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Light in the Forest

A New Winter Tradition

December 3 – January 3, Thursdays through Sundays, 5-9 pm

Preregistration is required. Purchase tickets for your preferred date and time below. 

(Closed December 24 and 25)

This December, experience Cincinnati Nature Center in a whole new light—Light in the Forest! Nature Center trails will sparkle with gentle lights reflecting a theme of peace, tranquility, and inspiration featuring the forest as a canvas for an artistic display of light. The softly illuminated trees and paths will include three installations by OBLSK, a participant in Cincinnati’s popular BLINK event. Throughout the walking tour, you will enjoy music, bonfires, holiday shopping, and the historic Krippendorf Lodge and Abner Hollow Cabin adorned in period decorations!

  • $10 Member Adult
  • $5 Member Child
  • $12 Nonmember Adult
  • $7 Nonmember Child

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Register for Tickets and Arrival Times

Preregistration is required. To buy tickets, please scroll to the date you want to attend Light in the Forest and click on your preferred time of arrival. You are registering for a timed entry ticket to the event. If you have questions, please visit our event FAQs or call us at 513-831-1711.
Thank you for being a part of our newest winter tradition—we can’t wait to share it with you!

We’re deeply grateful to our sponsors for making this event possible.