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Fun Christmas Time Activities To Do In Cincinnati


Fun Holiday Activities To Do In Cincinnati

Take a look at some of the fun things to do during the holiday and Christmas season in the Greater Cincinnati area.  If Christmas markets, holiday light shows, and great food and drink are what you crave then check out some of the things to do below.

Coney Island Christmas Night of Lights

The Coney Island Christmas Night of Lights features over one million lights synchronized to Christmas music that viewers can hear through their car radio.  The light show is approximately 2.5 miles and is enjoyed from the comfort of your car as you drive through the path.  Great for all ages and runs through the beginning of January.

Christmas Sangerfest

Visit the Christmas Sangerfest (singing music festival) in the Over The Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati on December 6 and 7th.  The Sangerfest features over twenty different musical groups at six different venues all within walking distance of each other.

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Cincinnati Zoo Festival of Lights

Check out the zoo under a different light.  The Cincinnati Zoo transforms itself into a holiday wonder land with over three million led lights to celebrate the holiday season.  They also offer s’more stands, Santa visits and more.


Kings Island Winterfest

Kings Island is still very active after the roller coaster ride season has ended.  At the Kings Island Winterfest guests can check out ice sculptures, ride a carousel, view some shows, enjoy some holiday treats and more.

Holiday Light On The Hills

Located in the city of Hamilton just north west of Cincinnati this holiday light display features two miles of lights on trees, lighted decorations and more.  Holiday Light On The Hills runs through early January.

The Nutcracker

The Cincinnati Ballet in conjunction with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra puts on the annual presentation of The Nutcracker during the holiday season.  Presented at Cincinnati Music Hall the performance runs for a limited performance of 14 shows.

A Zinzinnati Holiday

The Krohn Conservatory features a tour of Cincinnati’s German history entitled A Zinzinnati Holiday with miniature representation of buildings in and around Cincinnati.  The Conservatory also features over 3500 plant species from all over the world.

Light Up The Fair

If synchronized music lights are your thing then be sure to also check out Light Up The Fair at the Boone County, Kentucky fair grounds.  Featuring over 500,000 lights on a 1.5 mile driving trail it is sure to entertain the family.

Bottom Line

Plenty of holiday activities to keep you busy until the New Year.  Know of any other great events or displays to attend in Great Cincinnati?  Feel free to mention them in the comments below and they could be featured next year.

About the author: The above article “Fun Christmas Time Activities To Do In Cincinnati” was provided by Luxury Real Estate Specialist Paul Sian. Paul can be reached at or by phone at 513-560-8002. If you’re thinking of selling or buying your investment or commercial business property I would love to share my marketing knowledge and expertise to help you.  Contact me today!

I work in the following Greater Cincinnati, OH and Northern KY areas: Alexandria, Amberly, Amelia, Anderson Township, Cincinnati, Batavia, Blue Ash, Covington, Edgewood, Florence, Fort Mitchell, Fort Thomas, Hebron, Hyde Park, Indian Hill, Kenwood, Madeira, Mariemont, Milford, Montgomery, Mt. Washington, Newport, Newtown, Norwood, Taylor Mill, Terrace Park, Union Township, and Villa Hills.

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