Let’s just call this the weekend of the Harvest Festival! The only question is, which one will you choose?! Happy Weekend!

1. Breakfast with Paw Patrol at Magic Mountain Polaris

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: 8350 Lyra Drive, Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: 614-840-9600

Chase and Marshall will be in attendance at this Pancake and Sausage Buffet! Price is $9.99 plus tax. Kids 2 and under are free with a paid adult. Unlimited Laser Tag, Mini Golf and KidsGym from 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM for $10! Space is limited and you can buy your tickets online!

2. Kiddie Konsignment Sale at Grace Polaris Church

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Half Price Sale 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: 8225 Worthington Galena Rd, Westerville, Ohio 43081

I’m partial to this one because I’m selling here, but what’s cool about this year’s event is that there will now be food trucks on site! Trucks include Wooden Shoe Coffee, Short North Bagel Deli, Asian Persuasion, Explorer’s Club and Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops! Come buy my baby clothes! 😉 Looking for more consignment sales? Check out this list of local sales I made for Columbus Moms Blog!

4. Cartoon Weekend at the Columbus Zoo

When: Saturday & Sunday, September 24-25, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: 4850 Powell Rd., Powell, OH 43065
Phone: 614-645-3400

Characters will be available for meet and greet including Dora, Diego, Fred Flintstone, Tom and Jerry, Arthur and D.W., and more! There will also be a Pokemon Go Conservation Challenge! This is the first time for this event at the zoo!

5. Fall Festival at Cheryl’s Cookies

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: 646 McCorkle Blvd, Westerville, OH 43082
Phone: 614-901-0046

This festival includes a pumpkin fun zone, hot dog stand, balloon animals, face painting, and a visit from the Columbus Zoo from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM! There will be a free gift for the first 50 customers!

6. Harvest Fair at Stratford Ecological Center

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: 3083 Liberty Rd., Delaware, OH 43015
Phone: 740-363-2548

This celebration of Stratford includes live music, apple cider making, barn animals, raffle prizes, exhibits from local organizations and a toddler area with farm toys and more! Read about our trip to Stratford Ecological Center here.

7. Harvest Festival at Four Seasons City Farm

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 913 E. Mound St., Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: 614-252-2237

This Harvest Festival will be held at the Garden of New Freedom and will offer hay rides, face painting, cooking demonstrations and more! On Friday, you can attend an ice cream social at Lucky’s Market to benefit Four Seasons City Farm!

8. Harvest Fair at Columbus Commons

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 160 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

Celebrate fall at Columbus Commons with a pumpkin patch, crafts, a petting zoo, demonstrations and a $5 wristband (cash only) can be purchased for access to activities like laser tag, putt-putt, carousel rides, hay rides and more!

9. Chalk the Block at Easton Town Center

When: Saturday & Sunday, September 24-25, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM Saturday – 6:00 PM Sunday
Location: 160 Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH 43219

Saturday is drawing day at Easton Town Center! Over 30 artists will be working on chalk drawings on the town square and there will be live music! Sunday you can visit to see the completed chalk drawings and find out who was given awards!

10. Fall Festival in Downtown Lancaster

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: Downtown Lancaster (N. Broad and N. Columbus Streets)

This fall festival is free and offers arts and crafts vendors, live music, activities for kids like face painting, hay rides, and crafts and activities from local organizations. Food is available and the Peanuts Movie will be shown at 7:30 PM.

11. New Albany Classic at the Wexner Residence

When: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: 4584 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd., New Albany, OH 43054

Watch Olympic riders compete in the Grand Prix, see real movie props come to life, enjoy rides, tons of kids’ activities and a concert by Kelsea Ballerini! See lots more details about all the fun to be had here.

12. Outdoor Adaptive Adventures at Prairie Oaks Metro Park

When: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Darby Bend Lakes, 2755 Amity Rd, Hilliard, Ohio 43026

Children with special needs and their families are invited to participate in a day full of outdoor activities, arts and crafts, nature displays, face paining, games, and lunch! Click the link for more details!

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*Please be aware,  information is gathered from multiple community sources.  Times, dates and locations are subject to change. There may be a fee to participate in a featured activity.  Please call ahead or check links to confirm activities.  Enjoy what you do today!*

Written by Julie Miller