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Black Friday Shopping Event

Began 2 years ago

Nov 29 - 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM



Dates & Times:

Friday, Nov. 29


Check out these Black Friday & Small Business Saturday specials offered by OTR merchants! 

Avoid the rush of the malls by shopping Over-the-Rhine for unique, local gifts in our neighborhood! We invite you to create your own OTR wishlist by sharing and tagging #OTRwishlist on Instagram. Visit for more information on all OTR holiday promotions and events!

Purchase a specialty "OTR" canvas bag on Friday or Saturday for $10 at participating businesses* and receive these additional specials:

  • Artichoke: Receive $5 off a $50 purchase, $10 off $100 purchase (regular price merchandise only, excludes electrics, specials, sale items).
  • Churchill’s Fine Teas: Spend $50 get a FREE Churchill's Mug or Animal Infuser, spend $75 and get both.
  • Corporation for Findlay Market: 20% off any Findlay Market merchandise at the Market Center.
  • Harmony Plant Fare: Please enjoy 10% off purchases from our new plant-based deli at Findlay Market. Stop in to check out our new space and we’ll fill your belly with delicious vegan eats as you shop your way through Over-the-Rhine.
  • Homemakers Bar: 10% off your entire bill when you have your Holidays In A Bag Tote.
  • Idlewild Woman: Take an additional 15% OFF any one item.
  • Indigo Hippo: Take 10% off entire purchase (excluding consignment and Holiday Gift Show)!
  • Iris BookCafe and Gallery: BOGO! Purchase one book from our curated collection of previously owned books and get one free (of equal or lesser price). Art, photography, architecture, fiction, poetry, history, foreign language, $5 special books included. Enjoy a complimentary Iris coffee or Essencha tea with purchase of $50 or more in gift certificates.
  • Kismet: $15 off a $75 purchase, Holiday ornaments BOGO 1/2 off.
  • Lucca Workshop: 25% off purchases of $150 or more 
  • MiCa 12/V: Shoppers will receive 10% off work by local makers and 20% all other items in-stock at MiCA 12/v.
  • Paper Wings: 10% off all items at Paper Wings.
  • Pedal Wagon Cincinnati: 35% off 8 and 15-seat Gift Cards. Please visit or call 513.201.7655 for more info. This is our biggest discount of the year!
  • Styled By Mama: 20% off one regularly priced item *This promotion excludes the playstand and scooter rocker.*
  • Sweet Petit Desserts: Buy two treats, get one free. Hot drinks while you holiday shop!
  • Symphony Hotel & Restaurant: Purchase our 3 course dinner for $36.00 and receive our delicious 5 course dinner ($45.00). Available to redeem for dinner on Thursday's or Sunday's. Dine in our beautiful Historic Dining Room or while listening to Live Jazz in the Jazz Lounge. Call (513) 721-3353 or email [email protected].
  • The Skeleton Root: Drink & shop local specials, Friday 2 - 6 PM and Saturday 12 - 11 PM. Rotating wine and merchandise promotions perfect for the holidays!
  • TIm's Picks: 20% off all store and warehouse items.
  • Toku Baru: $15 off $75 purchase, Holiday ornaments BOGO 1/2 off.
  • Urban Eden: Surprise your loved ones with gifts by our local artists and makers. Holidays in the Bag shoppers will receive 20% off the purchase price of handcrafted jewelry by local artists. Those who purchase fine art paintings, prints or pottery that will fit in the bag will also receive 20% off those items! Free gift wrapping, as always!
*You can purchase specialty "OTR" bags at: ArtichokeIdlewildKismetLuccaMiCa 12/v, Rookwood PotteryStyled by MamaTim's PicksUrban Eden and the Holiday Tent at 12th & Vine.

Additional Black Friday & Small Business Saturday specials (these do not require purchase of Holidays in a Bag canvas bag):

  • 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab: 10% off all non-alcohol retail items.
  • A World of Beads: Free Instruction making your holiday jewelry. 20% off project supplies.
  • American Legacy Tours: November 28th through December 2nd, American Legacy Tours gift certificates purchased online are 25% off.
  • Artichoke: We are offering $100 off Bosch mixers (only 3 available), 20% off Cristel cookware (in stock only), 30% off WellnessMats 3'x2' and 2'x6' (includes special order), Peugeot gift set of Red Coffret Baya Salt/Pepper Mills for $49.99 ($72 value), and free bottle of Durgol descaler ($15 value) with purchase of Technivorm Moccamaster coffee maker. These specials run Black Friday through Cyber Monday.
  • Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.: Black Friday Dark Beers Noon - 9PM $4 per pint and $4 per flight. All our Dark beers will be on special. Also, stop by and check out "A Franciscan Christmas" in Bockfest Hall for free. Donations for our neighbors St. Francis Seraph school always welcome.
  • Cincinnati Food Tours: 10% discount on Cincinnati Food Tours gift cards. The more you spend, the more you save! Use promo code BF2019. Offer valid Black Friday only (November 29, 2019).
  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Starting November 25 through Black Friday and Cyber Monday, save 50% off tickets for almost all CSO & Pops concerts at Music Hall. Treat yourself or surprise someone special with the gift of music. Visit and use promo code THANKFUL to purchase.
  • Corporation for Findlay Market: Purchase a Findlay Market cookbook between Black Friday and Christmas, and receive a $5 Findlay Market gift certificate. Cookbooks are sold at the Market Center, located in the middle of the market house. SPECIAL REDUCED PRICING: Findlay Market Commemorative Holiday Ornaments created by Rookwood Pottery are now only $25 starting on Black Friday
  • ETC produce & Provisions: FREE ETC cooler bag with any $5.00 purchase!
  • Lane & Kate: Lane & Kate's barely there beauties are here at discount for supporting our women owned business on Small Business Saturday! All our fashion jewelry brands are 20% off! Receive a discount on our fine jewelry designers when you purchase two pieces for 10% off your total!
  • Lucca Workshop: 10% your purchase of $75 or more and 20% off your purchase of $150 or more.
  • Lucius Q: Present your receipt dated 11/24/19 - 11/30/19 from any local small business on Small Business Saturday and receive 15% off your order! (Dine in only)
  • Maize: Maize Gift Cards will be 20% OFF on Black Friday Through Cyber Monday (11/28 - 12/2). Available at store and online.
  • Market Wines at Findlay Market: Black Friday Wine Tasting! Just like our weekend tastings, we will offer samples of 4 different wines for $8. Avoid the crowds - join us from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for tasting!
  • Play Library: Become a member of Play Library! 10% off memberships during Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday!
  • Poke Hut: Free bubble tea with purchase of a poke bowl or hibachi entree!
  • Queen City Alchemy: Stop in from 9 AM - 2 PM on Small Business Saturday for our Meet our Makers Pop-Up to snag some exclusive gifts, enjoy our hot chocolate bar, and enter our giveaway to win a Queen City Alchemy Gift Box valued at over $100!
  • Red Bike: Get half-price day passes to Red Bike. Use promo code OTRYAY in our app "BCycle" or use promo code 99573 at any kiosk. Day pass comes w/ unlimited 2-hours Red Bike rides for 24 hours
  • Revel OTR: Drop your bags and pick up a glass! Join us for a $5 Spiked Apple Cider cocktail, gift card stocking stuffer, or take home a case of Revel OTR wine. Choose from our Sangiovese, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc/Vidal Blanc blend OR mix and match for 35% off.
  • Rookwood Pottery: Holiday Shopping at Rookwood Pottery! Join us on Black Friday to explore our new holiday gift sets, handcrafted ceramics and unique gifts. Enjoy complimentary coffee, holiday treats and receive a Fiona Coaster as a gift with purchases $100 or more!
  • Styled by Mama: $20 off your $100 purchase, or $40 off your $200 purchase.
  • Tablespoon Cooking Co.: 20% off gift cards on Small Business Saturday.
  • Taste of Belgium: Purchase $50 or more in Gift Cards, Get a $20 Bonus Card. (Some restrictions apply on bonus card.)
  • The Playground: 50% off everything in store and online use code BLACKFRIDAY.
  • Tim’s Picks: Shop Tim’s Picks on Black Friday and SB Saturday and receive 20% off all store and warehouse items
  • Wolfpack: Wolfpack will be offering 20% off the entire shop all weekend long! Wolfpack carries ethical & sustainable clothing, art, home goods, vintage, greeting cards, and tons of handmade goods that would be perfect for gift giving in any season.