COVID-19 Travel Alerts

The safety of our visitors and our community is of the greatest importance to us, and we're committed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. All events in Columbus with more than 50 attendees are cancelled. All restaurants and bars are closed for dine-in visitors. All attractions are closed and the Governor has issued a stay-at-home order for all of Ohio. See this link for continuously updated details. We encourage you to call ahead before visiting any business.

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LGBTQ-Friendly Columbus

Home to one of the largest Pride parades in the Midwest attracting more than 700,000 people, Columbus is a smart and open-minded city where people are free to be themselves and follow their passions.

Columbus is rising as a fashion mecca and has become fashion's best kept secret with retail giants L Brands, Express, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Abercrombie & Fitch and more that are headquartered here. Plan your fashionable getaway to Columbus and see why Columbus was ranked #3 on the Fashionable Destinations list.

Ignite your own memorable moments, discover Columbus' expanding LGBTQ arts and culture scene and explore the city's unique neighborhoods. Browse through all our resources, LGBTQ nightlife, sign up for the newsletter and check out upcoming events below.

Out in Cbus Guide

Our Out in Cbus Guide is a great resource for visitor information on Columbus, including LGBTQ-friendly bars, restaurants, attractions and more.

Due to COVID-19, our offices are currently closed until mid-April. Once we open back up, LGBTQ guide requests will be mailed out. In the meantime, view the current Out in CBUS guide online.

Pride Logo 2019Experience Columbus is a proud sponsor of Pride Festival. We look forward to seeing you for Pride 2020, June 19-21!



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