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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, August 27-29, 2021

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these family-friendly Columbus and Ohiobased 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!

1. Blippi The Musical at Palace Theatre

Blippi the Musical is coming to Columbus on Friday night at 6:00 PM! Recommended for kids ages 2-7, the show will feature singing and dancing! A “meet and greet” experiences is also available for an additional cost.

2. Music in the Park at Stradley Place

Enjoy a live concert in the park on Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM! There will also be children’s activities!

3. The Shazzbots! at Fourth Friday

Enjoy a concert by The Shazzbots! on the City Hall Civic Green in Westerville! Concert takes place on Friday at 6:15 PM. Enjoy shopping, food and more at the surrounding businesses in Uptown Westerville.

4. New Albany Founders Day Parade and Festival

This annual event on Saturday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM features a parade, 5K, a park dedication, rides, vendors and food!

5. WAG! Fest 2021 at Prairie Oaks Metro Park

This free event on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM includes activities for dogs, vendors, dog-focused products and demonstrations, and more!

Related: 10 Metropark Playgrounds

6. Galena Summerfest at Galena Village Square

Head to Galena from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM on Saturday for a KidZone, Critter Corner, Safety Street, performances, music, raffle prizes, food and drink, shopping and more!

7. Scrawl 15 at 400 Square

This event takes place on Saturday and Sunday and includes 54 artists who will create murals live! The event also includes local vendors, DJ’s, food trucks and local brews.

8. Summer Fun Days at Marmon Valley Farm

Summer Fun Days include hayrides, miniature golf, pond swimming, paddle boating, pony rides and more! Purchase discounted tickets in advance or regular price at the door. This event begins at 12:30 PM on Saturday.

9. Hooty Who?! (Kraft Session) at Dublin Toy Emporium

Enjoy an owl craft for kids and an owl adventure hunt! Reserve your session on Saturday afternoon in advance!

Related: 5 Super Fun Playgrounds in Dublin, Ohio

10.Italian Village Dog Fest

This event in Italian Village raises funds for local dog shelters and groups. There will be games, prizes, live music, food and more! The event takes place on Saturday from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

11. The Grandview Hop

On Saturday from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM head to Grandview Ave for live music, local shopping, art, food and activities!

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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!*