Christmas and Holiday Events in Cincinnati

Discover the magic of the season with holiday events

You can’t experience Cincy Culture without checking out a few of our region’s signature events. Luckily, you can choose from a full calendar of holiday celebrations, concert series, art fairs and markets, and beyond that exemplify our region’s indescribable culture. 

Check out some of our favorite Christmas events and activities around the Cincy region.

PNC Festival of Lights Nov 17

The Cincinnati Zoo will still be shining bright as it transforms into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 41st annual PNC Festival of Lights! Come early for more animals and stay for the lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of 4 million LED lights, you can find the 5 Fiona fairies…

Kings Island Winterfest Dec 01

WinterFest is an unforgettable holiday experience where Kings Island transforms into 11 enchanting winter wonderlands. Voted as one of the top Theme Park Holiday Events in the country by "USA Today" readers, the annual event features ice skating on the Royal Fountain, the Eiffel…

Winter Nights & River Lights Nov 23

Enjoy a beautifully lit holiday walk across the Purple People Bridge and along the river at the Levee during Winter Nights, River Lights. This annual holiday light show features Christmas lights and holiday decorations spread across the bridge, so everyone can enjoy the magic of…

Other Christmas and Holiday Events in Cincinnati

6 cool winter festivals in Cincy

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From beer and wine festivals to holiday happenings, these are the coolest winter festivals in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky! ProLink Staffing's Light Up the Square November 25 ProLink Staffing's Light Up the Square is the…