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Summer in Columbus

You may have your opinions about Columbus — or maybe you don't. We understand.

This summer we invite you to find the #3 beer city in the U.S., the home of one of the best science museums in the country, a culinary scene that's at the top of the food chain and so much more.

This summer, you'll be asking yourself, "Can all of this really exist in one city?" Yes, Columbus.

Mark Your Calendar 🗓️

Top-Notch Festivals All Summer Long?

Yes, Columbus’ festivals and events are non-stop and top-notch. We’re home to some of the largest celebrations in the Midwest. Save the date for events like Red, White and BOOM and Pride!

Don't Break the Bank

Endless Free Fun to Explore?

Yes, Columbus has free events (from movie nights to festivals), attractions and outdoor adventures waiting for you this summer.

Soak in the Views

Rooftops and Skyline Views?

Yes, Columbus is home to plenty of patios, rooftop bars and restaurants. There’s no better way to soak up the summer vibes.



Explore. Earn. Redeem.


Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or a life-long local, the CBUS Rewards app provides an insider’s guide to the 14th largest city in the U.S.

Create a free account to become a CBUS Rewards member and earn points by checking into restaurants, events or booking accommodations within the app. Then, redeem points for exclusive rewards like Columbus merchandise and gift cards.




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