Mega Weekend – Tacos, Tiki, Birthday Celebrations and more!
It’s Taco Time! Join us tonight at Mapfre Stadium for the best gathering of tacos, taco fun, and free hot sauce in Columbus! The party starts at 7pm (or 6pm if you want more time!). What else is on your weekend plans? Don’t forget you can still enter to win tickets to Breakaway Music Festival, and we have more contests for upcoming Promowest shows that will be announced tomorrow. Make sure you’ve been voting for your favorite food truck to be announced at the Columbus Food Truck Festival next weekend!
Check out Buildings Reborn – Municipal Light Plant Tour and Party. The Pizzuti Collection hosts another Pacesetters Afterhours. Looking for a roadtrip? Marietta has the Rivers, Trails, and Ales Festival all weekend. Spring Awakening continues at the Columbus Children’s Theater. Here’s some new desserts to try this summer! My Morning Jacket plays Express Live! The Heritage Music Festival continues in Mayme Moore Park. Meet Tony Rosen, creator of the horror doll Annabelle at the Gateway Film Center, tonight and Friday. Check out Ghanaian Cooking with Asempe Kitchen at the Hoover YMCA. The Kitchen hosts a Middle Eastern Dinner Party. Another edition of COSI’s After Dark is happening. See The Wallflowers with Better Than Ezra in Concert at the Zoo. PINS raises money for Pups. Into the West continues at Tantrum Theater. Actors’ Theater begins The Tempest at Schiller Park. Counter/Top premieres at MadLab. Come to Best Bites Tacos.
Chromedge Studios opens their doors during Franklinton Friday. There’s more to explore in the neighborhood as well, check out the opening of the new Stauf’s in the Columbus Idea Foundry, as well as art shows at 400 West Rich, Rehab Tavern, and more. Festival Latino begins. Attend Transgender Military Recognition Night. Green Lawn Abbey’s Movie Under the Stars is Rear Window. The final JazZoo concert of the season showcases Rock and Jazz hits of the 70s and 80s. Laugh during The Very Best of Actual Wolves! (feat. Matt Monta). Shop the Pearl Market. Enjoy the opening reception for Pasos de Arte, an innovative Latino art exhibition. The Gateway’s From Book to Film feature is Matilda. Bexley’s Main Event shows The Jungle Book. Watch Moana in Upper Arlington. Go to Bexley for Something Brewing with Actual. See Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Hear Wesley Bright & The Honeytones + Durand Jones & The Indications at Ace of Cups. Enjoy St. Vincent Family Center’s Community Picnic. Shop the 400 Market. Best of Shadowbox Live continues.
The 90s Fest: TLC, Blackstreet & more is happening at Columbus Commons! The Worthington and Clintonville Farmers’ Markets are having a big celebration for their 30th birthday. Shop the Moonlight Market on Gay Street. Head to the Hula Hop at the Grass Skirt and neighboring businesses. Help support a scholarship fund at the Mansion Day School. Experience Tilt Shift at Victory’s Live. Attend the 4th Annual Midwest Cyclocross Clinic p/b LGS with Mo Bruno Roy. Go on the Year of Yay ride which focuses on water. Enjoy PBJ & Jazz at the Topiary Park: Jazz for Kids and Families. The Galvanize mini-summit for women is in town. Make a Sterling Silver Orbit Ring. Attend a Perseid Meteor Shower Camp-out at Yellow Springs. Little Rock’s got the Pajama Jam! Traxler Printing is hosting an open house! Fritz the Nite Owl shows The Warriors at Studio 35. The North Market presents the Farmers’ Festival. Check out The Ohio Egg Fest. Lobster Days continue to roll at Hills Market Downtown. There’s a Local Author Festival at Gramercy Books. ProMusica has free concerts outdoor at Franklin Park Conservatory on Saturday and Sunday. Davina & The Vagabonds play Natalie’s. The Short North Summer Sale begins. Craftin’ Outlaws presents its Day of DIY Gala. The African American Male Wellness Walk is happening. Fox + The Yoga: Summer Yoga Series is at Fox In The Snow. Columbus Crew SC takes on Chicago Fire.
Enjoy the World Premier of an abbreviated version of Les Kleen’s newest cantata. Do yoga with goats. Head to Double Happiness for Mid Day Fresh (MDF) August with Paul Fleetwood. Nate’s Steamed Bagels is at Platform Beer Co for a Pelotonia fundraiser. Rock of Ages continues at Shadowbox Live. Shop the Peddler’s Picnic at North Market.
Make sure to check events for weather delays/cancellations! There’s always more in the Events Calendar! If you have something you want to highlight, post it in the comments!
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