December 2023 guide to Family-Friendly Events

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The year may be almost over, but the family fun is just getting started! Here is your December 2023 roundup of events happening around town.


tct narnia the musical december 2023

Public Performances
December 9 & 10, 15 – 17

Taft Theatre
5th and Sycamore Streets in Downtown Cincinnati
October 14-23, 2023
TCT Box Office 513.569.8080 x10

Start a new holiday tradition with the whole family! Tickets start at $10 – Great seats still available!

Narnia The Musical tells of four English schoolchildren – brothers and sisters – sent away from London during World War II to stay in the manor house of their uncle – who stumble upon (and through) a wardrobe into the magical kingdom of Narnia, held in the power of the White Witch, whose evil spell has frozen the land, so that it is “always winter – and never Christmas.” From the excitement of the opening number “Doors and Windows”, to the poetry of “Narnia (You Can’t Imagine),” to the stirring “To Make the World Right Again,” your spirits will soar with all those in this enchanted land.

Ideal for ages 4+. This production runs 60 minutes without an intermission.



St. Francis Seraph Church
1615 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Parking for the performance location can be found in lots behind the church, at the 3CDC lot at the corner of Race St. and Liberty St., and surrounding side streets.

Join the Young Professionals Choral Collective and the Cincinnati Boychoir at the historic St. Francis Seraph church in the heart of Over-the-Rhine to celebrate family, holidays, and great choral music. YPCC’s annual family friendly concert features carols old and new from different holiday traditions, along with crafts, sensory friendly activities, holiday treats and photos with Santa. Bring your friends and family and join us for a holly jolly good time! Kids of all ages are welcome, and kids under 12 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Saturday, December 16th

  • 3:00pm – Concert Doors Open and Kids’ Corner Activities Begin!
  • 4:00pm – Performance

Santa’s Wonderland {Bass Pro Shop & Cabela’s}

Now through December 24
by Online Appointment

FREE photos with Santa, letters to Santa, and so much more!

Bass Pro Shops Cincinnati
300 Cincinnati Mills Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45240

Cabela’s West Chester
7250 Cabela Drive
West Chester Township, OH 45069

Over the Rhine 2022 Christmas Tour

December 15 – 17
Memorial Hall OTR
1225 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH

A Christmas Carol

November 24 – December 30
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Moe & Jack’s Place – The Rouse Theatre

Family Day: Holiday Fun

December 2
10:30am – 2:30pm
American Sign Museum
1330 Monmouth Ave, Cincinnati, OH

Signs and Songs: Holiday Edition

December 14
American Sign Museum
1330 Monmouth Ave, Cincinnati, OH

The Nutcracker

December 14 – 24
Cincinnati Ballet
Music Hall’s Springer Auditorium
Cincinnati, OH

Festival of Lights

November 17 – January 7
Cincinnati Zoo
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220

Make sure to check out our Holiday Lights Around Cincy roundup and our Holiday Gift Guide as well for even more to do and get in December 2023!


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