Picnic with the Pops is BACK for 2021! Enjoy the ultimate picnic with acclaimed artists and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra this summer with The Picnic with the Pops concert series. The season will be held this summer at the Columbus Commons.
Gates open at 6 p.m. (located on the Main and Rich streets), with the shows beginning at 8 p.m.
Bring a picnic and enjoy an evening at this casual family-friendly event with the Columbus Symphony. You can bring your own food, beverages, alcohol, and coolers, so you can make it a more affordable outing. Food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) can also be purchased from on-site vendors. Soft drinks, water, and alcoholic beverages can also be purchased at any of the CAPA bar stands.
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 $578-$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 $50-$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.).
June 12: Windborne’s The Music of Queen
June 19: Michael Cavanaugh Performs the Music of Elton John
June 26: Patriotic Pops with N’Kenge
July 10: En Vogue
July 17: Tito Puente Jr.
July 24: Michael Bolton: The Symphony Sessions
July 30-31: The Ohio State University Marching Band
Check out the other activities going on at Columbus Commons this year!
- Get Fit: Columbus Commons Fitness Classes
- Popcorn Pops with Columbus Symphony Orchestra
- Free family fun: Commons for Kids tba for 2021
- Food Truck Food Court on Thursdays at the Commons
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. Both cash or credit is accepted. Pay for parking in advance to make your experience a quick and easy one! Pre-paid parking can be found here.