The list of things to do ON Thanksgiving Day in Cincinnati is, surprisingly, pretty great. From the Cincinnati Zoo to the holiday show at the Krohn Conservatory, you have your choice of fun Thanksgiving Day events.
Things to do on Thanksgiving Day in Cincinnati (updated for 2018):
Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods, 6-9pm; 11450 Lebanon Road, Route 42 Sharonville, OH 45241; 513-769-0393
The Fountain Square Ice Rink is open, 9am – 11pm
A Crystal Holiday at The Krohn Conservatory is open 10am – 2pm
The Cincinnati Zoo is open 10am – 5pm with limited (or perhaps no) food options, no rides, etc.; please note Festival of Lights is NOT open on Thanksgiving Day; 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45220; (513) 281-4700
Holiday Lights on the Hill at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, Thursday hours are 6-9pm; $20/car on Thursday
The Newport Aquarium is open 10am – 6pm; One Aquarium Way Newport, KY 41071; 1-800-406-3474
Christmas Nights of Lights at Coney Island begins nightly at dusk and runs through 10 p.m.
All dates, times, events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or full. You should always double check with the event source before you head out the door. Links for each event are provided so that you can be sure the date is still accurate before you head out.