Columbus Festivals!

If you’re looking for fun, you’ve come to the right place. Columbus and central Ohio are swimming in outdoor festivals. Everything from art, music, beer, wine, BBQ, movies, books and more are celebrated.

Below, you’ll find a list of most of the events for 2019 here in central Ohio with links to each event page. NOTE: an * next to a date means that date hasn’t been locked as of this posting yet, so you’d be smart to verify the date as it gets closer. To see the complete list of Ohio festivals that covers every Buckeye city from Ashtabula to Zoar, visit the Ohio Festivals website. They’ve done a tremendous job of of putting together a complete schedule of Ohio festivals.

MAY

5/4-5 – Central Ohio Folk Festival – Lewis Center
5/10 – Indianola Informal Carnival – Columbus
5/10 – Maibockfest – Columbus

5/10-11 – Jazz & Julips Garten Market – German Village
5/10-12 – Community Days Festival – Lancaster
5/11 – Herb Day Festival – Gahanna
5/11 – Downtown Newark Food Truck and Soda Festival – Newark
5/11 – Columbus Margarita Fest – Columbus 
5/17-19 – The Sonic Temple Art and Music Festival (formerly Rock on the Range) – Columbus
5/18 – New Albany Founders Day – New Albany
5/18 – Village Valuables – German Village
5/18 – Six One Pour: The Ohio Craft Beer Fest – Columbus
5/18 – Brew Ohio – Newark 
5/18 – Pork-a-Palooza – Delaware
5/18 – Columbus Taco Fest – Columbus
5/18-19 – Delaware Arts Festival – Delaware
5/24 – Actor’s Theater Opening Gala – German Village
5/24 – Columbus Psych Fest – Columbus 
5/25-26 – Asian Festival – Columbus
5/31 – Sommerfest – Columbus 
5/31-6/2 – Newark Strawberry Festival – Newark

JUNE

6/1 – Columbus Chicken and Beer Festival – Columbus
6/1 – Summer 614 – Columbus
6/1 – Crafted Food, Beer and Music Festival – Columbus
6/6-8 – Frontier Power Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival – Coshocton
6/6-9 – Nelsonville Music Festival – Nelsonville
6/7 – Pickerington  Village PetFest – Pickerington 
6/7-9 – Columbus Arts Festival – Columbus
6/8 – Buckeye Country Superfest – Columbus 
6/8 – Yellow Springs Street Fair – Yellow Springs
6/14 – Sommerfest II – Columbus 
6/14-15 – Wine and Arts Festival – Grove City
6/14-16 – Columbus Pride Festival
6/14-16 – Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival – Gahanna
6/15* – Georgesville Fish Fry and Homecoming – Grove City
6/15 – Columbus Children’s Festival – Westerville
6/15 – Irish Family Music Festival – Columbus 
6/22 – Third Sunday Concert Series – German Village
6/22 – Ohio Wings and Beer Fest – Columbus
6/22 – Dublin Kiwanis Frog Jump – Dublin
6/28-30 — Comfest — Columbus
6/29 – Historic Hilltop Bean Dinner – Columbus
6/29 – Tequila Fest Columbus – Columbus 
6/30 – German Village Haus Und Garten Tour – Columbus

JULY

7/3 – Red White and Boom! – Columbus 
7/4 – The Doo Dah Parade – Columbus
7/6 – Springsfest Music and Craft Beer Festival – Yellow Springs
7/12-13 – North Market Ohio Wine Festival – Columbus
7/13 – Summer Jam West – Columbus
7/13-14 – Westerville Music and Arts Festival – Westerville
7/19 – Sommerfest III – Columbus 
7/19-21 – Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest – Columbus
7/27 – 2X2 Hip-Hop Festival – Columbus

AUGUST

8/10 – Columbus Fiery Foods Festival – Columbus
8/10 – Art on the Lawn – Yellow Springs
8/10 – North Market Farmers’ Festival – Columbus
8/10 – Grove City EcoFest – Grove City
8/10-11 – Festival Latino – Columbus
8/14-17 – The Parade of the Hills – Nelsonville
8/16 – Sommerfest V – Columbus 
8/16-17 – Columbus Food Truck Festival – Columbus
8/17 – WAG! Fest – Columbus
8/17 – CrestFest – Columbus
8/17 – The Ohio Eggfest – Columbus
8/23-24 – St. Anthony Corn Roast and Festival – Columbus
8/23-24 – Breakaway Music Festival – Columbus
8/24 – Columbus Summer Beerfest – Columbus

8/24 – Galena Summerfest – Galena
8/24 – Columbus Summer Wine Festival – Columbus
8/24 – India Festival – Columbus
8/24 – Blendon Township’s Heritage Day Celebration – Westerville
8/24* – Columbus VegFest – Columbus
8/25-26 – Urban Scrawl – Columbus
8/30-31 – PigMania Hilliard State Championship BBQ and Blues Festival – Hilliard 
8/30-9/1 – St. Michael Festival – Worthington
8/30-9/2 – Greek Festival – Columbus

SEPTEMBER

9/2 – Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival – Upper Arlington
9/6-8* – Hot Times Festival – Columbus
9/6-8 – Columbus Oktoberfest – Columbus
9/7* – Cyclops Fest – Yellow Springs
9/8 – Merion Village Festival – Columbus
9/8* – The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest – Westerville
9/13-14 – Columbus Caribbean Festival – Columbus 
9/14 – Old Hilliardfest – Hilliard

9/14 – Crafted Food, Beer and Music Festival – Columbus
9/20-22 – Oktoberfest – Columbus 
9/21* – Hops & Vines Fest – Gahanna
9/21* – Pickerington Oktoberfest – Pickerington
9/28-29 – Columbus CoffeeFest – Columbus
9/28-29* – Columbus International Festival – Columbus

OCTOBER

10/4-10/6 – Ohio Gourd Show – Delaware
10/5* – Grove City Oktoberfest – Grove City
10/11-10/13 – Columbus Italian Festival – Columbus
10/12* – Apple Butter Day – Groveport
10/12 – Yellow Springs Street Fair – Yellow Springs
10/12-13* – Oakland Nurseries Fall Festival – Columbus
10/13* – Miller’s Country Gardens Fall Festival – Delaware
10/16-19 – Circleville Pumpkin Show – Circleville
10/25* – Haunted Fest – Columbus
10/26* – Funtober Oktoberfest at the Castle – Galena
10/26* – Creepside Festival – Gahanna

NOVEMBER

11/16* – Brew and Wine Fest – Newark
11/17* – Holiday Lights Parade and Celebration – Gahanna

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