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Four Fun Festivals in Downtown Columbus

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Festival at Columbus Commons in Downtown Columbus

It’s festival season, and you won’t want to miss the vibrancy of Downtown Columbus! Whether you’re looking for a smorgasbord of specialty pizzas, or a live lineup of musical artists, Downtown Columbus is the place to be.

Sangria Festival 
Saturday, August 21 | 11 am – 8 pm  
Columbus Commons, 160 S High Street   

Spend your Saturday sipping delicious sangria and strolling through the park. If you’re feeling extra feisty, admission includes a flamenco lesson. Can you say olé? 

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Fiery Foods Festival  
Saturday, August 28 | 11 am – 8 pm 
Sunday, August 29 | Noon – 7 pm  
Scioto Mile, 303 West Main Street   

Turn up the heat and sample the spiciest eats the city has to offer, ranging from sauces, salsa, and even sweet treats.  

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Festival Latino 
Saturday, September 18 | Time TBD 
Columbus Commons, 160 S High Street  

Get ready for the fiesta of the year and enjoy a day filled with festive food, fashion and family-friendly activities, not to mention art and dance from the heart of Latin American culture.  

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 Columbus Makes Art Passport  
September 1 – October 31 
Around town  

Not a festival per se, but since we missed another year of the Arts Festival, GCAC is giving you a chance to experience art around the city in a new way. Simply pick up your passport starting in mid-August and start exploring the 65 stops – some will be one-night-only opportunities, while others will offer multiple days to get stamped.  In addition to collecting 31 different artist-designed stickers, you’ll also be working your way toward some pretty spectacular prizes.  

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