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.

More from Local News


Semi-Crash, Vehicle Fire Cause Lengthy Closure on I-74

The crash closed I-74 in the construction zone near West Harrison for several hours on Monday.

Franklin Co. Public Library District Announces Summer Reading Program

Readers of all ages can win some pretty sweet prizes.

Aurora EMS Truck Fundraiser Happens Saturday

The 21 and over event will feature drinks, live music and a silent auction.

Local Sports Report - June 2-3, 2023

Rising Sun baseball advanced in the state tournament and area runners competed at the Track & Field State Finals.

Local Sports Report - May 31, 2023

Rising Sun softball fell in a heart breaker in the regional round.

Bode, Cornett, Stang Earn All-State Honors

The standouts from Milan, South Dearborn and Franklin Co. put up video game-like stats this spring.

On Air

Travis Thayer playing
Tim McGraw - One Of Those Nights

George Strait Heartland 8:29
Little Big Town Wine, Beer, Whiskey 8:22
Deana Carter We Danced Anyway 8:19
Tyler Hubbard Dancin' in the Country 8:11