Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:19:03 +0000
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZCool places to take kids in Columbus, Ohio including low-cost and no-cost activities.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZHalloween celebrations last all month long in Columbus. Explore fun family-friendly Halloween events in the Columbus area and have a spooktacular time.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZAre your ready for more fall festival fun? October brings via Columbus, which focuses on art and innovation in Columbus and Mamapalooza - fun for the whole family. Celebrate Italian Heritage with the Columbus Italian Festival, focus on tunes and flicks at the Ohio Film and Music Festival, stir it up at the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival, make hay or salad at the Cabbage and Greens Festival and chunk some punkin' at the Circleville Pumpkin Festival.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThere are too many Columbus Holiday activities to list them all, but here are my picks for 2012's best events. Holiday tree lighting, free events, chorus engagements craft bazaars, Kwanzaa events and more.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus may be land-locked, but that doesn't mean water isn't plentiful. When Columbus families look to cool off they head to local splashparks that are long on fun and short on cost. Check out our full listing!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus Ohio is a city alive with activity for all of its residents. Some of the best places in Columbus are free including gallery hops, parks, libraries, factory tours and more. Don't miss out of all the great things to do in C-bus!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZDo the Time Warp again with the Shadowbox Live's Rocky Horror Picture Show. This is just one of the many Halloween events Columbus has to offer those looking for a mature night of haunting. Check out the intellectual - yet still spooky - side of paranormal events at X-Fest. There are seminars on everything from aliens and ghosts to exercising demons. Haunting tales, 5k runs and romantic Halloween canoeing round out the area's Halloween offerings.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZWhen temperatures get hot the city goes on the hunt for a little relief and that means heading to any one of the four of waterparks in the Columbus Ohio area. Check out our list!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZKid hands-on activities at the Columbus Museum of Art.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is a great place to live and part of the reason is because there are so many romantic spots around the city. What better way to live than with the love of another? And what better way to woo another than to take an outdoorsy route? Show off your OSU engagement tradition knowledge with the Long Walk or take a stroll underneath the stars at one of parks on our list.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZHoliday lights are a great (and cheap) activity for Columbus area residents. Be sure to check out these top displays and don't forget the cocoa!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is the epicenter for great leaders in the arts. With dozens of galleries and hundreds of exhibitions yearly, Columbusites care about having a strong arts presence in the community. Often those centers for the arts offer classes to the public. You may never become Monet, but you can reach their height of your own artistic potential!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZTake your Halloween haunting on the road and visit some of the most popular haunted houses in the Columbus area. Watch history and ghostly legends collide during the Statehouse tours, take the kids on a spooky pirate ship downtown at the Santa Maria or try not to faint during a Haunted Hoochie visit. Find a spooky spot near you!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZApple picking is a timeless tradition and the Columbus, Ohio area has a variety of farms where visitors can spend an autumn day in the orchards.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is a green city in more ways than one. We have plenty of public green spaces -- Metro Parks, community parks and nearby state parks. They're filled with trails, ponds, activities, and oodles of wildlife. You set the pace and choose the actvities, so a day at one of these Columbus parks is as relaxed or envigorating as you want it to be. To make the experience even better -- most park activities are free.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZHaving fun this December doesn't have to max out your bank account. There are plenty of free activities for Central Ohio residents including Messiah 101, craftshows and the Grand Illumination.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZFree Concerts in Columbus Ohio and Central Ohio
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZSteak is serious business in Columbus, but discovering the truly great steakhouses can take time and money. Try the six steakhouses listed below.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZA full review of Columbus Commons.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZReview of the top 5 restaurants at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThis free, indoor, space-themed playplace at Tuttle Mall in Columbus Ohio is perfect for children under 42 inches tall. Kids will love climbing on and through planets, sliding down a comet's tail and sitting in a U.S. space shuttle. Free Wi-Fi for parents and coffee shop nearby.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThis weekend is the Greek Festival, Rhythm on the River with Ballet Met, Short North Gallery Hop or the Labor Day Arts Festival. Spend the last weekend of summer knee-deep in Columbus fun!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe Columbus, Ohio area is filled with fun family activities on the Fourth of July. Discover parades, family activities and more to do on Indepence Day.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZGetting a fresh Christmas tree is key to some holiday traditions, you don't have to go far in Columbus to find a Christmas tree farm. Don't forget to check out our safety tips and ideas on how to keep your holiday tree fresh and happy.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is not only a hot spot for sports and gourmet cuisine, it also has a thriving arts scene. Sure everyone knows about the Columbus Museum of Art, but there are other museums that are not as well known. Let's explore them!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZFree and open to the public, Barnett Recreation Center's Sprayground Playground features brightly colored dumping buckets, spinning and spraying water toys and plenty of room to play on the non-slip surface.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZNeighborhood entertainment and demographic information for the Short North District in Columbus Ohio.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZSeptember brings remembering the tragedy of September 11th through several memorials, the New Albany Classic and Grand Prix, food truck tours, Home School Days, Katy Perry, Diana Ross and PB and Jazz. Variety is not only the spice of life, it is something the Greater Columbus area does well and reflects the interests and diversity of its residents.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZSchool supplies aren't cheap and the costs keep rising. Central Ohio families who need a little extra help are getting it with back-to-school rallies and free supply drives. Check our listing of events.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZIn September the fair and festival season in Columbus Ohio shifts into high gear with fall fun. There is something for everyone this month with Oktoberfest, the Labor Day Festival, the India Festival, tech focused viaColumbus, down home Country Living Fair, animal friendly Jack Hanna Fall Festival, soul stirring GospelFest and more.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZMake New Year's Eve fun for the whole family this year. There are several events around Columbus designed for families including parties at two area indoor water parks and First Night Columbus.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus has a thriving arts scene and the best thing about it is residents can participate too! Check out these hands on events and activities.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZNorth Market is chocked full of food and fun. Located in the Short North District it has 35 different vendors all gathered in one very cool place to shop, eat and explore Columbus' culinary side.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZHighball Masquerade on High is one of the most popular Halloween events in Columbus. Now in its sixth year, the event acts as a major fundraiser for the Short North Arts District, a showcase of local talent and a bang up party. Activities include professional and children's costume contests, giant runway show, huge tailgate party and kids' day with bounce houses, face painting, Trick or Treat stations and more.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThere is one day during the Ohio State Fair that every parent looks forward to - the deep discount day when kids 12 and under get in free. This same day when you buy one ride wristband you get the second rider free.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZNothing says holiday cheer like the arts! Music, exhibitions and more brings the sights and sounds of the season to Central Ohio. Don't miss part 1 and 3 of our listing.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe Ohio State Fair is 12 days of fun. Explore the things you need to know including dates, attractions, and tips for enjoying your day at the fair.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe full 2012 CAPA Summer Movie Series featuring movies of every genre: musical Yankee Doodle Dandy, classic Saturday Morning cartoons, chick flick film Sixteen Candles and classic films The The French Connection, War of the Worlds and Guys and Dolls.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is jumping on New Year's Eve! Parties and events around the city for every taste and budget and we've got a great listing right here. Masquerade parties, symphony events and more! Have a happy and safe New Year's Eve!
2016-10-24T11:19:03Z"Resale Row" on west 5th Avenue has some of the best thrift stores in Columbus. There's furniture, wedding
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZGetting Ready for Halloween is Half the Fun! And local shops are ready to fulfill your Halloween fantasies! Don't forget area thrift stores as well, we've got tips for thrift shopping and where you can get costume rentals as well as vintage clothing.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZSpend the holidays at the Franklin Park Conservatory with gingerbread contests, the artistry of Chuck Jones and
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZStumped for things to do this Valentine's Day? Check out our listing of cool events and activities around the city including wine events, funny improv comedy and a class on how to make handmade chocolates.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThere is no end to holiday events in Columbus in December, whether you are looking for culinary delights, Santa-themed events or religious programming - Columbus has a little something for everyone. While there are lots of options, Columbus residents are also mindful of their budgets. Luckily there are plenty of free and low-cost events available.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZPart three of the Halloween Horror Movie Hook-Up list comes from Gateway Film Center and is all about KIDS! Cool, family-friendly movies, trick or treat gifts and Halloween themed activties!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZIn Columbus Ohio, we celebrate the Fourth of July for days on end. Kicking off July 3rd with Red, White and Boom - the Midwest's Largest Fireworks Display - and filling in the weekend with local festivals, family-friendly events, free concerts and local fireworks display for the cities that make up Central Ohio. This jam-packed weekend can only be described and fun and exciting! The best thing is many of the Fourth of July events are FREE!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZDr. Martin Luther King Jr. continues to be a pivotal figure on national and world stage. Each year Americans celebrate his life and legacy through community events aimed at keeping alive King's message of equality, justice and care for all mankind. Columbus offers a variety of events including a march from City Hall to Veterans Hall, MLK Breakfast and community-wide service projects.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThere are great events this year to celebrate your love including romantic dinner opportunities, crafting for two and even a zombie event! No matter your interests, there is something in Columbus for you the whole week of love!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe Ohio State Fair has so much to do, it is best to plan ahead so you don't miss a thing. Some of the attractions and events include, Texas on Tour, LEGO Ninjago Spinjitzu Masters Tour, Snakes Alive
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus Zoo Manatees Columbus Ohio Central Ohio photographs pictures. Page 8.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZOutdoor activities for beautiful sunny days in Columbus.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus Labor Day Weekend is packed with festivals, horse shows, sports (including cricket matches), art shows and more.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZGet the biggest bang for your fair buck. Check out Ohio State money saving tips, tricks and coupons on everything from fudge to caricature portraits. Also find out more about discount days and where to buy discount fair tickets and all day ride passes.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZA full review of Columbus Ohio's The Happy Greek Restaurant located in the Short North neighborhood.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is a shopping draw for people outside of Central Ohio and it's not just for the well known shopping malls and high end retail shops. There are many popular shopping events throughout the year for every shopper's interest.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe 12th largest school district in Ohio - Westerville City Schools complete school calendar including early release and grade card distribution dates.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZJazz, Rhythm and Blues and more are on tap for many 2014 events with an African American focus. Check out the diversity of the city!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZWhen it comes to art, people tend to think it's best served with moola and lots of it. This month there are fantastic exhibits to expand your mind without blowing up your wallet.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZOhio State Fair concert information for 2011 season. Victoria Justice, Isley Brothers, The Band Perry, Boston, Casting Crowns, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, Cab Calloway Orchestra
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus is a center for learning! Check out these great lectures for the month of February
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZPublic school funding in Ohio has been unconstitutional for over 10 years, current efforts to reform may be stalled by newly elected Ohio Governor Kasich.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZRed, White and Boom is the largest fireworks display in the Midwest. What people don't know is leading up to the Fourth of July festivities are events for the entire community. Food, games, live music, annual parade, taste of Boom, WNCI
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZTAT Ristoranted di Famiglia, located at the corner of Livingston Avenue and James Road, is a restaurant unlike any other in its immediate vicinity. This long time family - owned restaurant, nestled on the city's east side, boasts homemade Italian comfort food - something no other restaurant in the neighborhood does and does so well.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThis is the 51st year for the only parade held in the city of Columbus on the 4th of July. The Northland Community Parade is the largest civically organized parade in the state of Ohio. This year the council expects over 100 participants and the parade Grand Marshal is Frederick C. Peerenboom. The parade is followed by the Columbus Square Vintage Car Show with proceeds benefiting the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZFire up the music and dash yourself with green, it's time for St. Patty's Day events and activities!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZDeck the halls and jump in the car! These holiday activities are events you will not want to miss!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThere is music for everyone at The Ohio State Fair. While the headliner concerts get all of the attention, there are daily free concerts including Jackson Delaney, Gas Pump Jockies, Ivory West and Silver Creek. Check our listing for times and locations.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZIt's time to rock and roll, dance and sing for this holiday season. In part 2 of the holiday arts listing we have comedy with Vaud-Vilities and crooning from the Irish Tenors.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZDust off the carving tools and get your costume ready! It's time for pumpkin patches and trick or treating! Beggar's Night falls on Halloween this year which makes it easier to remember, but school teachers may not have an easy go of it on November 1st.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZA Walking Tour of Downtown Old Worthington, Ohio in Central Ohio
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe long gray Ohio winters can drive people crazy. I've gathered a few events and activities that will get residents out of the house for 10 bucks or less.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZA complete listing of Easter Egg hunts and activities for Central Ohio.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus Ohio loves its beer and this year there are all sorts of events dedicated to beer whether craft, homebrew and more!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZHitchcock Halloween! Can you have Halloween without the master Alfred Hitchcock? I don't think so and neither does the Gateway Theatre and The Wexner Center for the Arts.Both are delving into the brilliant mind behind Rear Window, Birds and more. Check out the complete listing for both events.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZDon't let cabin fever drive you mad, check out some of the fantastic arts offerings throughout Columbus this month. January is a great time to explore area museums and more!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZBreastfeeding is a great opportunity to bond with your baby while giving them their first foods. Studies have shown that breastfeeding gives babies the best start off in life. How parents nourish their child in those first months is a very personal decision and must be something that works with their family dynamic. For mothers who chose to breastfeed, it can be difficult road without encouragement and support.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZKids know they can find Santa in two places this time of year - at the North Pole and at the mall. Sometimes, the mall is just not a great place to get to know the big guy. If you're angling for something big - peace on Earth, a puppy or a new whiz bang, you may need to hit Santa outside the normal environments. Check out my list of places Santa will be around town.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThings for families to do in Columbus in April. Don't let spring break get you stumped. Make your staycation in Columbus grand!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZColumbus Zoo photographs Columbus Ohio Central Ohio
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZEvery spring Columbus families look for ways to get out into the city. This March there are awesome events for everyone including cooking classes for kids, butterfly tending and awesome theater shows!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThere are fantastic musical theater events all year long, here are the ones that will carry you through the winter months.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZCheck out these great Columbus craft activities and events for February.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZCelebrate Black History Month in Columbus with the variety of events and activities.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZMore theater events in Columbus March - December!
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZStumped on what to do for the most important woman in your life? I've got a good list of Mother's Day activities and events that should help you out. A note of caution, don't wait until the last minute or you'll find yourself scrapping together a gift from the nearby gas station.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe monthly Short North Gallery Hop is one of the most popular events in Columbus. Free music, late night access to the Short North Galleries and restaurant specials make it an event not to be missed.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZOutside of Columbus farmer's markets are plentiful. You never know what you're going to find at the market and it's a great place to experiment and get to know your food - and farmer - better.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThis vegan bakery has the chocolate chip cookies just like mom use to make - without the animal products. Committed to good food and low impact living, Pattycake Bakery is a Columbus gem.
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2016-10-24T11:19:03ZYou may not have time to do all the cool things Columbus has to offer, but you have time to do five! Check out these five picks for April.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZThe Ohio State Fair has a host of activities and events designed especially for teens. Check out our round up.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZChilly weather means comfort food and if there is one thing Columbus is good at, it's good food. Expand your experience and palate this month with these fabulous foodie events.
2016-10-24T11:19:03ZA Review of The Twisted Vine -- Wine and Cigars in Columbus