The Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market is one of our favorite festive traditions.
This year, the holiday market is back and bigger than EVER to help you “sleigh” those holiday gift lists with ease!
Due to popular demand, this fun and fabulous show presented by General Electric Credit Union has expanded to 4 DAYS with 400+ local vendors and boutiques, making this the premier holiday shopping event of the season.
You’ll find a plethora of handmade gifts, décor, clothing, toys, gourmet treats, wine and wonder all in one place at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, one weekend only, November 9-12, at the Duke Energy Convention Center.
Here are our Top 10 reasons why you should mark your calendar and get your tickets right this second so you don’t miss out on all the holly jolly fun:
- ADORABLE PHOTO OPPS
Capture that perfect family pic in front of the 30-foot tall, LIVE Christmas tree by Outdoor Experts with thousands of twinkling lights and ornaments galore. Or superimpose a fun holiday background digitally generated in the selfie booth by A Little Bit of This.
- VIP + EARLY BIRD OPTIONS
Shop VIP style on Thursday only at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market from 9:00 a.m.-noon before the general public to get early access, reusable shopping bags, special discounts and gifts, exclusive giveaways and more. Can’t make it Thursday? No worries. You can still shop Early Bird both Friday and Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Enjoy first dibs and smaller crowds!
- HOLIDAY DÉCOR INSPIRATION
With 400+ vendors who deck out their booths like nothing you’ve ever seen, you’ll be thoroughly inspired to decorate your own home and tree like the pros! See something you like? Buy it and take it home!
- SHOP AND DROP FOR A CAUSE
When your arms are full of gifts and goodies, stop by the package check hosted by Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, to check and have them hold your bags so you can continue shopping!
- VISIT SANTA
Whether you bring the whole fam or make it a girls’ day, don’t miss your chance to snap a selfie with Santa to ensure you’re on his nice list this year! He’ll be sitting in front of a gorgeous backdrop created by Fleurish Home.
- LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Enjoy the sweet sounds of the season as the Cincinnati Sound Chorus performs LIVE during VIP morning! Caroling quartets will also roam through the show singing familiar holiday tunes Friday and Saturday from 4-6:00 p.m. Sing along and join the fun!
- HOURLY GIVEAWAYS
Every hour of the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, enter to win $25 in Merry Money redeemable at any one vendor during the show weekend only, sponsored by LeafFilter.
- GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT (discounted tickets!!)
Grab your gal pals for a glorious Girls’ Night Out filled with shopping, wine and special surprises! Specially priced GNO tickets are just $7 Friday and Saturday from 4-7:00 p.m.
- HERO DAY
Free general admission for active military, veterans, police, fire and first responders on Sunday only with valid ID.
- YOU HAD ME AT WINE
Take a break from your holiday haul to grab a bite and a glass of wine! Enjoy a variety of cheeses, jams, chutneys, hummus, artisan crackers and breads to complement your wine.
So… do we have you convinced?? We absolutely love the Cincy Holiday Market, and hope you’ll join us there to make some fun holiday memories and support local businesses this year.
View more Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market details and buy tickets now here!
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