dates & HOURS
The next BLINK will take place October 10-13, 2019. Check back for 2019 hours.
BLINK takes place across twenty city blocks in Downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine. Simply park in your favorite Downtown/OTR lot or garage and make your way to BLINK.
FROM I-75 SOUTH
Take Second Street or Fifth Street Exit (both exits are on the left)
FROM I-71 SOUTH
Take Reading/Gilbert exit.
Stay in right lane for Reading Road exit.
Travel south on Reading Road to Central Parkway.
FROM I-75/I-71 NORTH
Take Second Street or Fifth Street exit after taking Brent Spence Bridge into Ohio.
FROM I-471 NORTH
Take westbound US 50 exit after crossing Daniel Carter Beard (Big Mac) Bridge.
Take Third Street exit.
FROM WESTBOUND US 50
Travel on US 50 and take the Third St exit.
FROM EASTBOUND US 50
Travel on US 50 and take the Second St or Fifth St exit.
Freedom Way between Rosa Parks and Joe Nuxhall Way
Closes Thursday, October 12 at 8am and reopens at 5am on Monday, October 16
Walnut St beginning at Freedom Way will close at 3pm each day until and reopen at 1am each night.
Pleasant Street between Liberty and Glass Alley
Closed Thursday, October 12th-Sunday, October 15th from 4pm to 1am each night.
Jackson between 12th and 13th
Closed beginning Wednesday, October 11 at 8am and remains closed until 8pm on Monday, October 16th.
Logan between Elder and Findlay
Closed begining at 8am on Thursday, October 12 and remains closed until 6am on Monday, October 16th .
Garfield between Vine and Elm
Closed beginning Thursday, October 12th at 12pm. Reopens at 11pm on Sunday, October 15th.
Race St remains open during the event.
Vine Street from Elder to 13th will be closed on Thursday, October 12 for the parade from 7pm-9pm. Vine will reopen immediately following the parade.