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Summerfair is this weekend at Coney Island


Summerfair will open its gates for the 46th year at Coney Island this weekend.

Summerfair 2013 will bring over 300 fine artists and craftspeople to the area from around the country. Patrons can enjoy four stages of local and regional entertainers, a variety of food vendors and a youth arts area featuring hands-on activities and entertainment for children.

The Little Black Dress Event, a fundraiser fashion show, takes place on Friday, May 31 from 7-11 p.m. The show features little black dresses from local boutiques and one-of-a-kind jewelry and accessories from Summerfair artists.

Tickets for Summerfair are $10 and children 12 and under get in free.Little Black Dress Event tickets are $15 online at or $20 (cash only) at the West Gate entrance the night of the event. Parking is free with tickets.

Hours are Friday, May 31 from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ticket proceeds from Summerfair and Little Black Dress Event serve as Summerfair Cincinnati's primary fundraiser for the non-profit organization's year-round support of individual artists and arts organizations in Greater Cincinnati. Summerfair drew record breaking crowds last year of over 25,000 patrons, allowing Summerfair Cincinnati to donate about $85,000 in awards since June of last year.

For more information, please call the Summerfair Cincinnati office at (513) 531-0050 or visit Summerfair Cincinnati online at

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