October 11-13 | 312 W 4th St
A 3-day, 2-night free pop-up experience showcasing our city’s
community, culture, and creativity.
Cincy Nice Social House
Be you… With us. You’re invited to come kick it in our pop-up cultural house. We’ve created two floors of happy vibes and a series of FREE curated, special events featuring some of the region’s top cultural creators. Two bars (cash bar at night), free bites, and live music all weekend.
We can’t wait to have a nice time together. #CincyNice
4:00 - 6:00 PM
NICE FACES, NICE PLACES: A THOUSAND WORDS
Get a first look at the artwork for the Nice Faces, Nice Places artist exhibition featuring some of Cincinnati’s rising black photographers and spoken word poets.
6:00 - 9:00 PM
NICE FACES, NICE PLACES
A THOUSAND WORDS OPENING / ARTIST SHOWCASE
Putting meaning into “a photo is worth a thousand words” with the opening of Nice Faces, Nice Places photography and artist co-exhibition featuring hyperrealism artist Gee Horton and photography by Gypsy Frank, Kevin “Dubs” Watkins, Hannah Jones, and Louis Rideout.
Words by Siri Imani of TRIIIBE.
Sounds by DJ Devin Burgess.
Free bites and sips.
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
NICE NIGHTS: AFTERPARTY
Keep the energy going post-BLINK. Dance the night away in our upstairs garden hideaway (with a few surprises) or simply enjoy the vibe in our Hello Cincy lounge downstairs.
Sounds by DC’s DJ Mixxtress.
10:30AM - 2:00 PM
SUGAR N’ SPICE…
PANCAKE HOUSE Hosted in partnership with THE CINCINNATI USA REGIONAL CHAMBER HYPE COMMUNITY
Cincinnati’s favorite diner is making an early appearance in the 45202. Sugar n’ Spice’s beloved wispy thins are on the house! Enjoy them paired with fresh fruits, a mimosa bar & (alcohol free) Matunda juices, coffee by Black Coffee and good company.
Pancakes served until sold out.
& EVERYTHING NICE: BikE | Stretch | Meditate
Start your Saturday morning off nice. We’re offering:
Red Bike Guided Ride, Beginners Yoga Session, Meditation & Sound Therapy, an FAQ - guided conversation, and free mini facials.
Space is limited. Register early!
3:00PM - 7:00 PM
HELLO CINCY X CINCY NICE COMMUNITY LOUNGE
Create, Imagine, Hang
We’re extending happy hour into the weekend. Join us for “Nice Hours” in our community lounge. All ages invited.
Create - inspired by the art of BLINK? Come get crafty. We’ll be hosting free workshops to make & take items.
Imagine - join the conversation with a series of Future City panel discussions each hour.
Hang - both floors open to just sit back, relax, and chat.
Live DJ, light bites, and open bar.
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
#CINYNICE BLINK MEETUP & WALK
Meet up at the house, grab some light up gear and head out with the crew to check out the nation’s largest art & light event.
9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
NICE NIGHTS: A WRINKLE IN TIME
Keep the energy going post-BLINK.
8pm - Join Cincinnati’s top hip hop group and BLINK headliners, TRIIIBE, to travel through time and music eras as they premiere a new immersive music and performance art event, A Wrinkle in Time
Upstairs! We’re back for Round II. Dance the night away in our upstairs garden hideaway (with a few surprises).
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
WE GOT LOVE - sUNDAY BRUNCH
Get out your Sunday best. Invitation only. To request to be on the waitlist, contact us here.
2:00 PM - 6:00 pm
A NICE ENDING: SUNDAY SENDOFF
WE GOT LOVE AFTERPARTY
Close out BLINK weekend the right way! A Nice Ending is the official day party for the We Got Love brunch presented by Cincy Nice. DJs from DC, Columbus, and Cincinnati will be creating a special vibe with surprises planned all afternoon.
The Thousand Words art exhibit will still be up, Today's Energy will be wrapping up their pop-up on the second floor. RSVP now.
Today’s Energy POP-UP SHOP
FLOYD OF OHIO AGAINST THE WORLD
Pop-up all weekend long. Meet Floyd. Grab some limited edition shirts. Enjoy the good vibes. Shop will run all weekend long on the 2nd Floor.
tHE GREEN STORE
Sustainability matters. The Green Store will be with us all weekend long with green activities, wares, and refreshments.
The doors are open. Come hang in the lounge, grab some local eats (until it runs out), enjoy a drink, live music, activities, and good people.
Open lounge hours:
10/11 - 4pm - 2am
10/12 - 10:30 am - 2 am
10/13 - 1pm - 6 pm