Downtown Concierge

Downtown Toolkit

With so much to offer, Downtown Columbus is a truly great place to start or grow a business, create something new, collaborate with others, or make your first (or next) home. Use this Downtown Toolkit to help make your next business or residential move a smart one.

Ambassador Program

From jumping a dead battery to finding the best burger to escorting you to your car, we’ve got a network of Downtown Ambassadors ready to help.


We know you care—we all do. Sometimes you might want to give spare change to a panhandler. But what if you’re just feeding an addiction? Instead, give kindness by donating to an organization that truly helps the homeless.

City Incentives

The City of Columbus offers incentives for job growth, façade improvement grants, tax abatements and loans. Contact Economic Development at (614) 645-8616 for more or visit

7 Free & Cheap Things to Do in Downtown Columbus

Today, tomorrow, this weekend. Anytime.

Night on the Town in Downtown

Celebrate a special occasion, each other or nothing at all. Here’s how and where to do Downtown when you’ve got an evening to spend.

Graffiti Removal

Power-washing ambassadors are at the ready to clean up unsightly and unfortunate street-level building tags, if necessary.

Best Place for Happy Hour in Downtown Columbus

Why limit happy to just an hour? No reason, thanks to these best-of-Downtown-Columbus bars, clubs, restaurants and hot spots.

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.

Homeless Outreach

No pretending. Homelessness is a problem all over, and we’re trying to make a difference. Two, full-time specialists make it their business to connect people in need with services. It’s like giving a hand up instead of a hand out.

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.


● 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

Umbrella Service

Umbrella-carrying ambassadors are just a phone call away if you need rain cover while in the Capital Crossroads SID.