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The Columbus community has been able to safely reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring proper health and safety protocols are in place, including a citywide mask mandate. Currently, a statewide curfew is in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Saturday, Jan. 23 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The Franklin County stay-at-home advisory, also in effect until Jan. 23, asks citizens not to leave their residences or travel outside of Ohio unless it is absolutely necessary. Learn more about the travel advisory and how you can help.
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Experience Columbus Blog

LGBTQ-owned Local Businesses in Columbus

Recently, we crowd-sourced an enormous list of Black-owned businesses as an expansion of a blog post we had previously put together featuring a collection of Black-owned restaurants. We shared that it was important because it is one of the most…

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Pride Week 2020 - Different but Still Proud

All things being normal, Columbus' LGBTQ community would be gearing up right now for a 700,000-person celebration of Pride in the city. However, though we can't gather like normal, there are still celebrations and events happening in June. Here's a…

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Five Tips for the Columbus Pride Festival

Columbus is a great city for lesbian and gay travelers - if you need proof, make sure you visit during Pride - June 20-21! The whole city is full of things to see and do, but if you need to narrow it down, we picked five events during the Columbus…

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Pride Festival Kicks off this Friday!

The Midwest's largest pride event starts this Friday, June 15, and more than 200,000 people will join in the fun celebration! There's so much going on that you'll never be able to see it all. So here are our tips for getting the most out of the Pride…

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Why Columbus is a Great LGBT Travel Destination

This post is written by Sandi Combs, Marketing Coordinator for Experience Columbus. You can follow Sandi on Twitter @Sandi_ExpCols . We're proud that Columbus was just nominated by TripOutTravel, LogoTV and Orbitz for best NewNowNext…

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