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20 things you’ll find at the Columbus Arts Festival this weekend

20 things you’ll find at the Columbus Arts Festival this weekend

614now Staff

The Columbus Arts Festival is gearing up to kick off June 8 and provide you with a little bit of everything to make sure you get the most out of this three-day festival.

Oh, and did we mention it’s free?

Now you have some extra cash burning a hole in your pocket and you’ll be surrounded by tons of art that will make for great new home decor.

Are you picking up what we are putting down?


Before you head out and dive into all the artsy fun, we wanted to give you a quick rundown of the sights, sounds, and attractions you’ll stumble upon during your time at the Columbus Arts Festival!

  1. One-of-a-kind art shopping
  2. Six stages of performing arts
  3. Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox
  4. G. Love & Special Sauce
  5. Ballet
  6. Hip Hop
  7. Improv
  8. Poetry
  9. Mojoflo
  10. Krate Digga
  11. The Salty Caramels
  12. Honey & Blue
  13. The Mark Lomax Trio
  14. Opportunities to MAKE art
  15. Local Craft Brews
  16. Three places providing BBQ
  17. Buckeye Donuts
  18. Adult slushies
  19. Empanadas
  20. An Art Shark

The Columbus Arts Festival presented by American Electric Power is on June 8 to 10 along the Scioto Mile riverfront park. Hours are as followed: Friday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For 20 more things you’ll find at the festival, head over to

Article by Lacey Luce, digital strategist, Greater Columbus Arts Council.


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