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Now through Dec 30, 2018

ChristmasTime at the Ark

Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, KY 41097

South

Now through Dec 30, 2018

ChristmasTime at the Ark

Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, KY 41097

South

Don't miss the impressive Ark-sized projection show this Christmas season, plus a host of other fun holiday activities. Explore the grounds of the Ark Encounter free of charge. Visit the Ark’s zoo, view the massive Ark from the outside (and its stunning new colorful...

Don't miss the impressive Ark-sized projection show this Christmas season, plus a host of other fun holiday activities. Explore the grounds of the Ark Encounter free of charge. Visit the Ark’s zoo, view the massive Ark from the outside (and its stunning new colorful...

Now through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

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

Downtown

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

Now through Jan 13, 2019

Holiday [email protected]

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Jan 13, 2019

Holiday [email protected]

Behringer-Crawford Museum
1600 Montague Road, Covington, KY 41011

South

The holidays are off to a festive start at Behringer-Crawford Museum on Saturday, November 10, when the Holiday Toy Trains launch their 27th year of delighting generations with more than 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and...

The holidays are off to a festive start at Behringer-Crawford Museum on Saturday, November 10, when the Holiday Toy Trains launch their 27th year of delighting generations with more than 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and...

Now through Jan 06, 2019

A Crystal Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

A Crystal Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

During the cold time at the Conservatory, magic halls upon the greenhouse! Come and see beautiful poinsettias, evergreens, botanical building replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains on display, and a family-friendly tree lighting ceremony on November 30th!

During the cold time at the Conservatory, magic halls upon the greenhouse! Come and see beautiful poinsettias, evergreens, botanical building replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains on display, and a family-friendly tree lighting ceremony on November 30th!

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 27, 2019

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

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

Downtown

Explore 9,000 square feet of trains, including displays from the early 1900s and 1930s. Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, and the return of Cincinnati's iconic Duke Energy Holiday Trains, a tradition for more than 70 years and counting. LEGO lovers will delight in...

Explore 9,000 square feet of trains, including displays from the early 1900s and 1930s. Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, and the return of Cincinnati's iconic Duke Energy Holiday Trains, a tradition for more than 70 years and counting. LEGO lovers will delight in...

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Create a holiday tradition for your family! See the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole”, where you can can meet Mrs. Claus and Santa himself.

Create a holiday tradition for your family! See the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole”, where you can can meet Mrs. Claus and Santa himself.

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Enjoy this wintertime favorite where Santa Claus wears his diving gear and swims through a holiday-inspired water wonderland.

Enjoy this wintertime favorite where Santa Claus wears his diving gear and swims through a holiday-inspired water wonderland.

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Santa Photos

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Santa Photos

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Santa will be taking photos with families and spreading magic throughout the holiday season in The Living Room located inside the Foundry. Photo packages start at $19.99 for a 5x7.

Santa will be taking photos with families and spreading magic throughout the holiday season in The Living Room located inside the Foundry. Photo packages start at $19.99 for a 5x7.

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Santa's House on the Levee

Newport on the Levee
1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Dec 24, 2018

Santa's House on the Levee

Newport on the Levee
1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

One of the most lifetime-lasting holiday memories are precious visits with Santa. And nowhere is it more enchanting than at Santa's House on the Levee which starts with a literal red carpet arrival to his majestic house at Newport on the Levee, perched upon The Ohio River, with...

One of the most lifetime-lasting holiday memories are precious visits with Santa. And nowhere is it more enchanting than at Santa's House on the Levee which starts with a literal red carpet arrival to his majestic house at Newport on the Levee, perched upon The Ohio River, with...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Victorian Christmas

Hillforest Mansion
213 Fifth St., Aurora, IN 47001

South

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Victorian Christmas

Hillforest Mansion
213 Fifth St., Aurora, IN 47001

South

Tour Hillforest and experience warmth and charm of 163-year-old Hillforest as it is decorated for true Christmas Past.

Tour Hillforest and experience warmth and charm of 163-year-old Hillforest as it is decorated for true Christmas Past.

Now through Dec 28, 2018

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative’s Season of Giving

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
49 Novner Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

Now through Dec 28, 2018

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative’s Season of Giving

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
49 Novner Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

During the December 2018 Season of Giving, take home a $10 Walmart gift certificate with your new-to-you computer from the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative. And enter to win Dave & Buster’s gift certificates for a fabulous afternoon of fun playing virtual golf or video...

During the December 2018 Season of Giving, take home a $10 Walmart gift certificate with your new-to-you computer from the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative. And enter to win Dave & Buster’s gift certificates for a fabulous afternoon of fun playing virtual golf or video...

Dec 18, 2018

Incubator Kitchen Collective Holiday Open House

Incubator Kitchen Collective
517 W 7th St, Newport, KY 41071

South

Dec 18, 2018

Incubator Kitchen Collective Holiday Open House

Incubator Kitchen Collective
517 W 7th St, Newport, KY 41071

South

Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House. A great way to see our kitchen, find out more about our members and Eat Local Food. There will also be crafts from local artisans and cocktails and cocktails from mixologist Catherine Manabat. Kitchen members will be set up throughout...

Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House. A great way to see our kitchen, find out more about our members and Eat Local Food. There will also be crafts from local artisans and cocktails and cocktails from mixologist Catherine Manabat. Kitchen members will be set up throughout...

Now through Feb 20, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

The Banks
150 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 20, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

The Banks
150 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy unique views of downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and the Ohio River from aboard the 150 foot Skystar Observation Wheel. Each of the 36 gondolas is enclosed, climate controlled and can hold up to six passengers. The SkyStar experience consists of four revolutions and...

Enjoy unique views of downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and the Ohio River from aboard the 150 foot Skystar Observation Wheel. Each of the 36 gondolas is enclosed, climate controlled and can hold up to six passengers. The SkyStar experience consists of four revolutions and...

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Family Nights Krohn by Candlelight

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Family Nights Krohn by Candlelight

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

See Krohn exhibit by light of holiday twinkle. Live music and other special programs, including visits with Santa or other costumed characters, depending on night. For full schedule see website.

See Krohn exhibit by light of holiday twinkle. Live music and other special programs, including visits with Santa or other costumed characters, depending on night. For full schedule see website.

Dec 18, 2018

A Christmas Clause

Prasco Park
6125 Commerce Court, Mason, OH 45040

North

Dec 18, 2018

A Christmas Clause

Prasco Park
6125 Commerce Court, Mason, OH 45040

North

Prasco Park will light up with excitement; Christmas music will fill the air, ice activities like slap-shot and shuffle board, inflatables, crafts and more!   Sip on savory hot chocolate while having a warm Christmas cookie.   The activities are endless!  ...

Prasco Park will light up with excitement; Christmas music will fill the air, ice activities like slap-shot and shuffle board, inflatables, crafts and more!   Sip on savory hot chocolate while having a warm Christmas cookie.   The activities are endless!  ...

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Christmas Town

Creation Museum
2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080

South

Now through Dec 29, 2018

Christmas Town

Creation Museum
2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080

South

Experience the wonder that surrounded the Savior’s birth at this free Christmas event featuring a live nativity, spectacular lights displays, and more!

Experience the wonder that surrounded the Savior’s birth at this free Christmas event featuring a live nativity, spectacular lights displays, and more!

Now through Jan 01, 2019

PNC Festival of Lights

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Jan 01, 2019

PNC Festival of Lights

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 36th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of more than 2.5 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland...

The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 36th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of more than 2.5 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland...

Now through Dec 31, 2018

WinterFest

Kings Island
6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, OH 45040

Now through Dec 31, 2018

WinterFest

Kings Island
6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, OH 45040

Ring in the holidays with the return of WinterFest at Kings Island on select nights in November and December. It’s an unforgettable experience with the park transformed into enchanting winter wonderlands featuring ice skating on the Royal Fountain, the Eiffel Tower transformed...

Ring in the holidays with the return of WinterFest at Kings Island on select nights in November and December. It’s an unforgettable experience with the park transformed into enchanting winter wonderlands featuring ice skating on the Royal Fountain, the Eiffel Tower transformed...

Now through Jan 04, 2019

Light Up the Fair

Boone County Fair Grounds
5819 Idlewild Rd, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Now through Jan 04, 2019

Light Up the Fair

Boone County Fair Grounds
5819 Idlewild Rd, Burlington, KY 41005

South

Light Up The Fair is a new drive thru light show synchronized to music located at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This event will be a mile long display with over 1/2 a million lights! Gates: Gates open at 5:30 and the show will begin at dark.

Light Up The Fair is a new drive thru light show synchronized to music located at the Boone County Fairgrounds. This event will be a mile long display with over 1/2 a million lights! Gates: Gates open at 5:30 and the show will begin at dark.

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Holiday in Lights 2018 presented by Frisch's and produced by The Alleen Company, is an established Cincinnati Holiday tradition for over 28 years. It is an outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own...

Holiday in Lights 2018 presented by Frisch's and produced by The Alleen Company, is an established Cincinnati Holiday tradition for over 28 years. It is an outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own...

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser lights display.

Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser lights display.

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Now through Dec 31, 2018

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display. Christmas Nights of...

Visitors of all ages will be awed by the larger-than-life trees, glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels of lights! In the warmth of your own car, you can sing along to the sounds of the season synchronized to each holiday display. Christmas Nights of...

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Alice in Wonderland

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Now through Dec 30, 2018

Alice in Wonderland

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party. Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by...

Join the ever-curious Alice and her bubbly friends for an unforgettable tea party. Based on the beloved, imaginative tale by Lewis Carroll, this modern retelling is the toe-tapping story of a lost girl, a cool cat, a wild hare, and the original “dancing queen.” Written by...

Now through Dec 29, 2018

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 29, 2018

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous Christmas Eve transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. As he witnesses all those who have improved his life he realizes that it's never too late to change his miserly ways. A Christmas...

Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a miraculous Christmas Eve transformation as he views with new eyes his past, present and the possibilities of the future. As he witnesses all those who have improved his life he realizes that it's never too late to change his miserly ways. A Christmas...

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Antique Christmas

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Antique Christmas

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Celebrate the holidays at the Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys, and decorations. Each year the Taft Museum of Art has totally new offerings of vintage Christmas treasures, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year’s exhibition...

Celebrate the holidays at the Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys, and decorations. Each year the Taft Museum of Art has totally new offerings of vintage Christmas treasures, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year’s exhibition...

Now through Dec 19, 2018

We Olive & Wine Bar Holiday Sip & Shop

We Olive & Wine Bar
33 East 6th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 19, 2018

We Olive & Wine Bar Holiday Sip & Shop

We Olive & Wine Bar
33 East 6th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

It's time to get your holiday shopping done, and what better way to do so than with drinks and snacks? Join us for Holiday Sip & Shop and let us do the work for you while you enjoy wine, cocktails, and complimentary appetizers. Choose from a variety of gourmet foods, home...

It's time to get your holiday shopping done, and what better way to do so than with drinks and snacks? Join us for Holiday Sip & Shop and let us do the work for you while you enjoy wine, cocktails, and complimentary appetizers. Choose from a variety of gourmet foods, home...

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Bluegrass at Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Now through Dec 23, 2018

Bluegrass at Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

North

Join us for dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been! Music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. You can also dine at the winery before the show, meal time begins at 5pm.

Join us for dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been! Music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. You can also dine at the winery before the show, meal time begins at 5pm.

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