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Throwback to the Macy’s Light Up the Square in 2019 / Image: Catherine Viox // Published: 11.30.19
Throwback to the Macy’s Light Up the Square in 2019 / Image: Catherine Viox // Published: 11.30.19
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Everything Cincy: Weekend To-Do's

Our friends at Everything Cincy are sharing their top picks for events going on this weekend. Check out their site and sign up for their newsletter to learn about more events and savings in Greater Cincinnati.

Macy's Light Up the Square - Fountain Square

  • Friday, November 26
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Click here to learn more
  • Kick off the holiday season in the city with Macy's dazzling Light Up the Square event, presented by ProLink Staffing! The festivities include live music, an appearance by Santa Claus himself, a firework show, ice-skating, and of course the annual lighting of the tree!

Elves on Elder - A Musical Pop Up & Cocktail Lounge - Findlay Market

  • Friday & Saturdays, November 26 - December 18
  • 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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  • Findlay Market has partnered up with Cincinnati Bell for the holidays for their 150th Anniversary and are bringing back a beloved seasonal tradition of the Shilito's Elves! There will be a magical market experience, family friendly activities, a cozy cocktail bar, and live music by local musicians all at Findlay Market!

Founders' Forest - 1300 Vine Street, OTR

  • November 26 - January 1
  • 5:30pm -11:00pm
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  • Founders’ Forest and Make-A-Wish Foundation are illuminating Imagination Alley, the recently renovated community space in the 1300 block of Vine Street in Over-the-Rhine, with an art installation that will feature a movie and 50 trees lit up for a mesmerizing experience you don't want to miss!

Windows of Wonder - Over-the-Rhine

  • November 26 - January 1
  • 5:30pm - 11:00pm
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  • *Every holiday season Cincinnati transforms into a winter wonderland and FOUND has brought back a favorite tradition with Windows of Wonder – a series of art installations in dozens of storefronts throughout the urban core. Take a walk around town to discover the artwork and make new memories!

Shop Small, Eat Big - Covington

  • Saturday, November 27
  • 9:00am - 11:00pm
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  • Shop small and eat big to win great prizes!
  • Join the small businesses of Covington for a community-wide shopping trip! Stop in to any participating business to begin your journey. Every purchase at a participating business equals a stamp on your passport, and every stamp is a chance is a win to one of several gift baskets, valued at over $1,000. To enter the giveaway you must make a purchase and check in at each location. Only one check-in per business per day. Paper passports may be picked up at The Roost in Latonia.

Downtown Dazzle - Fountain Square

  • Saturdays, November 27 - December 18
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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  • Downtown Dazzle, presented by United Dairy Farmers is back to put a holiday twinkle in your eye! Join in the heart of Cincy for one of the biggest highlights of the holiday season. See Santa rappel from a Cincinnati sky-rise and wait with anticipation for the sky to fill with a fabulous fireworks display!