10 things you have to do in Cincinnati before the end of the year

December’s here and we’re holding on tight to the holiday season! With just 25 days left in 2018, we’ve put together a bucket list of sorts so you can make the most of this glorious time.

Here are 10 things you have to do in Cincinnati before the end of the year:


1. Check out a new-to-you holiday lights display.

Pyramid Hill Holiday Lights on the Hill

Pyramid Hill’s Holiday Lights on the Hill, the PNC Festival of Lights, Light Up Middletown — there are so many fabulous options in Cincinnati!

2. Traipse around a local tree farm.

Bartels Farm

3. See Santa

We’ve rounded up our top Santa sightings here! And tune into Local 12’s Good Morning Cincinnati this Friday, Dec. 7, at 9:40 am for our Top 5 Santa Sightings in Cincy.

4. Spend a day at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

The CMC is back and better than ever — you need to check it out!

5. Holiday trains!

6. Shop local!

Photo credit: Facebook/Cincy Shirts

7. Volunteer with your family.

8. Start a new holiday tradition.

Cincinnati Ballet’s The Nutcracker

9. Partake in a FREE holiday activity!

10 Under-the-Radar Holiday Happenings in Cincinnati

10. Enter Cincinnati Parent’s 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways.

Sponsored by Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment, our 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways are your ticket to a fabulous holiday season!

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