BLINK will officially kickoff on October 12, 2017, with a light-filled parade through the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. We are seeking a variety of groups and individuals to participate in the parade, such as schools, competitive dance groups, arts and cultural groups, musical groups, individuals, and families.

If you are interested in participating in the parade, please read all instructions below and complete the application form. Applications must be received by September 1.


1. Click here to review the complete guidelines and instructions for applying. Do not skip this step, as there are important details in this document that you will need in order to complete your application.

2. Download and complete the parade application template. You will submit this application using the form in step 3.

3. Use the form below to submit your application and process your application fee. Please note - unpaid applications will not be reviewed.

We set parade fees as low as we can. If these rates present a hardship to you or your group, please call or email to discuss special arrangements. Please contact or 513.333.3617 to inquire.

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