decades of marathon airings on cable, the holiday movie classic,
Christmas Story" will forever be associated with Cleveland,
has the house, used in the filming, opened to tourists. Yet
it has already rapidly risen to the top of must-see Cleveland
However. a visit
to Ralphie's ancestral home is only half the story.
other attractions guaranteed to leave more warm memories for years
to come, featuring spectacular seasonal events located around
Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Springfield, and elsewhere throughout the Buckeye
State at Christmastime ...
• Discover the world's largest indoor train display at EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester, Ohio featuring 90 trains, two miles of track, an interactive play area, the American Railroading Museum, and seasonal walk-throughs decorated for the holidays.
• The Kirtland nativity exhibit in Kirtland, Ohio features more than 600 crèches from 30 countries depicting how the nativity scene is depicted in cultures around the world. The unique collection ranges from handmade pottery, wood and metal to recycled newspapers and even crafted Coca-Cola cans.
More information about Christmas in Ohio around the Web:
the Trolley Holiday Lights Tours - All aboard to see Cleveland
aglow in holiday lights plus special tours to the Christmas Story
House, including tour schedules and ticket information.
Zoo Festival of Lights
- A winter fantasyland with millions of lights, Christmas carolers,
childrens activities, reindeer, train rides and seasonal
entertainment with the complete schedule and ticket information.
Holiday Festival - View the Grande Illumination and the
Dayton Children's Parade along with animated shop windows, holiday
music and entertainment.
Holiday in the City - The lights! Holiday festivities! And lots more information on Springfield Christmas hoopla with this year's complete schedule, photos & directions.
Victorian Village - A step back in time in Cambridge,
with a full schedule of holiday events including a tree lighting,
singing, dancing, street vendors, the Spirit of Christmas train
ride, performances of "A Christmas Carol" and lots more