IKEA Columbus holds a variety of activities and workshops through the year. Registration may be required for some, and most require you join the IKEA FAMILY member program – it’s free!
You must be an IKEA Family member to qualify for the sale, but it’s quick and easy (and free) to join. IKEA Family members enjoy special benefits and discounts, including:
- Free hot coffee or tea with every visit
- Happy birthday surprise
- Free workshops and events
- Exclusive member discounts
- Chance to win $100 gift card every time you scan your card in store
You’ll also qualify for 90-day price protection, receipts saved to your profile and financing options to bring your ideas to life.
Swedish Christmas Julbord Buffet
Friday, December 9, 2022 from 4:30-6:00 PM and 6:30-8:00 PM
IKEA Columbus hosts the return of the traditional Swedish Christmas Julbord Buffet. The Julbord will feature Swedish traditional favorites, crowd pleasers, and even some kids’ activities.
Purchase tickets in person at the Swedish Restaurant at IKEA Columbus. Tickets are $19.99 per person ($9.99 for kids). Members of the IKEA Family free loyalty club receive a discount: $16.99 per person ($6.99 for kids). Visit www.ikea-usa.com/family to join IKEA Family.
Swedish Kids’ Crafts
December 10 and 11, 2022 at 12:30 pm
Kids will learn about Swedish Jul traditions and make a fun craft or two! Registration required.
Kids’ Craft Night and Kids Eat Free on Wednesdays
Bring the kids once a month to the Swedish Restaurant at IKEA Columbus for a family craft night. IKEA will provide materials and snacks, you bring your imagination!
Open to children 12 and under and their parents/guardians. Registration required for participation.
Don’t forget, IKEA Family members receive two kid’s entrees free with purchase of adult entrée at the Swedish Restaurant on Wednesday nights!
Wednesday, December 14 from 5:30 – 7 pm
Breakfast is back at IKEA
Breakfast is served in the Swedish Restaurant at IKEA Columbus from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. every day. The low-
price breakfast menu will feature traditional favorites and new tastes, including an affordably priced small breakfast plate, baked goods, and a sandwich.
Options include small breakfast plate with scrambled eggs, bacon, and home fries; new blueberry and cinnamon scones; cinnamon buns; SKAGEN shrimp sandwich; and a side option of fruit.
Members of IKEA Family, IKEA’s free loyalty club, get a free a hot coffee or tea in the Swedish Restaurant.
Breakfast is available daily at 9:30 am, before the store opens. Starting 9:30 a.m., customers will be able to enter to dine at the Swedish Restaurant and walk the upstairs Showroom. After 10:00 a.m. when IKEA Columbus opens, customers will be able to access the rest of the store.
IKEA Meatball Sundae
The Swedish Bistro at IKEA Columbus now serves a $1.99 meatball sundae featuring 3 meatballs or plant balls, mashed potatoes, lingonberry jam, and cream sauce.
The meatball sundae is a permanent addition to the Swedish Bistro menu, which also features other great snacks like veggie dogs, pizza, and cinnamon buns.
Find more details about the above events, and future events, on the IKEA Columbus website.
1900 IKEA Way
Columbus, OH 43240
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Other holiday activities at IKEA
Wednesday, December 15, 2021- Last Minute Holiday Prep Virtual Workshop from 6:30pm-7:00pm. This is a digital event. Once registered, you will receive a link where you can see and hear the presentation, and ask questions. Last day of registration is Friday, December 10, 2021.
Saturday, December 18, 2021 – Kids’ Take & Make Craft: Snowmen from 10 am – 1 pm. Pick up a craft to take home. No registration needed. Show your IKEA Family card to pick up Take & Make Crafts. Limited to the first 100 children under 12 years old.
Sunday, December 19, 2021 – Sampling Sunday from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Enjoy a taste of Sweden with a seasonal holiday drink. No registration required.
Saturday, January 15, 2022 – Kids’ Take & Make Craft: Recycle & Reuse from 10:00am-1:00pm. Register ahead of time to reserve your craft kit or show your IKEA Family card to pick up Take & Make Crafts on Saturday, January 15. Limited to the first 100 children under 12 years old.
IKEA Back to College events
Friday, July 22, through Sunday, July 24, 2022
IKEA Columbus hosts a Back to College event featuring dorm room essentials and small space solutions.
Customers are encouraged to visit our Student Lounge, set up in the Swedish Restaurant at IKEA Columbus through the weekend to learn about dorm room storage, essentials for on-campus living, and see some of our furnishings and accessories in action.
Other surprises are in store, including special giveaways and offers for members of our free loyalty club, IKEA Family. Learn more and register on the IKEA Columbus events page. Some events require registration.
Friday, July 22 4:30-6:30 PM
Saturday, July 23 11:00 AM-6:00 PM
Sunday, July 24 11:00 AM-6:00 PM
IKEA Teacher Appreciation Day
On Friday, July 29, teachers can stop by the exit of the Swedish Restaurant any time between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm for
- Inspiration and examples for the classroom featuring solutions from IKEA
- Ideas for kids’ crafts, including recyclable and reusable items
- A raffle
- Free gift while supplies last
Registration not required to attend, but you can RSVP for an event reminder.
Fall Holiday Celebration Workshops
IKEA Columbus is hosting a series of events from November 11-13, 2022 that will help you get decorated and ready for the holidays.
Some programming is open to IKEA Family only (its free to join!), and some require registration. Check the website to see the full schedule and to register.