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You'll never be able to say there's nothing to do in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky! Search thousands of events in our online database. We make it easy for you to filter by category and/or by date so you can create the perfect itinerary for your family getaway. There's always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made in Cincinnati USA! Looking for things to do this weekend with the kids? Click here for our Big Weekends of upcoming events!

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Now through Jan 31, 2018

Living on Air Exhibit

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Now through Jan 31, 2018

Living on Air Exhibit

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Cincinnati has rich radio and television broadcasting history. Exhibit features objects, photos and memorabilia from some of region's most famous shows, stations and personalities.

Cincinnati has rich radio and television broadcasting history. Exhibit features objects, photos and memorabilia from some of region's most famous shows, stations and personalities.

Now through Feb 28, 2018

Open Access to Ark Grounds

Ark Encounter

South

Now through Feb 28, 2018

Open Access to Ark Grounds

Ark Encounter

South

Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018. See the Ark in rainbow lights and access the entire Ark Encounter grounds including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more!

Explore everything outside the Ark for free from November 1, 2017, to February 28, 2018. See the Ark in rainbow lights and access the entire Ark Encounter grounds including Ararat Ridge Zoo, Emzara's Kitchen, the gift shop, fair trade market, and more!

Now through Jan 07, 2018

Cincinnati Choo Choo Holiday Show

Krohn Conservatory

Downtown

Now through Jan 07, 2018

Cincinnati Choo Choo Holiday Show

Krohn Conservatory

Downtown

Trains chug past wonderland of poinsettias, evergreens and re-creations of city's most iconic landmarks. Through Jan. 7.

Trains chug past wonderland of poinsettias, evergreens and re-creations of city's most iconic landmarks. Through Jan. 7.

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Holiday Junction featuring Brickopolis

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Holiday Junction featuring Brickopolis

Cincinnati Museum Center

Downtown

Celebrate holidays with train exhibits, custom LEGO creations, whimsical scenes and appearance by Santa. Through Jan. 1.

Celebrate holidays with train exhibits, custom LEGO creations, whimsical scenes and appearance by Santa. Through Jan. 1.

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Newport Aquarium

South

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Newport Aquarium

South

Holiday decorations throughout Aquarium. Underwater Santa show alongside sharks and shark rays. Through Dec 31.

Holiday decorations throughout Aquarium. Underwater Santa show alongside sharks and shark rays. Through Dec 31.

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTrainment Junction

North

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTrainment Junction

North

Take Journey to North Pole, meet Mrs. Claus and Santa. See Main Street Holiday Trains displays, which offer some free winter train displays. Through Jan. 1.

Take Journey to North Pole, meet Mrs. Claus and Santa. See Main Street Holiday Trains displays, which offer some free winter train displays. Through Jan. 1.

Now through Dec 29, 2017

A World of Bricks: The Art of Jonathan Lopes

Newport on the Levee

South

Now through Dec 29, 2017

A World of Bricks: The Art of Jonathan Lopes

Newport on the Levee

South

View amazing art made completely from LEGO bricks. Exhibit categories include the Architecture of America, Storytime, Interpretive Art, and an interactive building area.

View amazing art made completely from LEGO bricks. Exhibit categories include the Architecture of America, Storytime, Interpretive Art, and an interactive building area.

Now through Dec 22, 2017

Nieman Tree Farm

A.J. Nieman Nursery

North

Now through Dec 22, 2017

Nieman Tree Farm

A.J. Nieman Nursery

North

Cut your own Scotch Pine $5 per foot. Other varieties $6-$9 per foot. Balled and burlapped trees $45 and up. Fresh evergreen centerpieces, wreaths, swags, roping and custom designs for sale. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies on weekends.

Cut your own Scotch Pine $5 per foot. Other varieties $6-$9 per foot. Balled and burlapped trees $45 and up. Fresh evergreen centerpieces, wreaths, swags, roping and custom designs for sale. Complimentary hot chocolate and cookies on weekends.

Now through Dec 30, 2017

Christmas Town

Creation Museum

South

Now through Dec 30, 2017

Christmas Town

Creation Museum

South

Live nativity, outdoor lights, concerts and festivities. Through Dec. 30.

Live nativity, outdoor lights, concerts and festivities. Through Dec. 30.

Now through Jan 01, 2018

PNC Festival of Lights

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

North

Now through Jan 01, 2018

PNC Festival of Lights

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

North

Holiday lights strung throughout the Zoo, Madcap Puppets in black-light, New Wild Lights Show on Swan Lake, train rides, themed areas and more. Through Jan. 1.

Holiday lights strung throughout the Zoo, Madcap Puppets in black-light, New Wild Lights Show on Swan Lake, train rides, themed areas and more. Through Jan. 1.

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island

North

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island

North

Features 2-mile car ride through Christmas displays and light shows. Sing along to sounds of the season synchronized to each display. Through Jan 1.

Features 2-mile car ride through Christmas displays and light shows. Sing along to sounds of the season synchronized to each display. Through Jan 1.

Now through Dec 23, 2017

Santaland

Sharon Woods

North

Now through Dec 23, 2017

Santaland

Sharon Woods

North

Hot chocolate, baked goodies, live family-friendly entertainment, train display and photos with Santa. Through Dec. 23.

Hot chocolate, baked goodies, live family-friendly entertainment, train display and photos with Santa. Through Dec. 23.

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

North

Now through Jan 01, 2018

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum

North

Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser light displays. Through Jan. 1.

Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser light displays. Through Jan. 1.

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods

North

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods

North

Drive-through outdoor lights and themed figures display. Through Dec 31.

Drive-through outdoor lights and themed figures display. Through Dec 31.

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Light Up Middletown

Smith Park

North

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Light Up Middletown

Smith Park

North

Drive-thru fantasy light display. Admission by donation. Photos with Santa Fridays and Saturdays.

Drive-thru fantasy light display. Admission by donation. Photos with Santa Fridays and Saturdays.

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Christmas Glow

Land of Illusion

North

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Christmas Glow

Land of Illusion

North

Haunted scream park trades scary for cheery this holiday season. Visit Christmas Village and drive through light display featuring famous landmarks from around world.

Haunted scream park trades scary for cheery this holiday season. Visit Christmas Village and drive through light display featuring famous landmarks from around world.

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Light Up the Levee

Newport on the Levee

South

Now through Dec 31, 2017

Light Up the Levee

Newport on the Levee

South

Featuring more than one million LED lights dancing in synchronization to holiday music. Lights dance every 20 minutes. Through Jan. 2.

Featuring more than one million LED lights dancing in synchronization to holiday music. Lights dance every 20 minutes. Through Jan. 2.

Dec 11, 2017

Kickstart Your Art: 3-D Collage

Goshen Branch Library

North

Dec 11, 2017

Kickstart Your Art: 3-D Collage

Goshen Branch Library

North

Make card or artwork for friends or loved ones.

Make card or artwork for friends or loved ones.

Now through Jan 15, 2018

ChristmasTime at the Ark: Encounter the Wonder

Ark Encounter

South

Now through Jan 15, 2018

ChristmasTime at the Ark: Encounter the Wonder

Ark Encounter

South

10-minute laser 3-D video show depicts Biblical tale of Noah's Ark projected on side of building. Shown 3 times per evening at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Through Jan. 15.

10-minute laser 3-D video show depicts Biblical tale of Noah's Ark projected on side of building. Shown 3 times per evening at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Through Jan. 15.

Dec 11, 2017

Elf

Springdale 18: Cinema de Lux

North

Dec 11, 2017

Elf

Springdale 18: Cinema de Lux

North

Classic holiday movie from 2003.

Classic holiday movie from 2003.

Now through Dec 19, 2017

ManaTotzzz

Sleepy Bee Cafe

East

Now through Dec 19, 2017

ManaTotzzz

Sleepy Bee Cafe

East

Join Miss Sarah for great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs. Most appropriate for ages under 4.

Join Miss Sarah for great books, easy laughs, and sweet songs. Most appropriate for ages under 4.

Dec 12, 2017

Play and Learn Group (birth-5)

Florence Branch Library

South

Dec 12, 2017

Play and Learn Group (birth-5)

Florence Branch Library

South

Provides children ages birth-5 opportunities to learn and explore through play. Parents and caregivers participate in activities that promote healthy development and learning.

Provides children ages birth-5 opportunities to learn and explore through play. Parents and caregivers participate in activities that promote healthy development and learning.

Dec 12, 2017 through Dec 26, 2017

Library Play Date

Boone County Main Library

South

Dec 12, 2017 through Dec 26, 2017

Library Play Date

Boone County Main Library

South

Play and social time with other parents and caregivers while child explores toys and activities.

Play and social time with other parents and caregivers while child explores toys and activities.

Now through Jan 14, 2018

Holiday Toy Trains & Wahoo's Winter Wonderland

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Now through Jan 14, 2018

Holiday Toy Trains & Wahoo's Winter Wonderland

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Behringer-Crawford Museum's beloved trains roll again for the 26th year with 250 feet of track and more than 30 guest-activated displays plus Polar Express readings, Santa visits, a Charles Dickens display, special holiday exhibits and more. New this year is Wahoo's...

Behringer-Crawford Museum's beloved trains roll again for the 26th year with 250 feet of track and more than 30 guest-activated displays plus Polar Express readings, Santa visits, a Charles Dickens display, special holiday exhibits and more. New this year is Wahoo's...

Dec 12, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

Victorian Christmas

Hillforest Victorian House Museum

South

Dec 12, 2017 through Dec 30, 2017

Victorian Christmas

Hillforest Victorian House Museum

South

Visit Christmas past at Hillforest as it is decked out in Victorian decorations. Through Dec. 30.

Visit Christmas past at Hillforest as it is decked out in Victorian decorations. Through Dec. 30.

Dec 12, 2017 through Jan 14, 2018

Lawrenceburg's Ice Rink

Todd Creech Park

South

Dec 12, 2017 through Jan 14, 2018

Lawrenceburg's Ice Rink

Todd Creech Park

South

Ice rink and Winter Wonderland activities in Lawrenceburg. Closed Mondays and Christmas Day.

Ice rink and Winter Wonderland activities in Lawrenceburg. Closed Mondays and Christmas Day.

Dec 12, 2017

A Night of Christmas Splendor

Bethel Branch Library

North

Dec 12, 2017

A Night of Christmas Splendor

Bethel Branch Library

North

Music from harpist Sabra Thomas, special reading of Twas The Night Before Christmas, candy canes and warm hot chocolate.

Music from harpist Sabra Thomas, special reading of Twas The Night Before Christmas, candy canes and warm hot chocolate.

Dec 12, 2017

Family Storytime

Loveland Branch Library

North

Dec 12, 2017

Family Storytime

Loveland Branch Library

North

Families with young children invited for stories, songs, rhymes and craft.

Families with young children invited for stories, songs, rhymes and craft.

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