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Sports Events in Columbus

Columbus makes it easy to get in the game.

With three professional sports teams and stadiums in the Arena District, you’re never far from the action. Along a half-mile stretch of Nationwide Boulevard, you’ll find the Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL), the Columbus Crew (MLS) and the Columbus Clippers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians (MLB). Early for a game? Take advantage of the neighborhood’s DORA (Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area) and grab a drink from designated restaurants.

Columbus does college sports, too. The Ohio State Buckeyes’ 36 Division I sports bring impassioned crowds from around the state and the country to home games in the University District. Whether you’re a first-timer or a longtime fan, tailgates and games have something for everyone.  

MLS Cup Events and Activities in Columbus

After an exciting comeback win over FC Cincinnati in the Eastern Conference Championship, the Columbus Crew are back in the MLS Cup Final for the third time in the Club's history, and the first time at Lower.com Field in downtown Columbus. While the