On the 2nd Sunday of each month, visit Ohio Wildlife Center Cook Road Education Center in Powell to learn, explore and discover during Second Sundays. The Center sits on 20 acres of woods, wetlands and meadows providing a permanent sanctuary to 59 animals ranging from coyote and fox to hawks, … [Read more...] about Second Sundays at Ohio Wildlife Center
Attractions and Museums
Bank of America customers can enjoy free museum admission on the first full weekend of every month through the bank’s Museums On Us program. Show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch, or U.S. Trust credit or debit card and a photo ID on Saturday or Sunday of the first full weekend. You'll … [Read more...] about Free museum pass for Bank of America customers
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus is a premier Columbus attraction since it opened in the fall. But it's not always just for kids! Grab some fellow adults and have a blast during Adult Nights at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus where LEGO fans ages 18+ get a chance to play! During regular … [Read more...] about Adult Nights at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Have you ever looked at something and wondered how it's made? Ever attend a stage production or sporting event and wish you could peek behind the scenes? Ohio is home to a lot manufacturing companies and other cool venues. A few of them invite the public to visit for a more in-depth look at … [Read more...] about Fun, Factory Tours in Columbus, and other fun public tours in Ohio
Looking for more animal experiences in Ohio? You'll want to put The Farm at Walnut Creek on your to-do list for this Spring, Summer, or Fall. I know we plan to go back this year! The Farm at Walnut Creek is located in Amish Country, in Sugarcreek, Ohio. You'll find over 500 animals, … [Read more...] about Fall Festival weekends at the Farm at Walnut Creek
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is Central Ohio’s premier botanical garden, just east of Franklin Park approximately two miles from downtown Columbus. Explore 13 acres of botanical biomes, stunning gardens, art installations and exhibitions, and seasonal attractions as you wander … [Read more...] about Franklin Park Conservatory Free Community Day, nights out, discounts and more
Ohio History Center and Ohio Village are the perfect places to visit for some historical fun in Columbus. Ohio Village is a full-scale 1890's village, with characters ready to tell you about life in the 1890's as you explore the buildings, homes, and participate in traditional … [Read more...] about Fall programs and events Ohio History Center and Ohio Village
Hiking, fall foliage, and beautiful scenery may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Hocking Hills, but the Hocking Hills Glass Pumpkin Festival celebrates beautiful glass-blown art in the Hills. Renowned glassblower Jack Pine’s popular Third Annual Glass Pumpkin Festival … [Read more...] about Hocking Hills Glass Pumpkin Festival: 1000’s of glass blown pumpkins at Jack Pine Studio
Some of the best museums and cultural centers have collaborated to become more accessible and affordable for all. Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, National Veterans Memorial and Museum, Ohio History Center and Ohio Village, and the Wexner Center for … [Read more...] about ‘Museums for All’ makes Columbus attractions accessible to all
COSI isn’t just for kids! After a long hiatus, COSI once again hosts monthly COSI After Dark, adult-only, after-hours events to let the adults have the run of the place. This event will feature exhibits, concessions and cash bar, and fun! Tickets make a great gift! On Thursday, … [Read more...] about COSI After Dark: Boo Bash – Fun for adults only!
Perkins Observatory, located at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, is an active research and educational facility for the OWU Astronomy Department. They host public programs that are family-friendly and interesting. Public programs consist of an orientation and safety talk, astronomy lecture, … [Read more...] about See the sky at Perkins Observatory at Ohio Wesleyan University
Zoombezi Bay is getting SPOOKY for fall again. Central Ohio's favorite waterpark becomes ZOMBIEzi Bay, and will bring terror to guests brave enough to visit after the waterpark closes for the season. The ZOMBIEzi Bay haunted attraction, presented by Mtn Dew, features a wicked new world with … [Read more...] about Zoombezi Bay turns into Haunted Attraction ZOMBIEzi Bay
Get ready for lighthearted Halloween fun without the fright during the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium's annual Boo at the Zoo celebration, presented by Wendy's. This merry-not-scary, frightfully delightful event will take place the following weekends of October 2023. October 6-8, October 13-15, … [Read more...] about Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Boo at the Zoo is merry, not scary!
If you're fascinated with the night sky, stars, and the rest of space out there, the Astronomy Department at The Ohio State University has some fun programs for you! While they used to host free public programs at The Arne Slettebak Planetarium, they are currently suspended for health and … [Read more...] about Go stargazing with Planetarium at The Arne Slettebak Planetarium at OSU
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM), located in Downtown Columbus, honors all of our veterans from all branches and all eras. Guests experience a narrative journey of individual stories and experiences of veterans through photos, letters and personal effects, multi-media … [Read more...] about Upcoming events at National Veterans Memorial and Museum