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Best Snow-Day Activities in Downtown Columbus

How to spend a snowy day – without building another snowman.

Snow, glorious snow. It has its merits: school closings, hot chocolate, and winter woolies. It has its drawbacks too: boredom, restless kids, and snowmen – lots of snowmen.

Don’t get us wrong. Snowmen (and snowwomen) are fantastic. It’s just that with the 27 inches of snow that Columbus averages each year, it can get a little, well, same-old, same-old, rolling and stacking the white stuff.

So, when you’ve been-there, done-that with the snowperson thing, check the weather forecast, check your mood, and check this list for 10 ways to while away a winter’s day.

Outdoor Summer Movies in Downtown Columbus

From moonlit to open air, these three Downtown hot spots become cool outdoor cinemas where you can get your movie fix for free.

WHAT TO BRING:

● Blanket
● Favorite movie candy, snacks or a picnic
● Insect repellent
● Lawn or fold-up chair
● Money for food truck purchases (when available)
● Sunscreen and sunglasses for early birds

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Downtown Columbus

Downtown Columbus is full of something-for-everyone fun---on a budget, on a whim or on a weekend.

7 Free & Cheap Things to Do in Downtown Columbus

Today, tomorrow, this weekend. Anytime.

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What to Do: Final Days of December 2019

The last days of the year deserve to be celebrated. Here’s how to do it in style in Downtown Columbus.

 

Holiday Lights at Columbus Commons & Scioto Mile

Daily, Dec 23-31 | Dusk
Columbus Commons, 160 S High St

Keep the holiday season bright with a family walk among a dazzling, double-light display…

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This Week in Downtown Columbus: Nov 25-Dec 1

It’s the holiday season, so whoop de do, we have some fun things for you to do – all this week in Downtown Columbus.

 

Columbus Commons & Scioto Mile Holiday Lights

Mon-Sun, Nov 25-Dec 1 | Dusk
Columbus Commons, 160 S High St
Scioto Mile, 233 S Civic Center Drive

Keep calm and twinkle on with Downtown’s dazzling light spectacular…

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What To Do This Week: October 7-13

 

What do you get when you mix amazing music with stellar performances and add a hearty dose of inspiration? This week in Downtown Columbus, of course.

 

Zedd: Orbit Tour

Tuesday, October 8 | 6:30 pm
EXPRESS LIVE! 405 Neil Ave

More than 6.6 million people follow him on Facebook, so it’s no surprise that legions of fans say Zedd’s Orbit Tour with special guests Jax Jones and NOTD is one of the best shows of their lives…

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What To Do This Week in Downtown Columbus: September 30 - October 6

Looking for something different to do? We have 8 memorable ways to spend your time in Downtown Columbus this week.

 

Monday Night Trivia

Monday, September 30 | 7:00 pm
Platform Beer Co., 408 N 6th St

This is your last chance, trivia lovers, to play four, fast-paced, buzzer-based rounds of quizzery at Platform Brewing this season…

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What To Do This Week: September 23-29

From traditional to budget-friendly to flat-out fantastic, fall fun arrives in Downtown Columbus this week.

 

Twisted 3

Thu-Sun, September 26-29 | Hours Vary
Ohio Theatre, 39 E State St

Celebrate 50 years of CAPA with Ballet Met, the Columbus Symphony, and Opera Columbus…

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What to Do This Week: September 9-15

 

Reflective, relaxing, or raucous: Whatever you’re looking for this week, you’ll find it here in Downtown Columbus.

 

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Wednesday, September 11 | 12:00 pm
National Veterans Memorial and Museum, 300 W Broad St

On this day of service and remembrance, join us in the solemn privilege of paying tribute to the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks…

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