This’ll Be Fun! Shrek Rave Is Coming To Bogart’s

Neon lights, EDM, Swamp-themed drinks and Shrek will take over Cincinnati on Nov. 5.

Oct 7, 2022 at 2:25 pm
click to enlarge Drink some "swamp water" and dance like Shrek and Donkey on Nov. 5 at Bogarts. - Photo: Ticketmaster
Photo: Ticketmaster
Drink some "swamp water" and dance like Shrek and Donkey on Nov. 5 at Bogarts.

Cincinnati may be home to one Fiona already, but soon an even more famous Fiona will head out of her swamp and into the jungle… and she’s bringing her boy, Shrek, too.

A “Shrek Rave” is coming to Bogart’s in November. Yes, really.

After the very first Shrek Rave took Los Angeles by storm earlier this year, ravers around the country couldn’t get enough of the idea. Soon enough, the “Swamps Across America” tour began to take shape. More than just solid bops like, “I’m A Believer,” the Shrek Rave will offer up all sorts of trippy ogre-themed fun, according to a press release. Themed drinks will be available, including something called “swamp water.” There also will, of course, be laser lights, Shrek totems, thumping music, and plenty of questionable costuming. What else do you need? That’ll do, Donkey.

Why Shrek? "I feel like Shrek is the right amount of cringe, but also the right amount of nostalgia," the rave’s organizer, Ka5sh, said previously. "It's dumb enough, but also still fun. There are not a lot of pop culture references that you can put the word 'rave' in that you'd want to attend. Even 'Spongebob Rave' sounds a little childish, but something about 'Shrek Rave' just works."

The Shrek Rave will pass through Bogart’s at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 5. Tickets are available at Bogart’s is located at 2621 Vine Street, Clifton.

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