It’s time once again for the annual Macy’s Light Up the Square event!

Macy’s Light Up the Square happens this Friday Nov 23 in Fountain Square (520 Vine St. Cincinnati). Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and continue until 11 p.m.

Enjoy live music from 2nd Wind Band and a special appearance by Santa Claus! Make sure you’re here so you can help LIGHT UP this year’s Macy’s Tree. Stick around for fireworks powered by Cincinnati Bell Fioptics. There will be food trucks, music, ice skating and more!

Check out this fun-filled schedule of events:

9 a.m.                 Rink Opens

12 p.m.               Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt Opens

6 p.m.                 2nd Wind Band Performs

7 p.m.                 Live Broadcast with WLWT Channel 5

7:25 p.m.            Official Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks show

7:40 p.m.            2nd Wind Band Performs

10 p.m.               Cincideutsch Christkindlmarkt Closes

11 p.m.               Rink & Concessions Close


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