14 Drive-Thru and Walk-Thru Holiday Light Shows in Cincinnati for 2021

Fan-favorite light displays and new illuminated indoor attractions are ready to brighten Cincinnati this winter. These light shows — new and classic…

By CityBeat Staff

Festival of Lights at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
    3400 Vine St., Avondale
    The PNC Festival of Lights — which has been named the No. 1 light display in the nation by USA Today — returns Nov. 19. This year's fest will feature 4 million LED lights, a North Polar Express train, the fan-favorite light show on Swan Lake, s'mores stands and more. Nov. 19-Jan. 9, 2022. Included with zoo admission.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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25 COVID-Conscious Cincinnati Staycation Ideas to Explore This Summer

This summer may look a little different than year's past, but there's still plenty to do throughout the Queen City while staying…

By CityBeat Staff

Take a Self-Guided ArtWorks Mural Tour 
    20 E. Central Parkway, Downtown
    Each summer, ArtWorks and its youth apprentices put new murals up on buildings around the Greater Cincinnati area. Schedule a guided The Heart of Pendleton or the Spirit of OTR walking tour online. All guided tours will be 10 people or less and masks are required. Download a PDF of downtown and Over-the-Rhine murals to explore solo at artworkscincinnati.org. 
    Photo: Savana Willhoite
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16 Fun Cincinnati Fall Festivals

The fall season officially starts on Sept. 22, but pumpkin spice is already back on the menu, which means it’s time for…

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    EVENT: Ohio Renaissance Festival
    For weekends steeped in magic, chivalry, Arthurian flair and fantasy vibes, don your favorite corset or suit of armor and pick your favorite themed weekend to join in. Cheer on your favorite jouster with a giant turkey leg in hand, then wash it down with ale. 
    10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29. $23 adult; $9.50 child. 10542 E State Route 73, Waynesville, renfestival.com.
    Photo: Checkmate Photography
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