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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 09, 2021

Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Dec 09, 2021

Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jewelry of the 1960s and 1970s was as groundbreaking as the era itself. The space race, rock ‘n’ roll, the Beatles, the Vietnam War, the Kennedy assassinations, the Civil Rights movement, Pop Art, the Women’s Movement, the widespread use of drugs, the Pill, and the concept...

Jewelry of the 1960s and 1970s was as groundbreaking as the era itself. The space race, rock ‘n’ roll, the Beatles, the Vietnam War, the Kennedy assassinations, the Civil Rights movement, Pop Art, the Women’s Movement, the widespread use of drugs, the Pill, and the concept...

Now through Dec 02, 2021

Exhibition: The Golden Ticket

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Now through Dec 02, 2021

Exhibition: The Golden Ticket

Clifton Cultural Arts Center
2728 Short Vine, Cincinnati, OH 45219

THE GOLDEN TICKET JURIED ART EXHIBITION 2021 presented by Summerfair Cincinnati, Inc. Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s Golden Ticket Juried Art Exhibition is in its twelfth year of celebrating artists living or working within a 25-mile radius of CCAC. Since its inception,...

THE GOLDEN TICKET JURIED ART EXHIBITION 2021 presented by Summerfair Cincinnati, Inc. Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s Golden Ticket Juried Art Exhibition is in its twelfth year of celebrating artists living or working within a 25-mile radius of CCAC. Since its inception,...

Now through Jun 29, 2022

Holocaust Speaker Series

Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jun 29, 2022

Holocaust Speaker Series

Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Visit the website for a list of upcoming speakers and to register. Generously sponsored by...

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Visit the website for a list of upcoming speakers and to register. Generously sponsored by...

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

ParkLights at Caesar Ford Park

Caesar Ford Park
520 S. Stringtown Rd, Xenia, OH 45385

Now through Dec 30, 2021

ParkLights at Caesar Ford Park

Caesar Ford Park
520 S. Stringtown Rd, Xenia, OH 45385

Forget deck the halls, we’ve decked the park with dazzling lights! You’ll wind your way through our Winter Wonderland, North Pole Car Show, Winter Farm, and Festive Festival, then wave to Santa at the North Pole. Drive through once, and you’ll want to do it again. We...

Forget deck the halls, we’ve decked the park with dazzling lights! You’ll wind your way through our Winter Wonderland, North Pole Car Show, Winter Farm, and Festive Festival, then wave to Santa at the North Pole. Drive through once, and you’ll want to do it again. We...

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...

Dec 03, 2021

DISCORD and CONCORD: Examining Ancient Stories

The Annex Gallery at Pendleton
310 Pendelton St., Cincinnati, 45202, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dec 03, 2021

DISCORD and CONCORD: Examining Ancient Stories

The Annex Gallery at Pendleton
310 Pendelton St., Cincinnati, 45202, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Two Concurrent Exhibitions of Paintings, Works On Paper and Sculpture. Open to the public.

Two Concurrent Exhibitions of Paintings, Works On Paper and Sculpture. Open to the public.

Dec 03, 2021 through Dec 04, 2021

Night of the Nativities

Friendship Baptist Church
8580 Cheviot Road, Cincinnati, OH 45251

Dec 03, 2021 through Dec 04, 2021

Night of the Nativities

Friendship Baptist Church
8580 Cheviot Road, Cincinnati, OH 45251

Live Outdoor Nativity Large Indoor Nativity Display Strolling Carolers Cookies & Hot Chocolate

Live Outdoor Nativity Large Indoor Nativity Display Strolling Carolers Cookies & Hot Chocolate

Dec 03, 2021

The Forest-Aires Friends & Family Christmas Concert

Anderson Hills United Methodist Church
7515 Forest Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255

Dec 03, 2021

The Forest-Aires Friends & Family Christmas Concert

Anderson Hills United Methodist Church
7515 Forest Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255

Please join us for our Christmas concert to be held on Friday, December 3, 7:30 p.m., at the Anderson Hills United Methodist Church, 7515 Forest Road, located across from the Anderson Towne Center. (Free to the public.) Bring your friends to share this Christmas spirit....

Please join us for our Christmas concert to be held on Friday, December 3, 7:30 p.m., at the Anderson Hills United Methodist Church, 7515 Forest Road, located across from the Anderson Towne Center. (Free to the public.) Bring your friends to share this Christmas spirit....

Dec 03, 2021 through Dec 05, 2021

Hometown Christmas Craft/ Vendor Showv

Eastgate Mall
4601 Eastgate blvd, Cincinnati, OH 45245

Dec 03, 2021 through Dec 05, 2021

Hometown Christmas Craft/ Vendor Showv

Eastgate Mall
4601 Eastgate blvd, Cincinnati, OH 45245

One of our favorite places during Christmas time is the Eastgate Mall. Crafters and vendors of all kind line the walkways of the mall. Santa is in center court and tons of shopping opportunities are waiting. Come shop with our crafters for unique gift ideas like: handcrafted...

One of our favorite places during Christmas time is the Eastgate Mall. Crafters and vendors of all kind line the walkways of the mall. Santa is in center court and tons of shopping opportunities are waiting. Come shop with our crafters for unique gift ideas like: handcrafted...

Now through Dec 05, 2021

Holiday Market

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 05, 2021

Holiday Market

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Give the gift of supporting local this holiday season. Enjoy a wide selection of food and gift items plus fun activities and events for the whole family.

Give the gift of supporting local this holiday season. Enjoy a wide selection of food and gift items plus fun activities and events for the whole family.

Dec 04, 2021

St. John Christmas Craft Fair

St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church
9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Dec 04, 2021

St. John Christmas Craft Fair

St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church
9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Mark Your Calendars! Three buildings FILLED with great crafts and gifts for the holidays! Homemade baked goods! Lunch is available! Please join us at the fair. There will be over 100 crafters.

Mark Your Calendars! Three buildings FILLED with great crafts and gifts for the holidays! Homemade baked goods! Lunch is available! Please join us at the fair. There will be over 100 crafters.

Dec 04, 2021

Small Business Shopping Fair 2021

Willow Event Center
7881 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45239

North

Dec 04, 2021

Small Business Shopping Fair 2021

Willow Event Center
7881 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45239

North

Shop for holiday gifts, sweet treats, scented candles, home décor, natural + organic bath & body products, jewelry, clothing, purses, accessories, and more! Bring your gift list because you'll find something for everyone. Like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram:...

Shop for holiday gifts, sweet treats, scented candles, home décor, natural + organic bath & body products, jewelry, clothing, purses, accessories, and more! Bring your gift list because you'll find something for everyone. Like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram:...

Dec 04, 2021

2021 Holly Jolly Vendor Fair

Warren County Fairgrounds- Welcome Building
665 N Broadway Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

Dec 04, 2021

2021 Holly Jolly Vendor Fair

Warren County Fairgrounds- Welcome Building
665 N Broadway Street, Lebanon, OH 45036

Join us for this year's 4th Annual Holly Jolly Vendor Fair at the Warren County Fairgrounds. We will have over 40 local vendors with lots of gift options for everyone on your list!!! The American Heart Association is our fundraiser this year! Come out and spin the wheel, get...

Join us for this year's 4th Annual Holly Jolly Vendor Fair at the Warren County Fairgrounds. We will have over 40 local vendors with lots of gift options for everyone on your list!!! The American Heart Association is our fundraiser this year! Come out and spin the wheel, get...

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...

Dec 04, 2021

1628 Ltd. Winter Exhibition, Queen City Visual Narrative

1628 Ltd.
11 Garfield Place, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dec 04, 2021

1628 Ltd. Winter Exhibition, Queen City Visual Narrative

1628 Ltd.
11 Garfield Place, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Queen City Visual Narrative features 18 local and regional artists, Maria Beltsos, Annabel Biernat, James Billiter, Denise Burge, Evan Carroll, Katlin Combs, Brad Davis, Faith Denny, Jim Effler, Asa Featherstone IV, Katherine Gibson, C. Matthew Hamby, Rob Jefferson, Lily...

Queen City Visual Narrative features 18 local and regional artists, Maria Beltsos, Annabel Biernat, James Billiter, Denise Burge, Evan Carroll, Katlin Combs, Brad Davis, Faith Denny, Jim Effler, Asa Featherstone IV, Katherine Gibson, C. Matthew Hamby, Rob Jefferson, Lily...

Dec 04, 2021

Market Bleu | 2021 Winter Quarter Event

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dec 04, 2021

Market Bleu | 2021 Winter Quarter Event

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Market Bleu is a quarterly event that allows artisans and artists to showcase and sell their products in the opulent settings of the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Our Winter quarter market is on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 6 pm - 10...

Market Bleu is a quarterly event that allows artisans and artists to showcase and sell their products in the opulent settings of the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Our Winter quarter market is on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 6 pm - 10...

Now through Dec 18, 2021

Downtown Dazzle

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 18, 2021

Downtown Dazzle

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

BACK IN 2021! Downtown Dazzle is one of the biggest highlights of the holiday season in Cincy. See Santa rappel off of a Cincinnati skyrise and wait with anticipation for the sky to fill with light thanks to a fabulous Rozzi fireworks display.   6:30p -  Music and...

BACK IN 2021! Downtown Dazzle is one of the biggest highlights of the holiday season in Cincy. See Santa rappel off of a Cincinnati skyrise and wait with anticipation for the sky to fill with light thanks to a fabulous Rozzi fireworks display.   6:30p -  Music and...

Dec 04, 2021

American Composers in the Spotlight for CCO December Concert

Church of the Saviour United Methodist
8005 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242

Dec 04, 2021

American Composers in the Spotlight for CCO December Concert

Church of the Saviour United Methodist
8005 Pfeiffer Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242

The Cincinnati Community Orchestra will present a program of works by American composers at its next concert, Saturday, December 4 at 7:30 PM. The program features Edward MacDowell’s Second Piano Concerto with soloist Michelle Conda, CCM piano professor and long-time friend of...

The Cincinnati Community Orchestra will present a program of works by American composers at its next concert, Saturday, December 4 at 7:30 PM. The program features Edward MacDowell’s Second Piano Concerto with soloist Michelle Conda, CCM piano professor and long-time friend of...

Dec 05, 2021

MadTree Winter Market

MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Dec 05, 2021

MadTree Winter Market

MadTree Brewing Company
3301 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Hoppy Holidays. Shop local in our festive, spruced up taproom. In addition to the weekly Winter Hyde Park Farmer’s Market, we will be adding a one-day Holiday Maker’s Market on Sunday, December 5 from 10am - 2pm. We'll have vendors specializing in categories such as...

Hoppy Holidays. Shop local in our festive, spruced up taproom. In addition to the weekly Winter Hyde Park Farmer’s Market, we will be adding a one-day Holiday Maker’s Market on Sunday, December 5 from 10am - 2pm. We'll have vendors specializing in categories such as...

Dec 05, 2021

Holiday Spirit Market

Warrior Spirit Wellness
17 West Southern Avenue, Covington, KY 41015

Dec 05, 2021

Holiday Spirit Market

Warrior Spirit Wellness
17 West Southern Avenue, Covington, KY 41015

Hatha Heartmade and Warrior Spirit Wellness are hosting this magical handmade crafts, arts, and goods market for the holiday season! Come celebrate with us and support small, local businesses for your holiday gift needs. There will also be live music and fire pits, and we will...

Hatha Heartmade and Warrior Spirit Wellness are hosting this magical handmade crafts, arts, and goods market for the holiday season! Come celebrate with us and support small, local businesses for your holiday gift needs. There will also be live music and fire pits, and we will...

Dec 05, 2021

A Christmas Concert

Batavia First Presbyterian Church
293 North St, Batavia, OH 45103

Dec 05, 2021

A Christmas Concert

Batavia First Presbyterian Church
293 North St, Batavia, OH 45103

The Jubilant Singers, a community chorus under the direction of Dan Krueger, will perform a collection of holiday pieces ranging from the classical to the contemporary, as our chorus presents our audience with the gift of A Christmas Concert. This is a free public performance...

The Jubilant Singers, a community chorus under the direction of Dan Krueger, will perform a collection of holiday pieces ranging from the classical to the contemporary, as our chorus presents our audience with the gift of A Christmas Concert. This is a free public performance...

Dec 05, 2021

Holiday Treasures: Westside Community Band Christmas Concert

Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233

Dec 05, 2021

Holiday Treasures: Westside Community Band Christmas Concert

Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45233

Westside Community Band, directed by Kenny Bierschenk, presents “Holiday Treasures,” a Christmas concert to benefit Nate’s Toy Box. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy. Cash donations accepted. Face masks required. A limited supply of disposable masks available at the door....

Westside Community Band, directed by Kenny Bierschenk, presents “Holiday Treasures,” a Christmas concert to benefit Nate’s Toy Box. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy. Cash donations accepted. Face masks required. A limited supply of disposable masks available at the door....

Dec 05, 2021

Christmas in Bethlehem at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center

Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center
5440 Moeller Avenue, Norwood, OH 45212

Dec 05, 2021

Christmas in Bethlehem at Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center

Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center
5440 Moeller Avenue, Norwood, OH 45212

Come to The Center for a free family friendly event. Experience the true meaning of the Christmas season. Watch as Mary and Joseph process to the stable on a donkey, watch the kids do Christmas crafts, have a storytime with St. Nicholas, purchase food and drink, shop at our gift...

Come to The Center for a free family friendly event. Experience the true meaning of the Christmas season. Watch as Mary and Joseph process to the stable on a donkey, watch the kids do Christmas crafts, have a storytime with St. Nicholas, purchase food and drink, shop at our gift...

Dec 05, 2021

A Christmas Concert

All Saints Lutheran Church
445 Craig Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45244

Dec 05, 2021

A Christmas Concert

All Saints Lutheran Church
445 Craig Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45244

The Jubilant Singers, a community chorus under the direction of Dan Krueger, will perform a collection of holiday pieces ranging from the classical to the contemporary, as our chorus presents our audience with the gift of A Christmas Concert. This is a free public performance...

The Jubilant Singers, a community chorus under the direction of Dan Krueger, will perform a collection of holiday pieces ranging from the classical to the contemporary, as our chorus presents our audience with the gift of A Christmas Concert. This is a free public performance...