Bring the family downtown this weekend for these five FREE fun activities:
2013 Macy’s Light Up the Square
November 29, 6 p.m., Fountain Square
FREE! Festivities include live music, food and ice skating - followed by the official tree lighting ceremony and a fantastic fireworks show.
Weekend Carriage Rides at Macy’s Celebration Station
November 29-December 1, Noon–5 p.m. (Final boarding at 4:45 p.m.), Boards at corner of Fifth and Race
FREE! Enjoy free horse-drawn trolley carriage rides through the heart of the city. Courtesy of Macy’s.
Metro’s Holly Jolly Downtown Trolley
Friday, November 29 and Saturdays, November 30–December 21
FREE! Ride the trolley and see all the downtown sights from Noon–5 p.m. The route is along Fourth, Fifth, Pike and Elm Streets through Downtown Cincinnati. Courtesy of P&G.
Gift Wrap for a Cause with SPCA
November 30, Noon-5 p.m., Carew Tower Arcade, 441 Vine Street
Let the elves from the SPCA wrap your gifts while you visit with their adoptive animals! Donations are welcome. Co-hosted by Downtown Cincinnati Inc., Hunt Club Clothiers, and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Macy’s Downtown Dazzle: Holiday Kick-off!
& Story time with Mrs. Claus at Macy’s Fountain Place
November 30 at 6:30 p.m., Fountain Square
FREE! Santa rappels down the 525 Vine Building to the Macy’s rooftop to kick off a spectacular fireworks display. Visit the Christkindlmarkt and have your photo taken with members of the Holiday Character Crew before Dazzle on Fountain Square. After the fireworks, come inside Macy’s to watch the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati perform and story time with Mrs. Claus along with craft activities. Courtesy of Macy’s.