Macy's Light Up the Square on Fountain Square
Macy's Light Up the Square on Fountain Square

Christmas Nights of Lights at Coney Island

NEW for 2016, enjoy a two-mile drive through this display featuring one million LED lights synchronized to holiday music playing in your car. You will see larger than life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights, all in the warmth of your own vehicle. November 11, 2016 – January 1, 2017.

Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods
Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods

Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods

View more than a mile of outdoor light displays at Sharon Woods depicting everything from Santa Claus and his elves to the animals from the ark…and all from the comfort and warmth of your own vehicle! November 18, 2016 – Janary 2, 2017.

Holiday Lights on the Hill at Pyramid Hill
Holiday Lights on the Hill at Pyramid Hill

Holiday Lights on the Hill at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

‘Tis the season for this unique outdoor museum to flip on the switch for over a million lights and laser light displays woven through the trees, gardens and sculptures of the park. November 18, 2016 – January 3, 2017.

PNC Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo
PNC Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo

PNC Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Celebrate the season with a stroll through two million LED lights and themed areas like Candy Cane Forest. Don't forget to visit Mrs. Claus and the reindeer or catch a Madcap Puppets black light show. November 19, 2016 – January 2, 2017.

Light Up the Levee at Newport on the Levee
Light Up the Levee at Newport on the Levee

Light Up the Levee at Newport on the Levee – FREE!

One million LED lights dance in synchronization to festive music at Newport on the Levee all season long. The Levee event tops things off with a 50-foot tree and decorations. November 25, 2016 – January 2, 2017.

Macy's Downtown Dazzle on Fountain Square
Macy's Downtown Dazzle on Fountain Square

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle on Fountain Square – FREE!

Bring the whole family to the heart of downtown Cincinnati and witness Santa rappelling down the side of the Huntington Bank Center to the Macy's rooftop to kick off a spectacular fireworks display. Plus, performances by local choirs and lighting effects. Saturdays, November 26-December 10, 2016. (And don't miss the big Macy's Light Up the Square kick-off to the holidays on November 25, 2016.)

Christmas Town at Creation Museum
Christmas Town at Creation Museum

Christmas Town at Creation Museum – FREE!

See the museum’s bridges, waterfalls and trails as never before in the Garden of Lights, and remember the true meaning of the season with a live nativity. You can also enjoy the Christmas Star planetarium show or zip line among the lights for a fee. December 16-30, 2016.

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