Thanksgiving is the time people all across the country head home to reconnect with family and friends. More people travel to Cincinnati on Thanksgiving weekend than at any other time of the year.
And this year, the city is taking advantage of that to show off a bit. In collaboration with the Cincinnati Symphony and its fifth annual One City, One Symphony concerts, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber , Downtown Cincinnati Inc. and other local organizations are presenting HOME , a series of events to highlight all that Cincinnati has to offer.
Joining us for a preview of are: Chris Pinelo , Vice President of Communications for the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops Orchestras ; Director of Marketing for Downtown Cincinnati Inc. , Tricia Suit; and Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Director of Communications, Rich Walburg .
How to Play Passport to Cincinnati
1. Check out the list of participating businesses: below
2. Starting 11/23, start by visiting one of those participating businesses to pick up your Passport to Cincinnati and collect your first stamp!
3. Continue to visit participating businesses until you have either a stamp in each category OR all of the stamps in one category!
4. Once you’ve collected your final stamp, make sure your name and email address are included in the front of the Passport to Cincinnati and drop it in the drop box at your final stop!
5. Passport to Cincinnati ends on 11/27 so be sure to turn in your Passport before then!
The Passport highlights what's new and attractive about Cincinnati's urban core, particularly along the new Cincinnati Bell Connector route. By encouraging participants to visit local restaurants, bars, retailers, and entertainment venues in Downtown & Over-the-Rhine, they will be re-introduced to the region and discover all that Cincinnati has to offer and why it's a great place to call "home."
The Candle Lab - 1325 Vine St.
Cincy Shirts - 1435 Main St.
Corkopolis - 640 Main St.
Rookwood Pottery Co. - 1209 Jackson St.
American Legacy Tours - 1332 Vine St.
Contemporary Arts Center - 44 E. Sixth St.
Freedom Center - 50 E. Freedom Way
Washington Park (OTR Chamber tent) - 1230 Elm St.
Bru Burger Bar - 41 E. Sixth St.
Che - 1342 Walnut St.
Izzy's - 610 Main St.
Moerlein Lager House - 115 Joe Nuxhall Way
Prime Cincinnati - 580 Walnut St.
Sweet Petit Desserts - 1426 Race St.
Taste of Belgium - 1135 Vine St.
Tom + Chee - 125 E. Court St.
Ivy Lounge Cincinnati - 645 Walnut St.
Lachey's Bar - 56 E. 12th St.
PRVLGD Lounge & Bistro - 301 W. Fifth St.
The Righteous Room - 641 Walnut St.
Jefferson Social - 101 E. Freedom Way
The Lackman - 1237 Vine St.
Mynt Cincinnati - 28 Fountain Square
Taft's Ale House - 1429 Race St.
FOR THE KIDS Category:
Carew Tower Observation Deck - 441 Vine St.
Carol Ann's Carousel - 8 E. Mehring Way Macy's Downtown Dazzle - Fountain Square, Fifth & Vine
Reds Hall of Fame - 100 Joe Nuxhall
Way FAVORITES Category:
Findlay Market - 1801 Race St.
Holtman's Donuts - 1332 Vine St.
Howl at the Moon & Splitsville - 145 E. Second St.
Skyline Chili - 643 Vine St.