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January

3Trails of Hope - Columbus - Historical re-enactments depicting the struggles for freedom on the Underground Railroad. Second Sundays, see website for schedule. Actors portray fu ... Trails of Hope

February

22 - 17 Black History Month at the Ohio Statehouse - Columbus - Join us at the Ohio State House for our Special Black History Month exhibition.  ... Black History Month at the Ohio Statehouse

7Trails of Hope - Columbus - Historic re-enactments depicting the struggles for freedom on the Underground Railroad. Second Sundays, see website for schedule. Actors portray fugi ... Trails of Hope

12 - 21 Central Ohio Home & Garden Show - Columbus - The Central Ohio Home & Garden Show offers eight days packed with special events and attractions for all ages. Internationally known celebrities and ... Central Ohio Home & Garden Show

March

272019 Columbus Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show - Columbus - Kick off our show year with us at our annual spring event in Columbus! This large show will feature artists and crafters selling their original handma ... 2019 Columbus Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

4 - 7 Arnold Sports Festival - Columbus - The Annual Arnold Sports Festival, the world's largest multi-sport fitness weekend, will feature 38 events including 12 Olympic sports. More than 17,0 ... Arnold Sports Festival

7Trails of Hope - Columbus - Historical re-enactments depicting the struggles for freedom on the Underground Railroad. Second Sundays, see website for schedule. Actors portray fu ... Trails of Hope

20 - 27 African American Heritage Festival - Columbus - Held on the campus of The Ohio State University, this festival traditionally brings thousands of visitors to Columbus and is a time for people of all ... African American Heritage Festival

April

3 - 4 Annual Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show - Columbus - The 41st Annual Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show is all about discovering the secrets of Ohio’s ancient past. This family-friendly s ... Annual Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show

94th Friday: Uptown Alive - Westerville - Uptown Westerville is Alive with Art, History and Shopping! Since April is Celebration of The Arts Month, we'll focus on the performing, visual an ... 4th Friday: Uptown Alive

10Spring Clean-Up Day at Delaware State Park - Delaware - Come to the beach and help with spring cleaning, clearing of trails and beautification projects followed by a picnic lunch. For more information, call ... Spring Clean-Up Day at Delaware State Park

14Earth Day Fossil Tour - Columbus - The Ohio Statehouse will commemorate Earth Day with a ceremony on the North Plaza of Capitol Square. The Ohio Statehouse Earth Day celebration is part ... Earth Day Fossil Tour

May

23 - 24 Tenting at the Statehouse...A Civil War Encampment - Columbus - Walk among soldier's tents. Help fire cannon every hour, watch the Battery Surgeon treat wounds and disease, join the infantry in marching drills or h ... Tenting at the Statehouse...A Civil War Encampment

30 - 1 Columbus Culture Fest - Columbus - Columbus Culture Fest is a celebration of the cultures right here in Columbus, Ohio.  The street is full of authenic foods, merchandise, and awesome ... Columbus Culture Fest

1Komen Columbus Race for the Cure - Columbus - The annual Komen Columbus Race for the Cure is an event for the entire family with a 5K run/walk and a one-mile Family Fun Walk through downtown Colum ... Komen Columbus Race for the Cure

1 - 2 Delaware Arts Festival - Delaware - Arts and crafts festival in downtown Delaware. Enjoy entertainment, food children's activities, and silent auction. ... Delaware Arts Festival

2Trails of Hope - Columbus - Historical re-enactments depicting the struggles for freedom on the Underground Railroad. Second Sundays, see website for schedule. Actors portray fu ... Trails of Hope

5Annual Gospel Sail-A-Bration - Columbus - Sail-A-Brate Diversity, a multi-cultural event featuring artists from around the state. Talent to date: Cols State Community College Gospel Ensemble, ... Annual Gospel Sail-A-Bration

74th Friday: Back to Nature - Westerville - Find out what you've been missing right outside your backdoor during 4th Friday: Back to Nature in Historic Uptown Westerville. Enjoy activit ... 4th Friday: Back to Nature

15Riverfest Presented by Outdoor SourceRiverfest Presented by Outdoor Source - Columbus - Come Celebrate the importance of Ohio's rivers and waterways at Riverfest presented by Outdoor Source a service of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Comm ... Riverfest Presented by Outdoor Source

15Village Valuables - Columbus - Columbus' largest community yard sale! German Villagers set up shop along the brick sidewalks, in their yards, and garages selling everything from hou ... Village Valuables

15 - 16 Asian Festival - Columbus - The festival promises a world of sights, sounds and tastes. Shop the Asian Market, explore hands-on children's activities, eat delicious Asian cuisine ... Asian Festival

June

21 - 23 Columbus Arts Festival - Columbus - Discover the art in the new home of the Columbus Arts Festival. Surrounded by the Columbus Museum of Art, the Columbus College of Art and Design and C ... Columbus Arts Festival

21 - 23 Statehouse Art & Architecture Tours - Columbus - The Ohio Statehouse opens its doors to art aficionados during the Columbus Art Festival. Guides of the Statehouse Education & Visitors Center will off ... Statehouse Art & Architecture Tours

23Wendy's Triathlon and Duathlon at Alum Creek State Park - Delaware - Come to the beach and cheer on the athletes or join in the excitement of a duathlon or triathlon! For more information, call (740) 369-2761. ... Wendy's Triathlon and Duathlon at Alum Creek State Park

23Wendy's Triathlon and Duathlon at Alum Creek State Park - Delaware - Come to the beach and cheer on the athletes or join in the excitement of a duathlon or triathlon! For more information, call (740) 369-2761. ... Wendy's Triathlon and Duathlon at Alum Creek State Park

29 - 30 Columbus Rose Festival - Columbus - The Columbus Rose Festival celebrates beauty, nature and the environment with a rose show, educational exhibits and workshops on plant care and floral ... Columbus Rose Festival

30Columbus Toy Show at the Fort Rapids Water Park - Columbus - This is the 3rd year for the Columbus Toy Show to be held at the Fort Rapids Water Park. We will have 93 tables full of Action Figures, Comics, Die-Ca ... Columbus Toy Show at the Fort Rapids Water Park

4 - 5 Columbus Pride Festival - Columbus - The largest pride event in the Midwest, the Pride Festival annually attracts more than 100,000 people with its marketplace, food court, family area an ... Columbus Pride Festival

5 - 12 Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure - Columbus - The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure is a week-long bicyle-camping tour. Visit historic sites & attractions while cycling 45-55 miles per day. The tour ro ... Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure

5The Fat Rabbit Racing Traithlon at Alum Creek State Park - Delaware - Come to the beach and cheer on the athletes or join in the excitement of a triathlon! For more information, call (740) 369-2761. ... The Fat Rabbit Racing Traithlon at Alum Creek State Park

6Trails of Hope - Columbus - Historical re-enactments depicting the struggles for freedom on the Underground Railroad. Second Sundays, see website for schedule. Actors portray fu ... Trails of Hope

114th Friday: Safety Fest - Westerville - It's another fantastic Fourth Friday Celebration in Uptown Westerville! The Westerville Visitors Bureau has teamed up with the Westerville Fire an ... 4th Friday: Safety Fest

11 - 13 Annual Easton Art Affair - Columbus - TheAnnual Easton Art Affair features over 125 fine artists and crafters, held on the streets and sidewalks of the prestigious Easton Town Center in Co ... Annual Easton Art Affair

12RiverFest - Columbus - RiverFest, presented by the Outdoor Source and the Greenways Program of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, is an annual celebration of Central ... RiverFest

12Vintage Steel Car And Bike Show - Columbus - Car and bike and Spyder show. Powersports,(beside JC penny outlet). ... Vintage Steel Car And Bike Show

13German Village Haus und Garten Tour - Columbus - German Village opens its doors and garden gates for a celebration of innovative design and award-winning restorations. Guests are cordially invited to ... German Village Haus und Garten Tour

17 - 21 Celebrate Westerville Chautauqua - Westerville - In addition to the Rotary's annual July 4th Fun Run, Independence Day Parade, Westerville Symphony Orchestra concert, and yes, the fireworks display, ... Celebrate Westerville Chautauqua

July

4 - 5 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival - Westerville - The Westerville Music and Arts Festival is sponsored by the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce and showcases both visual and performing artists from ... Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival

2 - 3 North Market Food and Wine Festival - Columbus - Ohio wine is something to drink about! Come sip, savor and cultivate your appreciation for Ohio wines at the annual North Market Food and Ohio Wine Fe ... North Market Food and Wine Festival

4Beach Day at Delaware State Park - Delaware - Come to Delaware and enjoy attractions for the entire family including crafts, games, entertainment, food and a movie on the beach. For more informati ... Beach Day at Delaware State Park

20Doo Dah Parade - Columbus - There's nothing quite like the zaniness of the Doo Dah Parade. Celebrate Liberty & Lunacy at the greatest event in Western civilization! Everyone is ... Doo Dah Parade

20 - 8 Short North Sunday Jazz Series - Columbus - Spend Sunday afternoons relaxing to the sounds of jazz during the 15th anniversary season of the Short North Sunday Jazz Series presented by Smooth Ja ... Short North Sunday Jazz Series

2Red, White and Boom! - Columbus - Celebrate Independence Day with music, entertainment and food, followed by the largest fireworks display in the Midwest. Red, White & Boom will includ ... Red, White and Boom!

4Glorious Fourth: Independence Day Celebration - Columbus - Enjoy a leisurely afternoon of old-fashioned family activities to celebrate the nation's independence at this re-created 19th-century village, includi ... Glorious Fourth: Independence Day Celebration

4Trails of Hope - Columbus - Historical re-enactments depicting the struggles for freedom on the Underground Railroad. Second Sundays, see website for schedule. Actors portray fu ... Trails of Hope

94th Friday: World Bazaar - Westerville -

Experience customs, cultures and cuisine from around the world at 4th Friday: World Bazaar! Listen to a variety of world music while you brows ... 4th Friday: World Bazaar

9 - 13 Origins International Game Expo - Columbus - Join us for the annual Origins International Game Expo! Enjoy board games, card games, role-playing, miniatures, classic games, and more. Shop the 200 ... Origins International Game Expo

10Blast From the Past Cruise-In - Delaware - Come cruise at the annual car, truck and motorcycle show. The event features music, entertainment and cruising through downtown Delaware (on Sandusky ... Blast From the Past Cruise-In

16 - 18 Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest - Columbus - The Jazz & Rib Fest is one of the most anticipated downtown events in Columbus and the Midwest. The tantalizing aroma of ribs on the grill mixed with ... Columbus Jazz & Rib Fest

21 - 1 Ohio State Fair - Columbus - The Ohio State Fair is fun for the whole family! ... Ohio State Fair

August

16 - 19 First Fridays Presented by Main Street Delaware - Delaware -

No need to ask yourself what to do for fun on the first Friday of each month. Downtown Delaware is the place to be as the community enjoys free, fa ... First Fridays Presented by Main Street Delaware

23 - 24 Columbus Wine Festival presented by Giant Eagle - Columbus - The annual Columbus Wine Festival presented by Giant Eagle is set within the 88 acres of Franklin Park and offers a variety of tastings, food & wine e ... Columbus Wine Festival presented by Giant Eagle

24Street Dance at Delaware State Park - Delaware - Come to the Delaware Campground parking lot and enjoy live entertainment and dancing in the street under the stars! Refreshments will be availabl ... Street Dance at Delaware State Park

31 - 1 Festival Latino, presented by American Family Insurance - Columbus - Celebrate the diversity of Latin American culture on Columbus' downtown riverfront! Dance to the live sounds of the finest international and regional ... Festival Latino, presented by American Family Insurance

2 - 7 Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, Inc.'s Annual Painting Convention - Columbus - Join us for a week of painting at the Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter's Annual Painting Convention! Advanced registration required for classes Monday-Satur ... Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter, Inc.'s Annual Painting Convention

8Columbus Summer Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show - Columbus - We're expanding into the Columbus area! The Columbus Summer Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show will feature local handmade talent in the areas of fine arts ... Columbus Summer Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

11 - 16 Inniswood Metro Gardens - Westerville - Inniswood was once the 37-acre estate of sisters Grace and Mary Innis, who enjoyed gardening and wildlife. The Innis sisters' desire to preserve a ... Inniswood Metro Gardens

11 - 16 Anti-Saloon League Museum - Westerville - In 1909, the Anti-Saloon League of America, a prominent national temperance organization, moved its headquarters and printing operation to Westerville ... Anti-Saloon League Museum

14Cruise the 'VilleCruise the 'Ville - Columbus - Cruise the 'Ville, our 22nd year of this Car Show and 9-mile Cruise, Cruiser Entry Fee $15.00. Food Trucks, Touch-A-Truck, Business Showcase, Children ... Cruise the 'Ville

15Celebrate Westerville Labor Day Weekend Celebration - Westerville -

Celebrate Westerville's culminating event will take place during Labor Day Weekend 2008, nearly 150 years to ... Celebrate Westerville Labor Day Weekend Celebration

September

20 - 23 Greek Festival - Columbus - Savor the sights, sounds and flavors of Greece at the annual Greek Festival, held at the ornate Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in downtown Colu ... Greek Festival

20Grange Insurance Family Fun Fest - Columbus - Back by popular demand - the Grange Insurance Family Fun Fest is education and fun rolled into one! Columbus' downtown skyline will host extreme enter ... Grange Insurance Family Fun Fest

21 - 22 Ohio Cup Vintage Base Ball - Columbus - Over 20 teams from Ohio and other states will play matches according to 1860s rules in uniforms and with equipment of the time period. The Ohio Cup re ... Ohio Cup Vintage Base Ball

22All Horse Parade - Delaware - Largest All Horse Parade in the state. Over 550 horses, mules and donkeys with several great bands. All horses--no motors--carriages, wagons, stage c ... All Horse Parade

28India Festival - Columbus - The annual India Festival celebrates the art, food, music and culture of India, and provides a place to embrace diversity and learn more about the peo ... India Festival

28 - 4 Delaware County Fair - Delaware - Enjoy a traditional county fair with daily entertainment, junior/senior fair animals and exhibits, tractor pulls and other motor events. World-class h ... Delaware County Fair

28 - 29 A Taste Of Ohio at Relish Ohio Folklife Festival - Columbus - Explore "A Taste of Ohio's food marketplace" at Relish Ohio to taste product samples, pick up recipe ideas, learn from the vendors and purchase you ... A Taste Of Ohio at Relish Ohio Folklife Festival

29History Exhumed! - Westerville - Sights, sounds and smells will take you back to the Civil War for a truly unique experience during "History Exhumed!", Featuringre-enactors, ... History Exhumed!

2Little Brown Jug - Delaware - Multitudes enjoy the exciting pace in Delaware with the running of the Little Brown Jug, one of the jewels in the triple crown of grand circuit harnes ... Little Brown Jug

4Harvest Fair - Delaware - Family-centered in every way, the farm is transformed into a playground and celebration of the season. Kids of all ages can climb on a tractor, make a ... Harvest Fair

52019 Columbus Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show - Columbus - Join us this fall! This large show will feature artists and crafters selling their original handmade items at this beautiful venue! Admission is $3 to ... 2019 Columbus Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

10Fourth Friday School Daze - Westerville -

From blue pools to yellow buses: Summer is over and school is back in session. Westerville celebrates this change with food, music and fa ... Fourth Friday School Daze

10Columbus Food & Wine Affair Grand Tasting - Columbus - Don't miss the Columbus Food & Wine Affair Grand Tasting—now in its 8th extraordinary year! This elegant event is like no other, offering the best o ... Columbus Food & Wine Affair Grand Tasting

17 - 19 German Village Oktoberfest - Columbus - The German Village Oktoberfest is a fun celebration that blends a time-honored German festival with the vitality and charm of a thriving urban neighbo ... German Village Oktoberfest

October

23 - 24 Fall Festival & Campout at Alum Creek State Park - Delaware - Come to Alum Creek for this weekend of fun and fright featuring scary campsite and costume contests, pumpkin carving, refreshments and crafts. Regular ... Fall Festival & Campout at Alum Creek State Park

24 - 27 Experience Columbus Days - Columbus - Come play in our backyard during Experience Columbus Days! You'll enjoy 50 percent discounts at many attractions and events in Columbus, plus a 25 per ... Experience Columbus Days

24 - 17 All American Quarter Horse Congress - Columbus - The All American Quarter Horse Congress is the World's Largest Single-Breed Horse Show. The show receives more than 17,000 horse show entries and will ... All American Quarter Horse Congress

30Annual Taste of Gahanna - Columbus - This annual event is sponsored by the Gahanna Area Chamber of Commerce. Your ticket price covers unlimited samples of cuisine from the best restauran ... Annual Taste of Gahanna

1 - 9 Haunted Statehouse Tours - Columbus - An asylum cell, chess figures made from prisoners' bones and other macabre curiosities were housed long ago in the Statehouse Relic Room, a chamber or ... Haunted Statehouse Tours

1 - 2 Ohioana Day - Columbus - The Annual Meeting will be followed by the Ohioana Awards Presentation Luncheon.  The Ohioana Awards are some of the oldest and most prestigious in t ... Ohioana Day

2 - 9 All Hallow's Eve - Columbus - A tradition at the Ohio Village, this program invites visitors to experience a family-style, 19th-century Halloween celebration. Visitors can experien ... All Hallow's Eve

2Ohioana Gala - Columbus - The Ohioana Library Association's Annual Gala celebrating the Ohioana Awards.  The evenings activities will include live entertainment, hors d'oeuvre ... Ohioana Gala

84th Friday: Midnight Madness - Westerville - Enjoy the crisp air of fall and the historic charm of Uptown Westerville during Midnight Madness. Many of Uptown's unique shops are open until mid ... 4th Friday: Midnight Madness

8 - 10 Columbus Italian Festival - Columbus - The annual Columbus Italian Festival, presented by Saint John the Baptist Italian Catholic Church, celebrates Italian-American culture. The Columbus I ... Columbus Italian Festival

10Columbus Marathon - Columbus - More than 7,000 runners, walkers, wheelchair racers and relay teams participate in the Columbus Marathon. Dubbed "the place to do 26.2," the Columbus ... Columbus Marathon

November

16Chili Cook-Off at Alum Creek State Park - Delaware - Come out and see who makes the best chili at Alum Creek! You can also enjoy crafts, a corn hole tournament and more. Get more information or pre-regis ... Chili Cook-Off at Alum Creek State Park

18 - 22 Dining with Diabetes - Delaware - Dining with Diabetes, a three session diabetes education program focused on holiday dining is scheduled for November 1, 3 and 5 at Willow Brook Christ ... Dining with Diabetes

22 - 24 AlpacaFest - Columbus - It's showtime at the annual Alpacafest, and it's free! The Ohio Alpaca Breeders Association is excited to celebrate over 10 years of Alpacafest, one o ... AlpacaFest

23 - 24 Castle Arts Affair - Delaware - Join us at The Castle for the annual Castle Arts Affair...a juried showcase of affordable fine handmade jewelry, hand blown glass, photography, cerami ... Castle Arts Affair

23 - 24 Columbus International Festival - Columbus - A multicultural 2-day event featuring a global marketplace with over 200 booths, continuous entertainment on multiple venues, authentic internationa ... Columbus International Festival

24 - 5 Gifts of the Craftsmen - Columbus - The Ohio Craft Museum's annual fund-raising exhibition and sale will feature works in clay, glass, metal, fiber and wood by 50 artists from across the ... Gifts of the Craftsmen

28 - 12 Holiday Fantasy of Lights at Alum Creek State Park - Delaware - Come to the Alum Creek Marina and take a drive through the Holiday Fantasy of Lights. The 1 1/2 mile drive features over 1 million lights and 100 disp ... Holiday Fantasy of Lights at Alum Creek State Park

29 - 12 Fantasy of Lights - Lewis Center - This annual two-mile, drive through extravaganza features 125 light displays, including many with animation. Visitors may begin their tour at the Alum ... Fantasy of Lights

31Annual Twig Bazaar - Columbus - One of Central Ohio's largest one day handcrafted bazaar with over 300 tables of merchandise and thousands of shoppers. There will also be pictures wi ... Annual Twig Bazaar

7Columbus Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show - Columbus - If you love Pinterest, Etsy, shopping local, and a new fresh take on the arts and crafts scene, this show is for you! The Columbus Fall Avant-Garde ... Columbus Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

7Holiday Craftacular - Columbus - Join us Sun, Nov 17, 11am-5pm for Holiday Craftacular at Schiller Park Rec Center! Featuring 50+ vendors selling handmade gifts: Adult/Kids Clothing ... Holiday Craftacular

17The Governor's Statehouse Holiday Festival and Open House - Columbus - The holiday season opens in Ohio with the annual Governor's Statehouse Tree Lighting ceremony and festival.  Join the Governor and First Lady for a b ... The Governor's Statehouse Holiday Festival and Open House

19 - 21 Winterfair - Columbus - Artists from across the nation will showcase their traditional and contemporary crafts, including ceramics, wood, glass, painting, metal, jewelry, pho ... Winterfair

December

31Celebrate on State - Westerville -

... Celebrate on State

29First Night Columbus - Columbus - First Night Columbus, Central Ohio's award-winning New Year's Eve Celebration is a community-oriented, family-friendly, alcohol-free event. There is s ... First Night Columbus

14Perkins Observatory - Delaware - Gaze at the galaxies, count the craters on the moon, and enjoy an entertaining astronomy lesson along with a historical tour of this unique observator ... Perkins Observatory

19 - 27 A Dickens of a Christmas - Columbus - Step into the world of Charles Dickens as Ohio Village revisits the Victorian Christmas made famous in his stories. From Plum Pudding and Humbug Pie t ... A Dickens of a Christmas

19Delaware's "Twas The Night Before Christmas" First Friday - Delaware - Join downtown Delaware in celebrating the last first Friday of the year. ?We will be holding our annual tree ... Delaware's "Twas The Night Before Christmas" First Friday

21Village Lights - Columbus - The sound of nearby carolers, the smell of roasted chestnuts, the sight of Santa and the glow of more than 10,000 candle-lit luminaria await you on th ... Village Lights

282019 Columbus Winter Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show - Columbus - It's officially holiday shopping time! This large show will feature artists and crafters selling their original handmade items at this beautiful venue ... 2019 Columbus Winter Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

23 - 28 KWANZAA FESTIVAL - Columbus - HAPPY KWANZAA!!!!!!!! During the Kwanzaa Festival there will be African drummers, dancers, children’s story tellers, throw-back movies on African He ... KWANZAA FESTIVAL