The weekends are getting festive! Tree lightings, parades, free pictures with the Grinch and cookies, holiday markets, a magic show, lantern stroll, archery and craft opportunities.
What will you choose?
🚗Butch Bandos Holiday Drive Thru Light Show
November 19th-January 2nd
Sunday-Thursday 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Friday and Saturday 5:30pm – 10:00pm
🎄Easton’s Grand Illumination
Friday, 6-9 pm
Kick off the holiday season… the Easton way! Festivities will begin at 6PM around the Center and continue throughout the evening with live music, fun for the family, costumed-characters and more bringing holiday cheer! No matter where you are, take your eyes to the sky at 7PM and watch as over two-million lights simultaneously illuminate Easton for the season. Don’t miss the special holiday trees on Town Square, at the Central Park Fountain, and in The Yard in the New District!
🍂Harvest Market @ Bridge Park
The 2021 Harvest Market at Bridge Park is a fall-themed market brought to you by The Dublin Market. The Harvest Market will feature fall-themed goodies from some of your favorite farmers, artisans, bakers and craftsman. This is a family-friendly event featuring live music, your favorite fall finds and a whole lot more! This event will be held rain or shine and offers the convenience of free parking. Don’t miss out on this fun, free event at Bridge Park!
🍎Market Day @ Ohio History Connection
Saturday, 9 am
Start your weekend off with local food and live music at the market! This year, CFM will host 50+ weekly Ohio farmers and food producers in our COVID-safe marketplace conveniently located only a few minutes drive from Clintonville and downtown Columbus. Bring the family or a friend and shop the market at your leisure. No need to worry about finding a parking spot! We’ve got plenty just steps from the action.
Preorder, shop onsite, or both! (Contactless curbside service also available by reservation in our online store.)
In addition, you’ll find a rotating selection of food trucks, live music and more each week!
Payments welcome: Debit/Credit, Cash, SNAP, P-EBT, Produce Perks, WIC FMNP, CRC To Market, To Market senior coupons.
Please help us keep everyone safe by:
Not entering the market if you feel ill or at all unwell.
Maintaining 6′ of social distance from other shopping groups and/or wearing a mask.
Only touching products you intend to purchase.
🍏Worthington Farmer’s Market
Make it a local Thanksgiving…We’ll be grateful that you did! Avoid the long check-out lines and empty shelves at the grocery stores by supporting your Ohio farmers and artisan food makers. Homemade pies, artisan cheese and charcuterie, locally roasted coffee, freshly baked breads and more for your Thanksgiving spread!
Pre-order and ensure your favorite items are in-stock and ready for your pick-up on Saturday, using our Producer Directory: https://www.worthingtonfarmersmarket.com/vendors
And, several producers also offer local delivery – Check their listings for pick-up and delivery options!
You’ll find us in our outdoor location, along High street, just south of 161. Our winter hours are 9am-12pm.
You’ll find our weekly list of participating producers and more details about the Market on our website: https://www.worthingtonfarmersmarket.com/meet-our-vendors
Pre-ordering for pick-up on Saturday is encouraged to expedite your trip to the Market and to ensure availability of popular items. Place your orders with your favorite producers, then, visit those producer stalls on Saturday morning to pick-up your items from the vendors from whom you have ordered.
You can access our producer directory here: https://www.worthingtonfarmersmarket.com/vendors
And, remember, if you have a fever or if you are not feeling well, please stay home.
Thank you for your continued support of local food and small businesses!
🪄Magic Show featuring The Alans @Tremont Rd Library, Upper Arlington
Saturday, 10:30-11:15 am
Join presenters Jason and Stacy Alan, a husband and wife duo, for a highly interactive themed magic show full of imaginative props, age appropriate humor, and, of course, amazing magic! All ages.
🦫Chillin’ with the Mammals @ Deer Haven Park
All ages. Head over to the Visitor Center to learn all about mammals! Touch real skulls and pelts, finish a craft to take home, and go on our “GAIT” trail to experience how different mammals walk. Then warm up with a bowl of chili by the fire and meet Ohio Nature Education’s LIVE mammals.
Free, but donations accepted.
🦃Kids Can Draw: Turkeys – ages 8-15
Saturday, 1-2 pm
Learn fun facts about turkeys and follow along as we draw a turkey. Materials provided.
🏮Lantern Stroll @ Highbanks
Saturday, 5:30 pm
Self-guided 1-mile night hike along the Dripping Rock Trail. Expect hilly and uneven terrain. Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights. All ages.
Meet at the nature center.
✨Disney Campfire Sing-a-long –
Saturday, 6-7 pm
Blacklick Woods Ash Grove Picnic Area
Now I see the light – the campfire light. Come join us to sing your favorite Disney classics and have some campfire snacks.
🎄[ F R E E • E V E N T ]
CRT GRINCHVILLE is going to be lit!!
November 20 at 6pm to 7:30pm
📍 415 W Schrock Rd. 🎅
Join us for the annual holiday lighting of Grinchville!! Celebrate the season with FREE photos with the Grinch, delicious hot chocolate bar, write/drop letters to Grinchy Claus, and take a walk through our lit CRT magical forest. *We will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys for USO families that evening. Feel free to bring a toy!
🏹Try It! Archery @Scioto Grove
Sunday 10 am-12 pm
Ages 8+. Learn the basics of archery using compound bows. Instruction and equipment is provided. Meet at archery range. Come out anytime during the listed timeframe.
🐍Drop by-Meet the animals
Sunday, 1 pm
Drop by the nature center and visit with some of our education reptiles. Masks recommended.
Meeting location notes: Nature center is the first right after entering the park. Limited parking in the nature center parking lot. Additional parking available in the Oak Coves Picnic Area. The Oak Coves picnic area, 10-min walk from the nature center. Follow the paved trail through Oak coves toward the nature center.
🖌Make and Take Crafts@Inniswood Metro Gardens
Sunday 1-3 pm
Stop by the Greenhouse Multipurpose Center to make a few crafts to decorate your home or gift them to friends and family.
🎄Tree Lighting @ New Albany Square
Sunday, 2-5:30 pm
Kick off the holiday season at the annual New Albany community Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration, Sunday, November 21, 2021, 2:00pm-5:30pm at Market Square. Free family fun includes pictures with Santa, horse and carriage rides, live entertainment, bounce houses, stilt-walker, juggler, face painters, and balloon twisters. Mayor Spalding will lead the countdown to light the holiday tree at sunset (approximately 5:10pm).
Beverages and food available for purchase from food trucks.
🎄Holiday Lights in Gahanna
Sunday, 4-6 pm
Gahanna’s unforgettable annual Holiday Lights Celebration promises one magical afternoon of free family fun for all ages! Held in the beautiful Creekside District, the event will feature a holiday stage with live entertainment, the tree lighting, a parade, AND Santa arriving by firetruck! It’s a great way to spend some quality time with those you love to bring in the holiday season! We can’t wait to see you in the Creekside District on November 21!
Metro Park event info…