Thanksgiving Events in Cincinnati

Celebrate good food and kick off the holiday season.

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 festivals, holiday celebrations, concert series, art fairs and markets, parades, museum exhibits, and beyond that exemplify our region’s indescribable culture. 

Check out some of our favorite Thanksgiving events and things to do around the Cincy region.

Thanksgiving Marquee Events

Deck the Y'alls Lightfest Dec 11

Celebrate the season in the most magical way at the Deck the Y'alls Lightfest! ​This interactive sparkling wonderland features more than 2 million dazzling lights and ten immersive themed displays at Thomas More Stadium, located in Florence, Kentucky. Guests can walk around the…

Downtown Dazzle Dec 16

Downtown Dazzle, presented by United Dairy Farmers, is back to put a holiday twinkle in your eye! Join Fountain Square every Saturday for one of the biggest highlights of the holiday season. See Santa rappel from a Cincinnati skyrise and wait with anticipation for the sky to fill…

Other Events Happening During The Week of Thanksgiving