2017 Summer Fun in Central Ohio

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Interested in events happening this summer in and around Columbus, Ohio? We’ve got you covered. Find all the major festivals, farmers’ markets, parades, and more in Central Ohio. Experience Columbus offers even more things to do in the Columbus area.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”All Season” google_fonts=”font_family:Josefin%20Sans%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”4999″ img_size=”full” css_animation=”none”][vc_column_text]Blooms & Butterflies | Mar. 11-Sept. 17, Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical
Gardens Wander through tropical plant collections featuring hundreds of colorful, exotic butterflies.
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Check out Farmers’ Markets throughout Central Ohio.
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Go hiking, pack a picnic, fish, or just relax at one of Central Ohio’s beautiful parks.
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Village Golf Club The PGA’s best golfers come to the course that Jack built once a year.
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Featuring more than 280 nationally acclaimed artists, the Columbus Arts Festival has arts, entertainment, and food all along the downtown riverfront.
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Country Music’s biggest names fill the 102,000-seat Ohio Stadium for a weekend packed full of concerts featuring Zac Brown Band, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert and more.
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The festival attracts more than 500,000 attendees making it one of the largest pride festivals in the Midwest.
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The festival offers more than 90 hours of Ohio’s best blues and jazz.
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Columbus The largest fireworks display in Ohio. Festivities start at noon and the big show starts at 10 p.m.
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Check out the fireworks throughout Central Ohio. More details coming soon.
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A satirical party filled with characters in costume, humorous political debates, live music and a post parade block party.
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Hot ribs and cool jazz fill downtown Columbus during this popular summer festival.
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With agricultural exhibitions, a huge midway full of rides and a blockbuster lineup of musical performances, you’re never short on fun at the Ohio State Fair.
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Sample delicious food from more than 70 Ohio food trucks.
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The world’s second largest Irish celebration.
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From souvlaki and baklava to traditional singing and dancing, this festival brings the best of Greek culture to Columbus. Don’t miss the free cathedral tours.
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Buyers and sellers come from three states away for this marketplace of modern handcrafted treasures and stylish vintage pieces.
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A two-day event filled with local live music, art, food and business.
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Columbus’ German heritage is on display at this fun annual celebration, which fills two giant beer gardens and a lot more.
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Family-focused activities including a USEF/FEI-sanctioned equestrian event with Olympic-caliber athletes, a concert featuring top pop touring acts from around the world and a large-scale carnival atmosphere.
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Poetry nights, races, reading meet-ups, and markets.
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Music and art in the park, a rifest, a ghost tour, festivals, and veteran events.
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Science, arts, group activities, festivals and more things to do than you will have time for in one summer.
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Carnivals, festivals, golf tournaments and so much more.
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Garden exhibits, dog get-togethers, outdoor concerts, and more.
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Tour an historic log house and school, check out an upcycled barn sale, listen to outdoor concerts, and watch movies in the park.
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A kid’s fest, sewing expo, salute to veterans, and princess party.
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Yoga and fitness in the park, outdoor movies and concerts, and food truck Thursday’s.
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Outdoor concerts, wellness events, food tastings, and celebrations.
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Historical Museum open houses, food trucks, outdoor concerts, movie nights and a PetFest.
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Food trucks, movie nights, a pioneer day, and parades.
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Music in the park, races, outdoor movies, craft markets, and more.
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Art open houses, festivals, shopping events, outdoor concerts, and more.
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Parades, wellness fairs, outdoor concerts, picnics, and art festivals.
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