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MAKE HOLIDAY MEMORIES IN STEUBENVILLE


Glittering Christmas trees, holiday music, colorful lights, St. Nicholas, and over 200 unique large-as-life Nutcrackers offer dozens of photo opportunities and memorable moments during the annual Steubenville Nutcracker Village in Steubenville, Ohio, which runs from Nov. 24 through Jan. 6, 2024.

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TAKE A TRIP ON I-76:

Holiday Edition


In this special holiday edition of “Take a Trip on Ohio’s I-76”, My Ohio Fun would like to share with you four holiday road trips that you can enjoy along this special eighty-two miles of highway.

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HISTORICAL HOMES YOU SHOULD VISIT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON


Getting ready to decorate your home for the holidays? Need a few inspirational ideas Why not take what I like to call “The Ultimate Holiday Home Tour.”  Below I have listed six historic homes that are well worth a visit this holiday season. Staff, as well as many volunteers work countless hours decorating these beautiful historic homes for the holidays.

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THE TOP TWELVE HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS IN MAHONING COUNTY


Don’t let the holidays slip by without enjoying one or all of the magical festivities happening around Mahoning County. Holiday exhibits, magical lights, unique holiday shopping, musical shows, and even the man in the red suit. What a wonderful way to enjoy time with family and friends.

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NUTCRACKER EVENTS

AROUND OHIO

This year take time to enjoy one of the many Nutcracker performances happening around our state or take a trip to Steubenville, Ohio and stand face-to-face with life size nutcrackers.



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MEDINA CANDLELIGHT WALK

Date: November 17-19, 2023

Location: Downtown Medina

Medina, OH


A holiday tradition with a parade, tree lighting, fireworks, luminaries, food and shopping.

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A HOLIDAY TEA

Hale Farm & Village

Date: December 10, 2023 

Time: 12pm-3pm

Location: 2686 Oak Hill Road 

Bath, OH 44210

Gather with your friends and family for a time of celebration and fellowship over tea and tastings. Enjoy appetizers and desserts as we bask in the holiday season!


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HOLIDAY LANTERN TOURS

Hale Farm & Village

Dates: December 2-3, 8-10, 15-17,

20-23, 2023

Location: 2686 Oak Hill Rd., Bath, OH


Please join us for a charming, lantern-lit walking tour of Hale Farm & Village. Residents of the 19th century village welcome you into the warmth of their homes, delightfully decorated for the season. Experience holiday sights and sounds as celebrated in the 19th century Western Reserve. After, join us for sweet treats and holiday shopping in the Hale Farm & Village Gatehouse.

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QUILT NATIONAL 2023:

The Best of Contemporary Quilts

Canton Museum of Art


Exhibit dates: November 21, 2023 through March 3, 2024

Location: 1001 Market Ave. N

Canton, OH 44702


Exhibits include: Quilt National 2023: The Best of Contemporary Quilts, Without A Net: Quilted Sculptures by Susan Else, Stitched Together: A Visual Patchwork from the CMA Collection and A New Deal: Artists of the WPA from the CMA Collection.

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CANDY LAND GONE TO THE BIRDS!

Dates: November 18-January 1, 2024

The exhibit will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Time: 10am-5pm

Location: Penitentiary Glen Reservation

8668 Kirtland-Chardon Rd., Kirtland, OH 44094

Admission is free for all ages. Registration is not required.

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BACK IN TIME CHRISTMAS

"Christmas Traditions"

Century Village Museum



Dates: November 25-26, 2023

Location: 14653 E. Park St., Burton, OH


Join us (Century Village Museum) for Christmas fun, 19th century style on November 25-26, 2023 and bring the whole family for a living-history style tour to four of our beautifully decorated buildings on the museum grounds. A guide will meet each group and tell you fun family stories as you travel around the Village visiting the living history families inside their homes. 

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LEHMAN'S FALL LADIES NIGHT OUT

Date: November 16, 2023

Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Location: Lehman’s

4779 Kidron Rd., Kidron, Ohio


Find demonstrations like making unique center pieces, candle making, cookie decorating and DIY gifting.


Don’t miss Mrs. Claus who will be here to guide you in finding great gifts to kick off your holiday shopping and take memorable photos with you and your favorite girls!


Ticket price includes a $10 off coupon and a free gift.

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WILDLIGHTS

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium



Dates: November 17-January 7, 2024

SUNDAY – THURSDAY: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | FRIDAY – SATURDAY: 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location: 4850 Powell Rd, Powell, OH


The yuletide season comes alive with millions of LED lights, animated musical light shows, Santa, reindeer, and other holiday festivities that can only be found at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Now in its 36th year, Wildlights admission is included with your Zoo admission.

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LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS

TOLEDO ZOO & AQUARIUM


Dates: November 17-December 31, 2023

Times: visit website

Location: 2 Hippo Way, Toledo


During Lights, zoo opens daily at 3 p.m. The Zoo is not open during the daytime and is only open for Lights.


With over one million twinkling lights, the award-winning Big Tree and 200+ illuminated animal images, the 2023 edition of the electrical spectacle is sure to be both merry and bright!

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Pro Football Hall of Fame


Date: November 24, 2023

Time: 9am-2pm

Location: 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton, Ohio 44708


The yearly event takes place the day after Thanksgiving as a way of kicking off the holiday season and welcoming families to a fun-filled day of activities, holiday cheer and giveaways.

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FROST: AN ICE CAPPED GARDEN EXPERIENCE

Cleveland Botanical Garden



Dates: November 18 through December 31, 2023 

Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sundays: noon – 5 p.m.

Mondays: Closed

Location: 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland

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FERRARI: The Essence of Italian Design

Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum 


Exhibit dates: November 16, 2023 through March 30, 2024.

Location: 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland


With cars sourced from members of the Ohio Chapter of the Ferrari Club of America, the Crawford's exhibit includes 14 beautiful examples of Enzo Ferrari's namesake designs. The cars range from the mid 1960's to the early 2000's, and include a 330 Coupe and Spyder, a 365 California Spyder, a Dino 246 GTS, a 308 GTS (made famous by the original Magnum P.I. TV show), and an iconic Testarossa.

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30TH ANNUAL WARTHER TREE FESTIVAL

Dates: November 11-19, 2023

Location: Ernest Warther Museum & Gardens, Dover, OH 44622


Over 100 pre-decorated trees, wreaths, and home decor fill our museum. The holiday season comes to light each year and this year will be no different. Festival admission is $5 for anyone 12 and older (under 12 is free). The festival runs from 11 am to 7 pm daily until November 19th when the festival closes at 5 pm. Proceeds benefit the Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital. All tickets for the festival can be purchased at the door (cash and credit card are accepted). Festival goers are able to vote on their favorite large and small trees.

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ICELESS ICE-SKATING FESTIVAL

Dates: Saturday, November 18 thru Saturday, December 30, 2023.

Times: Monday through Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Location: Ashland Kroc Center

Ashland, OH


Tickets will be $12 for individuals who are not members of the Kroc Center, and ice skate rental is included. As part of their membership benefits, Kroc Center members will receive a discounted rate of $10.

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HAPPY ACCIDENTS:

A Bob Ross-Inspired Workshop

Date: November 30, 2023 

Time: 10am-Noon

Location: PBS Western Reserve

1750 W. Campus Center Dr., Kent


Join us (PBS Western Reserve) for a groovy in-person Bob Ross paint-along where we'll unleash our inner artists and create happy little masterpieces together!


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WINTERLAND TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY

Date: November 25, 2023 

Time: Noon-6:30 pm 

Location: Public Square to Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH 


On Saturday, November 25, Downtown Cleveland, Inc. invites Clevelanders and visitors alike to experience the kickoff of WinterLand, one of Northeast Ohio’s largest attractions! WinterLand 2023 begins its festive series of events with the holiday tree lighting on Public Square. People from all over will gather to enjoy live music and fireworks. 

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CHRISTMAS AT KINGWOOD

Dates: November 25 thru

December 30, 2023 

Time: Tuesday-Sunday 

Closed December 1, Mondays, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day

Location: Kingwood Center Gardens

50 N. Trimble Rd., Mansfield, Ohio 


Stroll the festive community tree walk, discover the beautifully decorated Kingwood Hall, and explore the stunning outdoor trail of lights. Make your Christmas visit even merrier with holiday shopping, dining, special events, and more!

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KRINGLE'S INVENTIONASIUM® EXPERIENCE

Dates: November 18 - December 24th 2023

Time: Select Dates & Times

Location: Tower City Center, 230 W Huron Rd. Cleveland, OH 44113


Discover how holiday memories are made with an unforgettable adventure inside Mr. Kringle's top secret laboratory. Become an inventor and work with Kringle's elite team to create toys. Visit privately with the Master Toy Maker, himself, to discuss your invention and Christmas wish list. This STEM accredited experience sparks the imaginations of children and adults alike.

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DEGAS AND THE LAUNDRESS: Women, Work, and Impressionism

Exhibit dates: October 26, 2023 -January 14, 2024

Location: Cleveland Museum of Art 

11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 

Admission 


This groundbreaking exhibition is the first to explore Impressionist artist Edgar Degas’s representations of Parisian laundresses.

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SINATRA & MARTIN TRIBUTE HOLIDAY SHOW

Dates: December 17, 2023 | Noon Lunch & Show

December 22, 2023 |6pm Dinner & Show  

Location: Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa

385 West Ohio Ave., Sebring, OH

For reservations: 330.938.0423


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NORTH POLE EXPRESS

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation


Date: November 24-December 30, 2023 (Friday-Sunday)

Time: 5:30 pm - 9pm Fridays and Saturdays

5:30 pm-8:30pm Sundays

Location: 12505 C.R. 99 Findlay


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DICKENS VILLAGE

Dates: November 1 through December 31, 2023 

Location: Downtown Cambridge OH 


Known as “The Most Unique Holiday Experience in the Midwest,” Dickens Victorian Village entices visitors to step back in time and into a one-of-a-kind public art installation comprising 96 Victorian scenes replicating what life was like in the 1800s. You’ll eagerly anticipate your next encounter with one of the 168 charming characters that have been meticulously created by local artisans, dressed in vintage clothing and placed on benches, next to lampposts and in windows of businesses along Wheeling Avenue.

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TURKEY TROT WINE TASTING

Dates: November 1-22, 2023

Time: 12-5PM

Locations: Debonné Vineyards

Grand River Cellars

Cask 307

Ferranté Winery

Laurello Vineyards

Admission: $9 at each location

Description: Let the wineries of the Grand River Valley help you choose wines for your Thanksgiving feast with our annual Turkey Trot tasting event. Join us on a drive-yourself tour of the Grand River Valley, sampling wines paired with Thanksgiving-inspired cuisine.

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HOLIDAY TRADITIONS

A CHRISTMAS CAROL


Great Lakes Theater 


Dates: November 24 through December 23, 2023 

Location: Mimi Ohio Theatre Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH 


Open your heart to Charles Dickens’ classic tale of one man’s ultimate redemption.

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CLEVELAND POPS ORCHESTRA

HOLIDAY CHEER


Date: November 26, 2023 

Time: 2pm

Location: Connor Palace

Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH 


Get in the holiday spirit with the Cleveland Pops and Pops Chorus! Listen to your favorite tunes, join in the sing-along and enjoy the famous Dancing Santas. Don’t forget to stop by the lobby to visit Santa Claus and adoptable puppies and kittens from area shelters plus more holiday magic!

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HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAYS

JOY OF CHRISTMAS

LIGHT SHOW


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ASHTABULA

LIGHTS ON THE LAKE!


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CONSERVATORY AGLOW

Franklin Park Conservatory


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GIVEAWAY TIME!

OHIO WINE & CHEESE ROAD TRIP GIVEAWAY.

Sign-up for your chance to win a $25 gift card from Coblentz Chocolate Company in Walnut Creek, OH  Deadline to enter: Monday, November 27, 2023 at 11:59pm. This giveaway is sponsored by Coblentz Chocolate Company.


No Purchase Necessary. The giveaway is open to legal residents of the 50 United States (and D.C), 21 years or older.


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