Symphony music isn’t just for adults! The Columbus Commons is hosting Popcorn Pops with The Columbus Symphony this summer! It’s a great chance to show kids how fun this type of music can be!
These shows are perfect for families with children ages 3 – 12. Concerts feature free popcorn and pre-concert activities such as face painting, art projects, musical instruments and the Columbus Commons Family Fun Zone with inflatables and open play activities.
Gates open and pre-concert activities begin at 5:30 p.m. – get there early to snag a good picnic spot. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and run for approximately one hour.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children aged 3-12. Children 2 and under are free. They can be purchased at the gate, by phone at 614-469-0939, or online at www.PicnicWithThePops.com.
Friday, June 24: Adventure Safari
Join the Columbus Symphony and the Columbus Zoo as we go on a musical adventure safari. Listen to music that will inspire your own next big trip and meet some zoo animals along your way. Pre-concert activities include hands-on activities, airbrush tattoos, balloon sculptures, and a special Columbus Zoo animal meet-and-greet! gates open at 5:30 pm with free carousel rides and popcorn.
Friday, July 22: Dances from Around the World
Dance and celebrate America’s birthday and many other countries that celebrate their countries’ birth in July. Pre-concert activities include hands-on activities, games airbrush tattoos, balloon sculptures, and a photo booth with Bee-thoven! Gates open at 5:30 pm with free carousel rides and popcorn.
If it’s hot, bring extra clothes for the kids, as there may be an inflatable waterslide again this year!
Check out the other activities going on at Columbus Commons this year!
- Get Fit: Columbus Commons Fitness Classes
- Columbus Commons Free Movie Nights
- Picnic with the Pops
- Free family fun: Commons for Kids
- Food Truck Food Court on Thursdays at the Commons