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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 a specific holiday – 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 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s

Cabela's
7250 Cabela Drive, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s

Cabela's
7250 Cabela Drive, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event returning to Cabela’s this holiday season. Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops at the Cincinnati Mall
300 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops at the Cincinnati Mall
300 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240

North

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Santa’s Wonderland is the ultimate free family Christmas event. The magic returns to Bass Pro Shops and Cincinnati-area families are invited to enjoy this enchanting Christmas village offering FREE 4x6 studio-quality photos with Santa and free family holiday activities...

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Holiday [email protected]

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

South

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Holiday [email protected]

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

South

Toy trains will click-clack down the tracks, snow dogs will spin on the ice rink and Behringer-Crawford Museum will be aglow with lights, music and the holiday spirit when the 2019 Holiday [email protected] opens on Saturday, November 16.   This is the 28th year for BCM’s...

Toy trains will click-clack down the tracks, snow dogs will spin on the ice rink and Behringer-Crawford Museum will be aglow with lights, music and the holiday spirit when the 2019 Holiday [email protected] opens on Saturday, November 16.   This is the 28th year for BCM’s...

Now through Jan 05, 2020

A Zinzinnati Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jan 05, 2020

A Zinzinnati Holiday

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Discover the beauty of our city’s German history at our holiday display. Surround yourself with evergreens and poinsettias as you stroll through the historical representations of Cincinnati’s buildings. On view you will find Atlas Cedar, Lawson Cypress, and an array of...

Discover the beauty of our city’s German history at our holiday display. Surround yourself with evergreens and poinsettias as you stroll through the historical representations of Cincinnati’s buildings. On view you will find Atlas Cedar, Lawson Cypress, and an array of...

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 05, 2020

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 Jan 04, 2020

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

Now through Jan 04, 2020

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 24, 2019

Santa Photos

Liberty Center
7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Now through Dec 24, 2019

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.  

Santa will be taking photos with families and spreading magic throughout the holiday season in The Living Room located inside the Foundry.  

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

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 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Antique Christmas

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

Downtown

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Enjoy a glimpse of Christmas past at the Taft Museum of Art’s annual exhibition of holiday treasures. Visitors will find beautiful decorations throughout the historic house, thanks to generous collectors from Cincinnati and beyond. This year, guests can expect many new and...

Now through Dec 20, 2019

Caroling at Fountain Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 20, 2019

Caroling at Fountain Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Check out caroling on the Square! Choir performances by local high school and elementary schools:   12/5, 6:00-6:30p: Indian Hill 5th Grade Choir 12/6, 1:00p-1:30p: Mariemont Junior High Girls Choir 12/8, 10:00a-12:00p: Mt. Washington School Choir 12/12, 12:00p-12:30p:...

Check out caroling on the Square! Choir performances by local high school and elementary schools:   12/5, 6:00-6:30p: Indian Hill 5th Grade Choir 12/6, 1:00p-1:30p: Mariemont Junior High Girls Choir 12/8, 10:00a-12:00p: Mt. Washington School Choir 12/12, 12:00p-12:30p:...

Now through Dec 12, 2019

Antique Christmas Tour

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

Downtown

Now through Dec 12, 2019

Antique Christmas Tour

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

Downtown

Take a closer look at the ornaments and decorations of Antique Christmas with Kathy and Stewart “Greg” Gregory, lenders to the exhibition.

Take a closer look at the ornaments and decorations of Antique Christmas with Kathy and Stewart “Greg” Gregory, lenders to the exhibition.

Now through Dec 24, 2019

Santa's House on the Levee

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

South

Now through Dec 24, 2019

Santa's House on the Levee

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

South

Santa's House on the Levee is an award-winning, immersive, RFID-powered holiday experience which takes place in Santa and Mrs. Claus' beautiful and modern home located inside The Gallery Building—complete with a red-carpet arrival, sounds of a crackling fire, evergreen trim,...

Santa's House on the Levee is an award-winning, immersive, RFID-powered holiday experience which takes place in Santa and Mrs. Claus' beautiful and modern home located inside The Gallery Building—complete with a red-carpet arrival, sounds of a crackling fire, evergreen trim,...

Now through Dec 30, 2019

ChristmasTime at the Ark

Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, KY 41097

South

Now through Dec 30, 2019

ChristmasTime at the Ark

Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, KY 41097

South

Don't miss a sea of bright milti-colored lights on the grounds of The Ark Encoucounter this Christmas season. Be in awe of the 70-foot-long LED screen sharing the hope of Christmas in a special animated video inside the Answers Center. Guests can join a Christmas Carol...

Don't miss a sea of bright milti-colored lights on the grounds of The Ark Encoucounter this Christmas season. Be in awe of the 70-foot-long LED screen sharing the hope of Christmas in a special animated video inside the Answers Center. Guests can join a Christmas Carol...

Now through Dec 30, 2019

ChristmasTown

Creation Museum
2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, KY 41080

South

Now through Dec 30, 2019

ChristmasTown

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! Complete with a Stunning Garden of Lights, two giant steel dinosaur sculptures lit up in a spectacular way! Explore the...

Experience the wonder that surrounded the Savior’s birth at this free Christmas event featuring a live nativity, spectacular lights displays, and more! Complete with a Stunning Garden of Lights, two giant steel dinosaur sculptures lit up in a spectacular way! Explore the...

Now through Jan 04, 2020

Light Up the Fair

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

South

Now through Jan 04, 2020

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 28, 2019

North Pole Express

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

North

Now through Dec 28, 2019

North Pole Express

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

North

During the hour long journey Santa and his elves will make their way through the train to visit with each family. Every child will receive a bell from Santa’s sleigh. We encourage you to bring your own camera, pictures with Santa are allowed and encouraged. Balloon artists...

During the hour long journey Santa and his elves will make their way through the train to visit with each family. Every child will receive a bell from Santa’s sleigh. We encourage you to bring your own camera, pictures with Santa are allowed and encouraged. Balloon artists...

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santaland

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Santaland

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

After your tour of Holiday In Lights, head inside Sharon Centre for some more holiday magic. Enjoy the family-friendly entertainment, share your wish list with Santa, check out the train display, do some holiday shopping at Nature’s Niche and pick up a sweet treat. Visit...

After your tour of Holiday In Lights, head inside Sharon Centre for some more holiday magic. Enjoy the family-friendly entertainment, share your wish list with Santa, check out the train display, do some holiday shopping at Nature’s Niche and pick up a sweet treat. Visit...

Now through Jan 03, 2020

Borealis

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

North

Now through Jan 03, 2020

Borealis

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

North

Formerly Holiday Lights on the Hill, Borealis is a new concept Pyramid Hill and Brave Berlin have concocted beginning in 2018. Take in a complete transformation of their outdoor pavilion into a 13 projector, 180° drive by media experience. It was a hit and a bold new idea was...

Formerly Holiday Lights on the Hill, Borealis is a new concept Pyramid Hill and Brave Berlin have concocted beginning in 2018. Take in a complete transformation of their outdoor pavilion into a 13 projector, 180° drive by media experience. It was a hit and a bold new idea was...

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Holiday in Lights

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Holiday in Lights, produced by The Alleen Company, is an affordable outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own vehicle. Holiday in Lights is built with over 1 million lights and over 250 light displays,...

Holiday in Lights, produced by The Alleen Company, is an affordable outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, a Great Park of Hamilton County, viewed by guests from the comfort of their own vehicle. Holiday in Lights is built with over 1 million lights and over 250 light displays,...

Now through Jan 05, 2020

Christmas Nights of Lights

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Now through Jan 05, 2020

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 12, 2019

Christmas Carolers at the Golden Lamb

Golden Lamb Restaurant
27 S. Broadway St., Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Dec 12, 2019

Christmas Carolers at the Golden Lamb

Golden Lamb Restaurant
27 S. Broadway St., Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Here we come a-wassailing Right to the Golden Lamb! It's just not Christmas without the chorus of your favorite holiday songs. Local carolers will be in-restaurant providing the most delightful hymns and filling guests with Christmas spirit over a terrific holiday meal.

Here we come a-wassailing Right to the Golden Lamb! It's just not Christmas without the chorus of your favorite holiday songs. Local carolers will be in-restaurant providing the most delightful hymns and filling guests with Christmas spirit over a terrific holiday meal.

Now through Dec 27, 2109

A Christmas Carol

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

Uptown

Now through Dec 27, 2109

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 Dec 14, 2019

A Christmas Celebration

Parrish Auditorium
1601 UNIVERSITY BLVD, HAMILTON, OH 45011

North

Now through Dec 14, 2019

A Christmas Celebration

Parrish Auditorium
1601 UNIVERSITY BLVD, HAMILTON, OH 45011

North

Featuring songs of the season & traditional favorites with our dazzling 50-piece orchestra, the Merit Company Chorale, and children's choir. Join us for this festive, heartwarming event to sing in the season with beautiful and beloved songs and carols like "O Holy Night,"...

Featuring songs of the season & traditional favorites with our dazzling 50-piece orchestra, the Merit Company Chorale, and children's choir. Join us for this festive, heartwarming event to sing in the season with beautiful and beloved songs and carols like "O Holy Night,"...

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Miracle on 34th St. The Musical

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Miracle on 34th St. The Musical

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts
4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45238

West

A holiday classic from Meredith Willson, the writer of the musical classic, The Music Man! Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn't want her six-year-old Susan's head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by taking Susan to see Santa Claus at...

A holiday classic from Meredith Willson, the writer of the musical classic, The Music Man! Single mother, Doris Walker, doesn't want her six-year-old Susan's head filled with romantic notions. Their neighbor, Fred Gailey, tries to woo Doris by taking Susan to see Santa Claus at...

Now through Dec 14, 2019

A Christmas Celebration

Parrish Auditorium, Miami University
1601 University Blvd, Hamilton, OH 45011

North

Now through Dec 14, 2019

A Christmas Celebration

Parrish Auditorium, Miami University
1601 University Blvd, Hamilton, OH 45011

North

Join the Merit Theatre Company Orchestra & Chorale as they present a festive magical night of Christmas music! The night will be full of Christmas Cheer from a 50 piece orchestra, chorale, and children’s choir!

Join the Merit Theatre Company Orchestra & Chorale as they present a festive magical night of Christmas music! The night will be full of Christmas Cheer from a 50 piece orchestra, chorale, and children’s choir!

Dec 12, 2019

A Very Cincy Christmas Cabaret

Bromwell's Harth Lounge
125 E. Fourth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dec 12, 2019

A Very Cincy Christmas Cabaret

Bromwell's Harth Lounge
125 E. Fourth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Queen City Cabaret returns to Bromwell’s Härth Lounge in downtown Cincinnati to celebrate the season, Cincy Style. Grab a Yuletide Mule, find a cozy spot, and enjoy an evening of holiday tunes and croons, brought to you by Cincy’s own Queen City Cabaret.

Queen City Cabaret returns to Bromwell’s Härth Lounge in downtown Cincinnati to celebrate the season, Cincy Style. Grab a Yuletide Mule, find a cozy spot, and enjoy an evening of holiday tunes and croons, brought to you by Cincy’s own Queen City Cabaret.

Now through Dec 20, 2019

Storytelling with Santa

Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Now through Dec 20, 2019

Storytelling with Santa

Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215

North

Before delivering presents, Santa Claus is taking time out of his busy schedule and stopping by Highfield Discovery Garden to read the holiday tale, “The Polar Express.”   Every child who attends will receive a 30th anniversary edition of “The Polar Express”...

Before delivering presents, Santa Claus is taking time out of his busy schedule and stopping by Highfield Discovery Garden to read the holiday tale, “The Polar Express.”   Every child who attends will receive a 30th anniversary edition of “The Polar Express”...

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Christmas at Glendower Tours

Glendower Historic Mansion
105 Cincinnati Avenue, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Now through Dec 29, 2019

Christmas at Glendower Tours

Glendower Historic Mansion
105 Cincinnati Avenue, Lebanon, OH 45036

North

Come see Lebanon's historic Glendower Mansion artfully adorned for the season. The charming touch the interior-designers created in the halls of this elegant estate will leave you warm and ready for the holidays.

Come see Lebanon's historic Glendower Mansion artfully adorned for the season. The charming touch the interior-designers created in the halls of this elegant estate will leave you warm and ready for the holidays.

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Ho! Ho! Ho! It's Santa at Carew Tower

Carew Tower
441 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 23, 2019

Ho! Ho! Ho! It's Santa at Carew Tower

Carew Tower
441 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bring your own camera for photos with downtown’s only Santa in a festive North Pole setting on the 1st floor of the Carew Tower Arcade.  Stop by the letter writing station and drop your letter into the Macy’s Believe mailbox that goes straight to Santa at the North...

Bring your own camera for photos with downtown’s only Santa in a festive North Pole setting on the 1st floor of the Carew Tower Arcade.  Stop by the letter writing station and drop your letter into the Macy’s Believe mailbox that goes straight to Santa at the North...

Now through Dec 22, 2019

Winter Market

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Dec 22, 2019

Winter Market

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This holiday season, we’re bringing a festive shopping experience to the heart of Cincinnati. The Winter Market at Fountain Square will feature regional artisans and crafters in newly designed huts! You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list. Vendor list...

This holiday season, we’re bringing a festive shopping experience to the heart of Cincinnati. The Winter Market at Fountain Square will feature regional artisans and crafters in newly designed huts! You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your list. Vendor list...

Now through Dec 24, 2019

Christmas Casino at Rising Star Casino

Rising Star Casino
777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, IN 47040

West

Now through Dec 24, 2019

Christmas Casino at Rising Star Casino

Rising Star Casino
777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, IN 47040

West

Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves return for one-of-a-kind holiday season experience with live reindeer 20-foot Christmas tree, Christmas Market Village and more.

Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves return for one-of-a-kind holiday season experience with live reindeer 20-foot Christmas tree, Christmas Market Village and more.

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