Holiday Shopping? Think outside the giftbox and simply think “outside”

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Holiday Shopping? Think outside the giftbox and simply think “outside”

Are you stuck on what gift to give your loved one this year? Think outside the gift box and simply think “outside”! An easy way to give AND give back this holiday season is by supporting Cincinnati Parks!

Cincinnati Parks Foundation is the official philanthropic partner of Cincinnati Parks. They help restore hiking trails, plant thousands of trees, build new playgrounds and more! If you love visiting Parks and want to see them continue to improve, consider supporting Cincinnati Parks Foundation this season. Check out this list of Parks-centered gift ideas:

Donate in Honor of a Loved One

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Know someone who doesn’t need or want material gifts? Donate to support the parks in their name! Donating in someone else’s name is an easy way of sharing the great feeling that comes from doing good. You can donate now at cincinnatiparksfoundation.org/donate and indicate who the gift is in honor of.

Give the gift of a Cincinnati Holiday Tradition

Krohn Conservatory Holiday show






Give the gift of a Cincinnati holiday tradition: the Krohn Conservatory Holiday Show! This year you and your family can enjoy “Trains and Traditions, A Cincinnati Holiday” Presented by ScherZinger Pest Control. The annual Holiday Show is going on now at Krohn Conservatory through January 9th. Experience a tapestry of colorful poinsettias, charming garden railways and beautiful replicas of Cincinnati landmarks created out of “Botanical Architecture” by local artisans; Applied Imagination. Tickets cost $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for children 5-17 years old, and children 4 and under free!

You can even go one step further and gift a Krohn Conservatory Membership! Memberships are offered at varying levels and include perks like free admission all year, a 10% discount on gift shop items, and free guest passes.

Give a Lifetime Membership in the Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks

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Membership in The Women’s Committee can be given as a gift in the name of daughters, granddaughters, mothers, or other loved ones. Women’s Committee members help support the work of Cincinnati Parks Foundation, by supporting preservation and programming initiatives which strengthen parks and our community.

Being a member of the Women’s Committee of Cincinnati Parks comes with optional opportunities to engage with other committee members through fun events, advocacy, and volunteerism. New members will receive engraved name recognition in a newly developed section at the John G. and Phyllis W. Smale Riverfront Park. It’s a beautiful gift to last a lifetime. Learn more at: cincinnatiparksfoundation.org/womens-committee

Make this holiday season special by continuing to support Cincinnati Parks! We are truly grateful for all of our visitors and look forwarding to see you out exploring our parks and trails.