Cincinnati is home to the nation’s oldest professional baseball team, professional football, soccer, and hockey teams,
multiple top-tier collegiate programs, as well as premier motorsport and horse racing venues.
No matter the season, The Queen City provides entertainment for any sports fan.
The Cincinnati Reds are recognized as the first official professional baseball team in the world. With 5 World Championships and 11 Hall of Famers, the Reds have a successful, storied history dating back to 1869.
In 1968, Paul Brown co-founded and named the team the Bengals in order “to give it a link with past professional football in Cincinnati.” A former Cincinnati Bengals team had existed in the city and played in three previous American Football Leagues from 1937 to 1942.
In Spring 2021, FC Cincinnati will open its privately-funded $250 million, state-of-the-art MLS stadium in the historic West End neighborhood of Cincinnati.
Cincinnati Cyclones hockey games are more than just a game. Non-stop action, affordable family entertainment, and intermission activities provide unmatched entertainment value.
Turfway Park is an American horse racing track located around 10 miles south and just outside of downtown Cincinnati.