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From rappelling down a skyscraper to hearing your fondest wish, Santa returns to downtown Cincinnati this weekend, ushering in a bright and merry holiday season.
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From joining the Annual Thanksgiving Day Run & Walk to a new twist on the family dinner, celebrate Thanksgiving downtown this year.
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Downtown Cincinnati Gift Cards

The Downtown Cincinnati Gift Card is the perfect gift for those who love downtown!

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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.

12 Days of Downtown Christmas

Looking for the perfect gift for everyone on your list? Pick from this list of one-of-a-kind experiences and special gifts. 

Macy's Downtown Dazzle

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in downtown Cincinnati, with Santa, carriage rides, fireworks, and fun on Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and 12 on Fountain Square.

Gift Card

Share everything the city has to offer 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.

2015 Rookwood Tile

This commemorative​ tile created by the Rookwood Pottery Co. depicts the Aronoff Center for the Arts. Available exclusively at Macy’s Fountain Place. 


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

Want Change?

Help reduce panhandling by making a lasting difference in the lives of the less fortunate.

Join Us

Become a member of DCI and join a strong and dedicated network of individuals and organizations building a dynamic metropolitan center valued as the heart of our region.


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

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