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.

What's the crowd like?

All awesome people. It’s mostly a chill fun vibe, average age 21-39. Social and welcoming. Closed-minded people please do not come. You can still buy tickets… just don’t come.

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?

⃠  Anything glass

⃠  Alcohol (beer & wine options will be available inside)

⃠  Tall Chairs, higher than 34 inches from ground to chair top

⃠  Pets (we love pets, we really do, it just affects the movie experience)

⃠  Candles, barbecues, or open flames

⃠  Outside food of any kind

⃠  Outside liquids or beverages (besides Water in clear plastic bottles)

⃠  Coolers

⃠  Tents, Wagons (that do not fully collapse), Inflatable Furniture or anything that takes up more space than a chair/blanket

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: contact@nightlight513.com