Passionate chefs draw on our rare access to artisan food producers to create Columbus’ noteworthy local flavor and innovative food scene. Nationally acclaimed distilleries work together with brewers, coffee roasters and high-end cocktail bars, black box stages, music halls and dive bars to deliver unforgettable nightlife.
PLAN TO EXPLORE
Columbus is an easy, walkable convention destination with hip galleries, shops, dining, nightlife, sports and hotels just steps from the convention center in the Short North Arts District and the Arena District. Other downtown districts – German Village, the Brewery District and the Theatre District – are within 10 blocks or a short CBUS ride.
EVERYONE FINDS SOMETHING SPECIAL
The city is proudly diverse, which you can experience in distinctive walkable neighborhoods on all sides of downtown. You'll meet friendly and welcoming people and observe an influx of ideas from innovative local businesses and surrounding universities. Our LGBTQ scene is one of the nation's most notable. (Download Out in Cbus Guide to learn more.) We can’t wait for you to discover your favorite facet of Columbus’ personality.