Need something to do with the kids this weekend? Try out one of these 10 Columbus and Ohio–based activities with your family this weekend!
Its officially SUMMER and while it’s not what we’re used to, there are still plenty of ways to get outside and enjoy Columbus this weekend! Check out this list of events for the upcoming weekend and if you need even more ideas make sure to check out:
- Farmer’s Markets in Columbus and Central Ohio!
- Summer Reading Clubs in Central Ohio
- 25 Fun Outdoor Activities in Columbus for the Whole Family
10 Family Friendly Things to do this Weekend in Columbus, Ohio:
1. Independence Day Family Value Week at Young’s Jersey Dairy
Young’s Jersey Dairy is offering a Family Value Wristband for unlimited fun at the attractions at Young’s Jersey Dairy. Cost is $15 for ages 12 up and $9 for 11 and under. This year the special has been extend for 10 full days: June 26-July 5, 2020.
2. Virtual Comfest
Virtual Comfest will include performances, workshops, vendors, community organizations and more! It will begin on noon on Friday and you can follow along on their website and social media.
3. KidX Summer Series at Polaris Fashion Place
This kid-friendly event takes place outside at the Lifestyle Center Fountain from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Fridays. This year the event will be a completely DRIVE-THRU event that includes music, crafts, characters and free ice cream! This week’s theme is Pineapples Under the Sea.
4. Easton Sunset Series Drive-In at Easton Town Center
Drive in movies will be shown in the newest Easton development east of Nordstrom’s parking lot. They will take place every night and you must purchase your ticket in advance! Cost is $10 per car. Movies are announced on a weekly basis.
5. Drive-in Zoovies at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Watch a movie in the parking lot at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium! Movies will be played on Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 PM and 9:30 PM. A different movie will be played each night. Movies are currently scheduled into mid July. Cost is $30 per vehicle for non-zoo members and $25 per vehicle for Zoo members (includes one free bag of popcorn for members). Add on a Zooper Snack Pack for $20 which includes 4 bottled beverages and 2 bags of popcorn.
6. Westgate Block Sale
This annual block sale is happening! From 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, shop the Westgate neighborhood for a deal!
7. Virtual Storytime with Grandview Heights Public Library
Tune into the Grandview Heights Public Library Youth Services Facebook page at 11:00 AM for a virtual story time or check out their YouTube channel to watch later!
8. From Book to Film Outdoor Movie Series: Film #1 (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
You’ll need to register in advance for this outdoor movie in the parking lot of the future home of Bridgeway Academy. You will be able to park in the lot and get out of your car to watch the movie in a socially distanced layout. They are asking for a suggested donation of $5/person or $20/family. The movie begins shortly after 8:00 PM on Saturday.
9. Take part in the Virtual Pollinator Carnival with Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
This week the Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating National Pollinators week with daily activities, videos and crafts! Each day has a different theme and activity. You can access all of the activities on their website.
10. Reserve your ticket for Community Days at Franklin Park Conservatory
Tickets for Community Days are free for Franklin County and Columbus residents on the first Sunday of the month. You can reserve your tickets ahead of time for the July and August dates!
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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!*