Frequently Asked Questions
What is NightLight 614?
NightLight is Social Cinema. Your favorite films along with local brews, wine, 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 Columbus has to offer.
Why “614” ?
Each event highlights elements that make Columbus great. We feature rotating Ohio craft breweries & local food trucks, all in front of the beautiful Columbus skyline.
When is NightLight?
Select Thursday/Friday evenings during Summer. Click here to view the Schedule
Where is NightLight?
Nightlight is at Genoa Park in Franklinton (right behind Cosi)
What is included in a Season Pass?
A NightLight season pass includes:
- Admission to all Regular Season NightLight events
- Early entry / Priority seating
Is there an age minimum?
Yes, 21+, must present a valid ID at entry.
How does the entry work?
After purchasing your ticket online, you can choose to print your ticket at home and bring it or download your ticket QR code on your smartphone to be scanned at the gate for admission. Make sure to download or screenshot your QR code 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-served seating once inside NightLight.
Are Tickets available at the door?
No, tickets to each event are limited in quantity and must be purchased online. Events often completely sell out in advance, so it's best to secure your tickets early before they run out. On the rare occasion there are tickets available the day of the event, they should be purchased online before arriving at the gate.
Are tickets/Season Passes transferrable?
Yes. 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 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 purchase inside gates. You may bring still, clear, water in a transparent bottle. Water bottles are also available for purchase.
What should I NOT bring?
🚫 No Liquids (besides water in transparent, clear plastic bottles)
🚫 No Outside Beverages or Alcohol
🚫 No Outside Food
🚫 No Coolers
🚫 No Glass items or bottles
🚫 No Tall chairs (over 34" from ground to top of chair)
🚫 No Tents, large umbrellas or large inflatable furniture
🚫 No Speakers or other items likely to disrupt the experience of others
🚫 No Candles, barbecues or open flames
🚫 No Weapons (firearms, large pocket knives, tasers etc.)
🚫 No Pets
🚫 No Smoking/vaping (you will be permitted to enter with legal tobacco/vape products in your bag but smoking/vaping is not permitted within the event grounds)
Are bags checked at the door?
All bags will be inspected at the door and any prohibited items will be not be permitted to enter the grounds.
Are Pets allowed at NightLight?
Although we love pets, in order to protect safety and the movie experience, Pets and emotional support animals are NOT permitted within NightLight.
Are restrooms available?
Yes, there are restrooms available on-site
What is the schedule?
7:00pm – Season Pass Gates Open. Food Truck & Bar opens
7:30pm – General Admission Gates Open
Around Sundown (~ 9pm) – Featured Film Screening (this time may fluctuate)
30 Min before Film End - Last call for Food & Beverages
11:00pm — 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, wine, and food trucks. We do our best to keep all options affordable and meet various dietary needs. If you have suggestions for vendors please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where to Park?
There is an underground garage west of COSI (with access via S. Belle St via Broad St). There are service lots adjacent to Veteran's Memorial as well. Additionally, meters are available along S Belle Street, Washington Blvd (south of Town Street) and Town Street.
Weather / Refund?
This is an outdoor event. NL614 does not refund/exchange/ or transfer tickets. It is a rain or shine event. We will continually watch the weather and in case of significant or inclement weather forecasts, NL614 may choose to postpone in advance and reschedule the event to a backup date (purchased tickets simply transfer over to new date, no refunds are available). Should this happen, ticket holders will be notified via email and on social media as soon as the decision to reschedule is made. In cases of dangerous weather during event time, NL614 may need to be cancelled without refund.
Who puts on NightLight?
You can send us an email at: email@example.com