Legos, shopping, family fun nights(Lion King, activities, S’mores), haunted maze, harvest festivals, mantis, bats, dog fair, horse drawn hayrides, wonderful woodlands, chalk the block, farm fun, wheat in the old days, flea market and a pre game party. So many things to choose from! This Fall weather is pretty nice too. What will you choose?
🎈Grand Opening Ceremony @ Legoland
9/28, 10-10:30 AM
165 Easton Town Center, Columbus
Children’s parade led by Bertie, mascot, and the Creative Crew kids. Brief speaker remarks and an unconventional “ribbon cutting”. First 500 guests will receive a limited edition grand opening badge!
👛Westerville’s 4th Friday @ Uptown
9/28, 6-9 PM
Live music, artisan booths, vendors and kid fun at the library!
👨👩👧👦Family Night @ Worthington Community Center
9/21, 6:30-9 PM
A free night of family fun with crafts, games, and connecting as a family.
🔥Campfire and S’mores @ Highbanks
9/30, 7-8:30 PM
9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center
Enjoy a campfire, roast s’mores, and take a short night hike.
📽Sunset Cinema- The Lion King @ Polaris Fashion Place
9/28, 7:30-9:30 PM
1500 Polaris Parkway, Columbus
Enjoy a FREE family friendly and date night outdoor movie at Polaris. Bring your chair and blankets to claim your spot. Activities begin at 7:30 and movie at 8 PM.
👻Haunted Maze @ Hoover Gardens & Gift Center
9/28, 9/29, 9/30
182 N Sunbury Rd. Westerville
Back for more thrills and scares, enter at your own risk. The twisting and winding kid friendly maze will bring you face to face with your worst fears! FREE to the public everyday during business hours. Parents should accompany small or sensitive kids. Open through October 31st.
🍁St. Andrew’s Harvest Festival
9/29, 9 AM-2 PM
7521 S Old State Rd. Lewis Center(10 mins from Polaris)
Food trucks, craft vendors, free kids activities, hay ride, touch a truck, bake sale, rummage sale, live music and entertainment(including 104.9 The River) and so much more!
🐷Run the Race Farm
9/29, 9 AM-2 PM
2500 Gardner Rd. Galloway
See goats, sheep, pigs, ducks, geese, chickens, rabbits, dogs, and quail. Play on the playground, jump on the trampoline, climb in the tree house, see the bees working in their hive, explore the nature trails!
🌾Plant Wheat Taste Bread @ Gallant Farm Park
9/29, 10-11:30 AM
2150 Buttermilk Hill Rd. Delaware
See how wheat was planted in the 1930s, using old time equipment. Then stop at the farmhouse to taste wheat bread with butter.
🍪Cheryl’s Cookies 2018 Fall Festival
9/29, 10 AM-4 PM
646 McCorkle Blvd. Westerville
Free gift for the first 50 customers. Family activities including hay slide, obstacle course, pumpkin bowling, corn hole, pumpkin carver, face painting, fall flavor tasting, cookie frosting, old fashioned cider pressing, games and more! 12-4 PM balloon twisting.
🏈Pre-Game at the Park @ Blendon Woods
9/29, 12-3 PM
Make a buckeye necklace, roast hot dogs and s’mores over the fire, enter the Punt Pass and Kick contest, and take a nature hike before ‘Hut Hut Hike!’
🐎Horse Drawn Hayrides @ Leeds Farm
9/29, 12-5 PM
8738 Marysville Rd. Ostrander
Start your day at opening at 10 AM, then get in line for a horse drawn hayride at 12. Only this weekend!
🌅Chalk the Block @ Easton Town Center
9/29 and 9/30, 10 AM-6 PM
160 Easton Town Center Way, Columbus
A 2 day event featuring artists decorating the Town Square with unique and colorful temporary artwork. Saturday’s main event will feature all artists working to create 10 designs while listening to the music of a half dozen musical acts. Sunday, the audience is invited back to see the finished products and see who was awarded.
📚Guest Story Time with Tom, Columbus Zoo Education Dept. @ Westerville Library
9/29, 11 AM-1 PM
126 S State St. Westerville
Enjoy a nature themed story hand picked by Tom Strasburg, an employee of the Columbus Zoo. Then get to know about Tom, how he developed his love of nature and the environment, and how you can get involved. A craft or activity will be included as well as a short nature walk if weather permits. No live animals will attend.
🎃Harvest Fair @ Columbus Commons
9/29, 12-4 PM
160 S High St. Columbus
Celebrate the very best of fall with Columbus Commons. Bounce houses, face painting, and tons of fall themed activities. Grammy award winning musicians, The Okee Dokee Brothers will be playing FREE shows 12-3 PM. $5 hand stamp for access to inflatables and the pumpkin patch.
👍🏻Let’s Go Batty @ Gallant Farm Park
9/29, 1-2:30 PM
2150 Buttermilk Hill Rd. Delaware
Bats often are misunderstood creatures that do more than we know to help people and our food sources. Come to the farm to learn more about these mysterious nocturnal visitors and why they are so important, not only at the farm but everywhere. Free for all ages.
🛍The Grandview Hop
9/29, 5-9 PM
Grandview Ave from 1st-5th Ave. Grandview Heights
A half mile stretch of live music,local shopping, awesome art, delicious food and food trucks, pop up beer garden, and fun activities. This is the last one this year!
🗝Gahanna Flea Market
9/30, 9 AM-4 PM
Downtown Gahanna, Mill St.
Join us. Find your treasure at this yearly event, held the last Sunday of September each year.
🛍Powell Street Market
9/30, 9 AM-4 PM
44 N Liberty St. Powell
Over 70 vendors line the streets of downtown Powell. Antiques, collectibles, arts and crafts, plants, produce, great food and much more!
🌲Wild Wonderful Woodlands @ Gallant Woods Park
9/30, 10 AM-1 PM
2151 Buttermilk Hill Rd. Delaware
Looking into a sea of trees, they all look the same- or do they? Grab your family and journey with us through the different successional states of a forest. On this hike, we’ll use all our senses to explore trees and their unique characteristics. Free to all ages.
🐶2018 Dublin Pet Fair
9/30, 12-5 PM
5200 Emerald Parkway, Dublin
Come see all the pet rescues and advocacy groups in Central Ohio. Pet vendors. The Southern Ohio Flying K9s will be having competitions all day in the back field. Food trucks. Reduced cost microchips and vaccines and bake sale. Bring your pet friendly dogs and have a tail wagging time.
🌳Mantis Mania @ Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center
9/30, 1-2 PM
1415 Darby Creek Dr. Galloway
Hunt for these bizarre insects and watch how they eat.
🍁2nd Annual Welcome to Fall Festival @ Glacier Ridge Metro Park
9/30, 1-4 PM
9801 Hyland Croy, Plain City
Celebrate the season with this free event. Hayrides, archery, Fall Games, crafts and more!
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