Festivals and Fairs

Friday, December 19

Happening thru:

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, Lebanon

Take a train ride to the North Pole and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, where each child will receive a small gift.  Stop at the Holiday Post Office to color pictures or write a letter to Santa, and enjoy a holiday cookie and a cup of hot chocolate while you are entertained by Santa’s… Read more »

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

Happening thru:

Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Come out for a Cincinnati holiday tradition! Enjoy more than a mile of fantastic seasonal lights all 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. After your tour of Holiday in Lights, head inside Sharon Centre for some… Read more »

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

Saturday, December 20

Girls' World, Cincinnati

Stop by the new Girls’ World store, a place just for girls to shop well-known brands like Miss Me, Splendid, Ella Moss and Laundry. Girls can choose what makes them look and feel good about what they are wearing. A girl will be able to find the perfect style for herself. Be sure to stop by… Read more »

Categories: Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Milford

Celebrate the return of the sun during the Winter Solstice — hike to campfires and fireplaces and enjoy Celtic music and dancing with the band Dark Moll, a horse-drawn carriage ride, a drumming circle, a scavenger hunt in the Nature PlayScape, crafts, cookies and hot chocolate and more.  Guests are invited to enter a submission… Read more »

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

Sunday, December 28

Woodland Mound, Cincinnati

RSVP by Dec. 28. Kick off the New Year with music, games, crafts and more. Meet live animals and enjoy magician John Louis and balloonist Lewis Petrushko. The ball drops at 7 p.m. to music by the Boylan Family Band.   Program held 4 – 7 p.m. on Dec. 31.

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

Saturday, January 3

Happening thru:

Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati

One of the oldest continuing festivals of the Christmas season, the Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival features music, processionals, and  a story of days past and gone.

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

Friday, January 9

Happening thru:

Bank of Kentucky Center, Newport

With three rings of affordable family fun, the popular Syrian Shrine Circus returns to thrill all ages!  See death-defying aerial acts, the hilarious Shrine Circus Clowns, and animal attractions including tigers and elephants.  Plus, kids will have a unique opportunity to ride and pet different animals, including elephants, donkeys and camels!

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages