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Find a Unique Gift at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market

The Holidays are right around the corner and you can get a head start on your holiday shopping at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market. This annual event has become something that I look forward to each year. I find unique gifts for others ….and a few for myself each year.

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“Magic and Mistletoe” Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show

Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show 2014


The Krohn Conservatory is one of my favorite places to visit in Cincinnati around the holidays. This year’s show has a lot of great additions that visitors will enjoy.


My first observation was that there is more space. This year’s display is set up beautifully.


"Magic and Mistletoe" Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show



The display is also made of natural materials and the results are absolutely incredible!    Make sure that you get up close to really appreciate all of the small details.  


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   There are lots of  Cincinnati landmarks that audiences young and old will recognize.  

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There are also hands on displays that younger audiences will enjoy.    


Turn the key and you can turn on the lights inside the house.  


You can make music with the touch of your hand too.  




There is a lot to see in various sections of the conservatory. The Botaniluminaria and Santa’s Village in the Fern Room is a great addition that offers additional displays and trains in an area that tends to be less crowded.  


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In the cactus room you can see a large Village Scene display.    



This room has a great backdrop for taking pictures.  


There is also a great vintage display with pieces from the Schmalz Family holiday collection that includes animatronics from former department stores.




November 15, 2014 – January 4, 2015





Daily 10a.m. – 5p.m.

Special Evening Hours on December  9, 11,16 and 18   (5-7:30PM)


Adults $7.00 Children   $4.00 (4 and under free)

You can find out more information from the Krohn Conservatory website. 


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Don’t miss out on these special events!

The Krohn Zone Presents: Holiday Foods with Chef Ursula

Saturday, November 22 – 1-3PM

Come try Chef Ursula’s contemporary twists on traditional holiday appetizers! Easy-to-make apps for your next holiday get-together!

Ten Reeds – An ensemble group from the UC College-Conservatory of Music

Sunday, November 23 – 1-3PM

Join us for this wonderful live music performance.

The Krohn Zone Presents: The Evergreen Advisor plus Holiday Flower Tips

Saturday, December 6 – 1-3PM

The horticultural team at Krohn will share information about the best evergreen choices for holiday decorating and how to care for your seasonal blooming flowers.

St. Theresa Brass

Sunday, December 7 – 1-3PM

Join us for this wonderful live music performance.

Krohn by Candlelight

Enjoy the beauty of the Krohn exhibit by the light of holiday twinkle. Viltrakis Photography will provide a free holiday family photos on Dec.11 from 5:30- 7PM and various musical groups will perform live each night. The Honeysuckle Sounds Dulcimer group will play on Dec. 9 and 11.

December 9, 11, 16, and 18 – 5:00PM – 7:30PM

Santa Visits Krohn

Saturdays, December 13 and 20 from 1-3PM

(And during Krohn by Candlelight: December 11 from 5:30 – 7)

Live Nativity – Sponsored by Western & Southern Financial Group

December 13 – January 1, 2015 – Daily 9AM-9PM

(Dedication Ceremony December 14  1:30PM)

The Blessed Sacrament Handbell Choir

Sunday, December 14 – 1:30 PM

Join us for this wonderful live music performance.

Henri : A Book Signing by Jinny Berten

Sunday, December  21 – 1-3PM

Dulcimer Performance – Sponsored Cincinnati Dulcimer Society

December 26 – 1-3PM

End of Show Sale

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 – 10AM

(Friends of Krohn can shop at 8:30AM)


I’ve been given (4) Family Four Packs of Tickets to Giveaway!


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Disclosure: I was given tickets for review and giveaway purposes. All opinions are my own. 

Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show

There are certain traditions that I look forward to each year and a visit to the Krohn Conservatory is one of them. Each year they have a great Holiday Show that features beautiful plants and a train display. The Krohn Conservatory showcases over 3500 species of plant life from around the world.




This year’s theme ” A Cincinnati Scenic Railway,” is even bigger with new Cincinnati landmarks displayed. (the Tyler Davidson Fountain, riverboat replica, and the Moerlein Lager House––included within the bridges and trains display in the main trains display in the main exhibit room.)



The Holiday Show will run through Sunday, January 5, 2014. 

Here are a few additional attractions to enjoy this year.

• Six interactive elements increase the enjoyment of the amazing train display, and allows the children to have a hands-on experience.


• The display also includes the traditional poinsettia display, the LIVE Western & Southern Crib of Nativity, and special events planned throughout the run of the show.


• NEW THIS YEAR ! The Schmalz Family Holiday Village


In addition, a new display of vintage holiday decorations given to the Krohn this year by the Schmalz Family brings back fond memories of holidays past for some, and are sure to brighten the eyes of the little ones. This amazing collection includes “Motionettes” (those moving characters) that were featured in the windows of Shillito’s and Pogue’s years ago and delighted generations during the holiday season….and much more!


You can also enjoy these special events that are included with the price of admission.


Santa Visits Krohn

Sundays, December 8 and 15 from 1-3 pm

Thursdays, December 12 and 19 from 5-7pm


Musical Performance


Friday, December 13 from 1-3 pm

Sam & Olivia

Musical Performance

Saturday, December 14 from 1-2 pm

Peraza Music Studios-Violins


LIVE Crib of Nativity


(Sponsored by Western & Southern)

Sat. December 14 – Fri., January 3, 2014

Daily 9 pm-9 pm

Musical Performance

Sunday, December 15 from 1-3 pm

Jubilant Singers



Adults $7.00 • Youth $4.00 (5-12)

Children FREE (4 and under)

$12 Unlimited Admission Pin


Open 10 am – 5 pm Daily

$1.00 off coupon available online

or call 513-421-5707



I’ve been given 4 family 4 packs to giveaway!!!



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The Krohn Conservatory is located at 1501 Eden Park Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Disclosure: I was given tickets for review and giveaway purposes. All opinions are my own.