Starting at 7:30 pm on Thursday, October 13, the 2022 parade features a new route. Participants will light up 5th Street in downtown Cincinnati from Broadway Street to Elm Street, and will culminate in a Parade Finale taking place near 5th and Elm street.
Together: a constellation of shared cultures and unique identities; we illuminate joy through creative expression
Sponsored by Skyline Chili, the theme of this year’s parade is ”Together: a constellation of shared cultures and unique identities; we illuminate joy through creative expression.” In total, more than 2,5000 participants from 85 groups will shine a light on cultural heritage, identity and pride, the Cincinnati region, and our connections as humans throughout space and time.
For the first time, the parade features local TorchBearers, nominated by the community, that will be carrying glowing BLINK torches 10 Torchbearers were chosen by a committee:
Parade route road closures start at 6:30PM on Thursday, October 13 until approximately 11:00PM:
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