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8 Drinking Destinations of BLINK Cincinnati You Don't Want to Miss...

The nation’s largest light, art, and projection mapping experience, BLINK Cincinnati is back and better than ever! Not only will the city be lit up, but 4EG is ready to light up your cocktails and experience along the journey.

Fun fact: Bar hop from each bar from the list from top to bottom or reversed and it will be a perfect map to guide you through the installations around the city! With cocktails along the way, of course.

1. Glow with the Flow at Low Spark

Glow with the Flow at Low Spark

Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th

15 W. 14th Street

It’s time to Glow with the Flow at Low Spark!

BLINK Cincinnati is finally back and we are hosting your uno𝐅𝐈𝐒𝐇al stop while you enjoy the lights, art, and projection mapping around the city!

We will be featuring a specialty BLINK Cocktail menu including our Shimmering Satan and our Glowing Mule for you to sip on.

Illuminate your weekend by stopping into Low Spark.

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2. DRINK BLINK at The Lackman

Drink Blink at The Lackman

Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th

1237 Vine Street

You didn’t think you could drink BLINK? Think again. A BLINK weekend of cocktails and fun is at your fingertips at The Lackman.

Fun fact, The Lackman is a great central area for the BLINK experience as it is in the dead center of the map!

Every cocktail lights up (while supplies last) and we’re prepared to keep you glowing throughout your whole BLINK experience.

Light up Vine Street with us at The Lackman!

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3. It’s Lit! At Rosedale

It’s Lit! At Rosedale OTR

Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th

208 E 12th Street

The city of Cincinnati will be lit up all weekend and do you know what else will be?! Rosedale OTR.

That’s right! OTR’s backyard is ready to be your drinking destination during BLINK Cincinnati.

We will be featuring LED Cornhole, Lit up Giant Jenga, and more! We encourage you to wear neon & white so YOU can be the first to glow with our blacklights.

We’re more than ready to get lit with you…it’s time to glow big or go home!

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4. Wiggin’ Out at Japp’s OTR

Wiggin' Out at Japp's OTR

Saturday, October 15th | 6pm - 2:30am

1134 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Break out the bobs, beehives, and bangs! Japp’s OTR is paying homage to its origins as Japp’s Hair Store for a Wiggin’ Out party on Saturday, October 15th.

Comb through your closet and find your best wig - colorful, natural, short, or long. Along the Blink Cincinnati route, Japp’s is the Blink after-party spot.

Enjoy live music by Ben Levin from 6pm - 9pm. Then, dance the night away to music from our resident DJ from 10pm - 2am. We’ll have glow sticks and accessories to give away so you can join in on the LIT festivities!

Need outfit inspiration? Check out our Pinterest board!

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5. Nauti Nights of Lights at Pilar

Nauti Nights of Lights at Pilar

Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th

56 E Court Street

The largest light and art festival in the nation, BLINK, is on the horizon and Pilar is ready to light it up! Let's be reel, things might get a little nauti…

Make sure to dock at Pilar from Thursday, October 13 - Sunday, October 16 for a lit experience. Located on the Court Street Plaza, Pilar is located right in front of the first-ever Asianati Night Market featuring food, games, and more.

Check out our new outdoor mural located on the corner of Walnut and Court Streets, get in the spirit with light-up leis, and enjoy our specialty BLINK cocktail, the color-changing Empress Indigo gimlet.

We can't wait to sea you and light up the night during BLINK! Let's get lit, Cincy!

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6. Neon Moon at The Righteous Room

Neon Moon at The Righteous Room

Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th | 8pm - 2:30am

641 Walnut Street

When the sun goes down on my side of town…. We head to

𝑵𝒆𝒐𝒏 𝑴𝒐𝒐𝒏 𝒂𝒕 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑹𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕𝒆𝒐𝒖𝒔 𝑹𝒐𝒐𝒎.

Blast off to the neon moon starting at 8pm every night of BLINK!

Grab your cowboy hat and your dancing boots… we will have DJs in the courtyard on Friday & Saturday and feature a specialty BLINK cocktail menu including the color-changing Empress Indigo gimlet.

See you soon, space cowboys!

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7. Let’s Glow Crazy at The Stretch

Let’s Glow Crazy at The Stretch

Friday, October 14th, and Saturday, October 15th

191 E Freedom Way

In the blink of an eye, Cincinnati’s biennial festival of light and art is back... and we’re ready to get lit.

Stretch out your BLINK experience and join us on Friday, October 14th, and Saturday, October 15th, for a two-night rave party from 10pm until 2am. We’ll have a live DJ, glow sticks, strobe lights and more!

Don’t spark out and make sure to wear something neon! Let’s glow crazy, Cincy… Stretch style.

8. BLINK Across the Bridge to Keystone Covington!

BLINK Across the Bridge to Keystone Covington!

Thursday, October 13th to Sunday, October 16th

313 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011

Make Keystone - Covington your destination for food, drinks, and walkable access to all things BLINK, including activations like the BLINK Drone Experience over the Ohio River, Mother of God Church, and the Roebling Bridge!

All weekend long, we’ll light up the night with cocktails, live music, and a few glow-in-the-dark surprises!

Enjoy any signature cocktail + receive a complimentary glow-in-the-dark straw (while supplies last)!

Saturday + Sunday: $18 domestic buckets

Located at the base of the Roebling Bridge, Keystone - Covington connects the BLINK experience from Cincinnati to NKY at the nation’s largest free public art event!

Thursday: kitchen + bar until 11pm

Friday + Saturday: kitchen until 11pm, bar until 12am

Sunday: kitchen + bar until 10pm

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