Things To Do This Month


PNC Festival of Lights

The Cincinnati Zoo will once again be transformed into a “Wild Wonderland” for the 37th annual PNC Festival of Lights! In addition to admiring the beauty of 3 million LED lights, visitors can watch a Madcap black-light puppet show, ride the Toyland Express train ride, marvel at the spectacular Wild Lights show on Swan Lake, or snack at one of two S’mores-n-More stands. Santa will be available for visits starting at 4 p.m., an hour before the rest of the festivities begin.

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 – Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020
Open Sunday – Thursday until 9p,
Friday & Saturday until 10p


A Zinzinnati Holiday

Discover the beauty of our city’s German history at our holiday display. Surround yourself with evergreens and poinsettias as you stroll through the historical representations of Cincinnati’s buildings. On view you will find Atlas Cedar, Lawson Cypress, and an array of Amaryllis such as the lovely Papilio and Red Pearl.

General Admission:
Adults $10.00
Youth (5-17)   $7.00
Children (4 and under) Free



Holiday Brunch Cruise


Join us as we “Jingle All the Way” during this 2 hour brunch cruise on the beautiful Ohio River. Listen to the holiday sounds as we sing some of the season’s favorites. You better bring your appetite, because this menu is sure to satisfy all your taste buds! Come see the beauty of the river during the holidays!

Adults: $49.00
Children (4-12): $27.00


North Pole Express

During your hour long journey, Santa and his elves will make their way through the train to visit with each family. Celebrate with festive elves and holiday music while enjoying your hot chocolate and cookie. We encourage you to bring your own camera as pictures with Santa are allowed and encouraged. Balloon artists will also be on-board the train.


Christmas at Glendower

​Come see Lebanon’s historic Glendower Mansion artfully adorned for the season. The charming touch the interior designers have created in the halls of this elegant estate will leave you warm and ready for the holidays.

Normal Operating Hours:
Friday-Sunday | 
Noon – 4pm ​

Special Extended Hours:
December 7th (11am-6pm)
December 14th (12pm-4pm & 6pm-8pm)

Tickets available online or at the door (cash only).
$10 Adult

$6 Student


Santa Skates

Join Santa as he takes his turn on the ice! every Saturday and Sunday during the holiday season!

Rink Admission: $6
Skate Rental: $4




Step into WinterFest at Kings Island on select nights in November and December. 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.

Open select nights through Dec. 31st, 2019
Buy tickets online for as low as $27.99. Get FREE parking when you buy 4 or more adult tickets!

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