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Five late-summer festivals to visit this weekend

Five late-summer festivals to visit this weekend

Sarah Sole

It’s getting to be that time of year when it feels like we need to make every second of summer count before it’s gone for good. That’s why we hand-picked five different events that are coming up the weekend of Aug. 12 and 13. If you’re feeling indecisive, we suggest hitting up all of them!

Moonlight Market at Pearl

This monthly outdoor street festival at Pearl and Gay streets is slated for Aug. 13. It’s an excuse to head downtown and visit area businesses that feature extended hours and promotions in honor of the festivities. You can also browse a wide variety of sidewalk vendors featuring artisan products. 

St. Mary German Village Homecoming Festival

Taking place from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Aug. 12 and 13, the St. Mary festival features games for the kids, and a variety of beer and wine for the adults. Even better? Admission is free. 


Tequila Fest Columbus

Tequila Fest’s third celebration is slated for 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13 at a new venue called The Gravity Project. For $50, attendees can sample spirits from a collection featuring over 50 different tequilas. The event also features live entertainment and food from Barrio.

Festival Latino 

This celebration of family and community will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 13 and 14 at Genoa Park. The celebration is free to attend, and will feature music, food, fashion, art, and dance that represents Latin American culture. 

Corn and Peach Roast

Is it even summer in Ohio without corn? This event, slated for noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 13 at 2340 W. Dublin Rd., features Ohio Sweet Corn along with roasted peaches. Visitors will be able to sample a variety of foods and peruse unique items from Ohio’s small business vendors.

Want to read more? Check out our print publication, (614) Magazine. Learn where you can find a free copy of our new August issue here!

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