What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, April 19-21, 2019

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Looking for things to do in Columbus, Ohio this weekend? Here are over 60 family-friendly events happening in Columbus, and Central Ohio this weekend including Easter Egg Hunts and other Easter activities!

Family Friendly Events in Columbus, Ohio This Weekend:

FRIDAY

9:00 AM – Eggs, Paws and Claws at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – this spring-themed event includes photos with the Bunny, character meet and greets, a story time at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, an egg hunt for the animals, plus other fun activities and performances!

10:00 AM – Hippity Hoppity Easter Egg Hunt! at Perry Park Playground – hunt for over 1000 eggs and enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny! There will be games and a free snack!

10:00 AM – For Kids: Go Fly a Kite at Homestead Metro Park – celebrate National Kite Month with Columbus Metro Parks. Fly a kite and make a kite to take home. Ages 15 and under.

10:00 AM – Bunny Photos at Easton Town Center – get your picture with the Easter Bunny – buy a 5X7 for $5 or take your own photo for free. Walk in or reserve your time online. Check the link for break times.

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

10:15 AM – Our Village: Egg Hunt Play Date at Lazelle Woods Metro Park – join FIT4MOM Columbus North for an egg hunt! This free play date takes place after the workout and you do not need to be a member to participate in the playdate. 

10:30 AM – Easter Sensory Bin + Keepsake Bunny Canvas at Avery Park – join FIT4MOM Dublin for a free playgroup featuring an Easter craft! 

10:30 AM – Our Village: Shaving Cream Marbled Eggs Craft at Thompson Park – Join FIT4MOM Upper Arlington for a free playdate where kids will make shaving cream marbled Easter eggs! This playdate takes place after the workout.

11:00 AM – Pics With The Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place – get your picture taken with the Bunny through April 20th. Photo packages begin at $24.99.

11:00 AM – Brezelfest (Zoar Pretzel Day) at Historic Zoar Village – take a trip to Zoar Village for pretzel making demonstrations, museum tours and and an art exhibit.

12:00 PM – Pre-School Craft Easter Bunny at Prairie Township Community Center – make a sock Easter Bunny with your child. Snacks will be provided! Register online.

12:00 PM – Kids Paint Free Day at Clay Cafe Clintonville – studio fees are waived for kids on Friday between 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM!

1:00 PM – For Kids: Go Fly a Kite at Homestead Metro Park – celebrate National Kite Month with Columbus Metro Parks. Fly a kite and make a kite to take home. Ages 15 and under.

2:00 PM – Free Easter Event at Cabela’s – this event features photos and crafts and has hours throughout the week! Check the link for details on specific times!

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

5:00 PM – Easter Bunny, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – this event includes the Easter Bunny, pony rides and a free petting zoo. $8/rider for pony rides and meeting the Easter Bunny. Check the link for more details on pricing and a Family Deal.

6:00 PM – GAME NIGHT (tween/teen) @ Kreation’s Play Kafé at Dublin Toy Emporium – this is a game night for tweens and teens and features team games and individual play!

6:30 PM – Good Friday: Columbus International Children’s Choir at Linworth United Methodist Church – this is a free Good Friday concert featuring the Columbus International Children’s Choir.

7:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

8:00 PM – Howl at the Moon at Highbanks Metro Park – take a 3.5 mile hike with your dog!

SATURDAY

8:00 AM – Annual Bunny Romp at The Hills Market in Worthington – enjoy the pancake breakfast for $5/person from 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM! The Easter Bunny arrives at 11:30 AM and there will be an Egg Hunt at 12:00 PM.

9:00 AM – City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt & Family Festival! at Delaware Veterans Park – there will be two Egg Hunt times at this event: 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM. (Choose 1) There will be a family festival inside the YMCA with inflatables, photos with the Easter Bunny and other activities!

9:00 AM – Easter Bunny Brunch at The Barn at Blystone Farm – this brunch features an egg hunt, real bunny photos, ponies, face painting and more! There are two seating times (9:00 AM and 12:30 PM). Purchase tickets online.

9:00 AM – Eggs, Paws and Claws at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – this spring-themed event includes photos with the Bunny, character meet and greets, a story time at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, an egg hunt for the animals, plus other fun activities and performances!

9:30 AM – Saturday Studio Art: Earth Day Art at Art with Anna – kids ages 4 and up can paint an Earth Day picture! Drop in for $20/student or purchase a package. Register online.

10:00 AM – Storytime at Grange Insurance Audubon Center – enjoy a nature based story time for preschoolers!

10:00 AM – Earth Day Festival at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park – celebrate Earth Day with family friendly activities and service opportunities.

10:00 AM – GPS Egg Hunt at Sharon Woods Metro Park – use a GPS unit to look for eggs hidden in the park. There will be prizes for those who find 4 or more eggs. 

10:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt at The Wagnalls Memorial – this event includes an egg hunt, prizes, crafts, brunch and an interactive story time. The hunt will be for toddlers through 4th graders but all ages can participate in the other activities.

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Clintonville’s Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Park Of Roses – this is a hunt for kids up through age 10, broken down by age groups. Donuts and hot drinks will be available for purchase.

10:00 AM – Community Easter Egg Hunt at Hanners Park – this free community event features and Egg Hunt with special prizes and will be divided by age.

10:00 AM – Bunny Photos at Easton Town Center – get your picture with the Easter Bunny – buy a 5X7 for $5 or take your own photo for free. Walk in or reserve your time online. Check the link for break times.

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

10:00 AM – Family Easter Egg Hunt in the Maple Grove Park at Maple Grove UMC- this Egg Hunt is for kids through 3rd grade and begins promptly at 11:00 AM. There will be crafts, games, face painting, tattoos, refreshments and visits with the Easter Bunny.

10:30 AM – The GRAND’s Easter Egg Hunt at THE GRAND of Dublin – this egg hunt will be broken into age groups and also includes a petting zoo, bake sale and pictures with the Easter Bunny, 

10:30 AM – Springfest Egg Hunt in New Albany – this event takes place at the New Albany football stadium and includes a hunt for 60,000 eggs dropped by helicopter, music, face painting, bounce houses, characters, games, prizes, food trucks and more! 

11:00 AM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

11:00 AM – Free Easter Event at Cabela’s – this event features photos and crafts and has hours throughout the week! Check the link for details on specific times!

11:00 AM – Pics With The Bunny at Polaris Fashion Place – get your picture taken with the Bunny through April 20th. Photo packages begin at $24.99.

11:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt and Splatter Party at Goodale Park – Paint Palette Parties is looking for kids and teens to participate in a paint activity and Easter Egg hunt that are willing to be photographed for promotional material. This is a free vent and snacks will be provided. Registration required.

11:00 AM – Easter Egg Hunt at Heritage Park Groveport Ohio – this family-friendly event includes food, games, giveaways and an egg hunt for kids and teens!

12:00 PM – Easter Celebration at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – take a road trip to Cincy to search for golden eggs, treat stations, animal enrichment activities and the Easter Bunny!

12:00 PM – 2019 Earth Day Celebration at Genoa Park – this is a free festival celebrating Earth Day! There will be live music, food trucks, family activities, vendors, arts and crafts and science demos from COSI!

1:00 PM – Easter EGG-splosion at Indian Trail Elementary School – this event includes a giant, explosive easter egg, an egg hunt, prizes and more! Register online for quicker check-in!

1:00 PM – Spring Open Farm at Harrison Farm – visit the farm to meet the new baby goats and lambs! There will be alpaca shearing and a market!

1:00 PM – Free Easter Carnival at CrossLink Community Church – this event features games, crafts, a photo booth, bounce house and free pictures with the Easter Bunny.

1:00 PM – Easter Traditions at Slate Run Metro Park and Living Historical Farm – learn about Easter traditions of the 1880’s including natural egg dyes, card making, egg rolling and more!

1:00 PM – Open Barn Days at Sunrise Sanctuary – visit the animals at Sunrise Sanctuary during this monthly open house. Admission is $10/adult, $5 for kids and children 3 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance.

1:00 PM – Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt at Whetstone Community Center – register by April 18th for this hunt for kids with special needs, ages 6-16. This hunt takes place indoors and no child leaves empty handed! The Easter Bunny will be there as well. Register online or through email. 

3:00 PM – Tinker Lab at Southwest Public Libraries – kids in grades 2-5 can solve problems by using their imagination and thinking outside the box!

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

4:00 PM – Easter Bunny, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – this event includes the Easter Bunny, pony rides and a free petting zoo. $8/rider for pony rides and meeting the Easter Bunny. Check the link for more details on pricing and a Family Deal.

5:00 PM – The Easter Bunny at Chick-fil-A Sawmill Road – visit with the Easter Bunny at Chick-fil-A on Sawmill between 5:00 and 7:00 PM!

5:00 PM – Easter Celebration-Free Facepainting/Pinta Caritas at Dulce Vida North – celebrate Easter with free face painting by Pretty as a Princess Party! Easter eggs will be given away with purchase!

7:00 – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

SUNDAY

10:00 AM – Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral and Moovers & Shakers Open Weekends at Young’s Jersey Dairy – the Moovers and Shakers ride is open as well as Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral featuring a corn pit and slide, Tyke’s Tractors, a straw pit and bale climbing and more!

10:00 AM – Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory – The Columbus Blooms exhibit features all of the flowers and blooms of spring – over 125,000 of them – throughout the gardens and the Children’s Garden! This lasts through April 30, 2019.

11:00 AM – The Great Hunt: Kids and Adult Easter Hunt at BrewDog DogTap – get your tickets for a Easter Egg Hunt for everyone in the family! There will be an Egg hunt for the kids and a beer hunt for the adults. There will also be a bounce house, live music, cotton candy and more! Purchase tickets in advance!

12:00 PM – Free Easter Event at Cabela’s – this event features photos and crafts and has hours throughout the week! Check the link for details on specific times!

12:00 PM – Easter Egg Hunt at Church in the Wild – this event features a hunt for 25,000 Easter Eggs, Disney princesses, superheroes, obstacles courses and more!

2:00 PM – 37th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Young’s Jersey Dairy – this is a free event for kids up through age 10! Check the link for hunt times divided by age.

3:00 PM – Disney On Ice presents Frozen at The Schottenstein Center – watch Disney’s Frozen portrayed on ice with a salute to Disney characters from every era. There are several performances this weekend!

5:00 PM – Easter Celebration-Free Facepainting/Pinta Caritas at Dulce Vida West – celebrate Easter with free face painting by Pretty as a Princess Party! Easter eggs will be given away with purchase!

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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!*

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