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Fall Festivals in Columbus!



Columbus Beerfest – August 5-6, 2016 – unlimited sampling of over 300 fresh craft beers of all styles!

Pelotonia – August 5-7, 2016 – weekend of cycling, entertainment and volunteerism!

Dublin Irish Festival – Augst 5-7, 2016 – best of Irish dance, music, art and culture!

Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival – August 19-20, 2016 – this festival features tomato displays and contests, art, live entertainment, children’s activities and more!

India Festival – August 20, 2016 – a celebration of Indian culture featuring food, vendors, dancing and live performances!

Clintonville Quest – August 20, 2016 – this scavenger hunt-like event is a race through Clintonville to complete challenges and uncover clues as you race to the finish line. 100% of the registration fees benefit Clintonville Community Resource Center!

WAG at Prairie Oaks Metro Park – August 20, 2016 – free festival celebrating dogs and their humans!

Grove City Eco Fest at Henceroth Park – August 20, 2016 – celebrate green and healthy living with games, displays, vendors, activities and more!

Columbus Beer Run – August 20, 2016 – run about 2 miles all while enjoying delicious craft beer!

Obetz Zucchini Festival – August 25-28, 2016 – this family-friendly festival celebrates zucchini with rides, entertainment, a parade and more!

St. Mary’s Egyptian Festival – August 26-28, 2016 – this festival celebrates Egyptian culture with food, games, vendors and raffles!

St. Anthony’s Corn Roast Festival – August 26-27, 2016 – this free festival features food, children’s activities, rides and a rummage sale!

Ohio Proud Summer Fest – August 27, 2016 – celebrate the bounty of Ohio produce and locally-made products at this day-long festival!

Urban Scrawl – August 27-28, 2016 – this Franklinton festival features live mural creations, art activities for kids, breakdancing and food trucks!

Grandview Hop – August 27, 2016 – the LAST grandview hop for the season. Enjoy music, shopping, art, food and fun activities!

Millersport Sweet Corn Festival – August 31 – September 3, 2016 – celebrate sweet corn with square dancing, a tractor pulls, live music, historical exhibits and lots more!



Columbus Greek Festival – September 2-5, 2016 – celebrate Greek culture with food, dance, vendors and more!

WCOL Country Jam – September 2-3, 2016 – two days of great country music at Legend Valley / Buckeye Lake

Bike the CBus – September 3, 2016 – self-guided group tour highlighting our city’s unique and evolving center-ring neighborhoods!

Ohio Renaissance Festival – September 3 – October 23, 2016 – this festival features games, rides, food, crafts, jousting and live performances!

Ohio Cup Vintage Baseball Festival – September 3-4, 2016 – watch the vintage baseball games at one of the nation’s largest vintage baseball festivals!

Upper Arlington Arts Festival – September 5, 2016 – this year is the 50th anniversary of this festival filled with artists, vendors, activities and entertainment!

Ohio Bacon Fest – September 9, 2016 – celebrate all things bacon at Columbus Commons! Kids 6 and under are free!

Hot Times Community Music and Arts Festival – September 9-11, 2016 – this independent festival features a street fair, live music and food!

Lithopolis Honey Fest – September 9-10, 2016 – celebrate bees and their honey with kids crafts, demonstrations, honey tasting, a bake off and lots more!

Old Hilliard Fest – September 10, 2106 – this festival features an art and street fair, games, rides, old cars, music and food!

New American Festival – September 10, 2016 – celebrate the diversity and culture of Columbus at this free festival!

The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest – September 11, 2016 – over 30 food trucks plus family friendly music and entertainment are what this festival is all about!

Community Day – September 11, 2016 – a day of celebration and remembrance features the Westerville Food Truck Fest, Cops and Kids Day and a 9/11 Memorial Observation.

Powell Street Market – September 11, 2016 – the final Powell Street Market of the season features vendors, Ohio-made products, produce, pony rides and food trucks!

90’s Fest – September 16, 2016 – best of 90’s music, food, fashion and Pop culture!

Country Living Fair – September 16-18, 2016 – this event features seminars, demonstrations, food and more!

Grove City Arts in the Alley – September 17-18, 2016 – this art show features photography, crafts, fine art, a parade and more!

Jack Hanna’s Fall Fest at the Columbus Zoo – September 17-18, 2016 – see Jack Hanna live on stage along with other activities and entertainment!

Independent’s Day Festival – September 17-18, 2016 – celebrate independent music, art, performances and food!

Delaware County Fair – September 17-24, 2016 – a week of entertainment, contests, food and fun!

Historic Dublin Chili Cook-off – September 24, 2016 – tour local establishments as they compete for the title of “Best Chili in the City”!

Harvest Fair at Stratford Ecological Center – September 24, 2016 – make apple cider, take a wagon ride, play in the “kid’s world” and more at this celebration of Stratford and farming!

Cartoon Weekend at the Zoo – September 24-25, 2016 – mingle with your favorite cartoon characters at this inaugural event at the zoo!

Chalk the Block at Easton Town Center – September 24-25, 2016 – watch artists design and make chalk drawings on the sidewalks at Easton! Live music is also featured!

New Albany Classic – September 25, 2016 – this family-friendly celebrations features horse jumping, kid’s activities, rides, food and Kelsey Ballerini in concert!


Fido Fest – October 2, 2016 – one-stop shop for dog-owners, with vendor booths offering supplies, food, and clothing!

Italian Festival – October 7-9, 2016 – celebrate Italian culture with food, rides, a parade, live entertainment and more! Taste of Italy is Monday, October 3.

Pumpkinpalooza at Emswiler Farm (used to be at Lynd Fruit Farm) – October 8, 2016 – celebrate all things pumpkin at Emswiler Farm with hay rides, kids activities and more!

Yellow Springs Street Fair – October 8, 2016 – this street fair includes live music, street performers, arts and craft vendors and food!

Fall Festival at Oakland Nursery – October 8-9, 2016 – this festival takes place at all locations of Oakland Nursery and includes special sales, door prizes and pumpkins!

Harvest Fair at Columbus Commons – October 13, 2016 – this festival features hay rides, straw maze, pumpkin carving demos, a movie and fireworks!

Mac and Cheese Festival – October 14, 2016 – features an array of mac and cheese tastings from the best Columbus restaurants!

Monster Bash – October 15, 2016 – a dozen adult trick-or-treat stops around German Village!

Ohio 24 Hour Horror Marathon – October 20, 2016 – Drexel Theater extravaganza of 24-hour horror marathon!

Circleville Pumpkin Show – October 19-22, 2016 – parades, contests, craft demonstrations, concerts, games and tons more!

HighBall – October 21-22, 2016 – the nation’s most elaborate costume party!

Boo at the Zoo – October 21-23 and 28-30, 2016 – dress up in costume and collect treats around the zoo!

Halloween Pet Parade at Easton – October 23, 2016 – bring your pet dressed in its Halloween concert or just come and watch as pets are on parade!

Trick or Treat Trail at Gallant Woods Park – October 23, 2016 – enjoy hay rides, decorating pumpkins and your favorite characters along the trail!

HAUNTED Fest – October 28-30, 2016 – world class EDM artists performing for three nights!

Halloween Family Fun Day at North Market – October 30, 2016 – celebrate Halloween at North Market!


HighBall — October 21 and 22 — Photo by Matt Ellis.

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