Somewhere along the line, the tidings and joys of the Christmas season weren’t enough to satisfy the people, thus Christmas in July made its entrance into the American culture.
With all the beers, decorations, and camaraderie of the holiday season, but without the dreadful weather, there’s an argument to be made for this essentially made-up holiday. And so, we’re here to make that argument with seven merry and bright ways to celebrate Christmas in July in Columbus.
Christmas in July Party | Random Precision Brewing, 2365 West Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus
Come share the joy of the holidays in the summer with cookies, snow cones from Tropical Hawaiian Ice, and a special, limited edition release of Sugar Plum Obscuration sour stout. There will also be a cookie baking contest judged by Santa himself.
Christmas in July | Union Cafe, 782 N High St, Columbus
Celebrate Christmas in July with us at Union Cafe! Get into the holiday spirit and keep an eye out for a (sexy) Santa sighting!
Christmas in July Presented by GDRA and PARA | The Goat, 5730 Silver Falls St.
Join the Greater Dublin and Powell Area Realty Associations for the first Christmas in July social at The Goat in Dublin, OH. This free event will offer raffles and a grand prize of Kings Island tickets.
Christmas in July | Zoombezi Bay, 4850 Powell Rd, Powell
Columbus Zoo is decking the pool deck and pouring on the holiday cheer at Zoombezi Bay’s Christmas in July event, presented by Wendy’s, from July 22 to 28! Celebrate the summer season with snow flurries, Christmas characters, Pop-up holiday parties and more!
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Christmas In July Luau by Grove City Brewing Company and Plum Run Winery | Grove City Brewing Company, 3946 Broadway, Grove City
You’re invited to GCBC’s annual Christmas in JULY party – Luau style. Come enjoy the festivities with special seasonal Christmas brew and menu. Santa will be here giving away 12 gifts for our 12 days of giving.
Christmas in July – Pay What You Can | Ebb & Float, 231 N 5th Street, Columbus
Ebb & Float spa believes everyone should be able to experience the benefits of floating, which is why they’re gifting you with a pay-what-you-can session on Thursday, July 25!
Christmas in July 5K benefiting Wagons Ho Ho Ho | 1201 Cherry Bottom Rd, Gahanna
This out-and-back 5k run at Academy Park, Gahanna, is considered one of the flattest race routes you’ll run. Not in the mood to run? Then come on out for a 1-mile walk. Word on the street is that Santa himself (and his many elves) will be cheering on all the participates!