Come for The Nutcracker, Stay for Holiday Junction

Thursday, December 19 through Sunday, December 22, 2019

Searching for things to do? Enter the wondrous world of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Nutcracker Prince and Snow Queen with Cincinnati Ballet's annual production of The Nutcracker at Music Hall. Then head to Cincinnati Museum Center to enjoy train displays, festive LEGO scenes, and visit with Santa.

  • The Nutcracker (photo: Cincinnati Ballet)

    Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker

    December 19- December 29, 2019

    Cincinnati Ballet brings you the classic holiday tale of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince.

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  • Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains (photo: Abby Erwin)

    Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains

    November 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020

    Celebrate the holidays with train exhibits, whimsical LEGO and winter scenes, and a visit with Santa.

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  • Macy's Light Up the Square on Fountain Square

    Macy's Downtown Dazzle

    November 30-December 21, 2019

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

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  • A Christmas Carol(Photo: Mikki Schaffner)

    A Christmas Carol

    November 27- December 29, 2019

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

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  • Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad

    North Pole Express

    November 16 - December 28, 2019

    All aboard the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad for a magical and warming train ride filled with hot cocoa, family fun, and Santa!

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  • Santa's Workshop

    Santa's Workshop

    November 30 - December 21, 2019

    Santa and his merry band of Elves will be spending Saturdays in Washington Park making gifts, ornaments and other fun creations from 1pm to 3pm.

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  • Ensemble Theatre (photo: Ryan Kurtz)

    The Frog Princess

    December 5, 2019 - January 4, 2020

    Ensemble Theatre presents this modern, musical spin on the famous Russian fairy tale celebrates the beauty within each of us.

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  • Exterior of Creation Museum lit up with holiday lights for ChristmasTown event.


    November 29 - December 30, 2019

    Creation Museum celebrates the holiday with a live nativity, dazzling light display in the garden and the chance to meet Bible characters.

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