Cincinnati Zoo Festival of Lights
It simply isn’t the holidays in Cincinnati without a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo’s legendary Festival of Lights. Each year, millions of lights transform the zoo into a magical winter wonderland perfect for enjoying the spirit of the season. Wander through holiday-themed areas like the Wild Lights Show, Santa’s Village and the Enchanted Forest. Check out dazzling light displays like the Rainbow Tunnel, Fantasy of Lights, and the Twelve Days of Christmas. Don’t miss the beloved Train Village featuring model trains and villages. And make sure to catch a show like the Rainforest Frogs, Scuba Santa or the black-light puppet show. With over 1 million LED lights and 3D lighted animal images, the Festival of Lights is a must-do holiday event. Avoid the headache of parking and pile into one of our party buses or charter buses. Your group can sip hot cocoa and get in the holiday mood on the ride to the zoo. Then your team will drop you off right at the entrance so you can get straight to the merriment!
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden 3400 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45220 (513) 281-4700
Newport on the Levee Holiday Events
Throughout November and December, Newport on the Levee goes all out with their annual “Light Up the Levee” celebration. The entire complex sparkles with over 1 million lights, making it look like a Hallmark movie set. The Levee also hosts tons of family-friendly holiday fun. Bring your little ones to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus for photos. Then warm up by an outdoor fire pit or with a cup of hot cocoa from the Ghirardelli shop. Catch a showing of a holiday movie at the Levee Cinema. And don’t miss the Enchanted Holiday Forest with larger-than-life animal light displays. On weekends, you can catch live performances from choirs, bands, dance troupes and more. Top off your visit by shopping for unique holiday gifts at the Levee’s eclectic mix of local shops. With so much to see and do, your group will love exploring the Levee’s holiday happenings. Leave the driving to us and relax on a party bus rental from Cincinnati Party Bus Company
Newport on the Levee 1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071 (859) 291-0550
Cincinnati Ballet’s The Nutcracker
What’s the holiday season without The Nutcracker? Treat your group to a magical performance of this Christmas classic at the Cincinnati Ballet. You’ll be dazzled by whimsical sets, elegant costumes, and breathtaking choreography. And Tchaikovsky’s iconic score performed live by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will transport you to the Land of Sweets. The Cincinnati Ballet has performed The Nutcracker annually for over 50 years. Their world-class production features over 200 local children alongside professional company dancers. You’ll see favorites like the Sugar Plum Fairy, Mouse King, Snow Queen and Cavalier. And you’re guaranteed to gasp when little Marie’s Nutcracker doll comes to life! After the final bows, continue the holiday magic by piling into one of our party buses decked out with twinkling lights. Your team will whisk your group to the ballet and back home so you can spend the evening mesmerized by the splendor of The Nutcracker.
Cincinnati Ballet 1555 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45214 (513) 621-5282
Findlay Market Holiday Market
Findlay Market is a Cincinnati institution, serving as the city’s oldest continuously operated public market. And during the holidays, Findlay Market transforms into a magical wonderland perfect for getting in the Christmas spirit. The Holiday Market features local artisans selling handmade gifts, ornaments, home decor and more. You’ll find joyful live music performances, Santa sightings, and festive crafts for kids. Enjoy hot chocolate, mulled wine or cider while you shop for everyone on your list. The historic market hall will get you into the holiday mood with its old-timey charm and seasonal decor. After shopping, don’t forget to grab a bite! Findlay Market has fabulous food vendors and restaurants year-round, and many offer special holiday menus. From chicken and waffles to latkes, you’ll find something delicious to fuel your shopping adventure. Gather your group and leave the driving to Cincinnati Party Bus Company. We’ll get you to Findlay Market so you can stock up on holiday cheer!
Findlay Market 1801 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (513) 665-4839
Ault Park Holiday Lights
One of Cincinnati’s most beloved holiday traditions is the lighting of the giant evergreen tree at Ault Park. Each year, thousands gather for a tree lighting ceremony with carols, cookies, cocoa and even a visit from Santa! The magic continues nightly through the holiday season, when over one million twinkling lights illuminate the park. Bundle up with your crew and stroll through the park to see magnificent light displays and seasonal decor. Don’t miss the Hanukkah on Ice display featuring a giant ice menorah. Kids will love visiting Santa’s Workshop for crafts and activities. And you’ll all enjoy warming up by the fire pits with hot drinks. Getting to Ault Park can be tricky with its winding roads, so leave the driving to us. Our charter buses and shuttle buses will safely transport your group to enjoy Ault Park’s stunning holiday lights display. Just sit back and get in the spirit during the ride!
Ault Park 5090 Observatory Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208 (513) 321-3454
King’s Island WinterFest
Roller coasters in the snow? You better believe it! King’s Island transforms into a winter wonderland each holiday season with its annual WinterFest celebration. Your group can enjoy festive versions of King’s Island’s world-class rides, ice skating on the Royal Fountain, live shows, seasonal foods, and dazzling lights displays throughout the park. Must-do rides for the holidays include the WinterFest Express train ride, Mystic Timbers rollercoaster with falling snow, and the WinterFest Carousel. Don’t miss new experiences like Arctic Alley with massive light tunnels and the Enchanted Snowfall Walkway. Make sure to catch a show like “The Living Nativity” or a strolling holiday character. Getting to King’s Island is a cinch with Cincinnati Party Bus Company providing easy transportation for your crew. Avoid traffic jams and parking hassles, and let your team handle the winter roads. You’ll arrive relaxed, refreshed and ready for a day of thrills and holiday magic at WinterFest!
King’s Island 6300 Kings Island Dr, Mason, OH 45034 (513) 754-5700
Taft Museum of Art Holiday Exhibitions
For a refined and cultured holiday experience, gather your group for a sophisticated outing to the Taft Museum of Art. This Cincinnati gem housed in a historic downtown mansion dazzles during the holidays with special exhibitions and events. Don’t miss seeing the Taft dressed in its holiday best with poinsettias, wreaths, trees, garlands and lights throughout the galleries. Make time for the always-popular “Antique Christmas” display featuring the museum’s collection of European decorative arts. And check out seasonal exhibitions like 2022’s “The Art of the Nutcracker” showcasing costumes, set pieces and art from Cincinnati Ballet’s production. After soaking up some holiday-inspired art, continue the festivities with your crew over a delicious meal at one of downtown Cincinnati’s fabulous restaurants. With Cincinnati Party Bus Company providing easy group transportation, you’ll avoid parking headaches and traffic getting in and out of downtown. Contact us to book a shuttle bus or party bus for a refined, effortless holiday trip to the Taft Museum of Art!
Taft Museum of Art 316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (513) 241-0343
Fountain Square Ice Rink
Glide across downtown’s ice rink at Fountain Square for some frosty fun this holiday season! The rink is open from early November through February for public skating seven days a week. Skate rental is just $6, or you can BYO figure skates or hockey skates. When you’re not skating, warm up under one of the heated tents and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Don’t miss the nightly lighting displays set to holiday tunes! And on weekends, you can catch live music performances. With downtown Cincinnati’s skyscrapers twinkling all around, Fountain Square becomes a magical winter wonderland. Getting a group downtown and finding parking can be a challenge. Leave it to us and cruise in comfort and style in one of our party buses! Your team will drop you off right at Fountain Square so you can spend your time making memories on the ice, not fighting traffic.
Fountain Square 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (513) 621-4400
Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show
Each holiday season, the Krohn Conservatory showcases their stunning seasonal floral show “Christmas at the Krohn.” Thousands of poinsettias in peak bloom fill the greenhouses, along with displays of evergreens, reindeer, snowmen and more. The show transforms the conservatory into a yuletide oasis with the sweet scent of flowers filling the air. Don’t miss the popular live butterfly enclosure, where hundreds of colorful butterflies from around the world flit through tropical foliage. It provides a nice change of scenery from all the holiday hustle and bustle. Outside, the conservatory grounds sparkle with over 500,000 lights. Avoid parking headaches in Eden Park and let your group unwind on a party bus from Cincinnati Party Bus Company. We’ll provide easy transportation so you can bask in the beauty of “Christmas at the Krohn.”
Krohn Conservatory 1501 Eden Park Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (513) 421-5707
Rent With Cincinnati Party Bus Company To Hit Every Attraction
The holiday season truly is the most wonderful time of the year in Cincinnati. From the zoo to the ballet to Fountain Square, Cincy shines bright with holiday magic. But getting a group around the city and dealing with traffic and parking can put a damper on your holiday fun. Take the stress out of the season and let Cincinnati Party Bus Company handle your group transportation. Our fleet includes party buses, limo buses, charter buses and shuttle buses to accommodate groups of all sizes. Your team will expertly navigate Cincinnati while your group relaxes in our luxury buses equipped with leather seats, climate control, restrooms, TVs and more. To book your holiday party bus and leave the driving to us, call 513-725-1651 today. We’ll help you create special memories this Christmas in Cincinnati!