The Ohio State Fair is back this year from July 27-August 7, 2022! Last year, the Fair was limited to agricultural and educational competitions for exhibitors, their families, and guests, but closed to the general public. Summer just wasn't the same without the butter cow, concerts, midway, fair … [Read more...] about Ohio State Fair 2022 with concerts, rides, and all of the fair fun!
Events for Families and Kids
Orchard season is starting soon, so get ready to go peach picking and apple picking in Columbus! Peach season is in July and August, and apple season typically runs from July to early November, wrapping up with my favorite variety, Goldrush! I've gathered a list of the 12 best places for apple … [Read more...] about U-pick: Apple picking in Columbus
Blue Star Museums offers free museum admission to more than 2,000 museums across America for active duty service members and families. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. The … [Read more...] about Blue Star Museums: Military families get free museum admission across U.S.
Dino lovers - get ready! Jurassic World Live Tour is coming to the Schottenstein Center, September 29 - October 2, 2022 for seven thrilling performances. With unrivaled arena production quality, Jurassic World comes to life against a backdrop of captivating scenery where dinosaurs … [Read more...] about Jurassic World Live Tour stomps back into Columbus
COSI, Columbus' Dynamic Hands-On Science Center supports our educators and teachers with free admission at COSI! Teachers get free admission to COSI, and receive a discounted rate on educator Family memberships for $149. Family membership includes two named adults and dependent children or … [Read more...] about Teachers get free admission to COSI
Plan a tasty meal out (or to-go) during Restaurant Week Columbus from July 25-30, 2022, presented by (614) Magazine and Revolution Mortgage. Over 150 of the best restaurants throughout Columbus will be offering special 3 course menus at fixed prices ($15-$40), as well as carry-out … [Read more...] about 614 Restaurant Week Columbus
New Albany Parks & Recreation is celebrating summer with the 2022 Summer Movie Series! The movie events will be held at different parks around New Albany. Bring dinner and/or snacks and enjoy the show with your family! New Albany Summer Movie Series Saturday, June 25: Encanto at … [Read more...] about Summer Movie Series with New Albany Parks & Recreation
Need to get out of the house for a little fun? The Fairy Trail at Infirmary Park in Granville, Ohio returns on May 1 for the season! Take the kids on an adventure through the woods and keep an eye out for fairies as you find approximately 30 little fairy homes, schools, and businesses along … [Read more...] about Adventure Awaits! Explore the Magical Fairy Trail in Granville
Stop by the Bexley Public Library parking lot for some delicious food and great music during Bexley Fun Fridays! There will be live music from 5:30-7 PM and food trucks from 5-7 PM. Details on Bexley Public Library website. For more information about the food trucks and their menus go to … [Read more...] about Live music and food trucks at Bexley Fun Fridays
The warm weather is here and it's the perfect time to get outside and listen to some music. Each Sunday, bring the family to downtown Worthington for Concerts on the Green and enjoy free outdoor concerts with the family. There will different musical acts performing every Sunday, mid-May … [Read more...] about Worthington Concerts on the Green on Sundays
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 Community Day, Chihuly Nights, discounts and more
The Franklin County Fair will be full of entertainment from July 18-24, 2022 at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard. Enjoy acres of fun at the Franklin County Fair this summer! Find your favorite foods, rides and family-friendly attractions you won’t find anywhere … [Read more...] about Franklin County Fair Discounts and Activities
On the 2nd Sunday of each month, visit Ohio Wildlife Center Cook Road Education Center in Powell to learn, explore and discover during 2nd 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, owls, … [Read more...] about 2nd Sundays at Ohio Wildlife Center
Looking for something interesting to do this Spring and Summer? Explore The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, with nearly 10,000 acres of open range habitat for rare and endangered species. Go on a Wilds Tour via open air safari, horseback, and more! They have plenty of adventures and even … [Read more...] about Safari in Ohio: Take a Wilds Tour, including Safaris, Horseback, Zipline, Sunset, and more!
Upper Arlington's Parks & Recreation Department hosts FREE outdoor movie nights with Upper Arlington Movies in the Park. Grab chairs, blankets, and snacks, and enjoy a movie under the stars with friends or family. 2022 Movies in the Parks Series Schedule Friday, June 10 … [Read more...] about Upper Arlington Movies in the Park