Trains are a quintessential part of the holiday experience. Kids love trains; and for parents, there’s just so much nostalgia and holiday memories attached to trains.
Here are four amazing Holiday Train Displays in Cincinnati:
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The annual Holiday Show returns to the Krohn Conservatory on November 5th through January 8th. Experience a tapestry of colorful poinsettias, charming garden railways and beautiful replicas of Cincinnati landmarks created out of “Botanical Architecture” by local artisans; Applied Imagination. Krohn Conservatory is where holiday traditions take place in the warmth of the tropics.
Location: Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Dates: November 5th to January 8th
The Duke Energy Holiday Trains have been a Cincinnati holiday staple since 1946, delighting generations since they first debuted downtown in 1946. Track-level views reveal intricate details of the display, where over 300 rail cars and 60 locomotives steam past anxious passengers waiting to board while cars sit with snow to their hubcaps and the perfect trees strapped to their roofs.
Location: Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45203
Dates: Now January 2nd
Holiday Toy Trains
This hidden gem is one of our favorites!! The holiday exhibits feature LEGO creations of all sizes, including a giant Baby Yoda, a Christmas tree and an aquatic wonderland, along with miniature recreations of scenes from classic stories such as Wizard of Oz, Marvel and Harry Potter. The imaginative designs are created by members of OKILUG, a non-profit organization dedicated to collecting and constructing sculptures, buildings, creatures and other imaginative items with the tiny, multicolored plastic bricks.
Location: Behringer-Crawford Museum, 1600 Montague Rd, Covington, KY 41011
Dates: Now – January 8th
Take a magical journey through a Winter Wonderland to the North Pole where you can see the Reindeer & Elf Workshop. Then, visit Mrs. Claus in her kitchen and, of course, visit Santa in his study.* This year we are offering a choice of in-person and virtual Santa. Pick the date that offers you the experience you are most comfortable with. Take your family to see our Main Street Holiday Train displays which offer some beautiful winter train displays that are FREE to the public.
Location: EnterTRAINment Junction, 7379 Squire Ct., West Chester, OH 45069
Dates: Now- January 1st