UC Block Party to take place before and after football games

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The Short Vine Business Association, with support from the University of Cincinnati Athletics and the Uptown Consortium, will be bringing a unique tailgating experience to college football fans for all UC football home games called the Bearcat Block Party.

Two hours before and after each UC football home game, the 2600 block of Short Vine will be shut down for a street festival.

The Block Party will include food, beverages, live entertainment and a few surprises. All of the businesses along Short Vine will be open as well.

The Block Party will also broadcast the game so those who attend will not miss the game.

They decided to start the Block Party because the construction of the UC practice fields underway, many UC football fans need a tailgate area.

The first Block Party is Saturday, September 11, when the UC football team plays against Indiana State.

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