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What's open when on Christmas Day in Cincinnati

Looking for somewhere to go on Christmas Day? There are plenty of places around town where you can take (or escape) the family.

Christmas Casino at Rising Star Casino, open 24 hours, Rising Star Casino & Resort, 777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun. Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves return for one-of-a-kind holiday season experience with live reindeer, 20-foot Christmas tree, Christmas Market Village and more. Free. 1-800-472-6311; thechristmascasino.com.

Purple People Bridge Christmas Walk, open 24 hours, Purple People Bridge, Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati; Third St., Newport. Thousands of white and purple lights, projected lighting, seasonal music, wreaths, and scenic views of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Lights stay on 24 hours. Free. 859-655-7700.

O’Keeffe’s Ice Rink, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine streets, Downtown. Through Feb. 15. $6 admission, $4 skate rental. 513-381-0782; www.myfountainsquare.com.

Cincinnati Choo Choo Holiday Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Eden Park. Trains chug past wonderland of poinsettias, evergreens and re-creations of city’s most iconic landmarks. Through Jan. 7. $7, $4 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and under. 513-421-5707; bit.ly/2AYaCXt.

Newport Aquarium, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 1 Aquarium Way, Newport. Holiday decorations throughout Aquarium. Through Dec 31. Included with admission. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com.

Christmas Brunch, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Red Roost Tavern, 151 W. Fifth St., Downtown. Brunch and a special appearance by Santa. Reservations required. Complimentary valet parking. $18 and up. Reservations required. 513-354-4025; redroosttavern.com.

Christmas Buffet, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Jack Cincinnati Casino, 1000 Broadway St., Downtown. All buffet favorites plus traditional Christmas meal. Ages 21 and up. $30.99 plus tax. 513-252-0777; www.jackentertainment.com/cincinnati.

Community Christmas Day Dinner, noon-1:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 5433 Madison Road, Madisonville. For any and all who would like to attend, especially anyone or any family alone or in need. Hot meal, Christmas caroling, toy raffle for children and gifts for everyone. Free. 513-271-4147; www.stpaulcinci.org.

IHM Annual Christmas Dinner, 1-5 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Church - Cincinnati, 7820 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Heritage Hall. Anyone alone, with no place to go, suffering financial difficulties, homeless, etc. invited to enjoy homemade Christmas dinner. If you need ride or are unable to come, but would like dinner, contact parish office. They will accommodate. Free. Reservations required. 513-388-4466.

Christmas Nights of Lights, 5:30-10 p.m., Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. Features 2-mile car ride through Christmas displays and light shows. Sing along to sounds of the season synchronized to each display. Through Jan 1. $6 per person, free ages 3 and under. 513-232-8230; www.coneyislandpark.com.

Holiday in Lights, 6-9 p.m., Sharon Woods, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. Drive-through outdoor lights and themed figures display. Through Dec 31. $13 per car, $45 buses and 15-passenger vans. 513-769-0393; www.holidayinlights.com.

Holiday Lights on the Hill, 6-9 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, 1763 Ohio 128 (Hamilton-Cleves Road), Hamilton. Drive-through exhibit with more than a million lights and laser light displays. Through Jan. 1. $20 per carload (8-person limit). 513-868-8336; www.pyramidhill.org.

Light Up Middletown, 6-10 p.m., Smith Park, 500 Tytus Ave., Middletown. Drive-thru fantasy light display. Admission by donation. Photos with Santa Fridays and Saturdays. Free. No phone; www.lightupmiddletown.org.

Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport. Featuring more than one million LED lights dancing in synchronization to holiday music. Lights dance every 20 minutes. Through Jan. 2. Free. 859-291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com.

The Delaware Family Christmas Funeral, 10 p.m., MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Sketch comedy. With The Guitars. Ages 21 and up. Free. 513-381-6687; www.motrpub.com.

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