Christmas Nights of Lights at Coney Island

Christmas Nights of Lights
Christmas Nights of Lights

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 10, 2017-January 1, 2018.

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 17-December 31, 2017

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

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

‘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 17-December 31, 2017

PNC Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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

Celebrate the season with a stroll through three million LED lights and themed areas like Candy Cane Forest, Fairyland and Frozen (with visits from the royal sisters!). Don't forget to visit Mrs. Claus and the reindeer, make a special design on the giant Light Bright, eat a s'more or catch a Madcap Puppets black light show. November 18, 2017-January 1, 2018.

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

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

More than one million LED lights twinkle on the Levee's 50-foot tree. The holiday kick-off event tops things off with holiday music, holiday treats, hot cocoa, a visit from Santa, ice sculpting demonstrations, hula-hooping elves, prizes, and more. November 21, 2017.

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle on Fountain Square – FREE!

Macy's Downtown Dazzle
Macy's Downtown Dazzle

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 25-December 9, 2017. (And don't miss the big Macy's Light Up the Square kick-off to the holidays on November 24, 2017.)

ChristmasTime at the Ark - FREE!

View the Ark Encounter bathed in rainbow lights, watch a spectacular 500-foot-wide projection show, enjoy a Christmas buffet at Emzara's Kitchen, shop for fair trade and one-of-a-kind gifts, visit with zoo animals from around the world (don't miss the goats dressed up in Christmas sweaters), listen to live music in front of a roaring fire while sipping hot cocoa, and much more. Parking $10 and a fee to enter the Ark and to ride the zip lines. December 8, 2017-January 15, 2018.

Christmas Town at Creation Museum – FREE!

Christmas Town at Creation Museum
Christmas Town at Creation Museum

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. Parking $5. December 15-30, 2017.

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