Columbus' commitment to safety
The Columbus community has been able to safety reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring proper health and safety protocols are in place, including a citywide mask mandate. Currently, a statewide curfew is in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 10 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The Franklin County stay-at-home advisory, in effect until Dec. 18, asks citizens not to leave their residences or travel outside of Ohio unless it is absolutely necessary. Learn more about the travel advisory and how you can help.
Learn More
Close Menu

Performing Arts & Theatre

There's something special about getting dressed up and going out to see a show. In Columbus' Theater District, there are four large theaters, The Palace, The Ohio, The Southern and The Lincoln, and three smaller spaces bringing you everything from ballet and opera to avant garde plays. The Wexner Center for the Arts puts on frequent dance, theater and music performances that bring in artists from around the world. During the summer months, the Columbus Symphony brings outdoor concerts to downtown's Columbus Commons for its popular Picnic with the Pops series. The Brewery District's Shadowbox Live! is America's largest resident theater company, and performances range from the comedic to the artsy.