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 9, 2018-January 6, 2019.

Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods

Holiday in Lights
Holiday in Lights

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. Be sure to stop in at Santaland for even more holiday cheer before or after the light display. November 16-December 31, 2018.

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

Holiday Lights on the Hill
Holiday Lights on the 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 throughout the two-mile round trip drive-through annual light display. November 16, 2018-January 1, 2019.

PNC Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardent

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 and Fairyland. Don't forget to visit Mrs. Claus and the reindeer, take a ride on the BB&T Toyland Express train, eat a s'more or catch a Madcap Puppets black light show. November 17, 2018-January 1, 2019.

Light Up the Levee at Newport on the Levee

Light Up the Levee
Light Up the Levee

Start off the season festively with a tree lighting ceremony, visits with Santa, live music, an ice skating rink and fireworks at Newport on the Levee. November 25, 2018.

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle on Fountain Square

Macy's Downtown Dazzle
Macy's Downtown Dazzle

Bring the whole family to the heart of downtown Cincinnati for free entertainment including Santa rappelling down the side of a building to kick off a spectacular fireworks display. Plus, performances by local choirs and photo opps with the holiday tree. Saturdays, November 24-December 8, 2018. (And don't miss the big Macy's Light Up the Square kick-off to the holidays on November 23, 2018.)

ChristmasTime at the Ark

ChristmasTime at the Ark's laser projection show “Encounter the Wonder”
ChristmasTime at the Ark's laser projection show “Encounter the Wonder”

View the Ark Encounter bathed in rainbow lights, enjoy a Christmas buffet at Emzara's Kitchen, shop for fair trade and one-of-a-kind gifts, go ice skating, 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. November 23-December 30, 2018.

ChristmasTown at Creation Museum

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. November 23-December 30, 2018.

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