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BLINK Cincinnati four-day event starts tomorrow over 20 block span downtown, large light, art show

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BLINK starts tomorrow and runs though the 15th and is expected to be one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation.

The four-day event will feature large-scale projection mapping installations, murals, urban arscapes, media light and interactive art in Cincinnati.

It will span 20 sity blocks, from Cincinnati’s Banks to Findley Market.

It is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be available.

There will be a parade on Oct. 12 from 7-9 p.m.

All shows and exhibit begin at sundown (about 7 p.m.) and run ’til midnight. Hospitality areas will open at 6 p.m.

The following downtown streets will be closed:

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. 

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