Holiday Deals in Cincinnati & Northern KentuckyAs mentioned in my SHOP LOCAL post, I love to do our holiday shopping at locally owned businesses.  And one of my favorite “easy” gifts to give is gift cards.  I know, I know, I know….some folks think that giving gift cards is pretty unimaginative.  In my mind, giving a gift card is like giving an experience!  I love getting gift cards to go out to eat or have experiences with my family.

I decided to put together a list of local restaurants and businesses that offer deals for customers who are purchasing gift cards during the holiday season.  Why not get some shopping done and get a little extra in return?  This list will be evolving and growing as I hear of more deals, so be sure to keep checking back!  Happy Holidays!  #ShopLocal

Holiday Deals in Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky ~ 

Blinkers Tavern

318 Greenup Street, Covington

Get $25 free to spend in 2020 with purchase of $100 Gift Card!  Purchase in store or online!

Coppins at Hotel Covington

638 Madison Avenue, Covington

For every $100 in gift certificates you buy, you get $15 free (Can be added onto that gift card or on a separate gift card).  This deal ends on Christmas Day.  You can also pick up gifts from local vendors and artists in the Hotel Covington Lobby shop.

602 Main Street, Covington

Graeter’s Ice Cream

Free $5 gift certificate, when you buy $30 in Graeter’s gift cards. Offer valid in Graeter’s scoop shops only.

*No Limit. Does not apply to online gift cards.

Greyhound Tavern 

From now until the end of December for every $100 you buy in gift certificates you get a $20 gift certificate on the house.  The promotional $20 is valid from January 1, 2020 – 3/31/2020

The Gruff

129 East Second Street, Covington

Receive $5 gift card for every $25 gift card purchased, through the end of 2019.


Knotty Pine on the Bayou

6302 Licking Pike, Cold Spring

Buy $100 worth of Gift Cards, receive $20 Free


Libby’s Southern Comfort

35 West 8th Street, Covington

Buy $100 and get a $20 on Libby’s. Buy $50 and get a $10 on Libby’s!  Also…pick up a Scratch Hand Crafted Oatmeal Cream Pie while you are there!

Montgomery Inn

For each $100 in gift cards that you buy in the restaurants between now and the end of December, you will receive $20 gift card as Our Gift to You. This $20 card can be used from 1/02/20-03/31/2020. Limit one card per visit, one per table. Gratuity not included, No Cash value.

Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine and Sushi Bar

2520 Hazelwood Street  Crescent Springs, Kentucky 41017

Free $10 Gift card with every $50 Gift card purchase, available until December 31, 2o19.

The Pub

Rookwood  & Crestview Hills

Receive a $10 bonus card* with every $50 gift card purchase.

**Does your business offer a holiday promotion?  Submit the details using this easy peasy online form and I’ll add you to my Holiday Deals Page!