Get Prepared for Holiday Shopping!
Here’s a list of things to remember when you come to the 2023 Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market!
HO HO HO
Santa will be at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market to greet visitors and children alike. Donations are welcome and benefit the Butler County Special Olympics.
Santa Hours will be posted closer to the event.
All show attendees get the chance for some extra green this holiday season. You can register to win Merry Money while at the show! A winner will be drawn every hour throughout the show — all four days of the show — to receive $25 in Merry Money to use at any one vendor of your choice.
Merry Money sponsored by
Are you shopping until you drop? Too many packages to carry? Check your packages at Package Check located in the Central Lobby. This is a free service provided by Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana.
Holiday Photo Booth
Capture all the fun of your day at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market by visiting the social photo booth located near the entrance.
You will be able to send pictures right to your phone! This experience is brought to you by A Little Bit of This, a boutique style small business that specializes in creating home décor utilizing retired whiskey/bourbon barrels. Be sure to stop by and say Hi!
GIFT WRAPPING STATION
Want help making your gift sparkle & ready to put under the tree? Stop in the lobby daily from 12-5 p.m. for gift wrapping courtesy of Karen Wellington Foundation! Donations welcome!
VIP SHOPPER MORNING
VIP Shopper Morning will be Thursday, November 9 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Specialty VIP tickets get you into the show first! Plus, receive access to VIP discounts, specialty VIP bag and the chance to finish up your holiday shopping before the general public even walks in the door! Please note: During VIP shopping hours, the Holiday Market is a no-stroller, cart, or wagon zone.
Music by Cincinnati Sound Chorus from 9am - 11am!
Early Bird Admission
Early Bird Admission will be Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11 from 9-11 a.m. These specialty tickets get you into the show before the general public on Saturday a.m. plus, tickets are limited to provide a more exclusive shopping experience with less traffic & easier shopping! Please note: During Early Bird shopping hours, the Holiday Market is a no-stroller, cart, or wagon zone.
Plus, see Tim, Frisch OR Mollie from WKRQ on Friday, Nov. 10 shopping with their 5 lucky winners for Early Bird Admission hours!
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
Both Friday and Saturday from 4-7 p.m. receive discounted admission. Grab your gal pals and come down to the show for an evening filled with shopping, prizes and more!
Music by Cincinnati Sound Chorus from 4pm - 6pm both Friday (11/10) and Saturday (11/11)!
Plus, don't miss WKRQ's Mollie Watson at Girls Night Out on Friday night from 4-6pm with fun prizes and shopping fun!
And be sure to warm up your singing voice for Merry Money giveaways on Saturday evening with Amanda Orlando and Warm 98.5 with surprise Caroling for Cash throughout the show floor from 4-6pm!
Hero Day will be Sunday, November 12. We invite all active military personnel, veterans, police, fire, healthcare workers, and first responders to attend the show free of charge. Simply present valid ID at the box office. For your service and sacrifice, we thank you. Please note, this offer does not extend to family members & only valid during regular show hours 9am-5pm.
Wine Down & Enjoy
Take a break from the excitement of the Holiday Market at the Wine Down wine-and-appetizer lounge! Located in the center of the show floor and appointed with comfy chairs and tables, the Wine Down Lounge makes a perfect stop in the middle of a prolific shopping day. Meet your girlfriends there to compare finds and indulge in a glass of wine from our extensive wine bar while you custom-create your own artisan cheese plate. Choose from our wide selection of cheeses with accompaniments including olives, minisweet and dill pickles, tapenades, roasted red peppers, bourbon bacon jam, local honey, fall-harvest fruit chutneys, and flavored hummus. Cheese plates are served with gourmet crackers, house-made pita chips, crostini, flatbreads and sliced artisan breads.
OFFICIAL BAKERY OF THE SHOW
We’re pleased to welcome back 3 Sweet Girls as our official bakery of the Cincinnati Holiday Market. That means they’ll be offering up delicious giveaways on our Facebook and participating in special on-site promotions at the show.
More details will be posted closer to the event.