Skip to Content

What Should We Do This Weekend? Columbus, Ohio, June 11-13, 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. Visit a Farmers Market

Farmers Markets are popping up all over Columbus! Check out the link for a list of Farmers Markets for every day of the week!

2. Jurassic Quest Drive Thru at Ohio Expo Center & State Fair

From June 4-13, 2021 Jurassic Quest will be at the Ohio Expo Center for a drive through dinosaur event! Buy tickets online! Price is per vehicle.

3. Brain Freeze Friday Skate at United Skates of America

Everyone gets a free small Icee with full paid admission on Friday between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM!

4. Polaris Night Market at Polaris Fashion Place

The Polaris Night Market is an open-air market featuring live music, local shopping, food trucks, art, a pop-up beer garden and fun activities. Hours are Friday from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Did you know you can get this list in your email each Wednesday night? Subscribe here:



5. Franklinton Friday at 400 Square

Visit the open studios at 400 West Rich and Chromedge Studios on Friday night from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. There will be a solo exhibition in the Promenade Gallery and Friendship Flea on site. You can also head over to Franklinton Fridays Music Series at Land-Grant Brewing Company!

6. Friday Nights Uptown in Marysville

Head to Uptown Marysville for live music from McGuffey Lane, food and family-friendly fun on Friday night from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM!

7. Drive In Movie at Mountview Christian Church

Join in UA Parks & Rec for Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The movie begins at 7:30 PM on Friday. Tickets must be reserved in advance.

8. Trash to Treasure Yard Sales in Olde Towne East

Search for bargains at this annual yard sale in Olde Town East. The sale will take place on Saturday from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM!

9. Sesame Street Storytime (Livestream) with Westerville Public Library

Log on to Facebook for a live Sesame Street Storytime with Westerville Public Library. The story time will take place on Saturday at 10:00 AM.

10. The Green Lawn Abbey Crypt-ique

Shop this annual yard sale at Green Lawn Abbey featuring local artisans and vendors on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. There will be food trucks and open tours of the Abbey.

11. Virtual Storytime – Author Andrea Pfeiffer

Register for this online story time with Ohio author Andrea Pfeiffer. The story time takes place on Saturday at 11:00 AM.

12. Father’s Day Makers Event at Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Create a customized piece of pottery for Dad! Reserve your spot online for Saturday between 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

13. Glow Skate with Skato! at United Skates of America

On Saturday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM get a free glow stick with each full paid admission and meet Skato!

14. Kayaking and Ice Cream in Delaware

On Saturday at 1:00 PM to learn the basics of kayaking and take a 30 minute free float then head to Sticky Fingers for a free double scoop of ice cream!

15. DJ Skato Skate Party at Skate Zone 71

Be a DJ during the DJ Skato Skate Party on Saturday from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Kids can announce a song from the DJ booth, play games and more!

16. Grown-Up & Me Whales Class at Purple Dog Art Studio

Paint a pair of whales in this grown-up and me class on Saturday from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Register online.

17. Rainbow Love, A Sunday Funday event in Old Worthington

Head to Old Worthington for a family-friendly celebration of diversity on Sunday from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

18. Sprouts Night Out at Hilliard’s Station Park

Take the kids to Hilliard’s Station Park from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Sunday night for a live DJ, petting zoo, stilt walkers, balloon twisters, crafts to go and more! This is a free event.

things to do this weekend in columbus ohio

Share this post with your friends!

*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!*