Top 5 Last-Minute Gift Ideas



  1. New Riff Distillery’s Gift Shop is the place to find unique bar accessories and glassware— perfect gifts for a host or hostess. Add in a bottle of Kentucky Wild Gin or OKI Bourbon, and you’ll be getting an invite to every holiday party on the block. New Riff Distillery, Newport, (859) 261-7433,
  2. Treat your favorite family to a year of fun and educational experiences with a season pass to the Cincinnati Museum Center. Although some exhibits are closed for construction now, Union Terminal is set to reopen in its all its restored glory in 2018. Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue, (513) 287-7000,
  3. Have a beer-lover in your life? Gift them tickets to the 11th annual Cincy Winter Beerfest. This uber-popular event draws thousands of craft beer enthusiasts to the Duke Energy Convention Center every February. It’s the perfect way to cheer-up during the post-holiday slump that inevitably hits until spring. Just make sure to grab some tickets for yourself, because this is a party you don’t want to miss. February 2-3, 2018, Duke Energy Convention Center,
  4. Need a gift for a burgeoning cook or a seasoned chef? Look no further than Artichoke OTR. Their carefully selected assortment of basic cookware and handmade specialty items has something to solve every culinary conundrum. We particularly like Mason Cash’s new Color Mix Series; a fun take on the classic but uniquely designed mixing bowls. Artichoke OTR, 1824 Elm Street, OTR, (513) 263-1002,
  5. Your creative niece or curious son will love the Teen Academy at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Focused on Art and Design for teens ages 13-18, a week long summer session would be the perfect gift to let that special kid know that you really get them. Summer courses offered June and July, Monday-Friday or Saturdays mornings or afternoons, Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1212 Jackson Street, (513) 562-6262,

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