Family Fundays

Get ready for days of fun, games, inflatables, face painting & more!


Family Fun Day
Saturday, May 26 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Our 2018 kicks off with one of our favorites – Family Fun Day! From 4-8 pm, the whole family will be able to bounce and play, make crafts, get your face painted, kick some soccer balls, ride the carousel and so much more. The event is free to attend; a $5 wristband will get you access to all of the inflatables.

Thank you to COTA for their support of Family Fun Day!

Stick around for a free movie afterwards – sing along to “The Greatest Showman” starting at 8:15 pm!

Family event with carousel

Giant slide

Commons for Kids
Fridays, June 1 – August 10 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our Friday morning focus is officially on the kids of Columbus. Give the carousel a whirl or hit the bouncehouses free of charge. We’ve got something for kids of all ages with performances, Imagination Playground, crafts and games. If Mother Nature cooperates, we will even feature an inflatable water slide and kid's swimsuits are welcome.

Thank you to COTA for their support of Commons for Kids!

Please note there is NO Commons for Kids scheduled on July 6, 2018.

Movie Nights
Saturday, May 26 | 8:15 pm: The Greatest Showman
Friday, June 29 | 8:15 pm: To be announced
Friday, July 13 | 8:15 pm: Coco

Classic drive-in movies always start at dusk, and so do the flicks at Columbus Commons.  Park your blanket or a chair on the lawn and take in a FREE movie under the stars. Tortilla and Jeni’s will be open to accommodate your movie cravings.

Movie night

Scarecrow and kids

Harvest Fair
Saturday, September 29

There’s nothing quite like autumn in Ohio, so join us in the heart of Downtown Columbus as we welcome in the season! We’ve got pumpkins, games, crafts and plenty of room to play. And of course we have inflatables! The event is free to attend; a $5 wristband will get you access to all of the inflatables.


Franklin County Children Services and Mayor Andrew J. Ginther's FamJam
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Come Downtown for a day of fun for the entire family. Get to know many community groups and organizations in a day filled with entertainment, youth performances and more! Admission is free.

This event is produced by Franklin County Children Services and the City of Columbus


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