Top Things to do in Cincinnati This Weekend: December 26 – December 29

There's still plenty of post-Christmas events in the tri-state! Here is our breakdown of what's going on from December 26 - December 29.


Courtesy Cincinnati Arts Association

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Do you remember the first time you heard Mannheim Steamroller? Now is your chance to hear it live! Celebrating 35 years, Mannheim Steamroller bring their festive music to the tri-state.
When: Thursday, 7PM
Where: Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Downtown
Cost: Starting at $38.75

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Courtesy Heritage Bank Center

WWE Live Holiday Tour

Head out and see your favorite WWE Superstars live and in person! If you love wrestling, this is one event you can’t miss.
When: Thursday, 7:30PM (Doors, 6:00PM)
Where: Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown
Cost: Starting at $19

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Courtesy Pendleton Art Center

Pendleton Art Center: Final Friday

Support your local artists! If you’re looking for a great place to view art, don’t miss this one. You can view creative art space and also purchase one-of-a-kind art directly from artists.
When: Friday, 6PM-10PM
Where: Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati
Cost: FREE

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Courtesy The Ludlow Garage

The Stranger - Billy Joel Tribute

Love Billy Joel? Who doesn’t? Head down to Ludlow Garage for the premiere tribute to one of America’s most beloved performers.
When: Friday, 8:30PM (Doors 7:00PM)
Where: Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton
Cost: Starting at $17.50

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Courtesy Southgate House Revival

Pappy Hour

Calling all bourbon lovers! This is your chance to get a taste of some seriously rare bourbon. Each ticket gets a one ounce pour of each of the following: Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year, Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year, and Pappy Van Winkle 15 Year.
When: Friday, 6:30PM (Doors 6:00PM)
Where: Southgate House Revival, 111 E 6th St., Newport, KY
Cost: $100

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Courtesy Heritage Bank Center

Harlem Globetrotters

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters make a stop in the tri-state! This is a one-of-a-kind experience that the whole family can enjoy. Tickets to one afternoon and one evening show available for purchase.
When: Saturday, 2PM and 7PM
Where: Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown
Cost: Starting at $31

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Courtesy Lola's Coffee Cincinnati

Everywhere/Nowhere: Winter Wonderland

If you’re looking to get out of the house after the holidays, this is the place to be. A stacked lineup of comics and musicians come with amazing acts and a laid back environment. Did we mention it’s FREE?
When: Saturday, 7:30PM
Where: Lola’s Coffee, 24 W 3rd St., Downtown
Cost: FREE

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Courtesy Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Miracle on 34th Street

Come see one of the great holiday classics! We all know the story, now see it live on stage. Bring the family and enjoy the humor, spectacle, and entertainment that only live theater can bring.
When: Saturday, 8PM
Where: Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati
Cost: Adults, $29 – Seniors/Students, $26

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Festival of Lights

Recently voted the best zoo lights in the country for a second year in a row, now is the time to see what everyone is talking about. With gorgeous weather on tap this weekend, this is the perfect place to take the family.
When: Now-January 4
Where: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati
Cost: Adult – $21, Child – $15

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Winterfest at Kings Island

Kings Island transforms into a Winter Wonderland with fun for everyone of all ages. Special holiday-themed food and drinks available, plus certain rides open as well.
When: Now-December 31
Where: Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Dr., Mason, OH
Cost: Starting at $27.99

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