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Find Christmas Events in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

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 – like Christmas – and/or by date so you can create the perfect itinerary for your getaway. There’s always more to explore, new adventures to be had and memories to be made in the Cincinnati region!

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Now through Dec 31, 2021

Shillito’s Elves at Findlay Market

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 31, 2021

Shillito’s Elves at Findlay Market

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Generations that grew up visiting Downtown Cincinnati to see the Elves as part of their annual tradition can now introduce a new generation to the much loved, hardworking elves. The Shillito’s Elves first made their appearance in the 1950s and have been set up several...

Generations that grew up visiting Downtown Cincinnati to see the Elves as part of their annual tradition can now introduce a new generation to the much loved, hardworking elves. The Shillito’s Elves first made their appearance in the 1950s and have been set up several...

Now through Dec 24, 2021

Scuba Santa's Water Wonderland

Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Dec 24, 2021

Scuba Santa's Water Wonderland

Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Celebrate a Cincinnati holiday tradition with Scuba Santa at Newport Aquarium! It’s a Water Wonderland full of playful penguins, colorful holiday lights, and a flurry of magical bubbles. See Scuba Santa swim underwater with a tank full of sharks and tell him what you want...

Celebrate a Cincinnati holiday tradition with Scuba Santa at Newport Aquarium! It’s a Water Wonderland full of playful penguins, colorful holiday lights, and a flurry of magical bubbles. See Scuba Santa swim underwater with a tank full of sharks and tell him what you want...

Now through Jan 02, 2022

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Now through Jan 02, 2022

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Create a holiday tradition for your family with the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole” to meet Mrs. Claus and enjoy a virtual meeting with Santa himself while admiring a winter wonderland of train...

Create a holiday tradition for your family with the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole” to meet Mrs. Claus and enjoy a virtual meeting with Santa himself while admiring a winter wonderland of train...

Now through Jan 09, 2022

Trains and Traditions, A Cincinnati Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jan 09, 2022

Trains and Traditions, A Cincinnati Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

The annual Holiday Show returns to the Krohn Conservatory on November 6th through January 9th. Walk into the majestic floral showroom and revel in the intricately designed Cincinnati theme and laced with lush green foliage, beautiful red poinsettias, holiday trees and, of...

The annual Holiday Show returns to the Krohn Conservatory on November 6th through January 9th. Walk into the majestic floral showroom and revel in the intricately designed Cincinnati theme and laced with lush green foliage, beautiful red poinsettias, holiday trees and, of...

Now through Dec 30, 2021

Lumaze Christmas Light Festival

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 30, 2021

Lumaze Christmas Light Festival

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

For the first time ever in Cincinnati, the Lumaze Christmas Light Festival and Market is coming to the Duke Energy Convention Center.  The 2021 theme for Cincinnati is “Glow Around the World.” Guests will explore magnificent world landmarks and...

For the first time ever in Cincinnati, the Lumaze Christmas Light Festival and Market is coming to the Duke Energy Convention Center.  The 2021 theme for Cincinnati is “Glow Around the World.” Guests will explore magnificent world landmarks and...

Now through Jan 02, 2022

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Now through Jan 02, 2022

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

The annual two-and-a-half-mile drive-through light show synchronizes the lights to both traditional and rocking holiday music through your car radio. Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of...

The annual two-and-a-half-mile drive-through light show synchronizes the lights to both traditional and rocking holiday music through your car radio. Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of...

Now through Dec 30, 2021

ChristmasTown

Creation Museum
2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080

South

Now through Dec 30, 2021

ChristmasTown

Creation Museum
2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080

South

Stroll through the Creation Museum’s botanical gardens and view the breathtaking display of thousands of multi-colored lights. New designs and more color are added each year throughout the garden trails. Enjoy a live nativity, petting zoo, skating on the Glice® (synthetic...

Stroll through the Creation Museum’s botanical gardens and view the breathtaking display of thousands of multi-colored lights. New designs and more color are added each year throughout the garden trails. Enjoy a live nativity, petting zoo, skating on the Glice® (synthetic...

Now through Dec 30, 2021

A Christmas Carol

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Dec 30, 2021

A Christmas Carol

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

A holiday family favorite! Our production of A Christmas Carol combines faithful storytelling with spellbinding stage magic to bring to life the familiar story of a sinner given one last chance at redemption by four persuasive ghosts. Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous...

A holiday family favorite! Our production of A Christmas Carol combines faithful storytelling with spellbinding stage magic to bring to life the familiar story of a sinner given one last chance at redemption by four persuasive ghosts. Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous...

Now through Jan 03, 2022

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jan 03, 2022

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

The Duke Energy Holiday Trains have been a Cincinnati holiday staple for 75 years. Track-level views reveal intricate details of the display, which features over 300 rail cars and 60 locomotives. New for 2021,guests will be able to flip through 75 years of Duke Energy Holiday...

The Duke Energy Holiday Trains have been a Cincinnati holiday staple for 75 years. Track-level views reveal intricate details of the display, which features over 300 rail cars and 60 locomotives. New for 2021,guests will be able to flip through 75 years of Duke Energy Holiday...

Now through Dec 26, 2021

North Pole Express

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad
127 South Mechanic St., Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Dec 26, 2021

North Pole Express

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad
127 South Mechanic St., Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Step aboard a jolly, festive rail car and travel through Lebanon and cross over the Turtle Creek on a unique journey filled with magical moments. In each rail car, an elf will be making holiday balloons and telling stories about the North Pole as you enjoy a relaxing 45 minutes...

Step aboard a jolly, festive rail car and travel through Lebanon and cross over the Turtle Creek on a unique journey filled with magical moments. In each rail car, an elf will be making holiday balloons and telling stories about the North Pole as you enjoy a relaxing 45 minutes...

Now through Dec 26, 2021

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 26, 2021

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

What begins as another annual production of A Christmas Carol, soon devolves into a slightly irreverent look at all of our favorite “Beloved Holiday Classics” including It’s a Wonderful Life, Frosty, Rudolph, Charlie Brown and more! Three actors (with the help of Santa)...

What begins as another annual production of A Christmas Carol, soon devolves into a slightly irreverent look at all of our favorite “Beloved Holiday Classics” including It’s a Wonderful Life, Frosty, Rudolph, Charlie Brown and more! Three actors (with the help of Santa)...

Now through Dec 18, 2021

Elves on Elder

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 18, 2021

Elves on Elder

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Shillito’s Elves will be set up at Findlay Market from Black Friday at 11 A.M. through the end of the year in the old Leader Furniture building.  In addition to visiting the Elves, Findlay Market will have robust programming in the space, appropriately called Elves...

The Shillito’s Elves will be set up at Findlay Market from Black Friday at 11 A.M. through the end of the year in the old Leader Furniture building.  In addition to visiting the Elves, Findlay Market will have robust programming in the space, appropriately called Elves...

Now through Dec 19, 2021

Winter Market

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 19, 2021

Winter Market

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This festive shopping experience in the heart of Cincinnati features regional artisans and crafters in newly designed huts. You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list. The Porch presented by PPG Paints offers full concessions including beer, wine and...

This festive shopping experience in the heart of Cincinnati features regional artisans and crafters in newly designed huts. You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list. The Porch presented by PPG Paints offers full concessions including beer, wine and...

Now through Dec 11, 2021

The City Flea at Washington Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 11, 2021

The City Flea at Washington Park

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The City Flea is Cincinnati's original curated, urban flea market that takes place once a month at Washington Park and various other locations through out the year. Since its conception in 2011, The Flea has seen dozens of vendors grow from hobby to full-time business, and we...

The City Flea is Cincinnati's original curated, urban flea market that takes place once a month at Washington Park and various other locations through out the year. Since its conception in 2011, The Flea has seen dozens of vendors grow from hobby to full-time business, and we...