FREE Concerts at the Commons - Labor Day Weekend
Friday, August 31 - McGuffey Lane and the Buzzard Kings
Sunday, September 2 - ShadowboxLive performing Evolutionaries
Do I need a ticket?
No, these are FREE concerts, open to the public.
Is the event rain or shine?
Yes! Small hand-held umbrellas are permitted. If there is severe weather in the area, the show will be suspended to keep everyone safe, but stay tuned to our social media pages for real-time updates.
Where is Columbus Commons?
The park is located at 160 S. High Street, one block south of the Statehouse in Downtown Columbus.
Where should I park?
Parking at Columbus Commons is easy and convenient! We have two available garages, the Main Garage located at 55 E. Rich Street or the Underground Garage located at 191 S. Third Street. You can even prepay for parking on this page!
Can I bring outside food/beverages into the park?
Yes, however coolers and outside alcoholic beverages are not allowed. Bars and multiple food vendors are on site for the duration of the concert.
What time does will bars and food trucks open?
The bars and food trucks will open at 6:00 pm. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams and Tortilla Mexican Street Food will be open along with the following five food trucks; Maanas, Sophie's Pierogies, Fetty's Street Food, Paddy Wagon and Momma Can Cook. At the bars, you will be able to purchase a selection of Pepsi products, water, beer, wine, cider, a specialty OYO cocktail. Cash and card will be accepted.
Where do I sit?
Seating is based on a first come, first serve basis. Feel free to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are welcome as long as they remain leashed and their owner cleans up after them!
When will the music begin?
On Friday, Buzzard Kings kick things off at 7:00p, with McGuffey Lane closing the night out starting at 9:00p.
On Sunday, ShadowboxLive will present EVOLUTIONARIES starting at 8:00p.
Will the carousel be running?
Yes, visitors can enjoy a ride on the carousel for $1 per ride.
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Enjoy the shows!