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A Columbus Festival for Every Summer 2015 Weekend

Columbus has a great festival in store for you every single weekend this summer. So pick your favorite weekend and take that trip – no excuses. June 19-21 Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival, Gahanna Great music, local drinks and a great kids area. Tips here. June 20-21 Pride Festival, Goodale Park/Short North/Downtown More than 300,000 [...]

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Our Favorite Hidden Gem Streets in 5 Columbus Neighborhoods

Chances are, if you’re at all familiar with Columbus, you know that High Street is the main artery that connects the city, north to south. You really can spend a whole weekend exploring just this one street. It’s super easy, and the totally free CBUS Downtown Circulator makes it even more convenient to explore this [...]



African Restaurants in Columbus

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. Columbus offers no shortage of world cuisines to explore, and we’d like to highlight some African eateries making a big impact on the community. Our city [...]


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See Country Music’s Biggest Stars in Ohio Stadium!

To complement the city’s dynamic local music scene, Columbus hosts a variety of large-scale music festivals throughout the year. This summer, Buckeye Country Superfest will take over the mammoth Ohio Stadium June 20-21 hosting nearly a dozen big country music names, including Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and Columbus natives Rascal Flatts. Ohio State [...]


5 Reasons Why the Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival Needs to Be Part of Your June

On June 19-21, Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau will welcome an estimated 35,000 people (more than the population of Gahanna!) to the 17th annual Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival (CBJF) to take in 55 bands on 5 stages, performing 90 hours of Ohio’s BEST live blues and jazz. And that’s just the beginning. Add in [...]



Your Dining and Drinks Guide to Franklinton

This post is written by Nick Dekker, blogger at Breakfast with Nick and author of a book all about breakfast in Columbus. You can follow him on Twitter @BreakfastwNick. We’ve been encouraging you this year to explore new neighborhoods in Columbus, and now we’re here to share some spots to try in Franklinton. The neighborhood [...]

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Your Summer Guide to Four Urban Columbus Parks

This post is written by Katie Huston, marketing coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow her on Twitter @hustonkat. When warm weather arrives in Central Ohio, why not take advantage of every opportunity to spend time outdoors? Lucky for us, there are many great parks in the city that offer fun activities and events all [...]

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Two Ways to Experience the PGA Memorial Tournament

Every spring, the golf world’s attention focuses on Columbus. Jack Nicklaus’ renowned Muirfield Village Golf Club in nearby Dublin plays host to the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide June 1-7. The event draws more than 120 of the world’s best golfers, and fans can watch during practice rounds (June 1-3) and the Tournament play (June [...]