IT’S STARTING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE THE HOLIDAYS ON THE CINCINNATI BELL CONNECTOR

Ding! Ding! Santa’s sleigh has a new sound and look this year as the Cincinnati Bell Connector is helping connect riders to holiday events in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine. The streetcar will also be operating on a holiday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24.

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Nov. 21, 2016

IT’S STARTING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE THE HOLIDAYS ON THE CINCINNATI BELL CONNECTOR
Streetcar operating on holiday schedule on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24

 CINCINNATI – Ding! Ding! Santa’s sleigh has a new sound and look this year as the Cincinnati Bell Connector is helping connect riders to holiday events in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.

Bring your family and friends down to ride the streetcar and enjoy a few surprises onboard! DCI holiday “elves” will be distributing holiday guides with details on the best places to do your shopping for everyone on your “nice” list and The Young Professionals Choral Collective will be onboard getting everyone into the spirit of the season singing popular holiday tunes.

Looking to work off all that turkey? Take part in the Cincinnati Bell Family Scavenger Hunt by visiting businesses along the route and you could win a prize. Or grab a “Passport to Cincinnati” booklet and collect stamps from participating downtown and OTR businesses and arts and entertainment venues along the route for a chance to win even more prizes, visit www.cincyishome.com for details on “Home” weekend events, including Downtown Dazzle, Light Up the Square and more.

Holiday Event Highlights:

Artswave presents YPCC Caroling on the Cincinnati Bell Connector: Nov. 25 & 26, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Cincinnati Bell Family Scavenger Hunt: Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17, Noon – 5 p.m.
Passport to Cincinnati & Home weekend events: Nov. 23 – 27
 
Cincinnati Bell Connector on Holiday Schedule for Thanksgiving Day
While the CB Connector will operate on a holiday schedule on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, running from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., it will resume its regular schedule during the remainder of the holiday weekend.

About The Cincinnati Bell Connector
The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar is intended to expand transportation options, stimulate development, and enhance livability by connecting downtown, the riverfront and Over-the-Rhine. It is owned and funded by the City of Cincinnati, managed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, and operated by Transdev.

About Downtown Cincinnati Inc.
Downtown Cincinnati Inc. (DCI) is a non-profit business organization with a mission to build a dynamic metropolitan center valued as the heart of the region. The organization was incorporated in 1994 and is funded by a Special Improvement District that includes all property within the boundaries of Eggleston Avenue on the east, Central Parkway on the north, Central Avenue on the west (including the Centennial buildings), and the river on the south (excluding the two stadiums). Our Services Plan is available for download on this page.

About ArtsWave
ArtsWave is the Greater Cincinnati region's local arts agency and the nation's first and largest community campaign for the arts. With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live.
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