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!
KidsLinked Back to School Events
Kidslinked.com hosts fun back-to-school events throughout the city featuring school supply giveaways, games, contests, and tons of fun activities for kids, as well as resources for parents. See the upcoming events here.
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 5-7, 2022.
-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.
$12 Haircuts for kids at JCP Salons
Make sure the kids have a fresh haircut for their first day (or school photo day). See the offer 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.
Ricart Backpack Drive
Drop backpacks off now through August 11th at ANY of the 3 Ricart Automotive locations, as well as ANY Central Ohio McDonald’s store for students in our community.
During this time Ricart is giving a $250 discount on ANY car sold when donating a backpack! See details on Facebook.
These supplies will go to local homeless shelters and families in need to help ensure all kids have the proper supplies and tools they need to successfully start of the school year.
Finish off your summer with some fun!
Upcoming Central Ohio back to school deals and events
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