
On stage at Sawyertown
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation Stage (Schott Amphitheatre)
9:30 a.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Stitch In Time"
11 a.m. - Southeastern Indiana Children's Choir
11:45 a.m. - Margaret B. Rost School, MRDD, "Hands In Harmony"
Noon - Ragtime piano by Todd Hepburn
12:30 p.m. - Annie Oakley Wild West Show
1:30 p.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Stitch In Time"
3 p.m. - "Showboat Suite" ballet, Dance Department of the School for Creative and Performing Arts
3:45 p.m. - Forget Me Not Dancers
5 p.m. - Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters, "A Day In The Life of A Slave"
Here's the schedule of Tall Stacks events on the Newport riverfront.
1 p.m.- Whistle blow
2:15 p.m.- Saloon show
3:15 p.m.- Harkie's Hoedowners cloggers.
4:30 p.m.- Whistle blow
5:45 p.m.- Saloon show
6:30 p.m.- Back Porch Swing Band (western swing)
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Today's schedule |
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