Connect with us

Play

13 neighborhood fireworks displays to light up your night

614now Staff

Published

on

Hide your dogs and grab your earplugs because Fourth of July fireworks displays are nearly upon us. Celebrate our nation’s independence with these patriotic parties around central Ohio! Have fun and be safe, Columbus.

July 4

Bexley | Capital Soccer Field
8:00 PM John Barr 5K
9:30 PM 4th of July parade
6:00 PM Community celebration with events, music, food
10:00 PM Fireworks
More info

Clintonville | Whetstone Park of Roses
8:00 AM 4-mile run
9:00 AM Flag raising
9:45 AM Pet Parade
11:00 AM Fishing Derby
3:00 PM Community celebration
10:00 PM Fireworks
More info

BROUGHT TO YOU BY

Delaware | Henry Street and Ohio Wesleyan University Practice Fields 
8:00 AM 4-mile run
10:00 AM 4th of July Parade
7:00 PM 4th of July concert
10:00 PM Fireworks
More info

Dublin|Dublin Coffman High School
11:00 AM Independence Day parade
4:30 PM Evening celebration at Dublin Coffman HS Stadium (wristband required) featuring Michael McDonald + Chaka Khan
9:50 PM Fireworks
More info

Gahanna | Gahanna Municipal Golf Course
10:30 AM Lions Club Parade starting at Clark Hall
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Community Family Day
10:00 PM Fireworks at Gahanna Municipal Golf Course
More info

Grove City | Grove City High School
6:00 PM – 10:30 PM Free children’s activities including games, inflatables and a rock climbing wall
9:50 PM Fireworks
More info

Groveport | Wirt Road
11:00 AM Parade
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Free Children’s activities
1:00 PM – 9:50 PM Live music +more
Dusk Fireworks
More info

Hilliard | Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park
9:00 AM Parade
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM Community carnival
9:45 PM Fireworks
More info

New Albany | New Albany High School
7:50 PM 5k
9:30 PM Pet parade
10:30 AM New Albany Independence Day Parade
6:30 PM Family festival
Dusk Fireworks
More info

Upper Arlington | Northam Park
9:00 AM Parade
5:00 PM Party in the Park
10:00 PM Fireworks
More info

Doo Dah Parade | Short North
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Block Party at Buttles and High
1:00 PM Parade of Liberty & Lunacy
More info

Westerville| Alum Creek South Park
8:00 AM 5K
1:00 PM Fourth of July parade and food drive
2:00 PM – 10 PM Live music and food trucks
10:00 PM Fireworks
More info

Worthington | Thomas Worthington High School
4:00 PM – 11:00 PM Family picnic, music, games, food trucks
10:00 PM Fireworks
More info

Continue Reading
Comments

Play

9 festivals for you to fall in love with this weekend

Mitch Hooper

Published

on

Summer may be rounding out, but there are still so many ways to fest outside. From vintage good fairs to rock climbing at the Scioto Audubon, here are the festivals taking place this weekend in the city.

Sept. 12-15 | Scioto Fest | Scioto Audubon Metro Park

This four-day festival is for those with an affinity for the outdoors. Here, adrenaline junkies will find rock climbing and bouldering while land lovers can enjoy camping, music, and all the food offerings.

Sept. 12-14 | Creative Control Fest 8 | Lincoln Theatre

In its eighth year, the Creative Control Fest is back to raise up and celebrate creatives of color from around the midwest. Hang out and learn useful information at one of the many workshops, or get your mind right at one of the wellness activities designed for creatives from a variety of different industries.

Sept. 13-14 | 934 Fest 2019 | 934 Gallery

In a celebration of the art scene here in Columbus, 934 Gallery is opening its doors for two-days this weekend featuring art from Lucie Shearer and Andy Meyer. Additionally, the festival will play host to two music stages, a comedy stage, local artist vendors, food trucks, craft beer, and plenty of activities for your young Picasso.

Sept. 13-15 | Country Living Fair | Ohio Historical Village

Calling all flea market fans and garage sale experts, this is your chance to splurge! This three-day fair offers more than 200 vendors from across different states selling vintage and handcrafted goods as well as antiques. Stop by one of the how-to sessions, or simply fill up your Pinterest mood board with loads of ideas.

Sept. 13-14 | Columbus Caribbean Festival | The Scioto Mile

In its third year, the Columbus Caribbean Festival has returned to The Scioto Mile for two days of live music, delicious island-inspired food and drinks including Taste Of Kingston and The Gumbo Dude Food Truck, and a parade. The music lineup includes Pete Funk, BAND AMANIAUZURI, and The Flex Crew.

Sept. 13-15 | 2019 Grandview Oktoberfest | Hofbrauhaus Columbus (Grandview)

Another weekend in September, another chance to celebrate the German Oktoberfest! This time around it's at Hofbrauhaus where live entertainment will clash with German food and bier as well as activities for little ones. Friday will feature WCOL-FM from 6pm- 8pm, while Saturday will host a face painter and balloon artists from 2pm- 6pm. And if you couldn't make it to the face painter on Saturday, they will return on Sunday from 1pm- 4pm in addition to a magician.

Sept. 14 | Crafted Food, Beer & Music Festival | Columbus Commons

From farm-to-table-to-festival, the Crafted Food, Beer & Music Festival brings nine different Columbus restaurants together to showcase their offerings. For $15, you can enjoy live music from George Barrie Band and The Floorwalkers, stuff your face, and know that you're doing some civic good as a portion of proceeds will benefit Freedom a la Cart, an organization providing paid workforce training and supportive services to survivors of human trafficking.

Sept. 14 | Oktoberfest Party | Wolf's Ridge Brewing

Wolf's Ridge is getting in on the Oktoberfest action and on Saturday you can find brats, spaetzle, and of course, WRB's very own Oktoberfest bier. If you really want to feel the Oktoberfest vibes, purchase a $14 stein and hoist it high!

Sept. 14 | Old Hilliardfest | Main St. in Old Hilliard

This street fair takes place in Old Hilliard where visitors can explore car shows and sunflower shows as well as all the fixings of most festivals: live music, food, and activities for kids at the kid's fair. Support local, and have fun while doing so!

Continue Reading

Play

Let’s play FREE ball! Clippers weekend win means more dime-a-dogs

Mike Thomas

Published

on

Over the weekend, our Columbus Clippers topped the Gwinnett Stripers to clinch the series, earning them a spot in the Governors' Cup Finals!

Games 1 and 2 of the Governors' Cup Finals best-of-5 series against the Durham Bulls will be played at Huntington Park on September 10 and September 11. Both games will start at 6:35pm, gates open at 5:30pm.

As if that weren't enough to entice you, all games in the first round will be dime-a-dog! 

Tickets for Games 1 and 2 are FREE! They will be available beginning Monday at 10am via Ticketmaster (no fees!), by calling 614-462-2757, or by stopping by either our Administrative Offices from 10am-4pm or the CF Box Office on the corner of Neil and Nationwide from 10am-2pm.

Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis, with a limit of four per order. For more information including the complete playoff schedule, click here.

https://twitter.com/CLBClippers/status/1170728807940186113
Continue Reading

Play

Amazon Treasure Truck returns to Columbus this weekend with exclusive deals

Mike Thomas

Published

on

Whether you missed out on the Prime Day deals, or simply want to keep the savings rolling, Amazon is offering a unique new way to score deals in Columbus. This weekend, the juggernaut of online retail is once again bringing its Treasure Truck to the 614.

The concept is simple: Customers can sign-up for text message alerts revealing the day’s treasure, which could range from trending tech and the latest gear to seasonally relevant products. Sign up for text message notifications by texting “truck” to 24193.

After customers place their order on Amazon, they then select a convenient pickup location and time slot to get their item. In addition to the iconic trucks, customers can pick up their treasure at newly-launched vans, as well as kiosks located in select Amazon Books, Amazon Go, Whole Foods Market stores, and more.

To learn more and to sign up for alerts, click here, or sign up for text message notifications by texting “truck” to 24193. Don't sleep on these deals—the Treasure Truck will be rolling on to the next locale before you know it!

Continue Reading

No mo’ FOMO

Missing out sucks. That's why our daily email is so important. You'll be up-to-date on the latest happenings and things to do in Cbus + be the first to snag our daily giveaways

Shop Now!

The Magazines

X