Central Ohio Calendar of Events – September 2017

Just because summer has come to an end doesn’t mean there aren’t great events here in Central Ohio. Be sure to check out these events so you can make this September one to remember. Here are some events going on in your area this month…

 

Breakaway Music Festival

When: Friday, September 1st – Saturday, September 2nd [2-11PM]

Where: MAPFRE Stadium [1 Black & Gold Blvd, Columbus, OH 43211]

Admission: $50-$95 [Get tickets here!]

What: LINEUP: Travis Scott, Diplo, Lil Yachty, Oliver Heldens, SuperDuperKyle, Getter, Malaa, Playboi Carti, Cashmere Cat, Goldlink, and MORE! Coming off the heels of the highly-hyped performance by headliner Chance The Rapper in 2016, the festival was attended by over 20,000 and received accolades on its well-balanced bill which included Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug, Dillon Francis, RL Grime and 40 additional acts.

 

“Breakaway in 2016 exceeded our expectations and we felt it was only fitting to bring it back to MAPFRE Stadium (where the event was birthed in 2013),” said Zach Ruben, co-founder of Prime Social Group. “This allows for enhanced amenities including easy parking, quality restroom facilities and on-brand food and beverage options. The options for production enhancements are almost limitless as well.”

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Greek Festival

When: Friday, September 1st – Monday, September 4th

Where: Goodale Blvd at High Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Admission: $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, Free Kids Under 12

What: This Labor Day weekend experience the culture and ancestry of Greece at the 45th annual Greek Festival! Come see the festival that started as a dinner dance and has expanded to a 4-day celebration.

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Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – Soul2Soul World Tour

When: Thursday, September 7th [730PM-1130PM]

Where: Nationwide Arena [200 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43215 ]

What: During a surprise performance tonight at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced Soul2Soul – The World Tour 2017. The 65-city tour celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Soul2Soul II tour, the highest-grossing country music tour of all time as well as the first time Faith Hill has toured since 2007. The tour stops at Nationwide Arena on September 7, 2017 – a lucky 17 years after the original Soul 2 Soul Tour opened the new venue over two nights in the year 2000.

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Ohio State vs. Oklahoma

When: Saturday, September 9th [730PM]

Where: Ohio Stadium [411 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus, OH 43210]

What: Dust off your buckeyes, gear up your Scarlet & Grey pride and cheer on your favorite football team!

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New Albany Walking Classic

When: Sunday, September 17th [8AM]

Where: Market Square [New Albany, Ohio 43054]

Admission: Register Here!

What: The 13th annual New Albany Walking Classic featuring a 5 mile distance will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017 beginning at 8:00 am on Market Street extension in downtown New Albany, Ohio. ​Organized by the New Albany Walking Club, and Healthy New Albany, the Walking Classic is the largest walking-only race in the United States drawing walkers of Olympic caliber as well as recreational walkers whose goal is to walk for health.

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The Weeknd

When: Tuesday, September 19th [730PM-11PM]

Where: Schottenstein Center [555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210]

What: The Weeknd announces Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour – Phase Two, with a stop at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on September 19. Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd has announced a second leg to the Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour…Gucci Mane and Nav will join The Weeknd for all US dates   including September 19 at the Schottenstein Center.

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Bruno Mars – 24K Magic World Tour

When: Wednesday, September 20th [8PM-1130PM]

Where: Schottenstein Center [555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH 43210]

What: Grammy Award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling singer/ songwriter/producer/director/musician, Bruno Mars, revealed details behind his massive upcoming global headline tour – The 24K Magic World Tour. The 24K Magic World Tour celebrates Mars’ new album, 24K Magic. The 24K Magic World Tour marks Mars’ first full-length tour since 2013’s hugely successful Moonshine Jungle World Tour, an international blockbuster that sold 2 million tickets worldwide across 155 sold-out dates.

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Columbus Oktoberfest

When: Friday, September 22nd – Sunday, September 24th [Friday 5PM-12AM, Saturday 12PM-12AM, Sunday 12PM-8PM]

Where: Ohio Expo Center [717 E 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211]

Admission: Free

What: Columbus Oktoberfest 2017 is September 22-24 at the Ohio Expo Center.  Held on the grounds of the Ohio Expo Center, this fun festival enjoys 100,000 square feet of covered open air pavilions that let you enjoy the event in any weather! Bring the kids to the Kinderrplatz and enjoy a few biers with the adults while you soak in the German music, dancing, snacks and shops.

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The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day

When: Sunday, September 24th [10AM]

Where: [4584 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd, New Albany, OH 43054]

Admission: Adults – $30, Children – $7

What: The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix and Family Day (generally referred to as “The Classic”) is a unique day-long event featuring a myriad of family-focused activities including a USEF/FEI-sanctioned equestrian event featuring Olympic-caliber athletes competing for $125,000 in prize money, a concert featuring top pop touring acts from around the world and a large-scale carnival atmosphere including rides, sports experiences, hands-on art activities, musical and dance entertainment, car displays, food trucks and farm tours.

 

This year, the New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Sunday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Wexner home in New Albany, Ohio. The opening ceremonies launch at noon followed by the Grand Prix competition at 12:30 p.m. The event will conclude with the celebratory Concert at The Classic, featuring Nick Jonas, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Family day activities and food trucks will be present throughout the entirety of The Classic through 5 p.m.

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The North Market Festival For Good

When: Friday, September 29th – Saturday, September 30th [Friday 6PM-10PM, Saturday 2PM-10PM]

Where: North Market [59 Spruce Street, Columbus, OH 43215]

Admission: Free – Food & Drink Tokens Available For Purchase

What: The North Market Development Authority and The Festival for Good have partnered this year to bring The North Market Festival for Good to life. This outdoor festival will take place at the historic North Market and will feature over 25 local social enterprises, entertainment, beverages from Ohio breweries, distilleries and wineries and food from North Market merchants. Proceeds from this event benefit the North Market Development Authority and The Festival for Good.

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For a full list of things to do in Central Ohio this September visit the Experience Columbus website!

 

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