Calling all gift gurus, party point-people and masters of mistletoe!

The 2018 Cincinnati Holiday Market is happening this Friday Nov 2 through Sunday Nov 4 at Duke Energy Convention Center (525 Elm St. Cincinnati).

Get all your holiday shopping done at the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, featuring 350+ one-of-a-kind boutiques and specialty stores. Choose from an unparalleled selection of home décor, specialty clothing and one-of-a-kind treasures, plus gourmet food from the Cincy Specialty Food & Treats Show. And when you’re ready for a break, relax and compare finds with friends at our wine-and-appetizer lounge.

General admission tickets are just $8 in advance and $10 at the door. VIP Shopping passes are $20 in advance and $24 at the door. Purchase your tickets today at

Here are the shopping hours:

Friday, Nov 2

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.               VIP Shopping Pass

11 a.m. – 7 p.m.              General Admission

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.                Girls Night Out

Saturday, Nov 3

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.               Early Entry Pass

10 a.m. – 7 p.m.              General Admission

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.                Girls Night Out

Sunday, Nov 4

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.