Q To Do: December 7-9


A Christmas Nightmare – 6 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday at the Dent Schoolhouse! A Haunted Christmas attraction! Purchase tickets here.

Downtown Cincy Holiday PopShops – This weekend through January 31st. Shop cooperative retail location featuring vintage clothing, artwork by local and national artists, sustainable items and premium bath products.

Halle-Bration Friday and Saturday at New Vision United Methodist Church in Paddock Hills. Free admission. Entertainment, shopping at over 70 vendor booths, children’s crafts and activities, Santa visit and more.

Holiday Open House – Friday and Saturday at Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. Free admission.

Cincinnati Pops: Holiday Pops Cincinnati Music Hall. Singers and dancers, humor and joy, magic and music. CCM graduate and Broadway star Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins) joins.


Boone County Community Tree Lighting – 5-8 p.m. in Burlington. Light refreshments, Santa visit, toy trains and more!

Holiday Bourbon Tasting and Anniversary Celebration – 5-8 p.m. at Gallery 708 Downtown. Must be 21 years of age or older.


Cincinnati SantaCon – Noon at JACK Cincinnati Casino! Santas meet downtown and sing songs, make merry and spread good cheer throughout city Based around pub crawl at over 40 venues.

Cincinnati Fairytale Ball – 9 a.m. at Duke Energy Convention Center. Pretty Princess Parties is coming to Cincinnati!

Delhi Township Holiday Market – 9 a.m. at Delhi Senior Center.

Upcycled Holidays 11 a.m. at Imago Earth Center in East Price Hill. Adrian is back to lead another workshop of holiday cheer made out of “trash.”

Reindog Parade Noon in Mount Adams. Four-legged friends dressed in holiday wear!

OTR Holiday Home Tour – Noon-5 p.m. in OTR. Self-guided walking tour of homes in OTR and the Findlay market area.

Ohio Explored Holiday Maker Mart – Saturday-Sunday at Urban Artifact Northside. Free admission. 100 local makers from across Ohio.

Pet Photos with Santa – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Joseph-Beth Booksellers-Crestview Hills. Benefits the Kenton County Animal Shelter!

Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Xavier Musketeers – 2 p.m. at Fifth Third Arena. CROSSTOWN SHOOTOUT!! 

Onsie Bar Crawl – 3 p.m. in Downtown Cincinnati.

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle 6:30 p.m. at Fountain Square. Santa, Rudolph and an Elf rappel down the side of the Huntington Center, followed by Rozzi’s fireworks display.

Tacky for a Cause – 6:00 p.m. at West Side Brewing! Beer, raffles, tacky sweaters and fun! Join the whole Q102 crew for some holiday cheer to benefit Cincinnati Children’s and StarShine Hospice.

A Middletown Community Christmas – 7 p.m. at Sorg Opera House in Middletown. Holiday musical includes choir, small orchestra, dance, guest soloists, a drama, cookie and punch reception and more.

Jingle Jam featuring Migos – 7:30 p.m. at US Bank Arena.


Second Sunday on Main Winter EditionNoon-5 p.m. in OTR.

Holiday Market – Noon-5 p.m. at 3 Points Urban Brewery.

Rhinegeist Beer Feast with Sartre OTR 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Rhinegeist Brewery.

Luminaria: Night Lights at the Observatory 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Cincinnati Observatory.


Ben Is Back – (R) Julia Roberts

Mary Queen of Scots – (R) Margot Robbie, Joe Alwyn

Vox Lux – (R) Natalie Portman, Jude Law