Seasonal/Holiday

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Monday, December 10

Happening thru:

Newport Aquarium

Make memories by visiting the only underwater Santa in Greater Cincinnati. Scuba Santa has returned 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… Read more »

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

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EnterTRAINment Junction

Create memories that last a lifetime when you see the magic of the holidays at the world’s largest train display. Then take a journey to the North Pole to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus! 

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

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Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati

Continue a family tradition! Watch as trains chug past shimmering frozen landscapes and Cincinnati landmarks during Krohn Conservatory’s holiday show, A Crystal Holiday. Extended hours are available on some holiday nights, please visit Cincinnati Park’s website for more information. Presented by Scherzinger Termite and Pest Control

$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Choo  choo ! Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains is pulling into its newly renovated home at Cincinnati Museum Center. Now, a new generation can celebrate one of Cincinnati’s most loved holiday traditions. Children of all ages will enjoy the whimsical train displays, hands-on components like playful snowmen you can play dress up with, and a… Read more »

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

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati

The 36th 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

Carrico/ Fort Thomas Branch

Bells are ringing at the library! All of the games and crafts today feature jingle bells. 

Categories: Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Bond Hill Branch

Gingerbread men in gingerbread houses, beware! Teens will be making gingerbread zombies. Make sure you bite them, and not let them bite you. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Teens

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Smith Park, Middletown

Tis’ the season to be jolly. Enjoy twinkling holiday lights from the comfort of your car as you drive through this 100 acre park. Visit on Fridays and Saturdays from 7 – 9 p.m. to meet Santa! 

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Sharon Woods

Don’t miss this 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 figures depicting everything from Santa to the 12 Days or Christmas.   Friday- Sunday, head inside to the Sharon Centre for family-friendly entertainment with Santaland. Share… Read more »

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Pyramid Hill

Be dazzled by thousands of holiday lights all from the comfort of your car. Pyramid Hill features 2 miles of festive lights in this drive through light display, including a new art installation by the creator of BLINK Cincinnati, Brave Berlin.

$$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Tuesday, December 11

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Winton Woods Parky's Farm

Help the farm animals celebrate the holidays. Sing carols to livestock as you tour the farm and make a craft. Includes playtime in Parky’s Playbarn. 

RSVP $ Categories: Animal Encounters, Nature, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 27th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens… Read more »

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

Reading Branch

Make a fun craft to keep or give away as a gift. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wednesday, December 12

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Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

The stockings are hung with care and the halls have all been decked; come celebrate the holidays with Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys and decorations! 

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

Greenhills Branch

Teens are invited to decorate holiday ornaments. 

Categories: Crafts, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: Teens

Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore

Create a beautiful beaded snowflake that can be used to decorate for the season or as a holiday gift.  

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years, Teens

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