Whether you're looking for a school field trip or a unique way to spend an afternoon with your friends, we've got a Findlay Market tour for you! Below is a list of our tour options. Each tour may be customized to fit the interests of your group.
Free ToursBi-monthly free public tours focusing on the rich 160 years of history at Ohio's oldest public market.
Our dedicated volunteers lead these tours free of charge, but as a non-profit, we are always looking for donations to help implement our community initiatives, food entrepreneurship programs and beautification at and around the market. Please consider giving at www.findlaymarket.weshareonline.org.
For 2019 tours, register in advance here.
2019 Tours Available:
January: 12, 26
February: 9, 23
March: 9, 23
April: 13, 27
May: 11, 25
June: 8, 22
July: 13, 27
August: 10, 24
September: 14, 28
October: 12, 26
November: 9, 23
December: 7, 14, 21, 28 (additional tours added for the holiday season)
2020 Tours Available:
January: 11, 25
February: 8, 22
March: 14, 28
April: 11, 25
May: 9, 23
June: 13, 27
July: 11, 25
August: 8, 22
September: 12, 26
October: 10, 24
November: 14, 28
December: 5, 12, 19, 26
Special Findlay Market Holiday Tour
Don't be a humbug - experience the holidays at Findlay Market a whole new way! Join us for a special holiday tour on Saturday, December 7th. This tour will provide an in-depth look at the past, present and future of Findlay Market as well as 5 holiday-themed food samples from some of your favorite Findlay Market merchants.
Each tour will last approximately 45 minutes. Participants will meet their tour guide inside the entertainment tent located at the Holiday Market near the north parking lot.
- Bouchard's Pasta: Cranberry + Goat Cheese Ravioli with Truffle Cream Sauce
- Gibbs Cheese: Peppermint Bark Fudge or Eggnog Fudge
- Harmony Plant Fare: TBD
- Maverick Chocolate Co.: Holiday Truffle or Small cup of Hot Cocoa
- Social OTR: TBD
Tours are $20.00 per person. Available times are 4:00pm and 5:00pm.
Purchase tickets HERE.
The Basic Tour includes a 30-minute overview of Findlay Market. We will discuss the history, what's happening today and the future of the market. These tours are available Tuesday - Friday, and are $5 per person. Are you with a school group or non-profit? Ask about discounted rates.
Groups of more than 25 participants will be split into smaller groups. For more information or to sign up your group, please call 513-665-4839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with Tour in email subject line and include: Group/Organization, Contact Name, Contact Phone Number, Dates Interested, and Number of Guests.
Tour & Treat
The Tour & Treat Package is a step up from the Basic Tour. In addition to the 30-minute walking tour and discussion about the history, present and future of the market, participants will also get to choose an item from three food options from a Findlay Market merchant. The cost of this tour is $10 per person. The Tour & Treat option is available Tuesday - Friday.
For more information or to sign up your group please call 513-665-4839 or email email@example.com and include: Group/Organization, Contact Name, Contact Phone Number, Dates Interested, and Number of Guests.
Looking for a team-building activity or happy hour? Findlay Market's got you covered! Your group will receive a 45 to 60-minute tour of the market and one to two food samples for $10 per person. For an additional cost, add on a beer in the OTR Biergarten. We are happy to work with you to tailor each experience to the needs and budget of your group (minimum of 10 guests required for this tour option). Corporate tours are available Tuesday-Friday.
For more information or to sign up your group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include: Group/Organization, Contact Name, Contact Phone Number, Dates Interested and Number of Guests.
The Original Findlay Market Tour
This 90-minute guided tour, presented by Cincinnati Food Tours, includes stops and tastings from 5 specialty merchants. Learn the history of Ohio's oldest public market and its Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. Discover hidden gems that make your Findlay Market shopping experience unique. Public tours are generally offered Fridays at 11 am and Saturdays at 3 pm. For dates, times, and to make reservations, visit www.cincinnatifoodtours.com, or call Barb Cooper at 513-602-5602.