Celebrate holiday fun, shopping, tastes, sights, and sounds on High Street in the Short North with Holiday Hop and Holiday Trail!
Short North Arts District Holiday Trail
Buy local with the Short North Arts District Holiday Trail from November 18 through December 31, 2022 to support small business!
Shoppers can complete the Holiday Trail by making five purchases at participating businesses to receive $10 in District Dollars. These are Short North Arts District’s universal e-gift card that can be redeemed at any participating Short North Arts District business.
Holiday Trail cards and stickers will be available at participating businesses Nov. 18 through Dec. 31 (or print yours online). Earned District Dollars will be emailed the week of Jan. 3, 2023 and must be redeemed by Jan. 31, 2023.
Short North Arts District 12 Days of Holiday Deals
December 1-12, 2022
Get your holiday shopping done in the Short North with 12 days of deals. Each day of deals will feature a specific category and promotions from various businesses that fall within that category.
Short North Holiday Hop
On Saturday December 3, 2022, celebrate the art + soul of the holiday season during the biggest Gallery Hop of the year at Holiday Hop! Visit your favorite Short North Arts District stores and galleries, enjoy special holiday street performances, and shop from local artisans.
Holiday Hop schedule
Visit with Santa at On Paper: 2pm – 5pm
Visit with Santa at Global Gifts: 5pm – 8pm
Hot Chocolate Stand by One Line Coffee
Holiday musicians throughout High Street, including carolers and a cappella groups
Live Ice Sculpture Artist
The Amazing Giants Stilt Walkers
And don’t forget to shop the Short North Arts District Holiday Trail and 12 Days of Deals!
Short North Holiday Window Display
Cast a vote in the Short North Holiday Window Display contest! Over 20 businesses will deck their windows to compete for a prize and bragging rights. The public can vote for their favorite window display via the Short North Arts District social media from Friday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 4.
Grab a drink or a bite to eat at your favorite place, or try one of the many new ones!
Short North Arts District Holiday Hop Activities
Budd Dairy Food Hall | 1086 N 4th St: Budd’s Holiday Bazaar. They are a variety of local vendor pop-ups throughout their building from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. complete with kids activities, coloring, and a hot chocolate station!
First Commonwealth Bank | 647 N High St. Exhibiting the mesmerizing work of local acrylic pour painting artist Matthew Frazer from 5 pm – 7 pm
Global Gifts | 682 N High St. During Holiday Hop, Global Gifts is celebrating Double Points Day. Members of the Global Rewards program will earn 2 per dollar spent to be redeemed for a later purchase. Plus you’ll get a chance to enter their drawing for a $50 gift card. Finally, Santa Clause will be stopping by for a visit between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Jolie Occasions | 867 N High St. Annual Holly “Jolie” Christmas party! They will have treats from The Cheesecake Girl, a hot chocolate bar, and 10% off everything so take advantage as this will be their last sale before the end of the year! Jolie Occasions’s Holiday Hop hours are from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Pinot’s Palette | 691 N High St Suite 101. Guests enjoy a no-art-experience-required event directed by trained, local artists who guide you step-by-step through a featured painting. Supplies included.
Red Giraffe Designs | 1151 N High St. December Deals including their Ring Bundle for 15% off the purchase of 2 rings and a free ring box. In addition, take advantage of their Gift Card Giveaway where you can receive a $20 gift card for every $150 spent.
The Fed Artist by Pokebap | 1086 N 4th St.. The Fed Artist show this November is titled “Roots.” Seas Kim is the owner of Pokebap and his grandmother planted the idea of rooting heritage and precision in both cooking and creating. His grandmother rooted him into who he is as a person, as a business owner, and the reason why he created Pokebap.
The Fed Artist by Pokebap is located inside the Historic Budd Dairy Food Hall at 1086 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43201. December Gallery Hop hours are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
ZenGenius | 30 E 4th Ave. Explore art, handmade goods, unique finds from 20+ local vendors, music, and food! At the same time, ZenGenius will open its garage to the public, offering a unique selection of gently-used props and decor for sale.
More holiday deals
Find all the deals and events going on in the Short North, including Black Friday Sales, Small Business Saturday deals, as well as details about Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday.
About the Short North Arts District
The Short North Arts District is the most vibrant spot in the City of Columbus, and is home to more than 300 exciting businesses, the majority of which are locally-owned or headquartered. It has received numerous national accolades, is considered a model for urban revitalization, and is known as the art and soul of Columbus. The Short North Alliance (SNA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving both the property and business owners of the Short North Arts District. For more information, visit www.shortnorth.org