Cincinnati Gardens Largest Crowds

1

October 25, 1960

Richard Nixon/Henry Cabot Lodge Campaign Rally

19,000

2

September 29, 1964

Barry Goldwater Campaign Rally

16,025

3

October 21, 1968

Richard Nixon Campaign Rally

16,000

4

March 7, 1959

Pro Wrestling

15,299

5

March 4, 1958

UC-Dayton College Basketball

15,011

6

October 28, 1956

Festival of Faith Religious Service

14,500

7

February 17, 1959

UC-Miami College Basketball

14,353

8

February 19, 1956

Xavier-Dayton College Basketball

14,284

9

May 16, 1953

Pro Wrestling

14,164

10

December 27, 1963

Royal-Celtics NBA Basketball

14,141

11

February 26, 1963

UC-Xavier College Basketball

14,133

12

February 28, 1949

Ezzard Charles-Joey Maxim Pro Boxing

14,062

13 October 18, 1953 Girl Scout Convention Pageant 14,000
13

August 27, 1964

Beatles Concert

14,000

15

October 10, 1970

Jackson Five Concert

13,922

16

January 11, 1966

NBA All-Star Game

13,653

17

January 17, 1958

Middletown-Hamilton High School Basketball

13,649

18

April 14, 1950

Harlem Globetrotters-College All-Stars Basketball

13,521

19

March 1, 1962

UC-Xavier College Basketball

13,417

20

January 8, 1971

Roller Derby

13,410

21

February 24, 1949

Xavier-Kentucky College Basketball

13,200

22

February 19, 1971

Roller Derby

13,169

23

February 10, 1956

Middletown-Hamilton High School Basketball

13,167

24

June 27, 1973

Elvis Presley Concert

13,060

25

December 28, 1950

UC-Xavier College Basketball

13,004

26

March 21, 1953

State High School Class ‘A’ Basketball Final

12,956

27

November 10, 1963

Harlem Globetrotters-Atlantic City Sea Gulls Basketball

12,942

28

January 9, 1957

UC-Xavier College Basketball

12,901

29

August 13, 1960

US Olympic Basketball vs. Denver Truckers Basketball exhibition

12,838

30 September 4, 1956

Lawrence Welk Concert

12,579
31

March 13, 1971

Royal-Hawks NBA Basketball

12,530

32

April 9, 1961

Harlem Globetrotters-College All-Stars Basketball

12,391

33

January 7, 1956

UC-Xavier College Basketball

12,157

34

March 30, 1966

Royal-Celtics NBA Basketball

12,107

35

February 24, 1952

Xavier-Dayton College Basketball

12,020
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