Winter Break Ideas

OXFORD, OH — Winter break is coming upon us, and most people have no clue how to spend all of their free time. Lots of students will spend their break at home binge watching Friends or The Office on Netflix and others will be spending their time at work. But have you ever took some time out of sitting at home to go out and do something fun?

Fun things to do around Oxford, Ohio:

1.  Go to Goggin and take an ice skating class or just go for fun with some friends and grab a Starbucks afterwards.

High schoolers skate for $8.00/hour and it’s an additional $3.50 for skate rental

To see Googin’s Hours:

2.  Go uptown Oxford and sit in Kofenya and have a nice warm drink as you watch the snow fall, you could even take up your laptop and put on a Christmas movie as you relax.

3.  You could hop in the car with whoever and drive around in the evening and look at lights in neighborhoods.

4.  Go see a Miami Hockey game.

To see their schedule go here:

5.  Go bowling with a couple of pals.

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6.  Take a day to go shopping, whether that is new shopping, or thrift shopping.

7.  Go to AMC Hamilton, and catch a movie during the day or the evening.

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8.  Take a class at You’re Fired or just go for fun and paint something cool.

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9.  Go on a winter photo scavenger hunt around Oxford.

10.Try out a new fitness class like yoga, pilates, or even a dance class.

Things to do in the Tri State area:

1.  Go to the museum and maybe learn something new.

Here is the Cincinnati museum website:

2.  Go to a Cyclones game. You can get tickets for as low as $15.

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3.  Go to Winterfest

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4.  In Eaton,Ohio, there is a place called Whispering Christmas, that is a free drive through light display, they only ask for donations.

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5.  Go to The Zoo, and see their light display.

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6.  Do a break out room. (I’ve heard they are pretty fun)

7.  You could travel back to medieval times and visit Loveland Castle. Only $3 admission.

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Things to do at Home:

  1. Host a sleepover
  2. Have a friend/family game night
  3. Have a friend/family movie night
  4. Build a snowman/fort/other sculptures in your yard
  5. Set up a baking competition or a cook off with your friends
  6. Create a spa day