Come for Light Up the Square, Stay for One City, One Symphony

Thursday November 23 through Sunday November 26, 2017

Kick off the holidays with the annual tree lighting on Fountain Square the day after Thanksgiving. Then head to newly renovated Music Hall to hear Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 performed by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

  • Macy's Light Up the Square

    November 24, 2017

    More than 20,000 lights will twinkle at the annual lighting of the tree on Fountain Square.

  • One City One Symphony: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6

    November 24-25, 2017

    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra welcomes cellist Truls Mørk and features a world premiere by composer Emily Cooley for an evening honoring the visionaries who use music to Speak Truth.

  • Thanksgiving Day Race

    November 23, 2017

    Earn that extra turkey and stuffing at the annual 10K run/walk downtown.

  • A Christmas Carol

    November 22-December 30, 2017

    Playhouse in the Park presents the classic Christmas tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim.

  • Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa

    November 24-December 31, 2017

    Even Santa likes the Newport Aquarium! Watchin him dive and swim with aquatic creatures this holiday season.

  • Greater Cincinnati Winterfair

    November 24-26, 2017

    Shop this fine art and craft fair with wares from hundreds of artists.


More Weekend Fun

  • Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

    November 11-December 31, 2017

    Enjoy Main Street Holiday Trains displays, meet Santa & Mrs. Claus, and more at this family-friendly holiday tradition.

  • North Pole Express

    November 25-December 24, 2017

    Hop aboard a festive 45-minute train ride complete with a reading of The Polar Express and hot chocolate.

  • WinterFest

    November 24-December 30, 2017

    Kings Island transforms into a festive wonderland with lights, ice skating, carolers, Santa's workshop and more.

  • Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey

    November 24, 2017

    Kids get a free meal during this ice hockey showdown vs. the Wheeling Nailers.

  • Straight No Chaser

    November 25, 2017

    The male acappella group performs extraordinary music that is both moving and has a sense of humor.

  • Macy's Downtown Dazzle

    November 25 and December 2 & 9 2017

    Santa rappels down a building, fireworks light up the night sky and choirs perform holiday music on Fountain Square.


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