Downtown Concierge

Happy Birthday, Ohio Statehouse


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Happy Birthday, Ohio StatehouseWhen you turn 215, it’s time to kick up your heels and celebrate. Cue the music… Happy Birthday, Ohio Statehouse. The big day comes this Sunday, March 4. You’re not gonna want to miss this family-friendly event. So, get your party duds ready. We’ve got the event lineup for you.

First, you get the chance to participate in art projects, take part in a special Happy Birthday, Ohio Statehouse tour. Then, enjoy a game of Statehouse bingo while you explore Capitol Square.

Happy Birthday, Ohio Statehouse Schedule 

  • 12 – 3 p.m. Museum Gallery, Statehouse bingo
    Pick up a Statehouse bingo card to complete while you explore the Ohio Capitol. Get a bingo and win a party favor.
  • 12 - 3 p.m. Map Room, Guided Tours
    45-minute public Statehouse tours will begin at noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; 30-minute “Symbols of the State” tours will begin at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
  • 12 - 3 p.m. Atrium, Activities
    Create a party favor bag and join the fun.
  • 2 - 3 p.m. Rotunda, Birthday Treats
    Dig into snacks and merriment. Remember, test your noodle with Ohio trivia. And, nab a prize while enjoying birthday treats.

This family-friendly event promises fun for everyone.  And, it’s the perfect way to explore  Downtown on Capitol Square. It's all free and open to everyone. Remember, it’s the People’s House. Happy Birthday, Ohio Statehouse. Cheers to another 215.  

Before you leave the party, don’t forget to stop by the Ohio Statehouse Museum Shop. It’s located on the ground floor, and you’ll find all kinds of Ohio-themed gifts. (Psst, maybe some political-themed items, too.) Ohio artists and businesses make most of the gift items. So, you can support a fellow Buckeye with your purchase.

And, while you’re out exploring, you might get hungry. Our Downtown Concierge will help you find just the place.