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November 26, 2022

Four New Cincinnati Holiday Attractions 

Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa came early this year for local holiday enthusiasts.

The Tri-state has been gifted FOUR new holiday attractions for families to experience together this season. Cincinnati has some amazing new Holiday attractions for 2022. Which of these four events is your Cincinnati family looking most forward to this year? 


Deck the Y’alls Lightfest

This new holiday attraction has something for everyone! 
Holiday lights and displays. 
Ice Skating. 
Hot Cocoa. 
Carnival rides. 
But wait, there’s more: This attraction includes themed promotions like lights & leashes pet friendly nights, $2 Tuesdays (featuring $2 hot dogs, popcorn, soda, s’mores), movie nights, Fireworks Fridays and more.

Opens November 25, 2022, see website for hours of operation
Ticket pricing: $10 – 18 Kids 4 – 12 years old, $14 – 22 Adults, $12 – 18 Seniors/Military
Add-ons + $15 All Access Carnival Rides, $10 Ice Skating

Thomas More Stadium – 7950 Freedom Way, Florence, Ky | 859-594-4487 | Click here to learn more.


Holiday in Lights

It’s in a brand new location this year! Featuring 250 light displays and over 1 million lights, families have enjoyed this popular attraction for over 32 years. Holiday in Lights new home is Armco Park, a Warren County Park. Don’t forget to purchase special effect glasses at the gate to make the experience even more fun. 

Opens November 18, see website for hours of operation.
Vehicle tickets: $20 for cars, trucks and SUVs. $60 bus tickets
Add-ons + $2 per pair of glasses

Armco Park – 1223 N State Rt. 741, Lebanon, Oh | 513-769-0393| Click here to learn more.

Holidays on the Farm 

This brand-new Great Parks holiday event encourages families to experience nature with added illumination – thousands of seasonal twinkling lights. Parky’s Farm will also feature carolers, classic movies, pony rides, a train display, toasting marshmallows, a hay wagon ride and more.  

Opens November 18, 2022; see website for hours of operation.
Ticket pricing: $12 adult advanced tickets, $15 adult at-the-door tickets, $10 ages 24m – 12 years, free for children 23m and younger

Winton Woods | Parky’s Farm – 10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati, Oh | 513-521-7275 | Click here to learn more.


Middletown Holiday Whopla

This city wide happening is back and bigger than ever for its second annual event. Middletown Holiday Whopla features ice skating at the Whoville Skating Rink, rides along the North Pole Express, grub at the Grinches Grotto, visits with Santa, toasting s’mores and plenty of local shopping, too. 

Whoville Ice Rink open Nov 18 – Dec 30, closed holidays
Middletown Holiday Whopla event will take place Dec 9 – 10 and 16 – 17; see website for full itinerary
Free event, pay by activity

City of Middletown – Middletown, Oh | Click here to learn more.

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Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).