Holidays

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Friday, Nov. 25:
◾️ Black Friday OTR Shopping Event
◾️ Final Friday OTR
◾️ Al Neyer Winter Market, Washington Park / LINK
◾️ Christmas Tree Sale, Findlay Market (thru Dec. 18) / LINK
◾️ Holiday Gift Show, Indigo Hippo (thru January) / LINK

Saturday, Nov. 26:
◾️ Shop Small Saturday OTR
◾️ Crafty Supermarket, Music Hall / LINK
◾️ Al Neyer Winter Market, Washington Park (Saturdays & Sundays thru Dec. 18) / LINK
◾️ UDF's Santa’s Workshop, Washington Park (Saturdays & Sundays thru Dec. 18) / LINK

Monday, Nov. 28: Holiday card making classes, Not Your Average Paint & Sip Class (thru Nov. 30)

Thursday, Dec. 1: Link & Lou, Oasis Face Bar

Saturday, Dec. 3:
◾️ Main Street Stroll & Shop, Main Street OTR, 1 - 4 pm
◾️ Findlay Market’s Holiday Market (thru Dec. 4) / LINK
◾️ Mt. Auburn Holiday Bazaar, 2 pm at Flatiron Cafe / LINK

Sunday, Dec. 4: Botox at Oasis Face Bar

Saturday, Dec. 10:
◾️ Knife Sharpening For Charity, Artichoke: $5 per blade for same day sharpening - all proceeds are matched by Artichoke & benefit the Freestore Foodbank! Also: Local Knife Maker & Forged in Fire Winner Joshua Fisher will be in store to talk trade.
◾️ Idlewild Holiday Open House: Cincinnati Ballet dancer in-store performance + local artist Sue Blaney sketching. / LINK

Sunday, Dec. 11: Art on Vine, Rhinegeist / LINK

Thursday, Dec. 15: Union Hall Office Christmas Party, 3 - 8 pm

Friday, Dec. 16: Christmas Program & Pageant, Prince of Peace Church, 4:00 pm

Saturday, Dec. 17:
◾️ Evening Holiday Market & City Flea, Washington Park, 4 - 9 pm / LINK
◾️ Holiday Pop-Up Market, Idlewild Woman / LINK
◾️ 10th Annual OTR Raildog Parade, Queen City Radio / LINK
◾️ Lucca Laser Workshop Open House, 11 am - 4 pm. Make your own cutting board! First come first serve. Free drinks with your ticket! / LINK

Sunday, Dec. 18: Winter Holiday Market & City Flea, 11 am - 5 pm / LINK

Saturday, Dec. 31:
◾️ New Year’s Eve Party, Schwartz’s Point Jazz Club / LINK
◾️ New Year’s Eve Dinner, Northern Row Brewery
◾️ Back to the ‘90s New Year’s Eve Party, Taft’s Ale House

HOLIDAY PERFORMANCES

Nov. 18 - Dec. 11: Lizard Boy, a New Musical, Know Theatre / LINK

Nov. 29: Christmas with the Celts, Memorial Hall / LINK

Nov. 30 - Dec. 30: The Dancing Princesses, Ensemble Theatre / LINK

Dec 8 - 31: Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!), Cincinnati Shakespeare Theater / LINK

Dec. 9:
◾️ Happy Holidays with the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, Music Hall / LINK
◾️ CSO Holiday Pops, Music Hall (thru Dec. 11) / LINK

Dec. 15 - 24: The Nutcracker, Music Hall / LINK

Dec. 16:
◾️ St. Francis Seraph Christmas Program & Pageant, Prince of Peace Church
◾️ An Acoustic Christmas with Over The Rhine, Memorial Hall (thru Dec. 18) / LINK

Dec. 29 - 30: CSO Pops Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Music Hall / LINK

Dec. 31: CSO NYE: Billie Holiday Songbook, Music Hall / LINK

EVENT SPACES IN OTR

Host your holiday party here in OTR! We have a variety of spaces throughout the neighborhood that are perfect for your event, big or small.
◾️ The Columns / 109 W. Elder Street / THE COLUMNS offers guests an event space that is modern, sophisticated and cool… the perfect spot to meet, mingle or marry.
◾️ The Confetti Room / 1531 Race Street / Curated decor studio and intimate social event venue located in Cincinnati’s historic OTR neighborhood.
◾️ Bar Saeso / 1208 Sycamore Street / Bar Saeso is a perfect place to host larger parties on its own, or in combination with 1208 Room upstairs, Sorellina, and/or The Carriage House. The cozy candlelit atmosphere, customizable menu options, and friendly bar staff will make any event feel special.
◾️ Queen City Radio / 222 W. 12th Street / We offer 4 different spaces (mezzanine, living room, half or full upper patio) for guests to rent out for private parties.
◾️ Tablespoon Cooking Co. / 1731 Elm Street / Located right in the heart of Findlay Market, our beautiful, modern space is the perfect venue for your next company event or celebration. We offer group cooking classes & teambuilding, catering and space rental. Whatever the occasion, you'll work alongside one of our dedicated event managers to create an event your group will love.
◾️ Taft's Ale House / 1429 Race Street / Our mezzanine lounges, library area, Bell Tower, and Nellie's Tap Room are all available!
◾️ Urban Axes / 2010 Elm Street / Urban Axes is bringing people together one bullseye at a time. Our group events are designed for groups of 2 to 120 people and last 2 hours. Our team of Axeperts™ will get everyone in your party throwing safely and comfortably while our bar serves local beers and hand-picked wines to get you in bullseye form.

SHOP

1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab | 1215 Vine St.

10% off all 1215 branded merchandise, including t-shirts, totes, mugs and more! Friday and Saturday, Nov. 25 & 26 only.

Artichoke | 1824 Elm St.

In Store Black Friday Specials going on now:
  • 5 Qt Tall Dutch Ovens on Sale - Regularly $309.99-$329.99, Special Price $149.99- $169.99 Depending on color.
  • 20% off Cristel Induction-ready Roasting Pan - was $279.99, now $209.99
  • Porterhouse Steak Knife Set (8 pc) $59.99
  • Sorrento Double Walled Glass Mugs, But 4 for the price of 2! $39.99
  • Emile Henry Pie Dishes now $10 off while Supplies last.

Churchill's Fine Teas | 122 W. Elder St.

For Black Friday and Small Business Weekend, we have some exciting special holiday bundles:
  • Tea Ornament + Brewing Set: Choose one of our four Charley Harper Loose Leaf Tea Ornaments paired with a Loose Leaf Tea Brewing Set for $32.95
  • Holiday Gift + Brewing Set: Choose a Tea Advent Calendar or Holiday Favorites Tea Gift Set or Eight Nights of Hanukkah paired with a Loose Leaf Tea Brewing Set for $64.95
  • Cyber Monday: All orders placed on Cyber Monday receive 10% OFF and FREE Festive Tea Samples – please use code CM10

Embri Candle Co. | 1123 Walnut St.

  • Black Friday: Our First Annual Black Friday Sale is on! Take 20% off the entire store with door buster deals on holiday ornaments and decor. Grab an electric lighter for just $30 with any candle purchase! Shop online to pickup in store or visit our boutique for delicious smells all day!
  • Small Business Saturday & Saturday: Shop Small with 20% off the entire store and gift the joy of scent this year with our large 3 wick candles for just $48! Shop our new holiday scents while they last!
  • Cyber Monday: Cyber Monday Deals! Grab our travel size perfumes for just $15, our small candles for $10, and take 30% off hand blown Christmas Ornaments.

Idlewild Woman | 1230 Vine St.

Black Friday through Cyber Monday: Additional 25% OFF your ENTIRE order! Plus, Luck of the Draw for 30-50% OFF ONE item.

Iris BookCafe & Gallery | 1331 Main St.

Signed copies of the new book "Red Dirt Girl" by Katie Laur. Heartwarming compilation of Katie's essays and stories about family, the South, music, friends, old Cincinnati, and life on the road! $20. All revenue goes to Katie! Also signed local history books by Mike Morgan, Steve Rosen, David Day, Beverly Erschell and Shawn Patrick Tubb at sister store Urban Eden.

Joy & Matt's Books | 1515 Vine St.

20% off new hardcover books including new releases from Cormac McCarthy, Michelle Obama, Celeste Ng, John Irving and many more. Black Friday through Sunday, Nov. 27.

Lane & Kate | 1417 Vine St.

Lane & Kate for all the fine & fashion jewelry styles you've been envisioning with 20% off our locally made 14kt selected jewelry styles from Lane & Kate. We have a range of fine jewelry to shop on sale featuring the most dainty necklaces, earrings, rings or dainty bracelets. Visit our Create w Lane & Kate tab as well to be placed on our custom engagement consultation schedule before the holidays begin to fill our time. Closed on Black Friday.

Lucca Laser Workshop | 126 W. Elder St.

Once a year sale!! Black Friday - Cyber Monday, Lucca is offering 10% off furniture and 20% off everything else!

Ombre Gallery | 1429 Vine St.

  • Small Business Saturday: 10% Off Store or Online Purchase, Mention or Use Code SMBIZ22
  • Cyber Monday: Enjoy 20% of Cyber Monday, Use Code CYBER2022, Online Only

Maverick Chocolate Company | 129 W. Elder St.

Mint Dark Chocolate Bars and Orange Milk Chocolate Bars will be available after Nov. 20.

MiCA 12/v | 1201 Vine St.

20% off store wide, and 10% off consignment items by local artists, on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday.

The Native One | 1400 Vine St.

20% off entire store. Cyber Monday: 20% off entire website + last day for 20% off in-store

Pet Wants Cincy | 1813 Pleasant St. & 1409 Vine St.

Like and share our Black Friday post on Facebook or Instagram and tag @petwantscincy to receive a code for 10% off store-wide (excludes canned cat food). You will receive a direct DM from us to receive code for in-store purchases only. Black Friday only.

Rad OTR | 1315 Main St.

Black Friday Weekend Sale! 30% off the entire store! Through Sunday, Nov. 27.

The Scribble Society | 1311 Vine St.

Let's get art off your wall and into your closet this Holiday Season with The Scribble Society! Get 25% off your order with promo code ShopSmall25. Valid 11/24 through 11/28.

Simply Zero | 1235 Vine St.

Our annual Gratitude Event is live - 20% off everything in-store and online.

The Skeleton Root | 38 W. McMicken Ave.

Drink & shop local! Glass pour wine specials on Black Friday from 4-7PM. 10% off merchandise, half case and full case bottle discounts on Black Friday & Small Business Saturday.

Spruce Nail Shop | 1818 Race St.

Spruce is closed on Black Friday, but shoppers can purchase products online for 20% off through Cyber Monday! On Saturday, Spruce will be open 9-6, with a bowl of discounts for 5%-40% off products. We'll have gift card packages available and a free cuticle roller for anyone who purchases $200 or more in gift cards! Shoppers can purchase Spruce products online for 20% off on Cyber Monday!

Tablespoon Cooking Co. | 1731 Elm St.

Salt and pepper are essential to good home cooking. We have the perfect gift for the home cook or food lover in your life. Purchase a salt pig ($42) and a pepper mill ($49.95) and we will include a box of Diamond Crystal Kosher Salt and enough black peppercorns to fill your mill.

Urban Eden | 1313 Main St.

Contemporary craft by Vanessa, Ora, and Amy Eclectic and more. 10% off wall art.

Wolfpack | 1813 Elm St.

20% off the entire store. This is a once a year sale! Even an extra 20% off the sale section. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Sunday.

ENTERTAINMENT + VENUES

Brewing Heritage Trail | 1939 Race St.

All Brewing Heritage Trail Gift Cards are 20% off!! Every tour includes beer at a local taproom and a visit to an underground 19th century lagering cellar! Give them an experience they'll remember! Friday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 27

Cincinnati Food Tours

Use promo code BONUSBUY2022 and get a 20% bonus on any gift card purchase. You choose how much you want to spend. Your recipient gets an extra 20% and can apply it toward any tour on any future date. Gift card promotion available online from 11/25/22 to 11/28/22.

Not Your Average “Paint and Sip” Class | 1310 Pendleton Ave.

Nov 28, 29, 30 holiday card making classes: all supplies included as well as a drink from the bar. Gift cards are half-off for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday!

Pedal Wagon Cincinnati | 1100 Sycamore St.

https://pedalwagon.com/cincinnati/ Our BEST deal of the year is here, and just in time for Black Friday! 35% off our Gift Certificates NOW - November 29th !! Use Code: PEDAL35

Tablespoon Cooking Co. | 1731 Elm St.

Cooking Classes make great holiday gifts!! You can purchase digital gift cards on our website or visit us in person for a physical copy. We also have stocking stuffers and gifts for the home cooks and food lovers in your life!

EAT & DRINK

4EG: Japp's, The Lackman, Low Spark, and Rosedale OTR

Get a $5 bonus gift card for every $25 spent on gift cards - valid at 10 local bars, including Japp's, The Lackman, Low Spark, and Rosedale in OTR!

The Arepa Place | 131 W. Elder St.

Buy a gift card for more than $25 and get 15% off at the store only. Black Friday through Small Business Sunday.

Cherbourg Cypress | 1804 Race St.

We will be offering cranberry apple pies, pie crust shells, holiday cut-outs and peppermint brownies.

Taft's Ale House | 1429 Race St.

We've got the best Black Friday deal in town: buy $25 in gift cards, get $5 for you for free. Buy $50, you'll receive $10. Are you picking up what we're putting down? It's the perfect way to shop for everyone on your list (including you). Black Friday only.

uGO Gelato | 1733 Elm St.

Buy 3 gelato pints, get 1 free. Friday & Saturday only.

PERSONAL SERVICES + FITNESS

Oasis Face Bar | 1345 Walnut St.

  • Black Friday treat yourself to $39 Facials (Regularly $49) and $10 add on's (Regularly $15). Get your shopping done while you are here too! We are offering our best deals of the season: Buy 3 get 1 Free Facials, Free Facial in a Box ($40 value) with any gift card purchase of $200 or more and limited time specials on HydraFacial MD.
  • Support local! Join us on Small Business Saturday (and Sunday!) for a Free Add-On service with any of our targeted treatment facials (limited one per customer).
  • Cyber Monday: Join us for 50% off our Fire & Ice Add- On (must accompany a facial service). Don't have time for a facial? Stop in to take advantage of our great deals on gift cards, retail products and more!!

Sage Yoga Hot | 1900 Race St.

  • Black Friday: 25% Off 5 and 10 Classpacks, Use Promo Code: OTRHOLIDAYS
  • Small Business Saturday: 25% Off 5 and 10 Classpacks, Use Promo Code: SHOPSMALL

Umber 87 | 1329 Main St.

Umber 87 Wax Bar looks forward to your support in our Small Business Saturdays where we are offering $25 Brazilians all day on Sat 12-7 pm.