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Festivals and Fairs

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Saturday, November 16

Happening thru:

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

The 37th Annual PNC Festival of Lights will once again transform the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden into a “Wild Wonderland”. Bask in the glow of 3 million LED lights, watch a Mad Cap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland Express, search for fairies in Fairy Land, marvel at the spectacular Swan Lake show… Read more »

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

Friday, November 22

Happening thru:

Sharon Woods/ Sharon Centre , Sharonville

Brrrr… it is so chilly out! Come explore everyone’s favorite magical Nordic movie by creating cool crafts, walking through a snowstorm, sampling food and discovering the nature and culture of Scandinavia.  

Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Films, Nature Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Kings Island

Kings Island has been magically transformed into ten enchanting winter wonderlands. Families can go ice skating, bask in the glow of more than 5 million lights, go on exhilarating rides, enjoy live entertainment and meet lots of friendly holiday characters. 

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

Saturday, November 23

Happening thru:

MadTree Brewing , Cincinnati

Check off those holiday lists with a fun and local shopping experience at MadTree Brewing.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, November 29

Happening thru:

, Covington

Give the gift of handmade this holiday season: browse hundreds of artists’ wares to find the perfect gifts for “nice” loved ones. 

$ Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, December 6

Washington Park , Cincinnati

Join the CAC for a new holiday tradition in OTR. Start the night around the fire pits at Washington Park’s Porch- enjoy hot cocoa, make some art and join a caroling procession that strolls through the park and features music played on phones or boomboxes! 

Categories: Art, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Kennedy Heights Art Center & Lindner Annex , Cincinnati

Oh what fun Winterfest is; enjoy a tree lighting, carol singing, art exhibits, live music, holiday shopping, children’s activities, food and drink.

Categories: Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Saturday, December 7

Happening thru:

Springfield Township , Cincinnati

With activities indoors and outdoors, WinterFest Springfield Township is the perfect 2 day festival. Watch a parade, musical performance, or fireworks show (Saturday at 7 p.m.), explore a winter village, browse an art and craft show, take a spin around the iceless ice rink (skate rental $5), visit a petting zoo, take a hay ride,… Read more »

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Olde West Chester

Stroll through Olde West Chester with the family and enjoy holiday fun; there will be a parade, Arctic Arcade games with the Boys and Girls Club of West Chester/Liberty, crafts, a petting zoo, horse and wagon rides, live music, pictures with Santa and more! 

Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Thursday, December 12

Happening thru:

First Church of Christ, Burlington

Take a step back in time to enjoy a colonial Kentucky Christmas with the smell of Grandma’s cookies, the sound of carolers singing, horse-drawn carriage rides, ornament-decorating and more old-fashioned fun.  Saturday, December 14th from 10 a.m. to noon, the Village will be open to families with Special Needs. 

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Monday, December 23

Mayerson JCC , Cincinnati

Celebrate Hanukkah with families and friends at the JCC! Try a delicious latke (potato pancake) bar, make crafts and enjoy festive Hanukkah music. The latke bar opens at 5pm, with a menorah lighting and Hanukkah sing-along at 5:30pm. Dreidelman may even stop by to take Hanukkah selfies!

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, December 29

The Square, Liberty Center

Come celebrate all things Chanukah with an amazing Zak Morgan concert, chocolate gelt drop, crafts, delicious hot latkes, crafts, prizes and so much more!!! 

RSVP Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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