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The Best Places To See The Holiday Lights in Cincinnati and NKY

Janell Stuckwisch

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Dec 2 3 minutes read

The holidays have arrived!

Not only do we love this time of year, but we love seeing all of the gorgeous lights and decorations around town. Whether you're just visiting or have lived here for your entire life, there are a few holiday displays and events that you must see to get you in the holiday spirit!

1. Cincinnati Zoo: Festival of Lights

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 – Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020

Open Sunday – Thursday until 9p
Friday & Saturday until 10p

Visits with Santa begin at 4p
Festival of Lights activities begin at 5p

2. WinterFest - Kings Island

Open select nights through December 31, 2019

There's something for everyone in the family to enjoy at our Christmas event, like ice skating on the Royal Fountain, seeing the Eiffel Tower transformed into a magical 314-foot tall Christmas tree, live shows, rides, delicious holiday treats, millions of lights and holiday characters spreading merriment, like Jack Frost, Candy Cane and the Sugar Plum Fairy.

3. Mega Cavern - Lights Under Louisville

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 – Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020

Pricing: $27 per standard vehicle for cash vehicles. Additional fees may apply when using a credit card. Please call for additional pricing information for oversized vehicles.

Location: Please refer to our map for authorized routes into Lights Under Louisville. Due to road closures, GPS may not be accurate.

Hours: Lights Under Louisville will be open nightly through January 4th. Mon-Fri 6-10p, Sat and Sun 5-10pm

4. Coney Island: Christmas Lights

With two and a half miles to drive through, your family can see displays and light shows made of over a million lights driven by more than forty thousand computer channels.

The show will begin nightly at dusk and run through 10 p.m. Christmas Nights of Lights will be open every night including holidays.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate.  

5. Holiday in Lights at Sharon Woods

Open nightly from Saturday, November 16th to Tuesday, December 31st including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve! 

Admission is $15 per vehicle ($45 for buses and 15 passenger vans). They accept all major credit cards!

Hours of Operations:

6 PM-9 PM Sunday-Thursday

5:30 PM-10 PM Friday & Saturday 

*Will not be open for car traffic on the Walk the Lights night December 26th. 

6. Light Up The Fair- Boone County Fair Grounds

The light show is synchronized to music and conveniently broadcast live to your car’s radio, on channel 97.9 FM.

Admission is $6 per person. Children under 3 are free.

Hours of operation are:
Sunday-Thursday 5:30p-9:00p Friday and Saturday 5:30p-10:00p

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