Newport on the levee

Cross the river for some holiday festivities on the Levee including shopping, live music, Santa Claus, fireworks and a 50-foot tree.

It’s Thanksgiving week, and the holidays are upon us, so get into the spirit this week with winter markets for gift shopping, holiday lights and festivities and more. 

Nov. 22: Movie Night in TUC

Join the South Asian American Student Association in a viewing of a classic Bollywood movie and some snacks to relax before finals week.

Free. 7-10 p.m. TUC Cinema. Information here.

Nov. 23: Belgian Disco

Take part in Market Wines at Findlay Market’s yearly tradition that celebrates the start of the holiday season, full of disco music and bell-bottom jeans. There will be a fire pit for sausages, s’mores and plenty of drinks. 

Free. 5-8 p.m. 128 W. Elder St. Information here. 

Nov. 25-27: Greater Cincinnati Winterfair 

This fine art and craft fair supports the Ohio Designer Craftsmen, a nonprofit that supports professional artists and the community. Your ticket is valid for all three festival days, so make it a weekend full of art. 

$7. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 1 W. Rivercenter Blvd. Information here. 

Nov. 26: Westside Holiday Market

With over 100 vendors, there will be plenty to choose from at this holiday market held in the Westwood Town Hall district. 

Free. Noon-5 p.m. 3017 Harrison Ave. Information here. 

Nov. 26: Light up the Levee

Cross the river for some holiday festivities, including shopping, live music, Santa Claus, fireworks and a 50-foot tree. 

Free. 4-7 p.m. 1 Levee Way. Information here. 

Nov. 26-27: Al Neyer Winter Market

Do your holiday shopping at this festive Washington Park market. Artisans will sell their goods in cozy huts, and there will be full concessions, including hot drinks, beer and wine. 

Free. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 1230 Elm St. Information here.

Life and Arts Editor

Brianna Connock has been with The News Record since the fall of 2020 as a contributor, staff reporter and now as life and arts editor. She has previously interned as a correspondent with Gateway Journalism Review.