Hilliard is everybody's hometown, featuring small town charm and big city amenities. We warmly embrace residents and visitors alike and allow everyone a spirited sense of belonging. With a nostalgic reverence for our rich history and culture, an abundance of green space, parks and recreational activities, diverse special events, great dining and fun for all, there is a place for everyone in Hilliard.
Hilliard is conveniently located just minutes northwest of Columbus with easy access to major highways I-270, I-70 and I-71. Unique attractions include First Responders Park, the only Early Television Museum in the United States, authentic 1800’s Historical Village at Weaver Park, Bo Jackson Elite Sports Facility, Ten Pin Alley and Packrat Comics. For outdoor enthusiasts and those seeking adventure we have the Heritage Rail Trail and 31 miles of bike, jogging and walking paths. Our packed calendar of events including the Franklin County Fair in July, Old Hilliardfest in September, Heritage Day in October and a variety of Holiday celebrations in December including the Holiday Hop and Annual Tree Lighting.
When you plan a corporate event or meeting, wedding or special event in Hilliard, you will have access to unique venues plus you’ll get first-rate professional service with an attention to detail that will put your mind at ease and impress your guests. In addition to our convenient location just 20 minutes from downtown Columbus, Hilliard has 4 home-away-from-home hotels just a stone’s throw from the I-270 outerbelt and I-70 interstate. We’re also the proud home to several stunning and unique event facilities perfect for your corporate meeting, family or class reunion, wedding or special event including the Makoy Center, Heritage Country Club, Water’s Edge Event Center, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Historical Village at Weaver Park, and the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, Dave and Busters and Ten Pin Alley.