Three Riverboats Race On The Ohio River Today

For the first time in 13 years, paddlewheelers will race on the river in Cincinnati.

The Belle of Cincinnati riverboat is among three participating in a race on the Ohio River in Cincinnati on July 15, 2019. Photo courtesy BB Riverboats.

(Cincinnati, Oh.) - Three steamboats will race along Cincinnati's riverfront for the first time in 13 years Monday, July 15.

The Belle of Cincinnati, American Duchess and American Queen will sail from the Purple People Bridge to St. Rose Church before turning around to finish at the Serpentine Wall. 

t's the first steamboat competition in Cincinnati since the last Tall Stacks Festival in 2006. 

The race will start at 3:00 p.m. Anybody can come watch for free.

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