Commons For Kids

Commons for Kids presented by KEMBA Financial Credit Union

Friday mornings
10 AM - 1 PM
June 10 - August 12 (no event on July 1)

Every week has a unique theme, with activities for the little ones AND the big kids! Check below for more information on each date. 

Kids of all ages can enjoy unique activities, carousel rides, and inflatables - all with a panoramic view of Downtown’s skyline for FREE. Each Commons for Kids is programmed to be a launching pad for exploration. With six acres of open and inviting space, there’s no shortage of fun on Fridays at the Commons.

Easy and convenient parking is available just south of the park at the Columbus Commons Main Garage, located at 55 East Rich Street.

Superheroes and Characters Day
Friday, June 10

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Paw Patrol Bounce House
  • Create your own Superheroe/Villain comic 
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA
  • Meet Captain America and Black Widow 
  • Balloon Twisting 
  • Face painting
  • Polar Bear Slide
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course 
  • Carousel Rides 

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Great Randini Magic Show 

 

 

 

 


Safety Day
Friday, June 17

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Meet Columbus Police Officers
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA
  • Face painting

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Columbus Folk Society 


Patriotic Day
Friday, June 24

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA
  • Face painting
  • Crafts with Primrose School of Downtown Columbus
  • Face painting
  • Patriotic Slide
  • Bounce House
  • Frisbee Toss 

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Great Randini Magic Show 


Sports Day
Friday, July 8 - CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Slide
  • Bounce House
  • Greater Columbus Sports Commission 
  • Crafts with OSU Urban Arts Space 
  • Balloon Twisters
  • Face painting
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA


Go Green and Get Outdoors Day
Friday, July 15

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Homestead Activities with Bring the Farm to You
  • Crafts with OSU Urban Arts Space 
  • Face painting
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA
  • Demonstrations by Safety Kids Ohio
  • Water Safety with Alum Creek Corps

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Coming Soon!


Carnival Day
Friday, July 22

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Slide
  • Bounce House
  • Obstacle Course  
  • Crafts with OSU Urban Arts Space 
  • Balloon Twisters
  • Face painting
  • Amazing Giants - Stilt Walkers 
  • Music from Columbus Music Folk Society
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Great Randini Magic Show


Animal Day
Friday, July 29

 

Fun for all ages: 

  • Crafts with OSU Urban Arts Space 
  • Face painting
  • Balloon Twisters
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 10:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Ohio Wildlife Center 

Storytime Readings of A Good Place by Lucy Cousins at 11:30am and 12:05pm:

  • Columbus Metropolitan Library 


STEM Day
Friday, August 5 - ENDED EARLY DUE TO RAIN

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Slide
  • Bounce House
  • Obstacle Course
  • Crafts with Urban Arts Space
  • Face painting
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA
  • Girl Scouts of Central Ohio

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • Columbus Folk Society

 


Music and Arts Day
Friday, August 12

 

Fun for all ages:

  • Crafts with OSU Urban Arts Space 
  • Balloon Twisters
  • Face painting
  • Photo Booth presented by KEMBA
  • Amazing Giants - Stilt Walkers 

Entertainment Presented by KEMBA from 11:30am to 12:30pm:

  • School of Rock - Dublin 


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