Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these family-friendly Columbus and Ohio–based events and activities!
Please double check the link and/or call to make sure events are still happening! Lots of things are changing during this time and this information may change after it is published!
*many events are being cancelled or changed due to weather, please click the link to confirm details before attending!
Farmers Markets are popping up all over Columbus! Check out the link for a list of Farmers Markets for every day of the week!
Head to the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion for lunch on Friday between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM and support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.
Music in the park begins at 6:00 PM on Friday and includes a Touch-A-Tractor event for kids!
Kids can dress in 50’s attire for this night of games, food and music on Friday from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Register online.
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This family circus takes place at Madison County Fairgrounds in London on Friday night at 7:00 PM.
Watch Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at the McCoy Center on Friday at 7:30 PM. This is a free event but registration is required. This movie is rated PG 13.
Friday Flicks include a drive in movie (The Mighty Ducks) this Friday at 9:30 PM at Roger A Reynolds Municipal Park. Food trucks will be on site.
Watch Toy Story 4 on the big screen on Friday night at 9:30 PM. Refreshments will be available.
Click the link for an extensive round up of events celebrating the emancipation of enslaved people in the US. There are several family-friendly events on the list!
Meet princesses, enjoy stories, songs, dances and more at the Convention Center on Saturday at 9:00 AM! Tickets are available online.
Celebrate the launch of the book No Pants with author Jacob Grant on Saturday at 10:00 AM. This is a virtual event. Register online.
This is a two day, outdoor event held at the Lifestyle Pavilion at Polaris Fashion Place on Saturday and Sunday! There will be local makers selling handmade products plus activities for kids!
Art Brunch takes place on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM and features live music, pop up artists, a food truck and more!
Celebrate birds, bees and butterflies at this free event in the Scotts Miracle-Gro Community Garden Campus on Saturday from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Events include, a walk in the garden, The Bugman, Stinger from the Columbus Blue Jackets, live music, food demonstrations, food trucks and more!This event does not include admission to the Conservatory.
Meet at the Ranger Station at 11:00 AM on Saturday to learn about animals in the creek and go creeking! Closed-toed shoes required.
Free hot dog with each paid admission on Saturday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
Summer Fun Days on the Farm include farm experiences, hay rides and miniature golf. Pony rides are included as well as pond swimming and paddle boating! Activities take place on Saturday from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Tickets available online.
Free snow cone with each paid admission on Saturday from 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM.
Sunday from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM head to Westgate Park for arts and crafts, free food, live DJ, bounce house, community resources and more!
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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. Inclusion of an event on this list is not considered an endorsement. Please use your best judgement when attending public events and consult your doctor if you have questions regarding the safety level of a public event. Read my disclaimer here. Enjoy what you do today!*