Columbus' music scene is wowing national audiences with Made in CBUS acts like Twenty One Pilots, Lydia Loveless, and Saintseneca. You can find local musicians playing live any day of the week at clubs across the city like Little Rock, Brothers Drake Meadery, Ace of Cups, and the Big Room Bar. National acts take the stage at venues like the Newport, KEMBA Live!, the Schottenstein Center, and Nationwide Arena.
Home to several major sporting teams, including the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, MLS’s Columbus Crew SC, MiLB's Columbus Clippers (Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians), or an Ohio State University sporting event, you can catch a game no matter what the season!
Local professional theater, national acts, comedy, dramatic works, Broadway shows, dance and more can all be found at the various theaters and stages throughout Columbus at any time of the year.
During the summer and fall, there’s a huge festival happening in Columbus almost every weekend! Check our annual festivals and events to make sure you don’t miss out on something you’d love! Search by dates, then add keywords to help narrow your results. You can choose categories and locations to filter your results, too.