Exhibits

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Tuesday, November 21

Happening thru:

Hillforest Museum, Aurora

Experience Christmas past and visit beautiful Hillforest decorated for the holidays, from Nov. 21 – Dec. 30. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wednesday, November 22

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

This adults-only event includes a drink ticket, light refreshments and a chance to enjoy the Krohn sans kids.

RSVP $$ Categories: Exhibits, Nature, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only

Thursday, November 23

Krohn Conservatory

Take a trip to the Krohn today and enjoy the holiday show, The Cincinnati Choo Choo, before enjoying a big Thanksgiving meal!

$ Categories: Exhibits, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, November 24

Happening thru:

Newport Aquarium, Newport

Scuba Santa returns to the Aquarium for a holiday dive in an enchanted Water Wonderland, surrounded by lights and bubbles and even dancing.   Meet Scuba Santa one-on-one, or write your holiday wishes on a magic bubble and drop it in his mailbox.  Scuba Santa will be in town through Dec. 31, from 10 a.m. –… Read more »

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Saturday, November 25

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Join a special homemade event to learn how to make and celebrate the holidays with a “back to nature” flair.  

$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Joseph Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati

During Small Business Saturday, support your local bookstore by also supporting your local authors.

$ Categories: Exhibits Ages: All ages

Sunday, November 26

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

 The Taft will be decorated inside and out with lights, garlands, and Antique Christmas displays.  Take a picture with Santa, make an ornament and holiday card, meet birds from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden’s Traveling Bird encounter, and enjoy carolers in the galleries. Due to popularity, timed tickets are recommended. 

Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, December 1

Happening thru:

Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

The Conservatory will be filled with ruby red poinsettias, fanciful evergreens and more of your favorite holiday plants, plus check out the amazing train display and historical buildings created by Applied Imagination.  Enjoy the sights and sounds of chugging trains, along with the Schmalz Family Collection’s display of vintage holiday decorations.  New this year is… Read more »

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Behringer-Crawford Museum , Covington

The beloved trains roll again with over 30 guest-activated displays, plus Polar Express readings, Santa visits, a Charles Dickens display and more.  New this year is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized, animate exhibit based on the children’s book The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me.  Exhibit remains on display through Jan. 14, 2018.  Guests… Read more »

$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Kentucky Gateway Museum Center, Maysville

Catherine Palace is back at the KSB Miniatures Collection and decorated for the holidays! See the special exhibit depicting the lavish Russian castle at Christmas along with hundreds of other 1/12-scale buildings and fine art miniatures all celebrating the season.  Open through Jan. 20, 2018. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

EnterTRAINment Junction

See the magic of Christmas as you take a Journey to the North Pole, where you can meet Mrs. Claus and Santa himself!  Christmas at the Junction runs through Dec. 31. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati

Bring the whole family to experience the wonder and joy of beautiful antique ornaments, decorations and toys.  Exhibit will remain on display through Jan. 7, 2018.  Timed tickets are recommended, and required on Sundays in December.

$$ Categories: Art, Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

It’s a Wild Wonderland at the Zoo!  Bring the family to admire three million LED lights, a Madcap puppet show, plus ride the BB&T Toyland Express, search for fairies in Fairyland, and grab a snack at one of two S’mores-n-More stands.  New this year, Santa will be available for visits starting at 4 p.m., an… Read more »

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Coney Island, Cincinnati

Check out over a million LED lights in a two-mile car ride through Christmas displays of glowing snowflakes, dancing candy canes and fantastic tunnels.  Open dusk through 10 p.m. through Jan. 1, 2018.  

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Enjoy a holiday tradition, and check out over a mile of seasonal lights from the warmth of your car.  See more than 120 moving and standing holiday themed figures depicting everything from Santa to the 12 Days of Christmas.  Holiday In Lights is open 6 – 9 p.m. Sun – Thu, and 5:30 – 10… Read more »

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sharon Centre, Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

After your tour of Holiday in Lights, head inside the Sharon Centre for live entertainment, a visit with Santa, a train display, holiday shopping, and sweet treats.  Santaland is open 6 – 9 p.m. Sun – Thu, and 5:30 – 10 p.m. Fri – Sat, Nov. 17 – 19, and Nov. 24 – Dec. 23…. Read more »

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

Take a two-mile drive through the outdoor museum to see the sculptures decorated in dazzling lights for the holidays.  Holiday Lights on the Hill will be on display through Dec. 21; hours are 6 – 9 p.m. Mon – Thu, 6 – 10 p.m. Fri – Sun. 

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Smith Park, Middletown

Enjoy a dazzling holiday display from the comfort of your car!  Open 6 – 10 p.m. nightly through Dec. 31.  Visit with Santa an Mrs. Claus every Friday and Saturday from 7 – 9 p.m. through Dec. 23.  

$ Categories: Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Ohio National Financial Services, Blue Ash

Bring the family to view charming Victorian houses and buildings, a free photo with St. Nick (one per family), hot cocoa and cookies, and free goodies for the little ones.  No pets please.  

Categories: Exhibits, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Hamilton Marriott, Hamilton

Enjoy German beer, food, music, wares and other art vendors. 

Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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