OTR is always the place to be, but that’s even more true this holiday season! Check out some of the upcoming events:

Cincinnati Unchained, Saturday November 19th

Get a jump on your Holiday shopping by buying local at your favorite Over-the-Rhine stores and galleries on Main Street, Vine Street and Findlay Market on Saturday, November 19th. Cincinnati Unchained is an event that highlights the positive affects on a community when people buy from their local independent merchants.

OTR Bar Crawl, Wednesday November 23rd

Spend the night before Thanksgiving in Over-the-Rhine. Hop to all the bars on Vine, Main and in between!

Holidays in the Bag, Friday November 25th

Avoid the rush of the malls by shopping Over-the-Rhine for unique, local gifts in a relaxed atmosphere. Over-the-Rhine is holding its fourth Holidays in the Bag event. Buy the official “Holiday Bag” and receive a 20% discount at participating stores. Proceeds from the sales of the holiday bags benefit the Freestore Foodbank.

Snow White, November 30-December 31

Ensemble Theatre’s Snow White has is it all! The eighth collaboration between ETC perennial favorites David Kisor and Joseph McDonough, this enchanted and memorable musical will delight audiences of all ages this holiday season.
For tickets or info: (513) 421-3555 or www.cincyetc.com

Stroll and Shop, Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th

Main Street rolls out the red carpet for this holiday favorite! Come to Over-the-Rhine to find the best, most unique gifts from your favorite stores and party with A-Line magazine.

Caroling in the Quarter, Saturday December 10th

The third annual Caroling in the Quarter is on Saturday December 10th. Come to Over-the-Rhine and enjoy the restaurants and shops as local choirs and roving carolers perform throughout the neighborhood, spreading holiday cheer. Get your holiday shopping done at The City Flea Christkindlmarkt at 12th & Vine.

Light Up OTR, Friday December 16th

Light Up OTR is a community-based holiday party hosted by Ionic Collective. Guests work together to assemble and distribute over 1,000 luminaries throughout Over-the-Rhine. Once the candles are all lit, all guests are welcomed back to Neon’s for the lighting of the holiday Christmas tree with entertainment and fun!

The Final Friday Before Christmas, December 23rd

Over-the-Rhine will sparkle for last minute shoppers at December’s Final Friday Before Christmas on the 23rd. It’s the perfect time to pick-up unique, locally-sourced gifts at the stores and galleries as well as celebrating the season at your favorite restaurants and bars.

Mark your calendars, and keep watching otrgateway.com and Facebook.com/MerchantsofMainStreet for more details!