Frequently Asked Questions
What is NightLight 513?
NightLight is social cinema. Your favorite films along with local brews, wines, and food trucks— all under a summer night sky. Think of it as a picnic at night with your friends, a dj's curated playlist, and some of the best food, drinks & vibes that Cincinnati has to offer.
Why “513” ?
Each event highlights elements that make Cincinnati great. We feature rotating Ohio and NKY craft breweries & local food trucks, all in front of the beautiful Cincinnati skyline.
When is NightLight 513?
Select Thursday/Friday evenings during Summer. Click here to view the Schedule
Nightlight is located at Covington Plaza
(1 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011)
Is there an age minimum?
Yes, 21+, must present a valid ID at entry.
How does the entry work?
After reserving your ticket online, you can choose to print your ticket at home and bring it or download a barcode on your smartphone to be scanned at the gate for admission. Make sure to download the barcode and have your phone’s brightness turned all the way up before you get to the entry gate. One admission per one ticket. First come first serve seating once inside NightLight.
Are tickets available at the door?
Not often, tickets to each event are limited in quantity and usually completely sell out in advance. Best to secure your tickets before they run out.
Are tickets transferable?
Yes they are! The names on the tickets & season passes do not need to match the ticket holder, so long as the individual is 21+ and up & has proper ID at the gate.
What's included in a Season Pass?
- Admission to all NightLight regular season dates
- Early private entry / priority seating
- Voting on next years movies
What do I bring?
Bring blankets, pillows, or chairs that have a low back. A small tarp or sheet underneath your blanket is suggested. Beer, wine and food will be available for sale inside gates. Water bottles are available for sale but you can also bring your own, (clear bottles with plain still water only).
What should I NOT bring?
🚫 No Liquids (besides water in transparent, clear plastic bottles)
🚫 No Outside Beverages or Alcohol
🚫 No Outside Food
🚫 No Coolers
🚫 No Glass items or bottles
🚫 No Tall chairs (over 34" from ground to top of chair)
🚫 No Tents, large umbrellas or large inflatable furniture
🚫 No Speakers or other items likely to disrupt the experience of others
🚫 No Candles, barbecues or open flames
🚫 No Weapons (firearms, large pocket knives, tasers etc.)
🚫 No Pets
🚫 No Smoking/vaping (you will be permitted to enter with legal tobacco/vape products in your bag but smoking/vaping is not permitted within the event grounds)
Are bags checked at the door?
All bags will be inspected at the door and any prohibited items will not be permitted to enter the grounds.
Are Pets allowed at NightLight?
Although we do love pets, we prohibit pets from entry into NightLight on the grounds that they may affect the movie experience. Other prohibited items are listed above.
Are restrooms available?
Yes, there are restrooms available on-site
What is the schedule?
7:00pm – Season Pass/Early Entry Gates Open // Food Truck & Bar opens
7:30pm – General Admission Gates Open
Sundown – Feature Moving Screening (this time may fluctuate)
30 Minutes Before Film End - Last call for Food & Beverages
End of Film — NightLight Closes
Can I leave and come back?
No, there is no re-entry. Please make sure you have everything you need and parking meters are filled, etc.
Will Food and Drink be available inside to purchase?
Absolutely, each screening we’ll feature a different array of local breweries, wineries, and food trucks available for purchase. We do our best to keep all options to between $8-17 range for you
Where to Park?
There are numerous garages immediately surrounding the park. Click here for some options.
Weather / Refund?
This is an outdoor event. Ticket sales are final. No refunds unless event is cancelled due to severe weather. Is a rain or shine event. In case of severe or inclement weather forecasts, the event may be cancelled in advance. Should this happen, ticket holders will be notified via email and on social media as soon as the decision to cancel is made. If cancelled in advance the event will be rescheduled or buyers will receive a refund to the credit card used to purchase. In cases of dangerous weather developing during the event, NightLight may need to be cancelled without refund.
Who puts on NightLight?
You can send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org