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Things to Do with Dogs in Columbus

Live for Fun with Fido

Below you will find dog-friendly restaurants, lodging, shopping and attractions throughout the city as well as our events that are geared towards our four-legged friends. With so many great options for every price range, there’s no reason why your furry friend can’t join you on your next visit to Columbus.

Just in case, if you have to need an emergency vet while in Columbus, visit this Emergency Vet Clinics page to find the closest one to you.

Upcoming Dog-friendly Events

The Dublin Market

Join us at The Dublin Market at Bridge Park every Saturday from May through September and enjoy all the best that our local farmers, artisans and craftsmen have to offer! The Dublin Market will be held from 9 a.m.–12 p.m., rain or shine, and will include delicious baked...

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Sundays in the Park

Sundays in the Park is a free, outdoor event occurring every Sunday from 1–4pm, June through August (excluding July 16). The event is held at Kaufman Plaza (behind Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Branch), featuring live music, lawn games, and food trucks sure to dazzle...

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Upper Arlington Pride

Upper Arlington LGBTQ+ Pride is a free, family-friendly, all-ages event. It features music, entertainment, art activities, readings, speakers, and resources -- not to mention a best-dressed pet contest. UA Pride will host plenty of local food trucks and LGBTQ+ vendors as well.

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Dog-friendly Businesses