Your questions

Have a question about the Square? See our list of Frequently Asked Questions below.

Your questions

Have a question about the Square? See our list of Frequently Asked Questions below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I want to hold an event on Fountain Square. What do I do?

Start by going to Host an Event for basic information, rules, and forms. Most of the information you need is in the rules or in the Fountain Square Event Permit Application itself.

How do I submit video content for the Fountain Square LED video board?

Visit the LED Board page to learn more about the Fifth Third LED Board, and then fill out the LED Board inquiry form. 

I represent a band or performing artist who would like to perform at one of the music events on Fountain Square. What do I do?

We receive a high volume of inquiries about performing in our spaces, but have limited opportunities available. We accept band submissions through each year from Jan. 1 - May 1. There is a $15 fee associated per submission. We review submissions throughout the booking process. If we are interested in booking your band, we will reach out via the contact info provided on Cloud Press Kit. For more information, please visit the Vendor/Band Application page.

Please note: given the high volume of inquiries received, we cannot guarantee every applicant will receive a response. Applicants calling the 3CDC office to request information on an application will be redirected to the website.

How do I donate my tree to Fountain Square for the holidays?

Fountain Square Management professionally sources the holiday tree for the Square; however, picturesque trees that are over 65 feet tall (5 to 6 stories) will be considered. Please send a photo of the tree for consideration to Make sure the photo includes a point of reference so tree height can be determined.

When is the skating rink open?

The rink is open from late October through late February. For more information about the rink, visit the Ice Rink page.

Can the skating rink be rented for private parties?

Yes. Visit the Ice Rink page for more information.

Can I bring a group to skate?

Yes. Visit the Ice Rink page for more information.

What size skates are available for rental?

Our rental skates range in size from a kids’ 10T to a men’s size 13. Specifically, we have:

  • Toddlers size 10-11
  • Junior (kids) size 12-4
  • Ladies size 5-13
  • Mens size 5-13

Skates are rented first-come, first-serve. If we are out of your size, we will offer a similar size if available or wait until more skates are returned.

How do I use the Fountain Square garage?

Click here for hourly rates and information on how to use the Pay-On-Foot system.

Where is Fountain Square located?

Fountain Square's physical location is:
520 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

How can I make a comment or ask a question about Fountain Square?

Visit our Contact Us page.

My question does not appear in the list above. How can I get in touch with someone to ask?

Please visit our Contact Us page.