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Prolink's Light Up the Square

Nov 24th
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prolink’s Light Up the Square


Prolink's Light Up the Square 2023


Prolink's Light Up the Square returns Friday, November 24th! We’re excited to announce an even bigger and better FULL HOUR show this year full of dazzling performances, fireworks, and of course the lighting of our Prolink Tree from 6:30-7:30pm. RSVP in our Facebook event page for announcements and event updates.


Kick off the holiday season at this beloved annual celebration, our program begins at 6:30pm when we will be joined by special guests Sheree Paolello and Mike Dardis from Channel 5 and Natalie Jones from Q102. The evening will feature live music, dance performances, an appearance by Santa Claus and a dazzling fireworks display. Make sure you're here so you can help us LIGHT UP this year's Prolink Tree.


The UC Health Ice Rink, presented by Fifth Third Bank, will be open for skating all day and evening, 10a-10pm. Rink admission is walk up only, no reservations, so arrive early to ensure you can get a spot on the ice and your skate size. 2nd Wind Band will begin performing at 6pm and will keep the music going till 9pm.


Special thanks to our sponsors and partners Prolink, P&G, altafiber, WGU Ohio, Shipley Energy, Channel 5 and Q102 for making this annual celebration possible! Events at Fountain Square are brought to you by Fifth Third Bank and are produced by 3CDC.


Our Fountain Bar features a delicious selection of Coca-Cola products, beer, wine, seltzer and liquor from brands like Boone County Distilling Co, Toledo Spirits Co, Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist Brewery, Fifty West Brewing Company, Bud Light, Heineken, White Claw, Yes Way Rosé, NÜTRL Vodka Seltzer, Cutwater Spirits, Stella Artois, Michelob Ultra, Modelo, and Dark Horse. No outside alcohol is permitted at the Square. Bags and coolers are subject to search. Those bringing in outside alcohol may be ticketed for open container.


Ice rink admission is $10, cashless payments only. For more information on ice skating visit:


PARKING: Looking for secure parking? Try the Fountain Square garage with vehicular entrances on Vine and Walnut streets (this garage will fill quickly), the 84.51 garage at 120 W. 5th Street, with entrances on both 5th and 6th Streets, or the 4th & Race garage at 411 Race Street with entrances on Elm and Race streets. Fountain Square is located at 520 Vine Street in Downtown Cincinnati.

Cincinnati is fortunate to have a wonderful group of sponsors dedicated to bringing the holiday tree  tradition to life every year for the Cincinnati Community.  Thank you, Prolink, Zuk's Tree Moving, Capital City GroupHilltop CompaniesQuality Towing and Equipment MovingVincent Lighting SystemsTrade31Skyworks LLC, and The Cincinnati Parks Board. Learn more about the 2023 Prolink Holiday Tree here.