The Arnold Classic Worldwide is now held around the world: Asia, Australia, Brasil, Europe and South Africa. But the flagship event remains the four-day affair, held each spring right here in Columbus. Each year, athletes from around the world come to compete in body building and a wide array of other sports. The Arnold Sports Festival runs March 3 - 6.
There is something for everyone, from the Arnold Classic bodybuilding competition, the Arnold Strongman Classic and the Pro Wheelchair bodybuilding to Taekwondo, Baton Twirling, Equestrian and more. Events are held at a variety of venues, mostly in and around downtown (Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hyatt Regency and Hilton Columbus Downtown) and the Ohio Expo Center at the fairgrounds.
The Arnold Fitness EXPO offers the chance to look at the latest in sports equipments, apparel and nutrition, 900 booths worth. The EXPO stage will feature competitions and entertainment each day.
So plan to head downtown this weekend. You will join visitors from around the world for an event like no other.