December 1: Lebanon Christmas Parade and Festival, Festival starts at 10am, ends at 8pm; two horse-drawn carriage parades: a daylight parade at 1:00pm and the traditional candlelight parade at 7:00pm.
December 1: Christmas Saengerfest
Dec. 1: The Crafty Supermarket is at the Music Hall Ballroom. 11am-6pm.
Dec. 1: Findlay Market hosts their Holiday Market
December 1-2: Christmas in the Village, Waynesville
Dec. 1-2: East Row Victorian Christmas Tour, Newport.
December 2: Pet Pictures with the Grinch hosted by Ohio Pet Sanctuary
December 6 – 9: An Old Kentucky Christmas hosted by An Old Kentucky Christmas. Step back into time to get a feel for how it was when times were simpler. Everything is free!
December 8, 2018: Cincinnati SantaCon – Dress up as Santa and join a few other Cincinnati Santas to visit a few downtown establishments and sing carols; noon to midnight starting at Jack Casino.
December 9: Santa Claus: The Musical hosted by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati.After 1,000 years of faithful service, Santa Claus has decided to retire. But not all the elves in his Workshop are too thrilled about his chosen replacement.
December 12: Happy Holidays with the Wurlitzer hosted by Music Hall. Come listen to all your seasonal favorites. Enjoy the mighty Wurlitzer one of a kind special effects and jingling bells.
December 15: Paul Young Funeral Home Christmas Open House, 4-7pm. Opening of their life-sized nativity, carriage rides, live music from the Yuletide Brass Quartet, live reindeer, and more. Free.
December 15, 2018: the City Flea returns for a their Holiday Market at Washington Park, 4-9pm
December 15: Christmas in Loveland hosted by The Little Miami Chamber Alliance. Save the date for the Annual Christmas in Loveland holiday celebration! Enjoy carriage rides, cookies and hot chocolate, Christmas treats, and meet Santa Claus!
December 15-16: A Very Mary Christmas Special hosted by The Cincinnati Men’s Choir.
December 16, 2018: Art on Vine – The Holiday Gift Sale at Rhinegeist, 12-6pm
December 16: It’s A Wonderful Life hosted by The Esquire Theater. Everytime a bell rings an angel gets its wings.
Dec. 18, 2018: Christ Church Cathedral Choir performing Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols
December 21: Santa-Bration! at the Carousel hosted by Smale Riverfront Park. Santa’s coming to Carol Ann’s Carousel for the holiday! Enjoy family-fun holiday and winter themed crafts all weekend.
December 22: Arnold’s Christmas Party hosted by Arnold’s. Definitely a unique way to celebrate Christmas…punk rock bluegrass.
All events were accurate at the time of this posting but things do happen and events do occasionally get canceled or postponed. 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.