Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market 2016I know you don’t want to hear me say this, but the holidays are fast approaching!  Thankfully the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market is coming to town to make your holiday shopping a breeze.  Imagine if you will the Duke Energy Convention Center filled with crafters and vendors of all sorts.  You will be amazed at all of the wonderful items that are being sold at this great weekend-long event happening in November.  Henry and I visited the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market last year and I did quite a bit of shopping and knocked a few names off my gift list!  I have three sets of tickets to give away to three lucky winners, so read all the information about the event below and then enter the giveaway to try your luck at winning tickets to the event.

Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market {2016}

Shop one-of-a-kind boutiques, artisans and specialty stores at the 2016 Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market℠, presented by the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers, November 11-13 at Duke Energy Convention Center downtown.

holiday-market-collageThe 2016 Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market will feature unparalleled selections of home décor, specialty clothing, personal accoutrements and more. A juried event, the show selects only the highest quality exhibitors, ensuring that no two products are alike.

“This show has quickly become a holiday tradition for Cincinnatians,” said Vicki Hart, CEO of Hart Productions and producer of the show. “It’s the perfect weekend to kick off holiday shopping and spend a weekend with your girlfriends or the family downtown.”

VIP Early Admission

New this year, shoppers can get a head start on holiday shopping by purchasing a VIP Early Admission ticket for Friday or Saturday. VIP Early Admission is as follows:

  • Friday, November 11: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. ($20 ticket)
  • Saturday, November 12: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. ($15 ticket)

Interested guests can purchase VIP tickets online at Friday, November 11, will also be a stroller-free day with stroller parking available in the lobby.

Included with paid admission, the Cincy Specialty Food & Treats Show℠ will run in tandem with the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market for a fourth year. Select exhibitors will showcase their culinary expertise with gourmet food, unique holiday entertainment concepts and gift ideas. The official bakery of the Show, 3 Sweet Girls Cakery, will offer special giveaway opportunities leading up to the show on the Holiday Market Facebook page and on-site promotions each day at the Show in booth 310.

Show dates and times are as follows:

  • Friday, November 11: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 12: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 13: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

General admission for adults is $9. Adult tickets are available for purchase online for $2 off at Adults can save $3 on admission by buying a ticket at Cincinnati-area Kroger stores. Children (ages 12 and under) are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

For more information about the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, visit The show is also on Facebook at Follow the show on Twitter @CincyHM and via the #CincyHM hashtag.


Would you like to win tickets for your family to attend the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market? I have THREE sets of tickets to give away!  Each set contains FOUR TICKETS.  So…THREE winners will each get FOUR tickets!

How to Enter (comment below & answer this question):

1.  What is your favorite Holiday Tradition?

The following entries are optional BONUS entries!  Please leave a SEPARATE COMMENT FOR EACH ENTRY!

2.  Sign up for The Little Things eNewsletter:

3.  Check out The Little Things Blog and The Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market on Facebook

4.   Check me out on Pinterest:

5.  Tweet about this giveaway, including: @LittleThingsMom and @CincyHM

That’s FIVE ways to enter which means FIVE chances to win! Three winners will be randomly drawn on Wednesday, November 2nd at 8pm.  Winners will be contacted via email.  Winners can use their tickets for a date of their choosing (November 11-13) for the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market.  Winners have 24 hours to respond or another name will be drawn.

Disclosure: Tickets for this giveaway and for my family to attend were provided by representatives with the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market.