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Mega Weekend – The Ohio State Fair Returns, Plus More Summer Fun!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Mega Weekend –  The Ohio State Fair Returns, Plus More Summer Fun!The 2X2 Hip Hop Festival is at 3440 W. Broad St. Saturday, July 28. (Photo via Festival's Facebook Page.)
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There’s always something great happening in Columbus, and we’re excited to list just a few of our favorites every week. Check out some of the event categories happening this weekend, and be sure to check the event calendar for an in-depth look at events happening on specific days. Don’t miss out! Don’t forget to enter to win tickets to The Summer Ever After Tour feat. All Time Low & Dashboard Confessional, 311, JAZZOO, An Evening with Lindsey Stirling, Breakaway Music Festival, and the Country Jam and Campout!

The Ohio State Fair opens this week in all its funnel cake and butter cow glory. Don’t miss out! (Photo courtesy of The Ohio State Fair Facebook page.)














The Ohio State Fair has been a central Ohio tradition since 1847, and it’s still going strong. Don’t miss rides, fair food favorites, live music, agricultural presentations, art exhibitions, and much more! Read about ticket options, hours, and rides here.

See what’s happening in the Brewery District this weekend!

Beer, Food, Picnics, and More:
Gears & Beers Craft Beer Festival
Brewery District Hop
Downtown Hog Roast
Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics
Build Your Own Lasagna Workshop
Summer Blast Hog Roast
A Taste of Worthington

Don’t miss the Acro+Handstand Workshops with Gypsy On at Heartfelt Yoga Studio and tons of other great sports and health events this weekend. (Photo courtesy of event listing.)

Sports and Outdoor Events:
U.S. Classic Gymnastics
Acro+Handstand Workshops with Gypsy On at Heartfelt Yoga Studio
Kids Kayaking: The Basics
Melanie LaPatin Master Class and Wine Talk Q&A
Brewga: Craft Yoga at Endeavor
Columbus Crew: SC Watch Party

Don’t miss this week’s featured artists in the Downtown Live Series! (Photo courtesy of Columbus Commons posting.)

Live Music:
Downtown Live Series: Michael Glabicki & Doc Robinson
2x2Fest Hip Hop Festival
The Ogún Meji Duo +1 Concert Series
Creekside Live
45th Anniversary of Dark Side of the Moon
Settle Your Scores
Planning For Burial, Weed Demon, Child of Night, Lord Whorfin

Check out what’s happening at 934 Cleveland Avenue this weekend for the What? Music and Arts Festival. (Photo by Curtis Cole.)

More Weekend Events:
Neighborhood Summer Splash Series
The Hunger Games at The Gateway Film Center
Grandview Hop
President Pro Tem Stinziano: July Community Hours
2018 Whitehall Food Truck and Fun Fest
Columbus Mural Tour
Jazz At The Amp
What? Music and Arts Festival
GODDESS LP Release Celebration

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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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