December 2022 Local Events and Fun Things to Do: Cincinnati, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; Dayton and Springfield, Ohio; and Southeastern Indiana

December 2022 events and fun things to do

It’s December! The month is filled from beginning to end with many fun events and things to do!

Events are listed by region and then by date.

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Yuletide Village (NORTH)
Through December 17, 2022 (Fridays and Saturdays)
Waynesville, Ohio (site of Ohio Renaissance Festival)
16th century celebration with music, entertainment

Festival of Trees (NORTH)
Through December 22, 2022
Fairfield Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Sponsored trees on display

Holidays on the Farm (WEST)
Through December 23, 2022
Parky’s Farm in Winton Woods at 10073 Daly Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Self-guided lighted nature trails, hayrides, animal encounters, Santa, beer garden

Light Up Middletown (NORTH)
Through December 31, 2022
500 Tytus Avenue at Smith Park in Middletown, Ohio
Drive-through light display!

Winterfest (NORTH)
Through December 31, 2022 (select evenings)
Kings Island at 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio
Ice skating, magical Christmas tree, rides, lights and more

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction (NORTH)
Through January 1, 2023
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, Ohio
A holiday tradition with the magic of trains!

Christmas Night of Lights (EAST)
Through January 2, 2023
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Light show synchronized to holiday music

Holiday Junction: Duke Energy Holiday Trains (WEST)
Through January 2, 2023
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Middletown Holiday Whopla (NORTH)
Through January 3, 2023
Downtown: Central Ave. and S. Broad St., Middletown, Ohio
Lights, ice skating, music, vendors and more

Shillito Elves (CENTRAL)
Through January 3, 2022
The Foundry along 5th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio (across from Fountain Square)
Get your nostalgia fill be peering into the windows and enjoy the displays from years’ past

PNC Festival of Lights (CENTRAL)
Through January 8, 2023
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Come and see the magical lights!

Summit Park Ice Rink (EAST)
Through January 8, 2023
4335 Glendale Milford Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
Various hours. Closed: 11/24, 12/25, 1/1

Dinosaurs of Antarctica: The Exhibition (CENTRAL)
Through January 15, 2023
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Take a journey back 200 million years!

Fountain Square Ice Skating (CENTRAL)
Through February 20, 2023
Fountain Square at corner of Vine and 5th Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio

A Christmas Carol (WEST)
December 1–23, 2022
Covedale Center for the Performing Arts at 4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Bah! Humbug!

Hip Hop Nutcracker (CENTRAL)
December 1, 2022
Taft Theatre at 317 E.Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ballet re-imagined

Light in the Forest (EAST)
December 1– January 1, 2022
Cincinnati Nature Center at 4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford, Ohio
Walking tour, music, shopping

Christmas in the Village (NORTH)
December 2–4, 2022
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Holiday shopping

Cirque Dreams Holidaze (CENTRAL)
December 2–4, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio

CS Lewis On Stage: Further Up and Further In (CENTRAL)
December 2–4, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio

Gershwin & The Planets (CENTRAL)
December 2–3, 2022
Music Hall at 16241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Hamilton Christkindlmarkt (NORTH)
December 2–3, 2022
Butler County Fairgrounds at 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton, Ohio
German food, music, entertainment and 560+ vendors

Hamilton’s Ornament Crawl
December 2–17, 2022
Downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Collect 15–20 different ornaments from local shops

Light Up Greenhills on the Commons (WEST)
December 2, 2022
24 Farragut Rd., Greenhills, Ohio

December 2–4, 2022
Holiday Inn and Suites Cincinnati  – Eastgate at 4501 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Pinball show with 120+ machines

Reds Fest 2022 (CENTRAL)
December 2–3, 2022
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Support the home team!

Rojo and Nightcap (EAST)
December 2–3, 2022
Mutual Arts Center Hartwell at 8222 Monon Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Modern dance performance

Ryan Adams (CENTRAL)
December 2, 2022
Andrew J. Brady Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Waynesville Christmas in the Village (NORTH)
December 2–4, 2022
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
1300 luminaries, strolling characters, Santa and more

Winterfest with Santa (WEST)
December 2, 2022
Nathanael Greene Lodge at 6394 Wesselman Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

AL Neyer Winter Market (CENTRAL)
December 3–4, Dec 10–11, Dec 17–18, 2022
Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Crafters and artisans

Breakfast with Santa (NORTH)
December 3, 2022
Liberty Township, Ohio

Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
December 3, 2022
Jackson Street Market at 116 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, Ohio
Market, food trucks, carolers and more

First Friday (NORTH)
December 3, 2022
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Art, music and food!

Harrison Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
December 3, 2022
Downtown Harrison, Ohio

Holiday Craft Show (EAST)
December 3, 2022
Recreation Center at 4433 Cooper Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio

Holiday Greeting Card Workshop
December 3, 2022
Clifton Cultural Arts Center at 2827 Short Vine St, Clifton (Cincinnati), Ohio
Children 8–12 will enjoy this activity

Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade and Festival (NORTH)
December 3, 2022
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Afternoon and evening parades featuring historic horse-led carriages. Enjoy the ambiance with shopping and food, too.

Light Up Madisonville Luminary Night (EAST)
December 3, 2022
Drive through the neighborhood!

Loveland Santa Land (EAST)
December 3, 2022
Loveland Plaza on Loveland-Madeira Rd., Loveland, Ohio
Christmas train, elves, Alpine slide, pizza and drinks

The Market (EAST)
December 3, 2022
Medpace at 5375 Medpace Way (Madisonville), Cincinnati, Ohio
Fresh produce, food, shopping

Original Findlay Market Tour (CENTRAL)
December 3, 2022
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
90-minute tour includes meeting merchants. and samples from 5 shops

Operation Santa (EAST)
December 3, 2022
Throughout Symmes Township neighborhoods, Cincinnati, Ohio

Oxford Holiday Festival
December 3, 2022
Oxford Community Arts Center at 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, Ohio
Santa, carriage rides and ice skating

Santa’s Workshop (CENTRAL)
December 3, 10 and 17, 2022
Washington Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Socially distanced photos with Santa; bring your camera

Saturday with Santa (NORTH)
December 3, 2022
Liberty Height Church at 7904 Princeton Rd., Liberty Township, Ohio

Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour (CENTRAL)
December 3, 2022
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
3-hour walking tour starting at Findlay Market to Washington Park to Music Hall; Enjoy lunch from 4 restaurants and a glass of beer or wine

Trampled by Turtles (CENTRAL)
December 3, 2022
Andrew J. Brady Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Annual German Village Christmas Walk (NORTH)
December 4, 2022
North 2nd St., Hamilton, Ohio
Horse-drawn carriage rides. tours of historic homes, music, crafters and Santa

Bengals Home Games (CENTRAL)
December 4 and 11, 2022; (+Jan 2)
1 Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Civic Orchestra Holiday Concert (WEST)
December 4, 2022
Grove Event Center at 9158 Winton Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Festive music

Cookies With Santa
December 4, 2022
Butler County Warbirds Museum
Hot chocolate with Santa; elves come in via parachute; 2–4pm

UDF’s Downtown Dazzle (CENTRAL)
December 4, 11 and 18, 2022
Fountain Square at 5th and Vine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Santa rappels down and a fireworks display

Lunch with Santa (WEST)
December 4, 2022
Grove Event Center at 8158 Winton Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Pizza lunch and cookies; Photo with Santa, crafts and a hayride

Norman Chapel Holiday Concert (WEST)
December 4, 2022
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Holiday classics from the Fillmore Philharmonic Brass Band

White Christmas at the Esquire and Mariemont Theatres (CENTRAL AND EAST)
December 4, 2022
Esquire: 320 Ludlow Ave (Clifton); Mariemont: 6907 Wooster Piike, Cincinnati Ohio
Enjoy this 1954 movie with crowd participation

St. Nicholas Sleigh Ride (EAST)
December 5, 2022
Miami Avenue, Downtown Madeira, Ohio

Jesus Christ Superstar (CENTRAL)
December 6–18, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
50th anniversary tour

A Very Merry Takeover
December 8, 2022
Square at Union Centre
Music, Santa, giant games, food and more

Gem & Jewelry Show (WEST)
December 9–11, 2022
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd., Sharonville, Ohio

Happy Holidays with the Mighty Wurlitzer (CENTRAL)
December 9, 2022
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Organist Mark Herman

Holiday Pops (CENTRAL)
December 9–11, 2022
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops

Hyde Park Food and Drink Tour (EAST)
December 9, 2022
The Echo at 3510 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Start at The Echo and then discover more dining on the square

Revolution Dance Presents: Hot Chocolate (CENTRAL)
December 9–10, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
African American Nutcracker experience

Walk on Wilburn (EAST)
December 9, 2022
East Walnut Hills business district along Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Shop, eat and enjoy

Fitton Showstoppers – A Motown Christmas (NORTH)
December 10, 2022
Fitton Center for Creative Arts at 101S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, Ohio

Historical House Hunt (EAST)
December 10, 2022
Various homes in Blue Ash, Ohio

Holly Days (EAST)
December 10–11, 2022
Heritage Village Museum at 11500 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville, Ohio
Enjoy the holidays in a 19th century fashion.

Illuminate Hamilton
December 10, 2022
High Street, Downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Laser light show

Light Up Wyoming (WEST)
December 10, 2022
Wyoming, Ohio
See luminaries throughout Wyoming

Pictures with Santa (EAST)
December 10, 2022
Municipal Building at Miami Avenue, Madeira, Ohio

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr.
December 10–11 and 16–18, 2022
Taft Theatre at 317 E.Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio

Santacon (CENTRAL)
December 10, 2022
Downtown and Mt. Adams in Cincinnati and Covington, Kentucky
10,000 Santas will flood Cincinnati!

Silverton Tree-Lighting Ceremony (EAST)
December 10, 2022
Silverton Park (center ot Montgomery Rd., Parkview Ln., St. James Ave. and Highland Ave., Cincinnati Ohio (Silverton)

Woodland Wonders (EAST)
December 10–129, 2022
Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods at 4886 Tealtown Rd., Milford, Ohio

Amelia Christmas Parade (EAST)
December 11, 2022
Amelia Elementary to Krioger Marketplace, Amelia, Ohio

Art on Vine (CENTRAL)
December 11, 2022
Rhinegeist Brewery at 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy viewing and purchasing art!

Mt. Lookout Luminaria Night (EAST)
December 11, 2022 (rain date: 12/18)
Mt. Lookout streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Look at homes lit up for the holidays

Pioneer Christmas (NORTH)
December 11, 2022
Keehner Park at 7211 Barret Rd., West Chester, Ohio
See 19th century holiday activities

A Day to Remember – Reassembled: Acoustic Theater Tour (CENTRAL)
December 14, 2022
Andrew J. Brady Music Center, Cincinnati Ohio

Findlay Market Mini Tour (CENTRAL)
December 14 and 28, 2022
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
One-hour walking tour of the market; tips and stories

Miracle on 34th Street (NORTH)
December 15–18, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63. S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
A holiday classic

An Acoustic Christmas (CENTRAL)
December 16–18, 2022
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Holiday music by Over the Rhine

The Nutcracker (CENTRAL)
December 16–24, 2022
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Annual holiday event

A Seussified Christmas Carol (NORTH)
December 16, 2022
Oxford Performing Arts Center at 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, Ohio
A Christmas Carol combines with Dr. Seuss

5th Annual Holiday Workshop (EAST)
December 17, 2022
Artsville at 5021 Whetsel Ave. (Madisonville), Cincinnati, Ohio
Cookie decorating and craft making

Butler Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus Presents: Merry Christmas, BPO Style (NORTH)
December 17, 2022
Parrish Auditorium, Miami University Hamilton Campus at 1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, Ohio

Christmas in Loveland (EAST)
December 17, 2022
Historic downtown Loveland, Ohio
Carriage rides, train ride, complimentary tastings, entertainment

Million Dollar Quartet (CENTRAL)
December 20, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Holiday rock and roll musical

Hanukkah Wonderland
December 18–26, 2022
Rockwern Academy at 8401 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio
Drive-thru lights display

Middletown Holiday Whopla Choir Off (NORTH)
December 21, 2022
Sorg Opera House at 63. S. Main St., Middletown, Ohio
A holiday singing contest

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas (CENTRAL)
December 26, 2022
Aronoff Center at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Holiday music with multimedia effects

Star Wars The Force Awakens In Concert (CENTRAL)
December 29–30, 2022
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

An Evening with Goose (CENTRAL)
December 30, 2022
Andrew J. Brady Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

Final Friday (CENTRAL)
December 30, 2022
Pendleton Art Center at 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Art, music and food!

The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour (CENTRAL)
December 30, 2022
Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio

New Year’s Eve: Billie Holiday Songbook (CENTRAL)
December 31, 2022
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

New Year’s Eve Blast (CENTRAL)
December 31, 2022
Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Ice rink, beverages


Through December 3, 2022
Falcon Theatre at 646 Monmouth St., Newport, Kentucky
An affair and deception

Letters to Santa
Through December 6, 2022
385 Dudley Rd., Edgewood, Kentucky
Mailbox provided for delivering letters to Santa

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Through December 24, 2022
1 Aquarium Way at Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky
Visit underwater Santa!

ChristmasTime at the Ark
Through December 30, 2022 (various dates)
1 Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, Kentucky
Projection show and other activities

Deck the Y’alls Lightfest
Through January 1, 2023
Thomas More Stadium at 7950 Freedom Way, Florence, Kentucky
Lights, rides, games and ice rink

Light Up the Fair
Through January 1, 2023
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idlewild Road in Burlington, Kentucky
Mile-long drive of twinkling lights that sync up to music

Behringer-Crawford Museum Holiday Trains
Through January 8, 2023 (various dates)
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park, Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy the trains! 

Holly Jolly Days
Through January 8, 2023 (various dates)
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park, Covington, Kentucky
Winter wonderland

White Christmas Exhibit
Through January 8, 2023
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Rd., Devou Park, Covington, Kentucky
Exhibit from the 1954 movie White Christmas

Winter Nights, River Lights
Through January 8, 2023
Newport on the Levee at One Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Holiday walk across the Purple People Bridge

First Friday Holiday Market
December 2, 2022
Fairfield Ave., Bellevue, Kentucky

Home Decorating Contest in Edgewood
December 2–4, 2022
Edgewood, Kentucky
Exterior holiday decor will judged!

Santa House on the Levee
December 2–3, 9–10, 16–17, 23, 2022
Newport on the Levee at 1 Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Visit Santa!

Trains at Behringer-Crawford
December 2, 2022
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Rd., Covington, Kentucky
Edgewood residents are invited to enjoy the holiday trains.

Christmas Walk
December 3, 2022
Memorial Park at 2003 Jack Woods Parkway, Independence, Kentucky

Frontier Christmas at Old Washington Historic Village
December 3, 2022
2028 Old Main St., Maysville, Kentucky
Music, food, photos with Santa, carriage rides

Tree Lighting at Ft. Wright
December 3, 2022
409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, Kentucky

Fort Thomas Holiday Market
December 7 and 14, 2022
Fort Thomas Mess Hall at 801 Cochran St., Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
Artisans and crafters

Breakfast with Santa
December 10, 2022
Union Firehouse at 9611 US-42, Union, Kentucky

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit Fort Wright
December 10, 2022
Santa visits Fort Wright neighborhoods from 2–4pm

December 10, 2022
Covington, Kentucky as well as downtown and Mt. Adams in Cincinnati
10,000 Santas will flood Cincinnati!

White Christmas Parade
December 10, 2022
Augusta, Kentucky
An annual holiday event!

Christmas in the Park/Luminary Night
December 11, 2022
Park Hills, Kentucky
Park Hills will have a magical evening filled with lights!

Holiday Pictures with Miniature Horses
December 13 and 20, 2022
1992 Walton-Nicholson Rd., Independence, Kentucky

Menorah Lights on the Levee
December 18, 2022
1 Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Enjoy the first night of Hanukkah

Holiday Movie Night on the Levee
December 22, 2022
1 Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Family holiday movie to enjoy


Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve
Through December 26, 2022 (closed Christmas Eve and Day)
Lost Creek Reserve at 2645 E. St. Rt. 41 in Troy, Ohio
Drive-through light tour

A Carillon Christmas
Through December 30, 2022 (closed Thanksgiving Day, Xmas Eve and Xmas Day)
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the Carillon Tree of Light, candy cane slopes, train rides and more

Christmas Glow at Land of Illusion Haunted Scream Park
Through December 30, 2022 (except Nov 29, 30, Dec 1, 25)
8762 Thomas Rd., Middletown, Ohio
3.5 million lights; Visit Santa at the Christmas Village; drive-thru

Clifton Mill Christmas Lights
Through December 30, 2022
Clifton Mill at 75 Water Street in Clifton, Ohio
3.5 million Christmas lights throughout the mill, riverbanks and bridges

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Through December 30, 2022
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Dine and enjoy the holiday show

Woodland Lights 2022
Through December 30, 2022 (various nights)
Countryside Park at 895 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Washington Township, Ohio
Walk the half-mile path of holiday lights and displays

Wintergarden Wonderland – Rikes Holiday Windows
Through December 31, 2022
Schuster Center at Second and Main Streets, Dayton, Ohio
Holiday window displays to admire

Holiday Lights Display & Grand Illumination
Through January 2, 2023
Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Thousands of lights on display

Riverscape Ice Skating
Through February 28, 2023
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
The region’s largest outdoor ice rink!

Park Lights at Caesar Ford Park
December 1– 31, 2022
520 S. Stringtown Rd., Xenia, Ohio
A winter wonderland with LED light displays along a mile-long driving path

Whispering Christmas
December 1– December 31, 2022
Fort St. Clair Park at 135 Camden Road, Eaton, Ohio
Drive-thru lights display with 2 million lights

First Friday Live Models
December 2, 2022
Main Street, Troy, Ohio
Look at live models in the businesses’ windows

Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play (Marvel Spotlight)
December 2–11, 2022
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio

Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting
December 2, 2022
Main Street Commons at 103 W. Main St., Fairborn, Ohio
Horse-drawn parade

Hometown Holiday Featuring Amahl and the Night Visitors
December 2–3, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd. St., Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic and Opera perform a holiday spectacular

Junior Claus
December 2–18, 2022
Town Hall Theatre at 27 N. Main St., Centerville, Ohio
A rebellious heir among elves preparing for Christmas

Mayor’s Tree Lighting
December 2, 2022
Lincoln Park at 675 Lincoln Park Blvd, Kettering, Ohio
Hot chocolate, cookies, entertainment, Santa Paws (for the pups)

Dayton Art Institute Museums On Us
December 3–4, 2022
456 Belmont Park North, Dayton, Ohio
Free museum access to Bank of America cardholders on the first full weekend of the month

Purple Poinsettia Craft & Vendor Show
December 3–4, 2022
Greene County Fairgrounds at 120 Fairgrounds Rd., Xenia, Ohio
120 vendors – happy shopping

Rosewood Holiday Arts Festival
December 3, 2022
2566 Olson Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Art exhibitions to admire and purchase; traditional soup bowl

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at The Nutter Center
December 3, 2022
Wright State Nutter Center at 2640 Colonel Glen Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Holiday music and lights

Victorian Afternoon Tea at Patterson Homestead
December 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2022
Patterson Homestead at 1815 Brown St., Dayton, Ohio
Three-course tea service by costumed interpreters

Vandalia Tree Light Ceremony and Holiday Market
December 4, 2022
Vandalia Recreation Center at 1111 Stonequarry Rd., Vandalia, Ohio
Vendors, entertainment and Santa

Holly Days at the Dayton Arcade
December 6–8, 2022
Dayton Arcade at 35 W. Fourth St., Dayton, Ohio
Artisan gift market. entertainment, food and festive surprises

Deeds Carillon Concerts
December 7, 2022
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Listen to the 51 bells!

Who’s Holiday
December 8–15, 2022
The Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Grown up Cindy Lou Who

Dayton Ballet’s The Nutcracker
December 9–18, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
A holiday tradition

Full Moon Drum and Dance
December 9, 2022
Temple of the Rebel Goddess at 400 Linden Ave, Dayton, Ohio
Movement, song and drums

A Dickens of a Christmas: Holiday Home Tour
December 10–11, 2022
St. Anne’s Hill Historic District, Dayton, Ohio
Walking tour and people dressed in period costumers

Open Aircraft Days at the Air Force Museum
December 10, 2022
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
An aircraft is available for an up-close look

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
December 10–18, 2022
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Children’s Theatre

Model Train Show
December 11. 2022
Mercantile & Annex Buildings, Clark Co. Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Exhibits and vendors

Wiggle Worms: Christmas Pajama Party
December 15, 2022
Greene County Parks & Trails at 635 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Xenia, Ohio
Snacks, crafts and more!

Million Dollar Quartet Christmas
December 16–18, 2022
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio

A Holiday Evening at Carriage Hill
December 17, 2022
Carriage Hill Farm and MetroPark
800 E. Shull Road, (Visitor Center) Huber Heights, OH 45424
Victorian Christmas comes to life

Santa Palooza
December 17, 2022
Kettering Recreation Complex at 2900 Glengarry Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Games, crafts and Santa

Sportscard Spectacular
December 17–18, 2022
Miami County Fairgrounds at 650 N. County Rd., Troy, Ohio

Winter Welcome at Wartinger Park
December 17, 2022
3080 Kemp Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio

Green Grasshoppers – Santa in the Park
December 20, 2022
James Ranch Park at 177 Fairground Rd., Xenia, Ohio
Holiday snack, craft, lights and more

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at The Schuster
December 20, 2022
Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
A holiday tradition

Winter Solistice Hike
December 21, 2022
Russ Nature Preserve at 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
Luminaries aglow; hot chocolate and holiday treats

Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show
December 22, 2022
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd. St., Dayton, Ohio
Baby Shark and Pinkfong

Christmas Eve Luminaries – David’s Cemetery
December 24, 2022
4600 Mad River Road, Kettering, Ohio
Over 4,600 luminaries and 1,400 wreathes

Old Crow Medicine Show
December 29, 2022
Taft Theatre at 317 E.Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bluegrass music

New Years Eve Dance with The Frank Moravcik Band
December 31, 2022
American Czechoslovakian Club at 922 Valley St., Dayton, Ohio

New Year’s Eve: Voyage a Paris
December 31, 2022
Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd St., Dayton, Ohio
Ballet, opera and the orchestra


Snowman Contest
Through December 16, 2022
Businesses throughout Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Vote for your favorite decorated snowman

Festival of Trees & Host of Angels
Through December 24, 2022
Lanthier Winery at 123 Mill St., Madison, Indiana

Annual Model Christmas Train Show
Through December 30, 2022
Heritage Hall, Downtown Rising Sun, Indiana
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Inflatable Wonderland
December 1, 2022 – January 1, 2023 (Weather permitting)
2026 N. Old Michigan Rd., Osgood, Indiana
400 inflatables to enjoy

Lohrum Christmas in the Park
December 1–31, 2022
Ripley County Fairgrounds Park at 525 W. Beech St., Osgood, Indiana
Walk or drive through this light display

Home for the Holidays Parade and Tree Lighting
December 2, 2022
Downtown, Batesville, Indiana
Parade at 6pm; Santa, carriage rides, activities

Batesville Masonic Lodge Monthly Breakfast
December 3, 2022
119 W. Pearl St., Batesville, Indiana
Lodge #663 hosts an all-you-can-eat breakfast starting at 6am

Boar’s Head Festival
December 3, 2022
Holy Family Church, Oldenburg, Indiana
Traditional performance

Victorian Christmas Tea Time at Hillforest
December 3, 6 and 8, 2022
213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Indiana
Go back in time to experience a Victorian Christmas

Winter Wonderland Parade & Activities
December 3, 2022
Civic Park at 111 E. High St., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Parade starts at 12:30pm and Santa arrives at 1pm. Craft activities, Holiday Express Train, ice carvers and more (Breakfast with Santa at the community center)

Holiday on the Hill
December 10, 2022
Hillforest Mansion at 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Indiana
Go back in time to experience a Victorian Christmas

Final Friday in Downtown Madison
December 23, 2022
Downtown Madison, Indiana
Live music and local shopping

Updated December 2, 2022

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