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 12, 2022 through January 1, 2023 | 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

Holly Jolly Hamilton

November 4, 2022 through January 1, 2023 | 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. 

Middletown Holiday Whopla

November 26, 2022 through January 16, 2023 | Middletown, Ohio

Middletown Holiday Whoopla

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! 

Hamilton Christkindlmarkt

December 2 and 3, 2022 | Hamilton, Ohio

Hamilton Ohio Christkindlmarkt

Photo Credit: Hamilton Christkindlmarkt

Stop by the Hamilton Christkindlmarkt for great German food, music, entertainment, beer, and more! Find the perfect holiday gift while shopping 60+ local vendors. Click here for more information.

Oxford Holiday Festival

December 3, 2022 | 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 in the evening. 

German Village Christmas Walk

December 4, 2022 | 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. 

Holiday Open House at the Mansion

December 4, 2022 | 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. 

A Motown Christmas

December 10, 2022. | Hamilton, Ohio

Fitton Center for the Creative Arts

Photo Credit: Fitton Center for the Arts

Enjoy a festive night movin' and groovin' with the sensational Vince and the Fellas as they perform all the classic Motown Christmas hits! Featuring music from Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Diana Ross & the Supremes, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and so much more! Click here for tickets.

A Miracle on 34th Street

December 15 - 17, 2022 | Middletown, Ohio

Sorg Opera House, Middletown Ohio

Photo Credit: Sorg Opera House

A holiday classic from the writer of the musical theatre classic, "The Music Man!," and based on the movie of the same name, Miracle on 34th Street features a book and score by none other than Meredith Willson. This Sorg Opera House tradition is sure to become a family favorite for years to come! Click here for tickets and more information.

A Seussified Christmas Carol 

December 16, 2022 | Oxford, Ohio

Oxford Community Arts Center

Marvel as The Miami Performing Arts Series brings a Christmas tradition to life in a whimsical way! This fun-filled musical combines the classic "A Christmas Carol" with Dr. Seuss's classic books, for a wacky good time your family will love! Click here for more information.

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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