When the Sun Goes Down
The Lights Come Up
BLINK returns October 10–13! Use this handy guide to plan your activities for the daylight hours before the nighttime fun begins.
Whether you’re standing in front of a Van Gogh or admiring the river from a ferris wheel, explore all the amazing sights.
Indulge in the true flavor of the Cincinnati region with the taste of our local cuisine.
This is your one-stop destination for all things bourbon and beer. With a rich brewing legacy that predates Prohibition and 200 years of bourbon history, we have plenty of interesting and unique stories to tell along with the libations. Discover the region’s deep brewing legacy on a self-guided walking tour on the Brewing Heritage Trail. Get a taste of the current craft beer scene by visiting one of the 60 breweries, or stop by the venues on The B-Line in Northern Kentucky, which serves as the official gateway to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
Try our famous Cincinnati-style chili topped with mounds of cheese and poured over spaghetti or hot dogs. Be sure to try the fan-favorite Black Raspberry Chip ice cream at Graeter’s. Grab a slice of LaRosa’s, the local pizza chain that has been serving up its popular pies since 1954, now with locations all throughout the region. Be sure to wear the bib when you visit Montgomery Inn for some of the famous ribs and barbecue sauce at this family-owned establishment.
If variety is the spice of life, check out Jungle Jim’s International Market which stocks its shelves with items from more than 70 countries. Take a guided tour of the 6-acre foodie paradise or explore on your own. Or explore our culinary scene with one of the various food and drink tours that take you to multiple restaurants, breweries, distilleries or wineries.
CULINARY HOT SPOTS
Hit these culinary hot spots for delectable dining options to please every palate.
Over the Rhine –
This walkable historic neighborhood offers rooftop bars and a variety of restaurants serving everything from gourmet hot dogs and fried chicken to sushi and empanadas.
MainStrasse Village –
Steak, tacos, fish and chips, Southern favorites and more can be found in this German-influenced neighborhood in Northern Kentucky.
These restaurants and bars along the riverfront are perfect for before or after a Reds or Bengals game.
Dine, shop, go to the movies or visit Newport Aquarium at this popular riverfront destination in Northern Kentucky with amazing views of the Cincinnati skyline.
The oldest continuously operated market in Ohio is the place for fresh food, handmade goods and local beer on tap in the biergarten.
From animals and sea creatures to sculptural art, get hands-on with these experiences.
Follow the sounds of a good time straight to the Cincinnati region.
Dive into what makes our region so rich with history and tradition at these area attractions.
Reds Hall of Fame & Museum – Explore the history of America’s first professional baseball team.
Cincinnati Museum Center – Step into history at the Art Deco-style National Historic Landmark of Union Terminal. The building’s façade was the inspiration for the Justice League’s Hall of Justice.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Experience the stories of freedom’s heroes beginning with the Underground Railroad at this venue whose three buildings symbolize courage, cooperation and perseverance.
Walking tours – Learn the lore of local gangsters, harrowing hauntings, underground tunnels, and more on themed tours.
Behringer-Crawford Museum – This family-friendly museum celebrates the unique arts, heritage and culture of Northern Kentucky. Plus, see oddities like a two-headed cow!
BLINK: Fun in the Sun
BLINK is keeping the party going even when the sun is up. Check out these BLINK-organized events happening during the day.
BLINK-sponsored events happening during the day
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