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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, February 10-12, 2023

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

Family-Friendly Things to do This Weekend in Columbus, Ohio:

1. Pack Spring Break Snack Bags for Local Kids in Need with Seeds of Caring

Brighten someone’s day by sharing your favorite snacks! In this Anywhere Project from Seeds of Caring, kids 2-12 will learn about hunger in our community through a read-aloud and age-appropriate discussion. Helping hands will then make Snack Bags and cheer cards for meal boxes distributed by the New Albany Food Pantry over spring break. This project is available through March 12, 2023.

2. Paw Patrol Live Valentine’s Day Ticket Special

Plan ahead with this Valentine’s Day special offering 15% off tickets for PAW Patrol Live: “Heroes Unite” with code VDAY15. The show will be at the Ohio Theatre from April 7-9, 2023 and the sale is active now through 2/14 at 10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at

3. Kids Dream Winter Film Series At Marcus Theatres

Starting January 13th through April 2nd visit Marcus Theatres for Kids Dream Winter Film Series. This event features a line up of family films and an opportunity for free tickets when you redeem vouchers through American Family Insurance. See link for tickets, times and pricing.

4. Riverside Crossing Park And Coffman Park Seasonal Ice Rink

Visit one of these two great ice rinks in Dublin for some winter time fun while skating! See link for times and pricing.

5. The SpongeBob Musical At Lincoln Theatre

It’s opening weekend for The SpongeBob Musical at Lincoln Theatre! Take a trip to bikini bottom with this fun and comical live presentation featuring all of your favorite characters! See link for tickets,times and pricing.

6. Dorothy And The Prince Of Oz At Ohio Theatre

Take a trip to the Land Of Oz this opening weekend at Ohio Theatre for Dorothy And The Prince of Oz! This performance by BalletMet will sweep you off your feet with their lavish costumes, sets and performance. See link for tickets, times and pricing.

7. Valentine’s Carriage Rides At Easton Town Center

Beginning Friday February 10th go for a lovely Valentine’s horse drawn carriage ride at Easton Town Center! See link for tickets, times and pricing. While visiting Easton also be sure to stop by Easton’s Central Park Fountain for your complimentary Valentine’s photo. See link for times of availability.

8. Worthington Kidsfest At Worthington Recreation Center

Friday February 10th at 5pm visit the Worthington recreation center for Worthington Kidsfest! All of your favorites you can expect from Kidsfest with the addition of summer camp information. See link for tickets, times and pricing of events.

9. Family Night At Worthington Community Center

Friday February 10th at 6:30pm visit Worthington Community Center for Family Night! This free event features an open gym, themed crafts and games. See link for registration.

10. West Gate Lodge Community Charity Breakfast

Saturday February 11th at 9am start your morning at the West Gate Community Charity Breakfast! This event benefits Special Olympics and Masonic Youth Groups. See link for pricing and details.

11. Valentine’s Day Market At North Market Bridge Park

Saturday February 11th starting at 9am the North Market at Bridge Park becomes Valentine’s Day Market! Lot’s of Valentine’s treats, flowers and even a special appearance from Princess Belle starting at 9am. See link for full list of details!

12. February Hilltop Hop: Valentine’s Hop! At Broad & Westmoor

Saturday February 11th at 10am visit Broad & Westmoor for Valentine’s Hop! Slice of Heaven will be selling delicious baked goods! Clay Street Ceramics will have bubble painting for kids! Koko will have a make-your-own bath salt bar! Support local businesses as they feature special events and vendors in their establishments!

13. BRRRRR Oak Winter Hike 2023 At Burr Oak State Park

Saturday February 11th at Burr Oak State Park take a winter hike! Starting at 10am choose the length of your hike and enjoy hot chocolate, bean soup and cornbread waiting for you at the end!

14. 50th Annual Winter Hike At Glacier Ridge Metro Park

Saturday February 11th starting at 10am take a winter hike at Glacier Ridge Metro Park followed by snacks, drinks and a campfire at the shelter house.

15. Storytime With Miss Deb At Beanbag Books

Saturday February 11th at 10:30am visit Beanbag Books for storytime with Miss Deb. This event features stories, crafts and songs. This event is intended for ages 2-5 years old.

16. The Chocolate Walk In Downtown Chillicothe

Saturday February 11th starting at 11am visit downtown Chillicothe for the chocolate walk. Visit various establishments downtown to score some sweet treats! See link for tickets and pricing. 

17. Ohio Wildlife Center At Blendon Woods Metro Park

Saturday February 11th starting at Noon visit Blendon Woods Metro Park for a meet and greet with some of the animal ambassadors from the Ohio Wildlife center.

18. CMA Comes Alive: Wild Things Are Happening At Columbus Museum Of Art

Saturday February 11th at 5pm visit Columbus Museum Of Art for a Where The Wild Things are themed party! Art, LEGO building, DJ with dancing, dinner and sweet treats are all here for your Saturday night fun! See link for tickets and pricing.

19. Winter Insects At Blendon Woods Metro Park

Sunday February 12th at 2pm visit Blendon Woods Metro Park for Winter Insects! Explore different insects that survive in the winter months, then go on a 1-mile hike to look for some bugs that thrive in the cold months.

20. Black History Month Pop Up Concert At Columbus Museum Of Art

Sunday February 12th starting at 2pm visit Columbus Museum Of Art for a free live concert featuring Black History, music, culture and art! Donations benefit CCO musicians.

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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!*