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By Laura Noyes, Owner of Riverside Food Tours, November 2017


Even Scrooge would enjoy these FREE Cincy Christmas events!


Macy’s Light up the Square

Fri. Nov. 24 6 – 11pm
Tree-lighting ceremony at 7:25 p.m.
Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Local band Naked Karate Girls to perform.


Holiday Season Kickoff at the Taft Museum

Sunday, Nov. 26 11 – 4 pm
Enjoy free activities for the whole family! The house will be decorated inside and
out with lights, garlands, and displays of antique ornaments on old-fashioned feather trees.


Weekend Carriage Rides at Macy’s Celebration Station

Fri. Nov. 24 – Dec. 10 noon – 5pm  Corner of Fifth & Vine St.
Free horse-drawn trolley carriage rides through the heart of the city


Macy’s Downtown Dazzle on Fountain Square

Saturday, Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and 9  6:30 p.m.
Watch Santa rappel down the Huntington Center at 525 Vine St to kick off a spectacular fireworks
display. This 20-minute family-friendly program also features performances from local choirs at


Santa’s Workshop in Washington Park

Dec. 2nd – 23rd  1 – 3:00pm
Every Saturday in December, Santa and his merry band of Elves will be spending time in Washington Park making gifts, ornaments and other fun creations.


Holiday Makers at Music Hall Ballroom

Sat. Dec 2, 11- 6 pm
90+ makers at a “crafty supermarket”


City Flea Holiday Market at Washington Park

Dec. 16th  5-10pm


Live Nativity in the St. Francis Seraph Courtyard

Sun Dec 4th – Jan 6th 1:00 – 7:00 PM Daily


Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral Advent Lessons and Carols

December 19, 2017 3-4:30pm

 Don’t stress out this holiday season.
Let us do all the work, so you can have all the fun!
We can rescue you from all the planning, shopping, cleaning and cooking – ugh


Create New  Family Traditions while enjoying the
Dazzling Lights, Holiday Sights and Delectable Bites this Holiday Season! 

Treat your family, friends or co workers to any of our Food & Culture Tours

   or call 513-289-0035 today!