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4th Annual Taste of OTR



Thank You to Sponsors, Vendors, Bands, Volunteers & All Who Attended
for Making Taste of OTR 2016 a Huge Success!

Split the Pot Winners

Green Ticket #9732834
Red Ticket #3903231
White Ticket #8462232
Orange Ticket #8674614 (claimed)

Washington Park

Friday, August 26: 5 pm to 10 pm
Saturday, August 27: 11 am to 10 pm

OTR Restaurants, Local Craft Beer & Live Music
All Proceeds Benefit Tender Mercies 
Free Entry (Tickets Required for VIP only)

NEW Craft Beer Village & Kids Zone


Featured Vendors - Click Here


Friday Headliner: Junior Brown
Saturday Headliner: Maps & Atlases

Full Band Lineup - Click Here

Wheelbarrow of Beer Raffle

17 Different Craft Beers
Tickets: 1 for $5 or 3 for $10


VIP Experience

Sponsored by



Enjoy the Taste of OTR in a comfortable, private area with seating"
Includes 3 Complimentary Servings of Beer or Wine and surprise gift
Select Tastings from Refined OTR/local establishments

Friday Tastings

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm every 90 minutes

6 pm - Taft's Ale House - Pulled Pork Sliders
7:30 pm - Graeter's - Not Your Father's Root Beer floats
9 pm - Empanadas Aqui - Beef Empanadas

Saturday Tastings

11:30 am to 8:30 pm every 90 minutes

11:30 am - Funky's Catering - Breakfast Sandwich

1 pm - Macaron Bar - Macarons of course!
2:30 pm - Bakersfield - Chips & Guac
4 pm - Goodfellas Pizzeria
5:30 pm - Washington Platform - Crabcakes & Spinach/Artichoke Mac & Cheese
7 pm - Revolution Rotisserie, Chicken Coup Poutine
8:30 pm - Best of Bottles & Baskets


Saturday, August 27th - 11 am to 3 pm near the playground & splash park

Stiltwalker Balloon Artist
Caricatures & Face Painting
Crafts & Water Balloon Toss



Created by Paul Loehle of ArtWorks
Contest Rules: only crayons, markers and colored pencils may be used. Judging will take place at the Taste of OTR on Saturday, August 27 at 3 pm in the Volunteer Check-In Booth. All artwork must be submitted by 2:30 pm. For children only ages 3 to 12. No adult assistance please.

Presented by


Key Sponsor


Home Sponsors



Fan/Stage Sponsor


Dignity Sponsors




        Robert & Adele Schiff Family Foundation


Lawn Sponsors


Food Truck Alley Sponsors


Community Sponsors



Media Sponsors





Cincy Events Management
Cincy Shirts

David J. Joseph Company
4EG and Lachey's