Cincinnati winter activities 

Winter in the Cincy Region is full of cozy charm—and plenty of fun   

When the temperatures drop, the fun continues in the Cincy Region. Winter is a wonderful time to visit, with plenty of Cincinnati winter activities to enjoy. 

If you’re visiting around the holidays, you’ll find tons of ways to celebrate the season. Head to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for a dazzling holiday lights display. Visit Winterfest at Kings Island, or simply shop for everyone on your “nice” list at local boutiques, outlet stores, and antique shops

Want to get outdoors? Spend a day skiing, snow tubing, or snowboarding at Perfect North Slopes or ice skating at Fountain Square

If you’d rather stay inside when the weather’s cold, explore indoor options like the Cincinnati Art Museum, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, food tours, and live music venues