Holiday Activity Guide, Ohio
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Holiday Activity Guide

Who's ready to get in the holiday spirit?

Get ready for the holidays with these family-fun events and festivals throughout Butler County, Ohio!

Christmas at the Junction

November 13, 2021 through January 2, 2022 | West Chester, Ohio

Holidays at EnterTRAINment Junction

Join EnterTRAINment Junction for a ton of holiday fun! See the magic of Christmas at the home of the World’s Largest Indoor Train Display. Take a “Journey to the North Pole”, where you can meet Mrs. Claus and Santa himself. Get info on tickets here

Deck the Walls

Starts November 20, 2021 | Liberty Center, Ohio

Deck the Walls, Liberty Center Ohio

The Liberty Center has put together festive selfie rooms for the ultimate holiday photos. Snap some shots in eight different unique rooms for and immersive selfie experience. The event is $5 per person and open Monday through Thursday from 6-8pm, Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday from 2-4pm and 5-9pm, Sunday from 2-4pm. Learn more here!

Holly Jolly Hamilton

November 5, 2021 through January 1, 2022 | Hamilton, Ohio

Holly Jolly Hamilton Ohio

There's a series of holiday events and festivities all across the city of Hamilton. Throughout November and December, you can join in on all the festive fun. From scavenger hunts and Santa sightings, to holiday lights and gift shopping— there's a lot of holly jolly to go around. Check out the full schedule here.

Breakfast at the North Pole

December 4, 2021 *Register by November 22* | Liberty Township, Ohio

The North Pole, Liberty Center

The North Pole returns to Liberty Township on Saturday, December 4th from 8 to 10am! Breakfast at the North Pole is an indoor and outdoor event, featuring circus performances, Christmas carolers, kids crafts, holiday treats and more. Please register here for the event by November, 22— it sells out quickly!

Christmas in the Country

November 27- 28, 2021 | Shandon,Ohio

Christmas in the Country, Shandon Ohio

Take a ride through the country and venture into the Historic Town of Shandon. This event highlights local businesses, crafts, holiday treats, free horse drawn carriage rides (Saturday only), pictures with Santa (Saturday only), and more! Get in the holiday spirit on Saturday, November 27th from 10am - 5pm and Sunday, November 28th from 11am - 4pm. 

Middletown Holiday Whopla

November 26, 2021 through December 23, 2021 | Middletown, Ohio

Middletown Holiday Whopla Ohio

Photo Credit : Middletown Holiday Whopla

The Holiday Whopla immersive light festival will be happening on select days throughout November and December; November 26-27, December 3-4, December 10-11, December 17-18, and December 20-23. Middletown's Whopla— a play off of Dr. Suess' Whoville— is an interactive holiday lights festival including ice skating rink , musical performances, artist vendors, themed venues, specialty storefronts and more! Learn more about the events here

Oxford Holiday Festival

December 4, 2021 | Oxford, Ohio

Oxford Ohio Holiday Festival

Oxford, Ohio has a full day of holiday fun planned on Saturday, December 4th from 9am to 9pm. Start the day off at the Oxford Community Arts Center with an entire morning and afternoon of kid-friendly activities and live music. Continuing on with afternoon and evening festivities, head up the street to the Uptown Parks where the festival will pick right back up from 5-9pm. Learn more about the activities and full schedule here!

German Village Christmas Walk

December 5, 2021 | Hamilton, Ohio

German Village Christmas Walk, Hamilton Ohio

Photo Credit : German Village, Hamilton Ohio

Sleigh bells on horse drawn carriages will ring in the 30th Annual Christmas Walk in Hamilton’s Historic German Village. From 12-5pm, this free family event will feature carriage rides, live musicians, Christmas caroling, gift shopping, visits with Santa, live reindeer and much more. Learn more about this event here!

Holiday Open House at the Mansion

December 5, 2021 | Fairfield, Ohio

Elisha Morgan Mansion, Fairfield Ohio

Photo Credit : City of Fairfield, Ohio

The Elisha Morgan Mansion has taken on the look of a 1950’s Christmas home and it's stunning! This special event will go from 1 - 4pm, and is presented by the Fairfield Historical Society, Four Seasons Garden Club, and Friends of Elisha Morgan Mansion. 

Holiday Lights

Throughout Butler County, Ohio

Holiday Lights, Butler County Ohio

This holiday season as the sky turns dark, switches are flipped and the magic of millions of lights twinkle to life. Butler County, Ohio is home to award-winning light displays with BIG surprises! Learn more about all of our holiday light shows, parades and events here

Happy Holidays!

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