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The 2014 Columbus Festival Season

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Festival Season is off to a great start. Below is a list of festivals beginning now and running through 2014. Get out your calendar and start filling it in! If you know of a festival that should be included, comment and let us know and we’ll add it. This should be a great start to help get your weekends crammed with fun events all summer long. Enjoy!

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Every effort has been made to ensure dates are correct, however: Please note, dates are subject to change.

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  • jkuetemeyer

    The dates for the Germania events are last year’s (2013). This year’s dates:

    Schmeckfest – April 27
    Beirgarten Opening – May 30th
    Sommerfest I- June 13th (Friday)
    Red, White & Brats – July 3rd (Thursday)
    Sommerfest II – July 18th (Friday)
    Sommerfest III – August 22nd (Friday)
    Sommerfest IV – September 5th (Friday)
    Oktoberfest – September 20th (Saturday) – 21st (Sunday)

    For more event info, visit: http://www.germaniacolumbus.org/index.php/events1

  • sarahkoenig

    Don’t forget Ohiolina Music Festival on August 30, (www.ohiolina.com)!

  • GretchenAsh


    4th Annual Bucket Run
    August 23, 2014

    The Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern is a charity motorcycle ride and family fun fest to raise money for Kinder Key of Nationwide Children’s Hospital, New Albany Police Foundation, and Rusty Bucket ProStart Scholarship Fund.


  • Jennifer Ross


    The 52nd Annual Ohio Gourd Show at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio
    Sponsored by The Ohio Gourd Society

    Friday, October 3rd – Noon until 5:00pm
    Saturday, October 4th – 9:00am until 5:00pm
    Sunday, October 5th – 10:00am until 4:00pm
    Admission Price: Adults $4.00 – Children 12 and Under Admitted Free – Free Parking

    Gourd Art Competitions
    Competitions in Both Fresh and Dry Gourds
    Make-It Take-It and Gourd Crafting Technique Workshops
    Gourd Arts and Crafts Vendors and Displays
    Gourd Crafting Supplies
    Live Music and Demonstrations
    Children’s Activities
    Dry Gourd Sales by Gourd Growers
    Lots of Good Food, Fun and Fellowship

    Please click here for more information. See you at the show!


  • bobcatz

    The 2014 Great Westerville Food Truck Fest will be held Sunday Sept. 14 from noon to 7 p.m. at Nationwide Children’s Westerville Surgery Center.

  • TheresaMessenger

    Old Worthington Market Day, Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Market Day, Worthington’s largest one-day festival, captures the spirit of earlier days when farmers brought their crops to market. Today artisans gather on the streets of Old Worthington to present a colorful and varied display of quality hand-crafted goods from jewelry, pottery and ceramics to beautiful paintings, decorative clothing and unique wood products. More than 250 exhibitors are expected to display their wares.

    http://www.worthingtonchamber.org > Calendar of Events > Old Worthington Market Day 2014

  • Nancy Crabtree

    Add to Food Festivals. Lithopolis 76th Annual Fireman Fish Fry.

  • Nancy Crabtree

    Add to Food Festivals Lithopolis 76th Annual Fireman Fish Fry. Memorial Day Mon. May 26th.

  • Bloomtownship

    Monday, May 26, 2014, 9am-6pm: The 76th Annual Bloom Township Memorial Day Firefighters Fish Fry at the main station in Lithopolis. Parade, Entertainment, Flower Show, Car Show, and much more!

  • katie zachrich

    The Great Columbus Duck Race will be August 23rd at Creekside in Gahanna. Proceeds benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital.! Register for the 5k or 10k, cheer on your ducks and enjoy the activities, music, food and fun! Get your ducks here: https://giving.nationwidechildrens.org/nationwide-childrens-online-store?&nccsm=15&__nccscid=11&__nccsct=Great+Columbus+Duck+Race

  • ahyde

    Please ad the Food Truck Festival in Berwick (Columbus, East). May 23rd 5:30 – 8:30. Here is a link to the FB page

  • ahyde

    Hi. I am from the Food Truck Festival on May 23rd in Berwick. I noticed our link isn’t working. Sorry, to ask, but here is the link again:


    Thanks in advance.

  • 29th Annual Music on the Lawn summer concerts at the Grandview Heights Public Library!

  • sherineale415

    Add Celebrating Fathers at Mayme Moore Park on Sunday June 15th. Live band, Vendors, food, kid activites.

  • Update: The Pickerington Violet Festival has been cancelled:


  • lbl

    FFOCOL dates for 2014
    Oct 9 – 14 at The GFC

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