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Come for NYE Blast on Fountain Square, Stay for Cincinnati Pops

Thursday, December 28 through Sunday, December 31, 2017

Celebrate the new year with ice skating, food, drinks and more in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Pops are also bringing the magic of the wizarding world of Harry Potter back to the big screen with the score performed live.

  • Fountain Square Ice Rink

    New Year's Eve Blast

    December 31, 2017

    Celebrate the coming of 2018 with dancing, food trucks, and ice skating.

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  • Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (photo: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra)

    Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone in Concert

    December 28-30, 2017

    Relive the magic of the film on the big screen while the Cincinnati Pops performs the score.

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  • PNC Festival of Lights

    Happy Zoo Year

    December 31, 2017

    Enjoy family-friendly New Year's fun with puppet show and an early countdown to fireworks.

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  • Holiday Toy Trains

    Holiday Toy Trains & Wahoo's Winter Wonderland

    November 18, 2017-January 14, 2018

    Behringer-Crawford Museum's beloved train exhibit includes 250 feet of track at kids' eye level, plus interactive elements.

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  • BB Riverboats

    New Year's Eve Kids Cruise

    December 31, 2017

    Families, hop aboard for party favors, a DJ, kids' activities and lunch buffet to celebrate the end of 2017.

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  • Holiday Show at Krohn Conservatory

    Cincinnati Choo Choo Holiday Show

    November 18, 2017-January 7, 2018

    Trains and trolleys travel the rails surrounded by poinsettias and evergreens at the Krohn Conservatory holiday show.

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  • Contemporary Arts Center


    September 22, 2017-February 25, 2018

    This Contemporary Arts Center exhibition showcases multiple dimensions of the artist's multi-faceted practice, including a new site-specific installation, re-stagings of past landmark projects and a survey of her socially-driven work in countries like Haiti and Kenya.

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  • Holiday in Lights

    Holiday in Lights

    November 17-December 31, 2017

    Drive through the outdoor light display at Sharon Woods, and then enjoy caroling, treats and more in the indoor Santaland.

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  • ChristmasTime at the Ark's laser projection show “Encounter the Wonder”

    ChristmasTime at the Ark

    December 8, 2017-January 15, 2018

    See the Ark in rainbow lights, watch a 500-foot-wide projection show, enjoy a Christmas buffet, shop for fair trade and one-of-a-kind gifts, meet zoo animals and listen to live music.

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  • Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction

    November 11- December 31, 2017

    View the special Christmas cityscape in the world's largest train display at EnterTRAINment Junction. Santa and Mrs. Claus also make an appearance.

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  • Drew Lynch

    December 28-31, 2017

    The stand-up comedian who rose to fame on America's Got Talent, performs at Funny Bone at Liberty Center.

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  • Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (photo: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra)

    New Year's Eve 2017: I Put A Spell On You

    December 31, 2017

    The Cincinnati Pops ring in the new year with the vintage-style vocals of jazz smash Morgan James.

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