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What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, February 26-28, 2021

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend in Columbus? Try out one of these 12 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!

Skate Around the Town at Easton Town Center

From February 20-March 20 ice skating will be offered at Easton’s Town Square from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Skates are available to borrow and skating is free! There will be 15 skaters on the rink at a time and masks are required.

Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory

Beginning February 20, 2021, the butterflies will be back in the Pacific Island Water Garden biome at Franklin Park Conservatory! Daily butterfly demonstrations will not be taking place but there will be virtual opportunities to watch the butterflies be released!

DIY Winter Hike with Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks

Winter Hikes are happening at your own pace this year and each month different parks are featured. Pick up a Winter Hike Passport from a staff member and collect a patch for completing 7 hikes. There is a selfie station this month at Scioto Audubon Metro Park!

Half Priced Admission at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

From January 4-February 28, 2021, admission is half priced to Columbus Zoo! The Zoo will be open from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM daily. At this time, timed tickets are not required though capacity is limited.

Make and Take Comfort Kit at Southwest Public Libraries 

Pick up a “Comfort Kit” containing things to help you relax and relieve stress plus a craft! Kits will be available at Grove City and Westland Area Libraries beginning at 10:00 AM on Friday while supplies last. 

Drive Thru Ice World At Delaware County Fairgrounds

Drive through a magical ice world filled with over 90 individual hand carved ice sculptures at Delaware County Fairgrounds! Tickets are sold per vehicle. Times are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday! 

Free Dinner Family Skate at United Skates of America

Friday Family Night is from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM and $12/person includes admission, skate rental, 1 slice of cheese pizza and a small drinks. Non-skating adults are free. 

Iceless Ice Rink at the Worthington Community Center

Register in advance to ice skate on the iceless ice rink at Worthington Community Center this Saturday or Sunday beginning at noon each day. At the time of publishing there are just a few slots left on each day.

Sailboat Virtual Paint Party- Just for Kids with Kym’s Kanvas

On Saturday at 12:00 PM kids can join in for a virtual painting lesson. This weekend’s lesson is Blue Sailboat. $10/person plus supplies. Register online. 

Breakable Candy Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

RSVP for Irish Krafts including breakable candies. $10/crafter. You must register in advance. Times available on Saturday afternoon.

Irish Hot Chocolate Bombs OR Shamrock Pretzels w/ Bookmark Kraft at Dublin Toy Emporium

Register for a time slot to make Irish Bookmarks, Shamrock Pretzels or Irish Hot Chocolate Bombs. Times available Saturday afternoon. 

Celebrate Dr. Seuss at Skate Zone 71

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Donate a new or gently used book to receive 50% off admission on Sunday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

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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!*