Buy Gift Cards
happening DOWNTOWN

Macy's Downtown Dazzle

Find Events for New Year's Eve

Macy's Downtown Dazzle  
Fountain Square
Corner of Fifth and Vine Streets
Saturday, November 25, December 2 and 9
6:30 p.m. (choirs at 5:30 p.m.)
Each Saturday Santa rappels down the Huntington Center at 525 Vine St., to the Macy’s rooftop to kick off a spectacular fireworks display. This 20-minute family-friendly program also features performances from local choirs. Then, come inside to Macy’s Fountain Place to warm-up with holiday fun.

HOME for the Holidays – November 25
Join host John Morris Russell, the Cincinnati Pops conductor, for traditional holiday music from the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble and the Young Professionals Choral Collective, along with special guests from the Holiday Character Crew.

MAGIC of the Holidays – December 2
Host Victoria Morgan, artistic director of Cincinnati Ballet, and the Nutcracker, celebrate the magic of the holidays with music from the Queen City Sisters and the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus.

FAMILY FUN for the Holidays – December 9
The Wicked Stepsisters, from Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati holiday production of Cinderella, host Cinderella and the Cincinnati Boychoir as they sing family favorites for this festive season. 

1-Macys_Standard_Thin (1)

santa3Ho ! Ho! Ho! It’s Santa at Macy’s Fountain Place!

Fridays and Saturdays, November 24 – December 16, 12 – 8 p.m.

Sundays, November 26 – December 17; 12 – 6 p.m.

Monday – Sunday,  December 18 – 24, 12 – 5 p.m.

Thursday, November 30, December 7 and 14,
visit with African American Santa!

FREE! Bring your own camera for photos with downtown’s only Santa in a festive North Pole setting.Courtesy of Macy’s. 

Story time with Mrs. Claus at Macy’s Fountain Place

Mrs Claus with crowd_cropMacy’s Fountain Place, 505 Vine Street, Third Floor
Saturdays, November 25, December 2 and 9, 7:15 p.m.

FREE! After the fireworks, enjoy balloon-twisters and face painters while you cozy up for story time with Mrs. Claus inside Macy’s Fountain Place. Courtesy of Macy’s.

Weekend Carriage Rides at Macy’s Celebration Station

Boards at corner of Fifth and Race Streets

November 24 – 26; December 2 – 3; 9 – 10, and 16-17
(Final boarding at 4:45 p.m.–please arrive early!)
FREE! Enjoy free horse-drawn trolley carriage rides through the heart of the city. Courtesy of Macy’s. 

Caroling on the Connector
Saturday, Dec. 2, 9, and 16 12-3p.m.
Get into the holiday spirit with music from the Young Professionals Choral Collective on board the Cincinnati Bell Connector while you shop along the route.

ArtsWave Cincy Sings Carolers

Saturday, Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and 9, 3-5 p.m.
Enjoy holiday tunes at great spots around Fountain Square from choirs that competed in this year's Cincy Sings competition.


Find out what’s happening in downtown Cincinnati. Sign up for our weekly email here!