Traveling with a group of baseball buffs, football fanatics, or sports-crazed company of any kind? Don’t miss out on the fan-approved fun you’ll find in and around Ohio’s Largest Playground!
Tourneys Worth the Trip
Held each August at Warren County’s very own Lindner Family Tennis Center, the Western & Southern Open is the United States’ oldest professional tennis tournament still played in its original city, and one of the most prestigious ATP and WTA events in the world. Just one stop ahead of New York’s U.S. Open on the annual professional circuit, this Warren County wonder routinely brings guests face to face with Roger Federer, Serena Williams, and all of the biggest, brightest stars in the game, earning it a reputation as one of the sport’s most fan-friendly spectacles.
The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour also makes an annual stop in Ohio’s Largest Playground, bringing fans up-close and personal with elite volleyball talent, including numerous Olympians, from across the globe.
Just south of Warren County along the banks of the Ohio River, the Cincinnati Reds treat baseball fans of all ages to on-field action at beautiful Great American Ballpark, and grant hardball historians a glimpse at baseball’s glory days at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum. Meanwhile, just a short drive north of Ohio’s Largest Playground, baseball’s future is also on display. The Dayton Dragons — a Class-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds — proudly stake claim to one of the nation’s most passionate minor league fan bases.
Journey to The Jungle
Home to tiger-striped tailgates, ‘Who-Dey?’ chants, and — of course — Cincinnati Bengals football, Downtown Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium is an absolute hot spot for Southwest Ohio sports fans, and just a short drive south for Warren County vacationers. Whether it’s a grown-up getaway with the guys or gals, or a Sunday afternoon family outing, it’s hard to beat the excitement of hard-hitting Bengals football in The Jungle.
Soccer and Hockey in Southwest Ohio
The newest team on the Cincinnati sports scene, FC Cincinnati packs the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium with thousands of screaming soccer fans, while the Dayton Dynamo hold down the soccer fan base to the north. The Cincinnati Cyclones of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) — an affiliate of the Nashville Predators — excite fans with hard-hitting hockey and family fun at Downtown Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena.
In addition to its incredible array of bars, restaurants, and gaming machines, Lebanon’s Miami Valley Gaming is also home to a 5/8-mile harness racing track which treats grown-up guests to live events select dates throughout the year. Meanwhile, fans looking for more four-legged fun can take in a live rodeo event at Fox Hollow in Waynesville!
Get in the Game
Are you an athlete or coach in your own right? Check out all of the youth, amateur, and collegiate events Warren County Sports brings to Ohio’s Largest Playground!