Even though it feels like summer shouldn’t be ending soon, it’s close to back to school time for Central Ohio students! Scour the sales, get your shopping done, and make sure you finish the summer with some FUN! We’ve gathered the best back to school deals and events below, as well as some other useful links for getting ready for the start of a new school year!
Shoe and School Supply Giveaway for Kids ages 2-10 on Sunday, August 1st at Gantz Park from 2-4 pm, in coordination with Gateway Church and Operation Warm.
They will have have small backpacks filled school supplies, and NEW shoes for kids ages 2-10 through a partnership with Operation Warm, while supplies last.
Ohio Sales Tax Holiday for Tax Free Back-to-school Shopping
Items included in Ohio Sales Tax Holiday for Tax-free Back-to-school Shopping from August 6-8, 2021.
- Clothing and shoes priced at $75 per item or less. Items over $75 will have the standard sales tax applied to the entire price of the item. (Note: items that are worn for specific sports or recreation are not included, such as ballet/tap shoes, football/baseball cleats, sport specific gloves, etc)
- School supplies priced at $20 per item or less (see qualifying list below)
- School instructional material priced at $20 per item or less
Items not included are most accessories, protective equipment, sewing supplies, sports and rec equipment or sports-specific clothing, or items specific to trade or business.
TangerOutlets Columbus Back-To-School Bash
August 6-8, 2021. All the Back-to-School essentials, hold the taxes! It’s the weekend to stock up on clothes, shoes, and supplies. Friday, August 6th through Sunday, August 8th, clothing priced at $75 per item or less are exempt from sales and use tax.
Sarah Hout, local Columbus artist, will be painting a beautiful mural near Coach and Banana Republic throughout the weekend. Stop by to watch as the piece progresses! Various local school organizations and musical artists will be playing throughout the center on Sunday, August 8th. Follow on Instagram and check back for giveaways throughout the weekend! @tangeroutletscolumbus. See details here.
School Supplies deals
Looking for the best deals on school supplies? Grab your list and check out this link for a list of all of the ads and back to school deals for supplies.
Haircuts for kids
Make sure the kids have a fresh haircut for their first day (or school photo day). Get a coupon for a $12 haircut at JCP Salons, or $12 off $30 for kids hairstyles!
School Clothing Program
If you know of a child in need of back to school clothing or supplies, contact Charity Newsies to find out how to register for the School Clothing Program.
Finish off your summer with some fun!
Upcoming Central Ohio back to school deals and events
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