Central Ohio Calendar of Events – April 2018

As the weather starts to brighten up, make the most of it and take advantage of all of the great things that Central Ohio has to offer. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon of family-fun or an evening out with your significant other, Central Ohio has it all! Here are some fun events going on near you this month.

 

Women’s Final Four Tournament

When: Sunday, April 1st [11AM-5PM]

Where: Greater Columbus Convention Center [400 N High Street, Columbus, OH 43215]

What: If the games weren’t exciting enough, Women’s Final Four is bringing a weekend jam-packed with events around Columbus for residents and visitors of all ages. Sport fans, college students, young professionals, families, friends: there is something for everyone. Tip off your weekend with a trip to Tourney Town presented by Capital One. Tourney Town is a FREE festival within a festival jam packed with special appearances, autograph signings, interactive games, giveaways, basketball contests, youth clinics and more. Be at the epicenter of women’s basketball with activities and events for the whole family. Tourney Town is the best way to celebrate Women’s Final Four weekend in Columbus. And with free entry don’t miss out on this once-in-a lifetime experience!

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Brad Paisley

When: Thursday, April 5th [7PM]

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

What: Country music superstar Brad Paisley has announced the continuation of his highly successful Weekend Warrior World Tour with dates added in 2018. The 27-date tour will kick-off on January 25 in Los Angeles at the STAPLES Center and extend through April, with more dates to be added. The tour stops at Columbus’ Schottenstein Center on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Special guests will be Broken Bow Records Platinum-selling artist Dustin Lynch, RED BOW Records hit-maker Chase Bryant and fast-rising star and multi-instrumentalist Lindsay Ell

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Columbus Blue Jackets vs. The Pittsburgh Penquins

When: Thursday, April 5th [7PM]

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

What: Come cheer on your Columbus Blue Jackets in their last home game of the regular season! The only National Hockey League franchise in Ohio, the Columbus Blue Jackets play at Nationwide Arena, located in the heart of the Arena District in downtown Columbus.

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April Gallery Hop

When: Saturday, April 7th [4PM-10PM]

Where: Short North Arts District [From Nationwide Blvd to 7th Avenue]

What: On the first Saturday of each month, thousands of visitors converge on High Street in the Short North Arts District for Gallery Hop. Though many shops and galleries are open earlier, Gallery Hop officially starts at 4 p.m. and runs to 10 p.m., with restaurants and bars staying open considerably later. With dozens of galleries and non-traditional exhibit spaces, its Columbus favorite night of the month to celebrate art.

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Eagles

When: Sunday, April 8th [8PM]

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

What: Due to the overwhelming response for the announced Eagles’ 2018 tour dates, 13 more “An Evening with the Eagles” concerts have been added to the band’s 2018 tour. The shows include an April 8 stop at Nationwide Arena.

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Cirque Du Soleil Corteo

When: Thursday, April 12th – Sunday, April 15th

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

Admission: Starting at $25

What: CORTEO, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth. The clown pictures his own funeral taking place in a carnival atmosphere, watched over by quietly caring angels. Juxtaposing the large with the small, the ridiculous with the tragic and the magic of perfection with the charm of imperfection, the show highlights the strength and fragility of the clown, as well as his wisdom and kindness, to illustrate the humanity within each of us. The music, lyrical and playful, carries CORTEO through a timeless celebration in which illusion teases reality.

 

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Ohio State Spring Game

When: Saturday, April 14th [145PM]

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

Admission: $5

What: The spring game will be held Saturday, April 14, with a 1:45 p.m. approximate start time. Parking is free. Prior to the football game, Ohio State’s men’s lacrosse team, the 2017 national runners-up, will host Michigan at 11 a.m. in another exciting “Showdown at the Shoe” event. One purchased ticket will allow admission into both events. Children under the age of 6 are free in the general admission areas only (everyone in club seating areas will be required to have a ticket). Current OSU students get in free with a valid OSU ID, and should enter the stadium through Gate 32.

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Adam Sandler Live

When: Tuesday, April 17th [730PM]

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

Admission: Starts at $29.50

What: Adam Sandler LIVE with special guest Rob Schneider. As a successful actor, writer, producer and musician, Sandlers films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide and include box office hits such as “Grown Ups,” “Big Daddy,” “The Longest Yard,” and “The Water Boy.” Sandlers last three films for Netflix, “The Ridiculous 6,” “The Do-Over,” and “Sandy Wexler,” have been the most-watched films on Netflix to-date. His most recent film, directed by Noah Baumbach “The Meyerowitz Stories,” was loved by audiences and critics alike. This April, Sandler co-stars in the Netflix comedy, “The Week Of,” reuniting him with friend and SNL alumni, Chris Rock.”  After a long absence from the comedy stage, Sandler has found time between films over the last couple of years to perform in front of live audiences.

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Monster Jam

When: Saturday, April 21st – Sunday, April 22nd [Saturday @ 1PM – Sunday @ 1PM & 7PM]

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

Admission: Starting at $15

What: Monster Jam is the most action-packed live event on four wheels where world-class drivers compete in front of capacity crowds in both monster truck racing and freestyle competitions.  Celebrating 25+ years of adrenaline-charged family entertainment, Monster Jam combines spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition. Monster Jam features the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger, El Toro, Alien Invasion, Monster Mutt Dalmatian and Pirates Curse.

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Capital City Half Marathon

When: Saturday, April 28th

Where: Starts on High Street by the Columbus Commons

Admission: $60-$110

What: The Annual OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon will take runners and walkers on “the best tour of Columbus on two feet.” The race features three races: the Capital City Half Marathon, the Quarter Marathon and the Commit To Be Fit 5K.

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Theresa Caputo Live: The Experience

When: Saturday, April 28th [730PM]

Where: Palace Theatre [34 W Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215]

Admission: $43-$200

What: Theresa Caputo, from TLC’s hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live the Palace Theatre. Theresa will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way.

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

 

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