Picnic with the Pops is BACK at Columbus Commons for 2023!
Enjoy the ultimate picnic with acclaimed artists and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra this summer with The Picnic with the Pops concert series at the Columbus Commons.
These concerts are such a fun event! Enjoy nationally-known artists and tribute bands as they perform WITH the Columbus Symphony Orchestra at the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion in the Columbus Commons.
Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening at this casual family-friendly event. Bring your own food, beverages, alcohol, and coolers, so you can make it a more affordable outing.
Purchase food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) from on-site vendors. Soft drinks, water, and alcoholic beverages can also be purchased at any of the CAPA bar stands.
Gates open at 6 p.m. (located on the Main and Rich streets), with the shows beginning at 8 p.m.
2023 Picnic with the Pops Schedule
Saturday, June 17: Ne-Yo – Symphony with Soul
Saturday, June 24: Super Diamond
Saturday, July 1: Patriotic Pops and Soul
Saturday, July 8: The Music of Whitney Houston: A Celebration
Saturday, July 15: The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA
Saturday, July 22: Ben Folds – What Matters Most Tour
Friday, July 28: The Ohio State University Marching Band
Saturday, July 29: The Ohio State University Marching Band
Find full details on the website!
Tickets for Picnic with the Pops
General admission lawn tickets are $36.75 (fees may apply) for adults when purchased by phone at 614-469-0939, or online via www.PicnicWithThePops.com. Tickets for children ages 3-14 are $10.50. Children 2 and under are free.
Tables on the front lawn, near the stage are available for purchase at each concert (subject to availability). Tables are sold in parties of 10 and range from $462-$893 per show. A limited number of tables for 4 are available and range from $231-$357 per show. For more information or to purchase a table call 614.469.0939.
Single table seats can be purchased in any quantity and range from $60-$90 (fees apply) per seat. Catering is not included. Table seats can be purchased in advance by phone at 614.469.0939, online at www.PicnicWithThePops.com, or in person at the CBUSArts Ticket Center (39 E. State St.).
Check out the other activities going on at Columbus Commons this year!
- Columbus Commons Fitness Classes
- Popcorn Pops with Columbus Symphony Orchestra
- Food Truck Food Court on Thursdays at the Commons
- Free family fun: Commons for Kids
- Columbus Commons Free Movie Nights
Parking for Picnic with the Pops
Parking is available at the Columbus Commons Parking Garage, located at 55 East Rich Street, just steps away from the park.
Spaces are also available in the lot beneath the Columbus Commons (entrance at 191 S. Third St.). Parking is $5. Pay for parking in advance to make your experience a quick and easy one! Or book Pre-paid parking!
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We aren’t aware of any discounts for seniors. You could make the recommendation with Columbus Symphony Orchestra and/or Columbus Commons though!
Judy Bauchspiess says
Are there any reduced fees for people 65 and over? I think we’d be more inclined to come out to events if this was the case!