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New Year's Eve in as Cincinnati 2013

The Queen City, as Cincinnati calls itself, is the center of a major metropolitan area of over 2 million inhabitants, which also extends to parts of Kentucky and Indiana.  Founded in 1788, the city was the first city in North America which was not located on the Atlantic coast. The availability of recreational opportunities, creative architectural designs and cultural activities lure visitors to the city. The recently renovated city center features an ice skating rink in Fountain Square in the middle of tall buildings. The tallest building is the 175-meter high Carew Tower, which was built in the Art Deco style from 1929-1931. Other interesting architectural attractions include several historic churches and the Cincinnati Music Hall. Among the interesting museums are the Cincinnati Museum Center housed in a former railway facility at Union Terminal and the Taft Museum of Art, named in honor of the 27th president of the USA, William Howard Taft. His birthplace can be visited as well. From dancing to drinking to eating to dancing, there’s no shortage of ways to spend the last few hours of 2012 in Cincinnati.

New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city of Cincinnati are focused around Fountain Square. The celebrations are getting bigger and bigger with each passing year. Festivities include free skating and fireworks that light up the Midnight sky in downtown Cincinnati. Head to Happen Inc where New Year’s Eve celebrations are family-friendly. Activities and events include games, snacks, ball drop, and much more. The Cincinnati Dinner Train offers celebrants a unique opportunity to journey into the New Year 2013.