Community to celebrate with festivities, discounts and surprise performances along route on Sept. 9
The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar will mark its second year in service on Sunday, Sept. 9 between noon and 5 p.m. with a birthday celebration featuring some of the best of what Downtown and Over-the-Rhine have to offer.

In recognition of the milestone, the community is invited to share in all the activities that can be found along the route – from shops and entertainment in OTR to the ballgame at Great American Ball Park.

The day will feature many things to do along the route, including:

Second Sunday on Main | 12th & Main Station #6
Cincinnati Reds v. San Diego Padres | Cincinnati Cyclones Station #1
Cincinnati Bell tent at The Banks | Cincinnati Cyclones Station #1
Streetcar items for sale | Streetcar cookies for sale at Taste of Belgium locations in downtown and OTR and streetcar coasters on sale for $25 at Rookwood Pottery’s Jackson Street store, 12th & Vine Station #7
International Literacy Day Book Drive | Donate gently used books to benefit local nonprofit Crayons to Computers, Public Library Station #16
Streetcar specials and discounts | Special offers available at restaurants and retailers along route, including MiCA 12/v, 12th & Vine Station #7
Frisch’s Big Boy streetcar coloring contest | Coloring sheet entries by kids 12 and under will be displayed in the Children’s Library at the Main Library in Downtown Cincinnati, Public Library Station #16
Mascots along route | Mascots from Frisch’s, the Cincinnati Cyclones and Cincinnati Bell will be on the streetcar and at various stops along the route, ready to greet riders.

See a list of additional activities online at Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and use the hashtag #ConnectorTurnsTwo for chances to win birthday prizes.

The streetcar fare is $1 for a two-hour pass and $2 to ride all day. Visit the streetcar website for complete details on how to ride and other helpful information.

The celebration is made possible thanks to the generous support of event partners Downtown Cincinnati Inc., the City of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bell, Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services, ArtsWave, Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau, Heidelberg Distributing Co. and CURAtive.

About The Cincinnati Bell Connector
The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar is intended to expand transportation options 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.
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