Top Things to do in Cincinnati This Weekend: December 5 – December 8

Another great weekend on tap for the tri-state! Here is our breakdown of what's going on from December 5 - December 8.


Courtesy Go Bananas Comedy Club

Laura Sanders

The hilarious Laura Sanders brings her comedy talents to the tri-state. Her 2016 album, Oh God Please Like Me, debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes comedy charts! (Note: some shows are 18+, others are 21+)
When: Thursday-Sunday
Where: Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Pl. Ln., Cincinnati
Cost: Starting at $8 (Ages 18+/21+)

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International Fair Trade Sale

If you’re looking for that unique and special gift, look no further. Come out and shop for handcrafted gifts from all over the world. All proceeds are returned to the artisans who are trying to escape poverty and collect a fair wage.
When: Thursday-Saturday
Where: Dearborn Co. Fairgrounds, Lawrenceburg, IN
Cost: FREE

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It’s beginning to feel like baseball season! Join current and former players as well as other Reds icons. Get autographs, play games, and a whole lot more.
When: Friday-Saturday
Where: Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown
Cost: Starting at $7

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Hamilton Christmas Gift Show

Support your local artists! This is a great show to cross off a lot of people on your Christmas list. Jewelry, clothing, and much more available for purchase.
When: Friday-Saturday
Where: Butler Co. Fairgrounds, 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton, OH
Cost: $2

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Courtesy Stage Right Theatre Company

Frozen Jr.

The worldwide phenomenon comes to your own backyard. Join the Rising Stars Academy as they put on a rendition of the Disney classic. Join Anna, Elsa, and Olaf on their great adventure to save Arendelle!
When: Friday-Sunday
Where: Stage Right Theatre Company, 1418 N. Main St., Williamstown, KY
Cost: Starting at $17

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Breakfast With Santa

Kick off the holiday season with Breakfast with Santa! Bring the whole family for delicious pancakes and get your picture taken with Santa himself!
When: Saturday, 9AM-Noon
Where: Grove Event Center, 9158 Winton Rd. Building B, Cincinnati
Cost: $10 (Children 2 and under – FREE)

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Courtesy Heritage Bank Center

Trolls LIVE!

Get the family together and go on a wonderful adventure with Trolls LIVE! Join all your kids’ favorite characters in a show packed with humor, happiness, and tons of glitter!
When: Saturday-Sunday
Where: Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown
Cost: Starting at $29

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Courtesy Taft Theatre

Brian Posehn

Comedian Brian Posehn makes a stop in the Queen City. If you’re a fan of stand-up comedy, this is a show you don’t want to miss. (Note: tickets are general admission. Seating is first come, first served)
When: Saturday, 8PM (Doors 7PM)
Where: Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St., Downtown
Cost: Starting at $22

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Courtesy Matthew 25: Ministries

Family Holiday Bash

A great event for a good cause! Matthew 25: Ministries will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with games, crafts, and pictures with Santa! Donations are accepted to support A Kid Again‘s work with children with life-threatening illnesses.
When: Sunday, 2PM-5PM
Where: Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Rd., Cincinnati
Cost: FREE

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Courtesy Cin City Reptile Show

Cin City Reptile Show

If you’ve got a reptile lover in your family, they can’t miss this show. See thousands of reptiles, amphibians, spiders, and more! Door prizes also being awarded.
When: Sunday, 10AM-4PM
Where: Holiday Inn Cincinnati North, 5800 Muhlhauser Rd., West Chester, OH
Cost: $7 (Children under 10 – FREE)

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