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A holiday favorite returns! Revel in the magic as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince embark on a classic adventure, as Frisch's Presents The Nutcracker takes the stage at the Aronoff Center beginning Friday, Dec. 19.
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Treat your family - or yourself - to a delicious holiday meal in downtown Cincinnati, whether you are looking for a traditional dinner, Christmas brunch, or fun evening out.
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Downtown Cincinnati Gift Cards

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New to the Queen City? Looking for a great night out? Want to show off the best of your hometown to some out-of-towners? From restaurants and shops to music and arts events, here are just a few of the many cool things you’ll find in Downtown Cincinnati.


Want to visit, but aren’t sure where to go? Find directions to get you here and download a map to help you get around.

Gift Card

Share everything the city has to offer this festive season with the Downtown Cincinnati Gift Card, valid at more than 200 dining, shopping, and entertainment destinations. 

Downtown Holidays

From skating on Fountain Square, to riding the Holly Jolly Trolley, or seeing Frisch's presents The Nutcracker, there's no better place to celebrate the holidays than downtown.

2014 Rookwood Ornament

This commemorative ornament created by the Rookwood Pottery Co. depicts the Genius of Water. Available exclusively at Macy’s Fountain Place. 

Shillito's Elves

Revisit the magic of Christmas Past with a trip to Carew Tower to the Shillito's Elves, now on view.


Explore public art in downtown Cincinnati with themed itineraries that make it fun to discover more about art on the streets.


You’ll find lots of short-term spaces on weekdays, and parking is easy evenings and weekends, with over 30,000 spaces available.


Ambassadors offer a friendly face and provide safety, cleaning, hospitality and outreach throughout downtown.

20th Anniversary

This year, DCI celebrates 20 years of downtown revitalization. Read the combined State of Downtown and Annual Reports.


Downtown Cincinnati – Yeah, there’s an app for that. You can carry downtown in the palm of your hand with the DCI app.

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