Downtown Concierge

Thanksgiving Weekend Fun


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A Christmas CarolThanksgiving sneaks up early this year (with November 1 falling on a Thursday, it’s as early as can be). If you are looking for family fun for a festive week, plan to head downtown. First up, Peppa Pig Live! returns to the capital city bringing big Nick Jr. fun. Then, you’ll know Christmas is coming with the beloved tradition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. The holidays offer loads of downtown fun, and we’ll keep you in the sparkly know all season long. So, keep reading to learn more about these events. And, you get a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets to A Christmas Carol.

Calling all Peppa Pig fans. Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Surprise! offers family fun and interactive games, plus a surprise or two. Speaking of surprises, will Peppa and her brother George guess what big surprise Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have planned? Yes, Peppa and her family jump from the small screen to life-size, allowing littles to engage with their favorite TV friends. With all-new songs, dancing and loads of adventure and games, the kiddos will be introduced to a live stage show in spectacular fashion. Tickets run $35 - $63 and are available at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 East State Street), by calling 614.469.0939, or at For sure, a party with Pippa makes for the perfect Thanksgiving pre-game.

Peppa Pig Event Details

  • November 21, 6 p.m
  • Palace Theatre
  • Peppa Pig is one of the most successful family theater tours ever, with more than 500,000 tickets sold to date

Next, join Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchet and Tiny Tim and explore the spirit of Christmas with the holiday classic A Christmas Carol. Your family will love what has been a Columbus favorite for more than 30 years, with spooky ghosts, beautiful Christmas carols, and a holiday story like no other. Performed in the stunning Ohio Theatre, with Clark Wilson performing on the Mighty Morton organ before the show and during intermission, the whole experience will remind you of the true meaning of the holiday just as you are inundated with Black Friday frenzy. So, nab your tickets from the CAPA Ticket Center, by calling 614.469.0939 or Or, head over to our Facebook page and let us know your why you want to get Scrooged for a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets courtesy of CAPA.

A Christmas Carol Event Details

  • November 23, 7:30 p.m.
  • November 24 - 25, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Ohio Theatre

As you look for more holiday fun to come, remember to check out the Downtown Concierge. Not only can you check out the events, but scout the hottest spots to grab a bite or a sip.