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Mon, Apr 22

Free Carousel Rides

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Today is the day! Our carousel opens at 12:00 PM on April 22, so stop down for free rides all day long! Grab a bite to eat at Taquero Mad Street Food or a scoop at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams and get ready for summer. 

Convenient parking is located at 55 E. Rich St.

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Sat, Apr 27

Capital City Half Marathon

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Columbus Commons is the home of the Byers Xtra Mile Finish Line Party! Be a part of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon in style, steps away from the finish line! 

This event is produced by M3S Sports.

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Thu, May 2

Food Truck Food Court

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Ten of the best food trucks in Columbus descend upon Columbus Commons for Food Truck Food Court every Thursday! With eight 'regulars' and a rotating cast of monthly guests, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for. 

Click here for more information!

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Sat, May 4

Walk to Cure Arthritis

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is where we become ONE, rising up to fight this life-altering disease even harder. Where we join hand in hand to celebrate arthritis warriors and raise crucial funds for innovative research, resources, and a cure.

Check out their website for more information.

This event is produced by The Arthritis Foundation.

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Sat, May 25

Family Fun Day

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a huge variety of activities that are both family-friendly and budget-friendly! This extravaganza will feature carousel rides, face painting, inflatables, games, crafts and much more! You won't want to miss this day of fun in the heart of Columbus. A $5 hand stamp is required to access all inflatables. Be sure to stick around after the event for a movie on the big screens.

A full list of activities and more information can be found here.

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Sun, May 26

Free Shadowbox Live - Leather and Lace

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Shadowbox Live celebrates the history of hard-working, hard-playing, hard-rocking women of rock 'n' roll music with Leather and Lace: A Musical Tribute to the Women of Rock.

Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome, please leave coolers at home. Food trucks and the bar open at 6:00pm. Music starts at 8:00pm.

For more information, click here.

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Host Events

Be the host with most: entertain your guests in the very heart of the city at the Columbus Commons. Centrally located with built-in parking, it’s easily accessible for everyone... And with spectacular gardens, a covered Pavilion, a grand lawn and picturesque bosque of trees - it’s beautifully designed for any occasion.

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Sponsor Appreciation

We're able to host over 200 free events every year thanks to these wonderful partners. Click below to learn more! 


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