Upcoming Big Weekends

Cincinnati USA is brimming with events and activities to keep you entertained. Let us help you find the perfect activities for a getaway full of fun and memories!

  • Come for Redsfest, Stay for Downtown Dazzle

    Thu, Dec 1 to Sun, Dec 4

    Baseball season may still be a few months away, but now's the time for ultimate fans to get autographs, memorabilia, play games and get ready for Reds Opening Day! Then, head down the street to Fountain Square for a rappelling Santa Claus, fireworks and music at Macy's Downtown Dazzle.

  • Come for The Nutcracker, Stay for Christkindlmarkt

    Thu, Dec 8 to Sun, Dec 11

    Clara and her Nutcracker Prince are dancing into the Aronoff Center with the Cincinnati Ballet's annual production of "Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker." If that's not enough holiday fun for you, enjoy the German Christmas market on Fountain Square complete with handmade wares, hot spiced wine and treats.

  • Come for Water Wonderland, Stay for Cincinnati Bengals

    Thu, Dec 15 to Sun, Dec 18

    Head south of the river for Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa at the Newport Aquarium. That's right, a scuba diving Santa! After visiting with jolly one himself, head to Paul Brown Stadium for professional football.

  • Come for Festival of Lights, Stay for The Snowman

    Thu, Dec 22 to Sun, Dec 25

    Brighten up your visit with two million LED lights at the Cincinnati Zoo's Festival of Lights event. Then take the family to hear the Cincinnati Pops performing the live score of The Snowman while the movie plays on the big screen.

  • Come for New Year's Eve Blast, Stay for American Sign Museum

    Thu, Dec 29 to Sun, Jan 1

    Celebrate the end of 2015 and the start of a brand new year in the heart of downtown Cincinnati with festivities on Fountain Square. And once you're recovered, be sure to visit the American Sign Museum, a unique venue that shows the history of America through signage.

  • Come for Cavalcade of Customs, Stay for New Riff Distilling

    Thu, Jan 5 to Sun, Jan 8

    From hot cars to smooth bourbon, this weekend has it all. The Duke Energy Convention Center will be full of custom cars, hot rods and more; while just across the river, the bourbon trail awaits at New Riff Distilling.