Seasonal Light Displays and Events

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Our community likes to get in the holiday spirit with plenty of festive activities, including Christmas caroling, light displays, Santa’s workshops and holiday markets. Embrace the magic of the season at Winterfest, shop till you drop at a holiday market, enjoy the beauty of twinkling Christmas lights and make memories with loved ones.

  1. Photo By: Cincinnati Nature Center

    Cincinnati Nature Center


    Cincinnati Nature Center's Light in the Forest features outdoor light displays, music, shopping and a decorated historic home. Reserve your tickets online through Jan. 2.

  2. Photo By: Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce

    32nd Annual Lebanon Horse Drawn Carriage Parade & Festival


    Visit historic, downtown Lebanon on Dec. 4 for the 32nd Annual Lebanon Horse Drawn Carriage Parade & Festival. Featuring food, craft vendors and entertainment.

  3. Photo By: Walk the Lights

    Holiday In Lights


    The charming Holiday In Lights drive-thru light show produced by the Alleen Company runs until Jan. 1 at Sharon Woods. Walk the lights on 12/29.

  4. Photo By: Kings Island

    Kings Island Winterfest


    Step into a world of holiday magic at Kings Island WinterFest, select nights through Dec. 31. Live entertainment, ice skating, festive food and family-favorite rides.

  5. Photo By: Deck the Walls

    Liberty Center


    Capture memories with the whole family in the immersive selfie experience of Deck the Walls, eight holiday rooms decorated by local artists. Through Dec. 20.

  6. Photo By: Amanda Stout

    Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden


    The PNC Festival of Lights runs through Jan. 9, transforming the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden into a "Wild Wonderland" featuring four million LED lights.

  7. Photo By: Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

    Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum


    Visit Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum for the spectacular Journey BOREALIS, a unique art installation of more than one million lights. Through Jan. 2.

  8. Photo By: EnterTRAINment Junction

    EnterTRAINment Junction


    Christmas at the Junction features the world’s largest indoor train display and a journey to the North Pole to visit Santa. Through Jan. 2.

  9. Photo By: Krohn Conservatory

    Krohn Conservatory


    The Krohn Conservatory Trains & Traditions holiday show runs through Jan. 9. Experience colorful poinsettias, garden railways and beautiful replicas of Cincinnati landmarks.

  10. Photo By: Cincinnati Museum Center

    Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal


    Cincinnati Museum Center's Holiday Junction, featuring the Duke Energy Trains runs through Jan. 3. Enjoy miniature train displays, Santa visits, LEGO Brickopolis and more.